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.
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.
You must first identify a position to apply for.
Agencies announce their SES vacancies on OPM's website USAJOBS. From there, you may
download information on vacancies of interest to you, complete the
application procedures, and submit your application to the agency that
has the vacancy. The agency submits the executive core qualifications
of the person selected to a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) convened
by OPM. The QRB must certify all selectees before they can be appointed
to the SES. Further information about the selection process is
available elsewhere on this site.
No. The reason is that 5 USC 2108(3) which
defines the term "preference eligible" provides that this term does not
include applicants for, or members of, the Senior Executive Service.
Criterion A cases are based on
demonstrated executive experience. Candidates must demonstrate that
they have experience/competence in all 5 ECQs.
Criterion B cases are based on successful
participation in an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program
(SESCDP). Candidates who compete governmentwide and successfully
complete a CDP are eligible for non-competitive appointment to the SES.
(However, successful completion does not guarantee placement in the
Criterion C cases are based on the candidate's
having special or unique qualities that indicate a likelihood of success
in the SES. Candidates must demonstrate that they have the
qualifications for the position and the potential to quickly acquire
full competence in the 5 ECQs. The package submitted for QRB approval
must contain the agency's assessment of why the selectee uniquely
qualifies for the position, and an Individual Development Plan that
focuses on the specific ECQs that need to be enhanced.
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.