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  1. Ticket Training TuesdaysLINKING TICKET-HOLDERS TO SSA JOBS Reference Guide for Employment Networks and State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies

  2. Welcome Thank you for joining us for the EN Ticket Training Tuesday Series. We look forward to working together.

  3. Agenda • SSA Federal Hiring Initiative • Schedule “A” Hiring Authority • Steps to Link Ticket-holders to SSA Jobs

  4. SSA Federal Hiring Initiative • SSA announces large numbers of job opportunities from early spring through late summer each year. • ENs and VRs have an opportunity to assist Ticket-holders by preparing now for upcoming opportunities • Resumes in Federal-format for online submission • Interview preparation • Using USAJOBS.com and other resources

  5. SSA Careers • Public Contact Careers • Disability examiner, claim representative, benefit authorizer, service and bilingual jobs • Information Technology Careers • Legal Careers • Additional Career Areas • Analyst, human resources, staff assistant, auditor, actuary, economist, researcher, statistician, student jobs

  6. Benefits of SSA Jobs • SSA - rated #1 place to work for people with disabilities. • SSA - top ten Best Places to Work in Federal government. • SSA provides many benefits for people with disabilities. • SSA - ranked #1 agency to work for by Information Technology employees in August 2007 Federal Computer Week survey.

  7. Schedule “A” Hiring Authority • Ticket-holders may apply for non-competitive appoint-ment through the Schedule “A” 5CFR213.3102(u) hiring authority: www.socialsecurity.gov/careers • Ticket-holders have already met the requirements for Schedule “A” hiring authority: • Proof of Disability • Proof of Job Readiness • www.opm.gov/disability/appointment_disabilities.asp • Selective Placement Coordinators and Special Emphasis Managers help recruit, hire, and accommodate people with disabilities

  8. STEP I: Identify Qualified Ticket-holders • Identify qualified Ticket-holders for SSA job opportunities (may require some college background) • Use USAJOBS Hiring Toolkit to determine Ticket-holders’ skills and competencies - Career Opportunities: www.usajobs.opm.gov/careers/index.asp - Career Interest Areas: http://career.usajobs.opm.gov/cig/areas.asp - Interest Questionnaire: http://career.usajobs.opm.gov/cig/questions.asp

  9. Step II: Search SSA Careers Website and USAJOBS.com for Job Announcements to Match Ticket-holders’ Competencies • www.socialsecurity.gov/careers • www.usajobs.gov

  10. SocialSecurity.gov/Careers • Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities • OPM Website: “Federal Employment of People with Disabilities”:www.opm.gov/disability/ appempl.asp

  11. Searching USAJOBS.com* • www.usajobs.gov - “Search” • Create a Search Agent • Refine your Search • Specific jobs • Specific locations • Keywords *USAJOBS.com same as USAJOBS.gov

  12. Job Announcement Overview • Job Announcement Number • Job Title • Salary Range • Series and Grade • Open Period • Position Information • Duty Location • Who May be Considered

  13. Job Summary • Key Requirements • Duties • Qualifications and Evaluation • How You Will be Evaluated • How to Apply • Benefits and Other Information • Other Information (as needed)

  14. STEP III: Prepare Resumes in Federal Format Using USAJOBS Resume Builder • Firsttimers Tutorial: www.usajobs.gov/firsttimers.asp • Create a Personal Account and Profile • Create an Online Resume • Getting Started • Experience • Related Information • Finishing Up

  15. Helpful Links • Tips on Resume Writing • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  16. Sample Cover Letter MUST INCLUDE • Name of Ticket-holder • Social Security Number • Schedule “A” hiring authority • Proof of Disability and Proof of Job Readiness

  17. STEP IV: Activate Ticket-holders’ Resume and Submit Application • Customize resume to meet requirements in Job Announcement • Make resume “searchable” • Activate resume and submit application through Application Manager

  18. Application Manager • Online tool to navigate submission process • 7 Steps in submission process • Biographic Information • Eligibility Information • Other Information • Assessment Questionnaire • Upload Documents • Submit My Answers (Ready to Submit? Not Ready?) • View/Print My Answers • Always PRINTa copy for your files

  19. Confirmation of Submission • Application Manger will confirm the submission of the application by sending you these details • Job Title • Job Announcement Number • Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) • USAJOBS Control Number • Submission Date and Time • Your Name • Your Application Manager User Name PRINT THIS PAGE FOR YOUR RECORDS • What to Expect Next

  20. Step V: Track Applications, Prepare Ticket-holders for Interviews, and Continue to Search for Job Openings Track Applications through: - Application Manager: https://ApplicationManager.org - USAJOBS.com - “Application” under My USAJOBS - Name and Contact listed in the “Detailed Version” of Job Announcement

  21. Prepare for Interviews • SSA uses structured, competency-based questions during the interview process. • Focus on the Ticket-holder’s abilities and qualifications • Match Ticket-holder to competencies and requirements in the Job Announcement →

  22. Prepare for Interviews, cont. • Prepare Ticket-holder to ask and answer questions • EEOC Guidance for Pre-Employment Disability- Related Questions and Medical Examinations: www.opm.gov/disability/appempl_4-09.asp • Interview Tips

  23. Follow Up After Interview • Establish Next Steps • Send a “Thank You” • Follow-up with Phone Call • Be Patient, Not Passive

  24. Continue to Search for Job Openings • Social Security Careers • www. USAJOBS.gov

  25. Optional Forms • Applying for a Federal Job” Optional Form 510 • Optional Application for Federal Employment, OF Form 612 www.opm.gov/forms/html/of.asp

  26. Other Resources • DisabilityInfo.gov • US Department of Labor: www.dol.gov/odep • Career Development for Persons with Disabilities • Essential Elements of an Effective Job Search • Writing and Formatting a Scannable Resume • Small Business and Self Employment for People with Disabilities • California State University, Northridge www.csun.edu/~sp20558/dis/sh.html • Job Seeking Skills for People with Disabilities

  27. Contact Us MAXIMUS Ticket to Work 1-866-968-7842 Toll Free 1-866-833-2967 TDD www.yourtickettowork.com ENOperations@yourtickettowork.com

  28. Questions?