- Washington, District of Columbia
- Position Type
- Organization Type
- Government Agency/Public Sector
- Professional Level
- Non-Competitive Eligibility
- Advanced Degree Required
The Department of Education (ED) is advertising a position in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Safe and Healthy Students. The mission of the Office is to provide oversight and support program initiatives related to safe and supportive schools; health, mental health, environmental health, and physical education; drug and violence prevention; and homeland security, emergency management, school programs administered by OSHS, and of issues that are important to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The position is located in Washington, DC, which is the headquarters’ location.
Applicants must have one year of experience that has equipped them with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, education may be substituted for experience as follows:
For explanation of qualifications visit: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/index.asp
Advanced Degree Required;
This job is available to applicants with active non-competitive eligibility (NCE) status. NCE is a special federal hiring status applicable for certain federal jobs. For more information on NCE, visit www.peacecorps.gov/nce.
Additional Application Materials:
For more information and to apply, email your resume and short cover letter to the Director of Safe and Healthy Students, David Esquith at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “Peace Corps Volunteer Employment Consideration.” Resumes must be received by midnight on One Month from Opening Date. You must include the following text, as appropriate, in your cover letter:
I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. Since that date was less than one year ago, I have noncompetitive eligibility.
I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. However, I was enrolled in a full-time graduate program at [university name] from mm/dd/yyyy until mm/dd/yyyy. I therefore have X months of noncompetitive eligibility left.
I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. However, I was a member of the U.S. military from mm/dd/yyyy until mm/dd/yyyy. I therefore have X months of noncompetitive eligibility left.
I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. However, I was a full-time volunteer with [organization name] from mm/dd/yyyy until mm/dd/yyyy. I therefore have X months of noncompetitive eligibility left.
Note: This is an invitation to submit a resume only if you have existing noncompetitive eligibility, and is not a guarantee of employment.
About Your Noncompetitive Eligibility (NCE)
• RPCVs are awarded one year of noncompetitive eligibility that begins the day after their COS date. It can only be extended by the hiring agency (not Peace Corps) if an RPCV is in graduate school full-time, enters the military, or undertakes a full-time volunteer position such as Teach for America, Peace Corps Response, or AmeriCorps. NCE can be extended for two years beyond the initial one-year period, for a grand total of three years.
• RPCVs who have completed less than one year of service (including training time) will not receive NCE. However, the Country Director may issue certification to a Volunteer who has satisfactorily served for twelve consecutive months, including training, and whose termination is determined to be for reasons beyond the Volunteer’s control.
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps' Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.