VA has hundreds of openings across the nation for IT specialists to help support our ongoing response to COVID-19. These temporary positions are full-time for one year with possibility of extension.
Follow the links below to apply and learn more about how you can help VA use state-of-the-art technology to support our staff and provide the best care to Veterans:
- Customer/desktop support
- IT policy and planning
- IT project managers
- Systems analysts
- Cyber/ information security
- Development/security operations
There are more than 600 customer support positions alone at 250 VA locations. In this role, you would assist VA employees who are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Providing remote desktop support to the countless number of VA employees who are now working from home creates continuity and allows each employee to concentrate on doing their part to ensure each Veterans’ experience is positive,” said Trevor Falnes, national talent acquisition consultant at VA.
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IT professionals are instrumental in improving the Veteran experience by delivering innovative technologies that help VA continue to operate efficiently and effectively.
“Working at VA is more than a job — it’s a mission to serve our Veterans. You’ll join a team of more than 16,000 IT professionals who are dedicated to supporting our health care technology needs,” said Darren Sherrard, associate director of recruitment marketing at VA.
“We are continually evolving and adapting technology solutions to allow us to focus on our mission of providing the best care to Veterans,” he added.
Great careers, great benefits
You’ll enjoy location flexibility, with openings available at 250 VA locations. After working 130 hours per month for three months, you’ll become eligible for federal health benefits as well.
If you convert to a permanent position at VA, there are plenty of other perks, including performance-based salary increases, accelerated raises and higher education support. Other benefits and perks include:
- Generous time off: Earn up to 26 vacation days each year, accrue unlimited paid sick leave and enjoy 10 paid federal holidays.
- Robust federal retirement plan: The package includes a defined benefit plan (pension) after only five years of vesting and a 401(k)-type plan with up to 5% in employer contributions.