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Frequently Asked Questions Employment

Are individuals with disabilities eligible for noncompetitive conversion to a career or career-conditional appointment only in the agency where he or she worked prior to completion of the 2 year period

No, individuals with disabilities are eligible to be noncompetitively converted in any Federal agency. Agency selective placement coordinators are urged to try and place disabled people with other agencies, if placement in their own agency is not possible. Checking the job listings on the OPM USAJOBS ( is one way to locate appropriate positions for these individuals.

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