"Schedule A," the Federal Government and You! What You Must Know (Workshop)
for job seekers with disabilities
Friday, October 7th, 2016
10:00 - 11:00am
There are a number of ways that people can apply for a job in the federal government. One of those paths is the Schedule A Hiring Authority for people with disabilities.
Competitive pay. Generous leave policies. Work-life balance. Great health care options. Job security. There are many advantages to working for the federal government. Federal employees serve in a wide variety of exciting jobs, earn good wages, receive medical benefits, and make a difference through public service. The federal government hires people in many different fields, from accounting to public affairs, health care to law enforcement, and everything in between.
The benefits of securing a federal job are endless. But what keeps most people from securing a federal job is the process. It's unique, and difficult if you don't understand the ins and outs.
Incight is hosting an informal workshop for job seekers with disabilities on how to apply for federal jobs using Schedule A. Here's what you'll get out of the event:
- What is "Schedule A" and why is it important to me?
- Understanding a federal job announcement: how to dissect the job posting and understand the documentation needed to prove qualification, if applicable
- Find out how to complete your applicant profile, get tips on creating a strong application to make sure your application doesn’t get rejected
- Learn about the different steps of the hiring process
- Have your questions answered
This event is FREE to attend, but pre-registration is required for all attendees.
111 SW Columbia St
Portland, OR 97201
8th Floor Conference Room
Who can attent this event?
Job seekers of all levels and disabilities are welcome to participate, plus employment counselors, job developers, support staff, teachers, etc..
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Visit Trimet.org to see what public transportation route is available from your starting point. If you are driving, you can access Smart Park at 1st and Jefferson, or a private parking lot at 1st and Columbia. Limited metered street parking may be available. We are not able to validate for parking or public transit tickets.
What can I bring to the event?
Bring a pen and paper for note taking, and feel free to bring a snack and water bottle for your comfort. You may bring support staff with you but please make sure they register so that we have plenty of space for everyone.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Reach out to Kim at (971) 244-0305 or email email@example.com
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Will you provide an accommodation?
Of course! Just let us know what you need to be successful at the event, preferrably three or more days in advance. ASL interpreters will be provided upon request only.
Many thanks to Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation for partnering with Incight to host this event!
When & Where
Incight, a non-profit 501(c)(3), was founded in 2004 to unlock the potential of people with disabilities by providing programs and resources in education, employment, and independence. For more information visit www.incight.org