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USA Staffing

Great Government Starts Here

OPM’s Staffing System for Federal Agencies

As the federal government's integrated talent acquisition system, USA Staffing® leads the way in transforming the automation of the federal hiring process. Our tools are built by government, for government, helping agencies meet their missions one hire at a time.

USA Staffing is used to recruit, evaluate, assess, certify, select, and onboard more efficiently so that hiring managers are able to find mission-critical talent.


USA Staffing customers benefit our shared service model, which includes a user community of more than 70 agency customers sharing their HR knowledge.

Our agile development process allows us to fully support future growth based on federal initiatives and feedback from our stakeholders.

Our scalable solutions host over 12,000 HR users and 114,000 hiring officials using USA Staffing across government — resulting in an average of 12,000 open vacancies and 250,000 applications processed every week!


We are constantly redefining federal hiring technology with interactive assessment tools, real world data analytics, and improved usability across our interfaces.

How USA Staffing Can Help You

USA Staffing is designed specifically for federal agencies. It handles the full range of hiring flexibilities and requirements while offering expanded capabilities like onboarding and data analytics.

Features a modern, user-friendly interface

  • Dashboard view with workload management and tracking
  • Mobile-friendly applicant and new hire interfaces

Creates time savings for HR Professionals

  • Electronic case files
  • Position description library
  • Customizable assessment package templates
  • Eligibility and announcement item libraries
  • One-click applicant notifications and notification template libraries
  • Detailed, visible audit trail of user actions
  • Mass maintenance of applicant records
  • Certificate processing

Delivers data analytics and interoperability

  • Real-time end-to-end reporting on key metrics like time to hire and applicant flow data
  • Interconnections with agency HR IT systems including request processing, new hire, and data self service

Improves the quality of hires

  • Competency networks including OPM Competencies and Item Library
  • Single sign-on to USAJOBS® Resume Mining
  • Applicant scoring based on tasks or competencies
  • Access to USA HireSM, OPM’s innovative and interactive assessment tools built by I/O psychologists
  • Ability to collaborate with hiring managers through electronic reviews
  • Collect and adjudicate eligibilities

Streamlines the onboarding experience

  • Onboard new hires selected with or without USA Staffing
  • Manage and complete post-selection activities
  • User-friendly data collection using simple and dynamic questionnaires
  • Includes standard government-wide forms identified by EHRI and requested agency-specific forms
  • Customize onboarding tasks and workflows
  • Electronically transmit documents to eOPF
  • USAJOBS® single sign-on with
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