Keyword: Non-competitive hiring authorities (16 results)
Appointment of Persons with Disabilities in Federal Jobs
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final regulation regarding the excepted service appointments of persons with mental retardation, severe physical disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. The regulation improves the Federal Government"s ability to hire persons with these disabilities. It is designed to remove barriers and increase employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.
Certification of Disability for Schedule A Hires
Examples of documents agencies may accept as proof of intellectual disability, a severe physical disability or a psychiatric disability for the purpose of a Schedule A appointment to a federal job.
Disability is Diversity: Effective Hiring Practices for Federal Employers
This research-to-practice brief from EARN describes the diversity requirements and initiatives unique to the federal government. In addition, it reviews relevant research to provide recommendations to federal employers seeking to recruit and promote employees with disabilities.
Federal Register Notice regarding EEOC's proposed Applicant Flow Form
This Notice concerns revising the form (OMB No. 3046-0046) for the use by federal agencies in gathering data on the race, ethnicity, and sex of job applicants. This form is used by EEOC and other agencies to gauge progress and trends over time with respect to equal employment opportunity goals. The revision would add disability status of applicants to the collection, thereby allowing the agencies and EEOC to track progress toward meeting the recruitment and hiring strategies developed pursuant to EO 13548. The race and ethnicity categories in this form are consistent with the standards set by the Office of Management and Budget. Proposed Form: https://s3.amazonaws.com/images.federalregister.gov/EN15FE13.011/original.gif
OPM: Excepted Service Appointing Authorities
This Office of Personnel Management web page provides information on excepted service hiring authorities. Excepted service hiring authorities allow agencies to fill special jobs or to fill any job in unusual or special circumstances under "Schedules A, B, and C." These excepted service authorities enable agencies to hire when it is not feasible or not practical to use traditional competitive hiring procedures and can streamline hiring.
OPM: Federal Hiring Flexibilities Resource Center
This OPM guide provides information on using Federal Hiring Flexibilities, Appointing Veterans, the Direct-Hire Authority, Student Employment, Excepted Service and Category Rating. This resource page offers information on the hiring of people with disabilities through Schedule A and the Veterans Hiring Preference for federal agencies.
OPM's Federal Recruitment Resources
There are many organizations that can serve as sources of candidates with disabilities who are ready to work. When agencies are working with these organizations to identify candidates, agencies should clearly identify the qualifications needed for the jobs they are filling. Agencies should inform the organization that a person with a disability must receive a certification of disability from the State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency or the Department of Veterans Affairs to receive a Schedule A appointment leading to a continuing position. This section describes recruiting sources for candidates with disabilities.
Special Federal Hiring Authority for Individuals with Disabilities
This video explains, how to apply for Federal jobs, using a special hiring authority known as "Schedule A." For individuals with disabilities