Careers at SSA Boston Region - Certain Military Spouses
Employment Type: Full-Time
At the Social Security Administration, we offer several career options for spouses of military personnel who proudly serve our country.
For consideration at SSA under non-competitive hiring authorities for certain military spouses, please see below for more information.
To learn more about opportunities for certain military spouses, please visit FedsHireVets.gov.
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Your application will be placed into a pool of eligible military spouses for evaluation and referral to selecting officials for hiring. You may be contacted by interested selecting officials and asked to interview.
We will not be able to provide status updates other than the receipt of your application via an acknowledgement email from USAStaffingOffice@opm.gov. You may update your application at any time until the closing date.
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies at any time without notification, in any series or grade. This vacancy is recruiting specifically for the following occupation categories:
* Public Contact: Claims Specialists, Customer Service Representative
* Legal: Legal Support, Legal Assistants, Paralegal Specialists
* IT Specialists
This vacancy is intended as a recruiting tool for employment with SSA. In the event an office you have selected is hiring, they may request to review applicants for this vacancy.
Submitting an application does not guarantee the office(s) you have selected will hire from this announcement.
* Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship required
* Selective Service Registration, if applicable (www.sss.gov)
* Background and/or security investigation required
* Job offers are contingent on background / security investigation results
* Selectees are required to serve a 1-year probationary period
* Relocation expenses will not be paid
* All required documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement
You must meet the eligibility requirements for military spouse to be considered.
Military Spouse Appointing Authority. You may be eligible for an appointment under the Military Spouse Appointing Authority if you are a spouse of: 1) an active duty member of the armed forces; 2) a service member who is 100% disabled due to a service-connected injury; or 3) a deceased service member of the armed forces. Each of these categories has different eligibility criteria that must be met.
Please refer to the Required Documents section of this announcement for detailed information about what you must submit with your application to verify eligibility.
Providing Proof of Education or Substituting Education
Some positions require proof of education or allow you to use your education to meet qualification requirements. For information on providing proof of education or substituting education for experience, visit https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards
If you are qualifying on the basis of education or satisfying an educational requirement, submit a copy of your transcripts that includes your name, the name of the educational institution, course title(s), number of credits, grade, and date of completion. Unofficial transcripts or screenshots of electronic/web transcripts with the required information will be accepted at the time of application. You must submit your transcripts according to the application submission details of this announcement. Documents will not be accepted via email or regular mail. If selected, you may be required to provide your official college transcripts prior to the effective date of the personnel action placing you into the new position.
Foreign Education: If your transcripts show education completed in foreign colleges or universities, you must also provide documentation that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in a conventional/accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.