Tag Archive : COVID-19

OPM opening up opportunities for Schedule A and federal employees

To help Federal agencies meet critical hiring requirements in support of mitigation efforts to the coronavirus pandemic, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) published a COVID-19 tag on USAJOBS so that Federal agencies can flag positions tied to the national response. 

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The Office of Personnel Management empowers federal agencies with more hiring flexibilities.

Editor’s note: This blog is authored by Alex Harrington, Julie Broadway, Chris Westbrook, and Treva Smith.

To see Civil Service positions directly related to COVID-19 hiring, check out USAJobs’ coronavirus page here.


To help mitigate the rising tide of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) throughout the U.S., the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has empowered federal agencies to leverage existing special hiring authorities to help onboard new hires during this current national emergency.

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