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Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

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Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
VA Human Resources Office

1901 Veterans Memorial Drive
Building 171
Temple,TX 76524
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
(254) 743-0048, or 254-778-4811, extension 40048

We have various Human Resources programs, including Recruitment and Placement, Pay Setting, Employee Learning and Professional Development, Employee Recognition and Awards, Labor Relations, Employee Relations, Worker’s Compensation, Employee Benefits, Hours of Duty and Leave, Worklife, Performance Management, Legal, and VA Drug-Free Workplace Program.

The Human Resources Management Service Temple office is located in Building 171. The Waco office is located in the basement of Building 2. Both offices are available for applicants Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (254) 743-0048 or Toll Free within Texas only 1-800-423-2111, extension 40048.

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for Central Texas Health Care System, please contact our Nurse Recruiter, at (254) 743-0192 or Toll Free within Texas only 1-800-423-2111, extension 40192.

Employee Benefits

A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits page*. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.

Without Compensation (WOC)

Without Compensation (WOC) are individuals who perform various research and training-related duties without any direct monetary compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

VA Job Applications and Forms

Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement. Some positions require you to apply online, while others require that you submit a paper application directly to each VA facility where you desire employment.

VA has several different application forms based on your occupation type. Look in the table below to find the correct application for your occupation, as well as additional required forms.

Responding to a Job Announcement

Be sure to follow the application instructions given in the job announcement. They are your primary guide for responding to a posted opening. Here are additional reminders for submitting an application:

  1. Please send your signed, completed application and any other required forms to the Organization Contact at the Organization Address, both of which are listed at the end of the job announcement.
  2. Write the Announcement Number, also listed at the end of the job announcement, on your application.
  3. Keep a copy of the entire application package for your records.

The documents below are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for free.

Form Number Form Description
Download 10-2850 Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors
Download 10-2850A Application for Advanced Practice Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Nurse
Download 10-2850B Application for Medical Residents
Download 10-2850C Application for Audiologist, Audiologist — Speech Pathologist, Biomedical Engineer, Blind Rehabilitation Specialist, Certified Registered Respiratory Therapist, Dental Technologist, Diagnostic Radiologic Technician, Dietitian, Expanded-function Dental Auxiliary, Kinesiotherapist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Instrument Technician, Medical Records Administrator, Medical Records Specialist, Medical Records Technician, Medical Technologist, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Orthotist-Prosthetist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Psychologist, Prosthetic Representative, Registered Respiratory Therapy Technician, Social Worker, and Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist
Download OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment form
Download OPM Form 1203 FX Qualifications and Availability Form C and Occupational Questionnaire
Download SF 15 Application for 10-point Veterans Preference
Download US Application
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Use this cover page when faxing application materials for jobs posted by a Delegated Examining Unit, or in other limited cases when instructions indicate a fax will be accepted.