Listed below are Job Help tools and resources:
The Federal Government is actively recruiting and hiring people with disabilities. The Federal Government offers a variety of jobs, competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.
People with disabilities can be appointed to Federal jobs non-competitively through a process called Schedule A.
To find Federal jobs for which you can apply, please go to USAJOBS.
Most Federal agencies have a Selective Placement Program Coordinator (SPPC) who helps management recruit, hire and accommodate people with disabilities. SPPC’s have many roles and responsibilities, including:
1) Advising managers about candidates available for placement in jobs under special hiring authorities, as well as providing managers with information on reasonable accommodation and needs assessments for applicants and employees.
2) Helping managers determine the essential duties of the position, identify architectural barriers and possible modifications that allow people with disabilities to perform essential duties.
3) Helping people with disabilities get information about current job opportunities, types of jobs in the agency and how these jobs are filled, and reasonable accommodation.
4) Working with public and private organizations involved in the placement of applicants with disabilities to provide information about their agency program and job opportunities and to facilitate the placement of applicants with disabilities in their agency.
5) Monitoring and evaluating selective placement program efforts and activities for people with disabilities to determine their effectiveness, and making changes as needed to improve program effectiveness.
6) Managers develop, manage and evaluate the agency’s Employment Program for Individuals with Disabilities. They are primarily located at agency headquarters and can provide information on coordinators in field offices.
As the Nation’s largest employer, the Federal Government has a special responsibility to lead by example in including people with disabilities in the workforce.
If you’re a college student or a recent graduate, you can find summer jobs, internships, and permanent positions through the: