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Veterans

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Schedule A Hiring Authority

Schedule A is a specialized hiring authority that allows Federal hiring officials to appoint qualified people with disabilities non-competitively. In order to appoint a candidate under Schedule A, the hiring office must have an approved position description and the candidate must meet all job...

Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative

The U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA), launched a new initiative to help ensure that getting a ride to work, day care, or to a medical appointment is no longer an obstacle for veterans or their families. The Veterans Transportation and Community Living...

DOT Special Hiring Authorities

Hiring veterans is a win/win situation. Today's veteran brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the job. The US Military provides service men and women with top notch training and robust practical work experience in areas of critical importance to DOT such as information technology,...

DOT Veteran Operational Plan

The Department of Transportation views service men and women as an exceptional talent pool with skills uniquely suited for many of our mission critical occupations. We intend to make DOT an employer of choice by assisting them in applying their skills to civilian jobs. This Plan sets forth our...

Veteran Opportunities

President Obama's Order 13518 on the Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government established the Veterans Employment Initiative to increase the number of veterans employed by the Federal Government through "proactive" recruitment initiatives, programs, strategies, partnerships, and skills...