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OPM helps the President manage the civil service of the Federal government. While our work has a direct impact on employees and Departments/agencies throughout the Federal government, don’t forget that we are an employer of choice in our own right. We are looking for candidates like you to help OPM implement crucial initiatives like the Affordable Care Act and develop policies, products and services for the Federal workforce! We offer employees the rewarding experience of guiding and advising on myriad human resource challenges as well as contributing to an effective and efficient merit system of employment in Government.

Did You Know that OPM:

  • Runs the largest employer health insurance program including 206 plans and covering more than 8 million Federal employees, retirees and family members?
  • Operates the retirement system for more than 2 million Federal employees and millions of Federal retirees and survivors?
  • Conducts more than one million background investigations for Federal employees and contractors a year?
  • Runs the website where all Federal job openings are posted?
  • Provides Human Resources policy guidance for Federal agencies governmentwide including leading efforts to reform the Federal hiring process and promote diversity in the workforce?
  • Ensures that Federal agencies uphold merit system principles?
  • Operates health insurance programs to help all Americans get access to quality, affordable health insurance coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act?

These are just a few of the things we do in pursuit of our mission to Recruit, Retain and Honor a World-Class Workforce to Serve the American People. Together, OPM is making the Federal government the best place to work!

Only at OPM

OPM is ranked among the best Federal agencies to work for. As a result of a Governmentwide survey of Federal employees in 2011, OPM was ranked in the Top 10 in all four categories: Job Satisfaction, Results-Oriented Performance Management, Leadership and Knowledge Management, and Talent Management.

But we aren’t satisfied just being one of the best, here at OPM we are always looking to offer our employees new ways to develop their careers and balance their work and non-work responsibilities! We invest in training and development to help employees grow in their current positions as well as develop new skills to maximize their full potential. We also strive to create flexible, responsive work environments that support personal commitments to family and community, which you can learn more about in the Work-Life and Benefits section.

Diversity and Inclusion

We know that having a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace is the best way to deliver results to our customers and stakeholders. We strive to attain and maintain an inclusive work environment that connects each employee to the organization, and encourages collaboration, flexibility, and fairness so everyone can participate and contribute to their full potential.


OPM offers career possibilities in offices across the nation including our Washington, DC headquarters, Boyers, Pennsylvania, and locations throughout the country.

OPM Headquarters U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Theodore Roosevelt Building
1900 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20415

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