VEOA is a competitive recruitment authority that allows licensed Veterans to apply for positions advertised under performance support procedures when the Agency recruits outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a VEOA order, your last discharge must be granted under honourable conditions (i.e. an honorable or general discharge), AND you must either: This agreement includes employees assigned to the function of inspector general (OIG). Currently, in an organization that is the subject of an exchange agreement or has been unintentionally separated from an organization (some agreements do not cover all positions in the other benefit system); AND an exchange contract gives current federal agents in the excluded service the opportunity to apply for promotional jobs in competitive services. An exempt service authority that allows agencies to appoint legitimate veterans without competition for positions at each grade up to the GS-11 grade included or at an equivalent level. You are allowed if you have separated from the armed forces under honourable conditions (meaning honorable or general dismissal) and: Under Rule 6.7, OPM and an agency with a performance system established in the exempt service can enter into an agreement imposing the conditions under which staff members can be transferred from the Agency`s system to the competitive service. OPM has agreements with: an agency cannot designate a worker under an exchange contract in a competitive manner under the following conditions. Each exchange agreement sets these conditions. The conditions are not in the federal regulation code. Individuals who do not qualify to be appointed under the exchange contract may apply for a position in competition review or other appointment procedures, provided the person meets all applicable eligibility requirements. Individuals who are called upon to a competitive service under the exchange agreements benefit from a professional or professional vocation, depending on whether they are serving three years of service for a professional activity or are exempt from it in accordance with 5 CFR 315.201 (c).

The service, which begins with the current permanent employment of a person in the other benefit system, is part of the three-year service requirements for a professional activity. Exchange agreements do not allow for temporary or temporary deadlines. The trade agreements provide for a bilateral movement. This means that professional and professional workers are eligible for employment in other benefit systems with which the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has described agreements under conditions similar to those of the previous section. A professional or professional worker who is not eligible for employment under an exchange contract may appeal under other appointment procedures to the other benefit system. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) provides the following list of primary recruitment authorities that agencies can use for career and career appointments.