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.
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.
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.
Senior Executive Service Vacancies
Positions open to all qualified individuals