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Re-employed Annuitant (WAE) Program

A Re-employed Annuitant When Actually Employed (REA/WAE) works on an intermittent basis for the Department, filling staffing gaps or assisting with special projects. Foreign Service Officers from any agency or Civil Service retirees from the Department of State only may be appointed to these temporary positions.

The Global Registry is currently being used to express interest in the program. To be placed on the registry, annuitants or those within 2-3 months of retiring should contact HR Shared Services at HRSC@state.gov or 866-300-7419. Please keep in mind that having your name added to the registry does not guarantee or imply you will be hired, the registry is simply a searchable database.

Annuitants are encouraged to contact a Bureau Coordinator directly to network for a position. It is recommended that annuitants send an updated resume to the coordinator.

The following table describes the resources that were developed for annuitants:

Document Name Description
Fact Sheet Provides overview and basic information about the program.
Hours Tracker Spreadsheet created to help annuitants track the hours worked in a calendar year. You should download the spreadsheet to your computer and enter the appropriate hours each day. Formulas in the spreadsheet automatically add the total hours for each month and display the total hours for the calendar year in red at the top of the spreadsheet.
Required Skills for Bureaus Specific skills requested by Bureaus. The document only has skills for the bureaus and offices that provided information.