This announcement is open to all U.S. citizens. Current Peace Corps employees may apply for internal consideration by using the appropriate link on the HR Central page of the employee intranet.
This is a Federal Government civilian job called an Excepted Appointment. As an Excepted Service agency, Peace Corps employees are paid on the Foreign Service pay scale and employment is time-limited not to exceed 5 years.
BENEFITS: A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holidays; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; and training and development opportunities. Employees located in the United States may also receive subsidized transportation, flexible work schedule, and a family/worklife program.
If you have engaged in intelligence activity or related work, you may not be eligible to apply for positions at Peace Corps. Please click on the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement and refer to the 'Other Significant Facts' section for details.
If you are claiming Veteran's Preference you must attach your supporting documents to receive your preference points. For more information please click on the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement and refer to the 'Other Significant Facts' section for details.
Only Administrative Officer positions located overseas will be filled from this vacancy announcement. On the Applicant Information screen you will have the option to identify your regional preferences, which may be taken into account during the selection process.
The Pacific Islands Region consists of: Fiji, Micronesia, Samoa, and Tonga.
The Latin America and Caribbean Region consists of: Belize, Eastern Caribbean, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname, and Honduras.
The Africa Region consists of: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda.
The Europe/Mediterranean/Asia (EMA) Region consists of: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Georgia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Philippines, Romania, Thailand, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine.
Most positions filled through this announcement have promotion potential to the FP-3 level (equivalent to GS-13), but positions at certain overseas posts have promotion potential to the FP-2 level (equivalent to GS-14). All overseas Administrative Officer positions may be filled from this announcement.
Fluent foreign language (professional level) will be required for some positions. Some positions require fluency in French, Spanish, or Portuguese. Other languages will be required according to the needs of the post. Please ensure you indicate your language proficiency on the Applicant Information screen.
The date on which an office requests a roster of candidates will be considered the closing date for applications for the purpose of applying veterans preference rights. As this is an open continuous announcement, multiple rosters will be issued. Qualified candidates, including qualified veterans, who applied after the last closing date will be considered for subsequent rosters.