1a. On-station (VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System) employees must submit an Application for Promotion or Reassignment, VA Form 5-4078, to Human Resources (05), Bldg 53, Room 2A-108. You must indicate the lowest grade you are willing to accept or we will only consider you at the Full Performance Level of the position. Application material can be delivered in person, sent via inter-office mail, or submitted electronically via VA intranet (VHABILHRM in outlook). Application material, to include VA Form 5-4078, must be received in Human Resources by the closing date of the announcement. Supplemental qualification form (i.e., VA Form 5-4676a) must be returned within 7 (seven) calendar days of the closing date of the announcement. No credit will be given for education unless substantiated by an official college transcript.
1b. Off-station applicants, to include on-station employees desiring consideration for a new appointment under non-competitive appointment authorities (e.g., VRA), must submit a written or electronic application for employment. You may use the OF-612 form (Optional Application for Federal Employment), a resume, or alternative format. You must indicate the lowest grade you are willing to accept or we will only consider you at the Full Performance Level of the position. You should also complete an OF-306 (Declaration for Federal Employment). You MUST include all of the information specified in the vacancy announcement and all information listed in the Office of Personnel Management’s brochure “Applying for a Federal Job (OF-510)”. Applications must be typed or printed clearly in dark ink. If application is submitted by mail, it must be postmarked by the closing date of the announcement and received within five (5) working days. If application is delivered in person (VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System, Human Resources (05A), Building 53, Room 2A-108, 400 Veterans Avenue, Biloxi, MS), it must be received by close of business (4:30pm) on the closing date of the announcement. If the application is submitted electronically, it must be received by the closing date of the announcement (i.e., by midnight Central Standard Time). Current permanent VA employees may electronically submit application material via the VA intranet (VHABILJOBS in outlook).
NOTE: When submitting electronic application material, it MUST be in the body of the message. ATTACHMENTS TO EMAIL MESSAGES WILL NOT BE OPENED, NOR CONSIDERED. Submission of electronic application material WILL NOT BE a complete application package.