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Social Security Administation
Job Description
Once selected for this important position in SSA, you will affect the Agency's mission through direct and personal service to the public. This will include speaking with beneficiaries about their rights under the Social Security laws, gathering facts and evidence to establish eligibility for benefits, making critical decisions to determine the amount of benefits paid to individuals, and using computer technology to access and update information about claims.
To be considered applicants must meet the minimum Qualifications under the excepted hiring authority of either Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) and Schedule A. 
Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) is an excepted authority that allows agencies, to appoint eligible veterans without competition. If you:
  • are in receipt of a campaign badge for service during a war or in a campaign or expedition; OR
  • are a disabled veteran, OR
  • are in receipt of an Armed forces Service Medal for participation in a military operation, OR
  • are a recently separated veteran (within the last 3 years), AND
  • separated under honorable conditions (this means an honorable or general discharge), you are VRA eligible.
For Proof of VRA eligibility, we accept the appropriate documentation from any branch of service (e.g., DD 214, etc.).
Schedule A
People with disabilities may be considered for employment through the competitive hiring process or in some circumstances, under the Schedule A hiring authority.  Some examples of potentially qualifying medical conditions include, but are not limited to the following: diabetes, hearing or vision impairment, paralysis, morbid obesity, epilepsy, pulmonary or respiratory conditions, ADHD, and gastrointestinal disorders
For Proof of Disability, we accept appropriate documentation (e.g., records, statements, or other appropriate information) issued from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory, to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., State or private); or any Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.
 
 
 
If you wish to be considered for the position, submit your resume and proof VRA or Schedule A eligibility to ms.fo.olive.branch@ssa.gov by Friday, June 16, 2017.
 
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