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Agencies

Resources

Important Documents and Forms

The table below contains some key documents and forms for Federal agencies.

NOTE:  The previous "PMF Guide for Agencies" included program guidance based on previous PMF Program regulations. The PMF Program Office is planning to replace the Guide with a "PMF Program Operations Manual" based on current Pathways Programs regulations. The Manual will be posted to this webpage and communicated to participating Federal agencies once available.

Document Description File Type
Agency PMF Coordinator Designation Template This template is used by Federal agencies to change their Agency-wide PMF Coordinator(s), in lieu of a formal change to their Pathways MOU. This template is provided in MS Word (doc) and Adobe (pdf) file formats, and last updated 08/21/2015. Adobe Acrobat Version [49 KB]

MS Word Icon [302 KB]
Pathways Transition and Implementation Guidance As a result of the Pathways regulations, this guidance was created and distributed to participating Federal agencies on how to transition and implement their Pathways Programs as of 06/22/2012. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file. Adobe Acrobat Version [536 KB]
Pathwyas FAQs This is a link to various Pathways FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) posted on OPM's website. icon_link
Current Program Regulations Current regulations creating the Pathways Programs, and impacting the PMF Program, posted in the Federal Register on May 11, 2012, as a result of Executive Order 13562. Regulations effective July 10, 2012. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file posted 05/2012. Adobe Acrobat Version [332 KB]
Executive Orders

This Adobe (.pdf) file, posted 12/2010, contains all Program Executive Orders from 1977 to the present:

  • Executive Order 13562 of December 27, 2010
  • Executive Order 13318 of November 21, 2003
  • Executive Order 12645 of July 12, 1988
  • Executive Order 12364 of May 24, 1982
  • Executive Order 12008 of August 25, 1977
Adobe Acrobat Version [36 KB]

PMF Program: Meeting Your Agency's Succession Planning Needs Brochure

This 6"x10" brochure is intended for PMF Program supervisors, hiring officials, and other interested representatives. The PMF-201 brochure, last updated 04/2009, provides basic information on the PMF Program. Adobe Acrobat Version [1.5 MB]

PMF TAS User Guide for Agencies

The PMF Talent Acquisition System (TAS) User Guide for Agencies provides step-by-step instructions on use of the integrated IT system. The Guide describes how registered agencies create accounts and the roles and responsibilities of the various users. Agencies use the PMF TAS to search and appoint Finalists to Fellow positions; post appointment, rotational, and training opportunities; and manage the Fellow's record. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file and updated on 03/18/2015. Adobe Acrobat Version [2,596 KB]

How to Post an Opportunity in the PMF TAS for Agencies

This document contains instructions and screen shots for Agency PMF Coordinators and Agency HR Recruiters to post an appointment or a rotational opportunity in the PMF TAS. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file and posted on 05/19/2016. Adobe Acrobat Version  [1,282 KB]

PMF TAS Appointment Opportunity Template for Agencies

Used in conjunction with the PMF TAS User Guide for Agencies, this is a template for Agency PMF Coordinators and Agency HR Recruiters to send to agency hiring officials in submitting an appointment opportunity to be posted in the PMF TAS. The template also contains data fields and instructions for Coordinators and Recruiters to follow in entering an opportunity, including PMF STEM. This is an MS Word (.doc) file and updated on 06/29/2015. MS Word Icon [395 KB]

PMF TAS Rotational Opportunity Template for Agencies

Used in conjunction with the PMF TAS User Guide for Agencies, this is a template for Agency PMF Coordinators and Agency HR Recruiters to send to agency hiring officials in submitting a rotational opportunity to be posted in the PMF TAS. The template also contains data fields and instructions for Coordinators and Recruiters to follow in entering an opportunity. This is an MS Word (.doc) file and updated on 06/29/2015.

MS Word Icon  [364 KB]

PMF Instructions and Checklist for FMS Form 7600A/B Interagency Agreement (IAA) for PMF Reimbursements

The PMF Instructions and Checklist for PMF reimbursements are used for agencies submitting PMF appointment reimbursement fees via IPAC (electronic funds transfer). This is an Adobe (.pdf) fillable form. Adobe Acrobat Version [55 KB]

FMS Form 7600A General Terms and Conditions (GT&C), Interagency Agreement (IAA) for PMF Reimbursements

This form is used by agencies to submit reimbursement for an initial PMF appointment. The 7600A is mandatory in establishing an Interagency Agreement (IAA) and must be completed and on file before the 7600B can be executed. This is an Adobe (.pdf) fillable form and updated on 12/22/2015. Adobe Acrobat Version [184 KB]

FMS Form 7600B Order Requirements and Funding Information, Interagency Agreement (IAA) for PMF Reimbursements

This form is used by agencies to submit reimbursement for an initial PMF appointment. The 7600B is the funding section of the Interagency Agreement (IAA) that creates the fiscal obligation and only valid if an FMS Form 7600A has been completed and on file. This is an Adobe (.pdf) fillable form and updated on 12/22/2015. Adobe Acrobat Version [648 KB]
OPM Form 1301, PMF Participant Agreement

This is an optional form for the PMF Participant Agreement. Appointing agencies may customize to fit their program requirements. This is a fillable Adobe (.pdf) form last updated 08/2013.

Adobe Acrobat Version [98 KB]
OPM Form 1302, PMF Individual Development Plan (IDP) This is an optional form that Fellows and agencies may use for a Fellow's IDP (Individual Development Plan). This is a fillable Adobe (.pdf) form last updated 04/2013. Adobe Acrobat Version [257 KB]
OPM Form 1303, PMF Executive Resources Board (ERB) Certification Form This is an optional form that Fellows and agencies may use for the Executive Resources Board (ERB) Certification process. This is a fillable Adobe (.pdf) form last updated 07/2013. Adobe Acrobat Version [93 KB]
OPM Form 1305, PMF Appointment Eligibility Extension Request Form As of October 2014, this is an OPM form for Federal Agencies to formally request an extension to a Finalist's appointment eligibility upon a Finalist accepting a PMF appointment but cannot onboard as a PMF by the appointment eligibility deadline. This is an Adobe (.pdf) fillable form. Adobe Acrobat Version  [167 KB]
Sample PMF Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) This is a sample MOU to be used when performing a rotational opportunity (e.g., developmental assignment or rotation) at an agency other than a Fellows employing agency. This form should be tailored to meet the needs of the specific assignment. Fellows should consult with their supervisor and/or Agency PMF Coordinator for assistance. This MOU is provided as an Adobe (.pdf) and MS Word (.doc) file formats last updated on 03/2014. Adobe Acrobat Version [29 KB]

MS Word Icon [95 KB]
SF 62 Agency Request to Pass Over a Preference Eligible or Object to an Eligible [381 KB]
Application Criteria This document identifies some application criteria available to applicants to identify during the application process and for Federal agencies when searching current Finalists in the PMF TAS on (1) programs of study\degrees\disciplines, (2) additional skills\competencies\attributes, and (3) languages. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file posted on 02/24/2016.   [32 KB]
Army CAA 2014 Finalists Information Guide This document is the Army's Center for Army Analysis Information Guide for Class of 2014 Finalists. This serves as a best practice for agencies to develop their own Information Guide at the organizational level. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file posted on 04/10/2015.   [1,753 KB]
USAID's PMF Program Best Practices This document contains best practices used by USAID for their PMF Program. It contains the following:  program policies, program brochure, a table of contents for their PMF Welcome Packet, and a sample newsletter for their Fellows. This is an Adobe (.pdf) file posted on 04/10/2015.     [1,438 KB]

UPDATED: 05-19-2016