At the Social Security Administration, we offer several career
options for spouses of military personnel who proudly serve our
For consideration at SSA under non-competitive hiring
authorities for certain military spouses, please see below for more
To learn more about opportunities for certain military spouses,
please visit FedsHireVets.gov.
Learn more about this agency
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
- Public Contact: Claims Specialists, Customer Service
- Legal: Legal Support, Legal Assistants, Paralegal
- 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.
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship required
- Selective Service Registration, if applicable
- Background and/or security investigation required
- Job offers are contingent on background / security
- Selectees are required to serve a 1 year probationary
- Relocation expenses will not be paid
- All required documents must be received by the closing date of
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
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
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
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.