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During the COVID-19 pandemic, CDC is working diligently to fulfill our mission. New positions are posted often in a wide range of professions. Please check our site frequently for your opportunity to contribute to the health security of our nation. We are also currently accepting applications to fill multiple Temporary Positions.

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Schedule A Excepted Service COVID-19 Temporary Positions

Public Notice:

CDC is currently accepting applications to fill multiple Temporary Positions in the Schedule A Excepted-Service, under Title 5 CFR 213.3102(i)(3), Supporting COVID-19 efforts.

How to Apply:

Please use the links below to set up a USAJOBS account, which will allow you to apply for open positions at CDC and across the federal government.

USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.

As a part of U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), USAJOBS helps recruit, retain, and honor a world-class government workforce for the American people.

Federal agencies use USAJOBS to facilitate their hiring processes and match qualified applicants to job openings. Therefore, USAJOBS serves as the central location to find job openings within hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.

This fully automated system will allow you to build your resumes, or upload your resumes and other documents (Transcripts, DD-214, SF-50, etc.). In addition, if your resume is made “searchable,” you will be amongst millions of resumes that can be reviewed by HR Professionals and Hiring Managers.

To set up your account at, review the following links below which will assist you with the creation of your USASJOBS account.

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You will be evaluated based on your experience outlined in your resume, and if applicable, your education.


CDC is seeking highly motivated, mission-oriented, and innovative candidates for multiple positions supporting COVID-19 pandemic response efforts. These positions are in various locations with pay scales ranging from GS-5 to GS-15 in the following series:

CDC openings as of June 1, 2020 - June 8, 2020 include, but may not be limited to:


Positions may be subject to education requirements ( documentation will be required if selected ).

Conditions of employment will apply based on position being considered.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position and whether the position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.

Selections may be made at any grade level.

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