Special Appointing Authorities for Veterans | 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
30% or More Service Connected Disabled Veteran Authority (SCDVA) allows any Veteran with a 30% or more service-connected disability to be non-competitively appointed. DCMA may give a noncompetitive temporary appointment of more than 60 days or a term appointment to any veteran:
There is no grade level limitation for this authority, but the appointee must meet all qualification requirements, including any written test requirement.
The agency may convert the employee, without a break in service, to a career or career-conditional appointment at any time during the employee's temporary or term appointment.
To apply to the DCMA non-competitively as a 30% Service Connected Disabled Veteran:
Step 1: Log in (or create) your account at the USAJobs site.
Step 2: Create/Review your resume, and upload all supporting documentation documenting your eligibility for the 30% SCDVA. This should include a current SF-15 (available below), your DD-214, Veterans Administration 30% SCDVA Civil Service Preference Letter (downloaded from e-benefits), and any other supporting documents (as described on the OPM Website).
Step 3: Go to our Opportunities tab and select the position you wish to apply for.
Step 4: Apply for the selected position, ensuring that you select the appropriate box for 30% SCDVA, and attach the supporting documentation you uploaded earlier. Don’t forget to attach your transcripts, and/or other documentation to verify your qualification for the position.