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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.R2-2018-00625/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Baltimore, Frederick, Hagerstown, Elkton, MD, US
FRA.R3-2018-00375/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121- 12
Birmingham, AL, US
FRA.R5-2018-00565/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Little Rock, AR, San Antonio, TX,
FRA.S-2018-00305/30/2018Railroad System Oversight Manager
GS-2101-13/14
Atlanta, GA or Jacksonville, FL
FRA.OA-2018-00045/30/2018Public Affairs Specialist
GS-1035-11/12
Washington, DC
FRA.R8-2018-0044 5/31/2018Supervisory Railroad Safety Specialist (OP)
GS-2121-13
Multiple Locations
FRA.R8-2018-0046 5/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Pocatello, ID
FRA.R8-2018-00425/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazmat)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R8-2018-00486/11/2018Railroad Safety Specialist (Drug and Alcohol)
GS-2121-13
Multiple Locations
FRA.S-2018-00256/5/2018Supervisory Railroad Safety Specialist - S&TC/PTC
GS-2121-14
Multiple Locations
FRA.CC-2018-00086/4/2018Pathways Intern Law Clerk
GS-904-07
Washington, DC

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.R2-2018-00615/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Baltimore, Frederick, Hagerstown, Elkton, MD, US
FRA.R3-2018-00365/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS - 2121 - 12
Birmingham, AL, US
FRA.R5-2018-00555/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector - Track
GS -2121- 12
Little Rock, AR San Antonio, TX
FRA.R1-2018-00355/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector(Signal & Train Control)
GS - 2121- 12
MULTIPLE COUNTIES New york
FRA.S-2018-00295/30/2018Railroad System Oversight Manager
GS-2101-13/14
Atlanta, GA or Jacksonville, FL
FRA.OA-2018-00035/30/2018Public Affairs Specialist
GS-1035-11/12
Washington, DC
FRA.R8-2018-0045 5/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
Pocatello, ID
FRA.R8-2018-00415/31/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Hazmat)
GS-2121-12
Multiple Locations
FRA.R8-2018-00435/31/2018Supervisory Railroad Safety Specialist (OP)
GS-2121-13
Multiple Locations
FRA.CC-2018-00075/31/2018Government Information Specialist
GS-0306-11
Washington, DC
FRA.R8-2018-00476/11/2018Railroad Safety Specialist (Drug and Alcohol)
GS-2121-13
Multiple Locations
FRA.S-2018-00246/5/2018Supervisory Railroad Safety Specialist - S&TC/PTC
GS-2121-14
Multiple Locations

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-18-73KK5/29/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (OP)
GS-2121-12
TOLEDO, OHIO
FRA-18-79KK5/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
R5 SAN ANTONIO-TX, US
FRA-18-80KK5/28/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
R5 Little rock, AR
FRA-18-81KK5/30/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating
FRA-18-81KK
Jacksonville, FL
FRA-18-83KK6/6/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
Lakeland FL
FRA-18-82KK6/6/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Track)
GS-2121-12
ATLANTA & DOUGLASVILLE, GA
FRA-18-84KK6/6/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Motive Power & Equipment),
GS-2121-12
ATLANTA GA
FRA-18-85KK6/7/2018Railroad Safety Inspector (Operating Practices)
GS-2121-12
BALTIMORE MD

Senior Executive Service Vacancies

Positions open to all qualified individuals

SES - All Qualified Candidates
Ann.NumberClosingTitle
FRA.ST-2018-00015/30/2018Senior Engineer Advisor
ST-0803
Washington DC
FRA.SES-2018-00016/4/2018Director, Office of Safety Analysis
ES 00
Washington DC
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