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Creating a diverse workforce is our business every day at OPM—both throughout the Federal government and within our own agency. The President has charged us with the responsibility to help Federal agencies recruit and retain persons with disabilities in the workforce. To help us meet this responsibility and other strategic objectives, we rely on the diverse talents and perspectives of all individuals. We work to ensure that every reasonable accommodation has been met to create a comfortable work environment for all. In 2013, 26.42% of full time permanent new employees at OPM, including Veterans who are 30% of more disabled, were people with disabilities.
People with disabilities may apply for jobs at OPM through regular "competitive" procedures or under special "non-competitive" hiring authorities. Learn the difference between the competitive and non-competitive hiring processes and how special hiring authorities work. If you are a person with a disability who is interested in working at OPM:
For assistance and information about Jobs at OPM for people with disabilities, contact
Joy Saintelien Phone: (202) 606-0017 Email: Joy.Saintelien@opm.gov
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Guide to Schedule A for job applicants created by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission