Staffing for Support Staff (STAF7001)

Staffing for Support Staff

Staffing for Support Staff


Learn the essential federal staffing functions and how staffing relates to other HR programs. Become knowledgeable about the merit system principles and the prohibited personnel practices; the basic requirements of eligibility and minimum qualifications; in-service placement actions, including merit promotion; and other components of a sound recruitment and placement program.

Who Should Attend?

Support staff involved in the preparation of SF52s or SF50s who need to understand the relationship between staffing and other HR programs.




1.8 CEU's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the federal Human Resources Management (HRM) model, recruitment and staffing function, and the process and steps in filling a vacancy
  • Research the Code of Federal Regulations (5 CFR) to properly determine legal and regulatory requirements for recruitment and staffing
  • Determine eligibility and minimum qualifications using OPM Qualification Requirements Standards
  • Apply merit promotion and in-service procedures
  • Apply a job analysis process for developing assessment tools

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Day one of three

  • Introduction
    • The merit system
    • Competitive status/related concepts

Day two of three

  • Excepted appointments
  • Common personnel actions
  • Job analysis

Day three of three

  • Merit Promotion
  • Working certificates of eligibles
  • Interviewing
  • Course evaluation and closeout

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