The Federal Government will Become America's Model Employer for the 21st Century.
Recruit, Retain and Honor a World-Class Workforce to Serve the American People.
Find out more about Federal compensation throughout your career and around the world.
Staffing to align with your agency's mission
Review the new 2014 Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Handbook
Answering your questions about Healthcare and Insurance
Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
OPM’s Human Resources Solutions organization can help your agency answer this critically important question.
Developing senior leaders in the U.S. Government through Leadership for a Democratic Society, Custom Programs and Interagency Courses.
Visit this federal site to search for our regulatory notices, proposed and final rules.
See the latest tweets on our Twitter feed, like our Facebook pages, watch our YouTube videos, and page through our Flickr photos.
How you score your occupational questionnaire is up to your discretion, but it’s important to have subject matter experts (SMEs) provide input on the proficiency levels for each question (item) and the weighting for each competency (content area).
In general, each candidate will receive a score for each item based on their response to the question. For example, if a question asks a candidate to rate their level of proficiency in processing documents, the ‘higher’ the level of proficiency they select, the higher the score (e.g., 1 = lowest level of proficiency level chosen, 5 = highest level of proficiency level chosen).
Once a candidate has completed the occupational questionnaire, their total score will then be used to place them in a category or may be used as part of a larger assessment process. For more information regarding occupational questionnaires, please visit the Occupational Questionnaire page of the Assessment and Selection website: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/assessment-and-selection/occupational-questionnaires/
If you have further questions regarding occupational questionnaires, please contact us at Assessment_Information@opm.gov.
There was an unexpected error when performing your action.
Your error has been logged and the appropriate people notified. You may close this message and try your command again, perhaps after refreshing the page. If you continue to experience issues, please notify the site administrator.