Job Vacancies

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.ST-2018-00016/30/2018Senior Engineer Advisor
ST
Washington DC
FRA.R6-2018-00446/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R7-2018-00507/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Signal and Train Control
GS - 2121 - 12
Los Angeles County, CA, US
FRA.R5-2018-00577/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121 - 12
Tarrant County, Dallas County, TX
FRA.R2-2018-00606/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Chesapeake,Petersburg,Williamsburg,Richmond,Fredericksburg,VA
FRA.R3-2018-00477/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
Mobile, AL, US
FRA.R2-2018-00697/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
Cincinnati, OH, US
FRA.R3-2018-00497/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Hazardous Materials
GS-2121-12
Atlanta, GA, Lakeland, FL, Jacksonville, FL
FRA.R1-2018-00437/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
Putnam County,Dutchess County,Westchester County NY;New Haven County, Fairfield County, CT,
FRA.R6-2018-00487/5/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R4-2018-00257/5/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Grade Crossing
GS - 2121-12
Chicago, Champaign, IL ;Detroit, MI;Indianapolis, IN;Minneapolis, MN

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.R6-2018-0043 6/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R7-2018-00497/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector-Signal and Train Control
GS - 2121- 12
Los Angeles County, CA, US
FRA.R2-2018-00596/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121- 12
Chesapeake,Petersburg,Williamsburg,Richmond,Fredericksburg,VA
FRA.R3-2018-00467/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
Mobile, AL, US
FRA.R2-2018-00687/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
Cincinnati, OH, US
FRA.R3-2018-00487/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Hazardous Materials
GS-2121-12
Jacksonville, FL, Lakeland, FL, Atlanta, GA, US
FRA.R1-2018-00427/2/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Operating Practices
GS - 2121-12
Putnam County,Dutchess County,Westchester County NY;New Haven County, Fairfield County, CT,
FRA.R6-2018-00477/5/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locatioins
FRA.R4-2018-00247/5/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Grade Crossing Inspector
GS - 2121-12
Chicago,Champaign, IL; Detroit, MI, ;Indianapolis, IN; Minneapolis, MN,

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-18-96kk6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (HazardousMaterials)
GS-2121-12
ATLANTA, GA
FRA-18-97KK6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Lakeland, FL
FRA-18-98KK6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazardous Materials)
GS-2121-12
Jacksonville, FL
FRA-18-95KK6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
NEW HAVEN & FAIRFIELD COUNTIES CT; PUTNAM DUTCHESS AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES NY
FRA-18-99KK6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Op)
GS-2121-12
DALLAS COUNTY, TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS
FRA-18-100KK6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
FRA-18-101KBC6/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA-18-102KBC6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA-18-103KBC6/25/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA-18-104KK6/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment)
GS-2121-12
NASHVILLE TN
FRA-18-105KK6/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
LEXINGTON-LYNCHBURG-ROANOKE-CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA
FRA-18-106KK6/26/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Signal and Train Control)
GS-2121-12
WILLIAMSPORT-LANCASTER-HERSHEY-HARRISBURG PENNSYLVANIA
FRA.S-2018-00316/27/2018Safety and Occupational Health Manager
GS-0018-13
Multiple Locations
FRA-18-107KBC6/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Seattle, WA
FRA-18-108KBC6/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Havre, MT; Great Falls, MT; Helena, MT
FRA-18-110KBC6/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazmat)
GS-2121-12
Salt Lake City, Utah
FRA-18-109KBC6/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (MP&E)
GS-2121-12
Los Angeles, CA; Ontario, CA; Sacramento, CA
FRA-18-115KK7/3/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS - 2121 - 12
PHILADELPHIA,PENNSYLVANIA
FRA-18-111KK7/3/2018RAILROAD SAFETY INSPECTOR-S&TC
GS - 21221 - 12
CHICAGO,ILLINOIS
FRA-18-112KK7/3/2018RAILROAD SAFETY INSPECTOR-OP
GS - 2121 - 12
MINNEAPOLIS,MINNESOTA
FRA-18-113KK7/3/2018RAILROAD SAFETY INSPECTOR-HM
GS - 2121- 12
CHICAGO ILLINOIS
FRA-18-114KK7/3/2018RAILROAD SAFETY INSPECTOR-MP&E
GS - 2121 - 12
DETROIT-MICHIGAN
FRA-18-116KBC7/3/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Ogden, Utah; Provo, Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah
FRA-18-119KK7/6/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
West Palm Beach FL
FRA-18-118KK7/6/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Jackson MS
FRA-18-117KK7/6/2018RAILROAD SAFETY INSPECTOR (S&TC)
GS-2121-12
Atlanta Ga; West Palm Beach Fl

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle