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The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Disability Employment and Schedule A Hiring

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has a dynamic and diverse workforce and is firmly committed to ensuring that persons with disabilities have equal opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit. The Department strives to eliminate barriers and to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities to contribute to and thrive at Justice. To that end, Justice welcomes and encourages qualified individuals with disabilities, including individuals with targeted disabilities, to apply for employment.

The Office on Violence Against Women is dedicated to fulfilling the Department of Justice’s mission to attract, develop, retain, and accommodate talented individuals with disabilities.

If you are interested in applying for a position within the Office on Violence Against Women and meet the eligibility requirements for persons with targeted disabilities under 5 C.F.R. 213.3102(u), commonly referred to as Schedule A, you may apply to an advertised position through the normal channels, or you may also submit your resume and Schedule A letter to

DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to, and reference “Federal Career Opportunities” in the subject line. Additional information is found at:

Reasonable Accommodations

The Department of Justice provides reasonable accommodations, upon request, for persons with disabilities when necessary during the application, interview and hiring process (such as the need for forms in alternate formats or the use of a sign language interpreter during the interview). In addition, the Department provides reasonable accommodations to its employees who require additional assistance in carrying out their duties as a result of a disability.  If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process please contact the Office on Violence Against Women’s Disability Point of Contact at (link sends e-mail).

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Office of Personnel Management’s Disability Employment Hiring

The ABCs of Schedule A


Updated September 29, 2020

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