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Welcome to the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) employment page. 

How to Apply:  Follow the directions in the vacancy announcement.  Most positions will require you to apply on-line through USAJOBS, but some positions will require you to send your application to the address listed in the vacancy announcement. 

Additional information on how to apply to Federal positions is located here.

Applying through USAJOBS will require you to create an account.  You can find guidance and tutorials on creating a USAJOBS account at the USAJOBS Resource Center

Remember:  Your resume must support your responses to the vacancy questions and provide detailed examples of work and/or volunteer experience to ensure you receive full consideration. 

 

Vacancies Open to All U.S. Citizens

Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen.

Vacancies Open to All U.S. Citizens
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA.RPD-2015-00367/6/2015Transportation Analyst
GS-2101-13
Sacramento, CA & Chicago, IL
FRA.RPD-2015-00337/8/2015Northeast Corridor Joint Program Advisor
SL-2101-00
Multiple Locations
FRA.R6-2015-00567/6/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
Denver, CO
FRA.R6-2015-00637/7/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
North Platte, NE
FRA.R7-2015-00737/7/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS - 2121-12
Ontario, CA
FRA.R1-2015-00777/12/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS - 2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R1-2015-00757/12/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS - 2121-12
Albany County, NY
FRA.R8-2015-00727/13/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
Pocatello, ID
FRA.OA-2015-00137/9/2015Supervisory Governmental Affairs Specialist
GS-0301-14
Washington DC, District of Columbia
FRA.R7-2015-00717/14/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
Bakersfield, CA/ Fresno, CA/ Modesto, CA
FRA.S-2015-00847/14/2015Mechanical Engineer
GS-0830-13/14
Washington DC & Cambridge, MA
FRA.S-2015-00927/20/2015Supervisory Railroad Safety Spec.(HazMat)
GS - 2121 - 14
Washington DC, DC
FRA.OA-2015-00177/14/2015Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist
GS-1035-14
Washington DC
FRA.R2-2015-00677/16/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS - 2121-12
Reading, PA

Government-Wide Vacancies

Applications will be accepted from any current or former Federal employee with status OR from a veteran who qualifies under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).  Current or former Federal employees must include a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action showing grade, salary and eligibility for consideration as a status applicant. 

Government Wide Vacancies
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA.RPD-2015-00357/6/2015Transportation Analyst
GS - 2101 - 13
Sacramento, CA & Chicago, IL
FRA.RPD-2015-00377/8/2015Northeast Corridor Joint Program Advisor
SL-2101-00
Multiple Locations
FRA.R6-2015-00557/6/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
Denver, CO
FRA.R6-2015-00617/7/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
North Platte, NE
FRA.R7-2015-00727/7/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS - 2121-12
Ontario, CA
FRA.R1-2015-00767/12/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS - 2121 -12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R1-2015-00747/12/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS - 2121-12
Albany County, NY
FRA.R8-2015-00717/13/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
Pocatello, ID
FRA.OA-2015-00117/9/2015Supervisory Governmental Affairs Specialist
GS-0301-14
Washington DC, DC
FRA.R7-2015-00707/14/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS - 2121 -12
Bakersfield, CA/ Fresno, CA/ Modesto, CA
FRA.S-2015-00837/14/2015Mechanical Engineer
GS-0830-13/14
Washington DC & Cambridge, MA
FRA.S-2015-00917/20/2015Supervisory Railroad Safety Spec.(HazMat)
GS - 2121 - 14
Washington DC, DC
FRA.OA-2015-00167/14/2015Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist
GS-1035-14
Washington DC
FRA.R2-2015-00657/16/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS - 2121-12
Reading, PA

FRA Wide Vacancies

Applications will be accepted from FRA status candidates and candidates eligible for special appointing authorities.  DOT candidates eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Program may also apply. 

FRA Wide Vacancies
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA-15-147S7/6/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
Reading, PA geographical area
FRA-15-148S7/6/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
Multiple locations
FRA-15-149S7/6/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
Albany County, NY geographical area
FRA-15-150S7/6/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
Middlesex; Essex; Suffolk and Worcester Counties, MA geographical areas
FRA-15-151S7/7/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Albuquerque, NM geographical area
FRA-15-152S7/7/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
San Antonio, TX geographical area
FRA-15-153S7/7/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Pocatello, ID
FRA-15-154S7/12/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Newark, NJ; Linden, NJ; Passaic, NJ geographical areas
FRA-15-155S7/12/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Albany, NY geographical area
FRA.R7-2015-00747/5/2015Adminstrative Assistant
GS-0303-7
Sacramento, CA
FRA-15-156S7/14/2015Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
Sacramento, CA and Roseville, CA

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
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