OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415-0001Phone, 202-606-1800. Internet, http://www.opm.gov.Director Linda M. SpringerDeputy Director Dan G. BlairChief of Staff Tricia HollisSenior Advisor for Homeland Security (vacancy)Director, Office of Human Resources Line of Norman EngerBusinessChair, Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory (vacancy)CommitteeInspector General Patrick E. McFarlandDirector, Office of Congressional Relations John C. GartlandAssociate Director, Strategic Human Resources Ronald SandersPolicyAssociate Director, Human Resources Products and Robert F. DanbeckServicesAssociate Director, Human Capital and Merit Marta Brito PerezSystemsDirector, Communications and Public Liaison Scott HatchAssociate Director, Management and Chief Clarence C. CrawfordFinancial OfficerGeneral Counsel Kathie A. Whipple, Acting------------------------------------------------------------------------The Office of Personnel Management administers a merit system to ensure compliance with personnel laws and regulations and assists agencies in recruiting, examining, and promoting people on the basis of their knowledge and skills, regardless of their race, religion, sex, political influence, or other nonmerit factors. Its role is to provide guidance to agencies in operating human resources programs which effectively support their missions and to provide an array of personnel services to applicants and employees. The Office supports Government program managers in their human resources management responsibilities and provides benefits to employees, retired employees, and their survivors.The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was created as an independent establishment by Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978 (5 U.S.C. app.), pursuant to Executive Order 12107 of December 28, 1978. Many of the functions of the former United States Civil Service Commission were transferred to OPM.ActivitiesEmployee Benefits OPM manages numerous activities that directly affect the well-being of the Federal employee and indirectly enhance employee effectiveness. These include health benefits, life insurance, and retirement benefits.Examining and Staffing The Office of Personnel Management is responsible for providing departments and agencies with technical assistance and guidance in examining competitive positions in the Federal civil service for General Schedule grades 1 through 15 and Federal Wage system positions. In addition, OPM is responsible for the following duties:...
Office of Personnel Management
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