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Disability Employment Program Information

  MOU between USDA and CANAR – Signed 8/28/2012

For more information, please contact:

Alison Levy
Disability Employment Program Manager
Office of Human Resources Management - DM
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 8-W
Washington, DC  20250
Tel.   (202) 260-8242
Videophone: (202) 540-9141

Recruitment / Hiring

USDA's encourages the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities, especially individuals with more severe, or targeted disabilities. Managers and applicants who need assistance should contact the USDA Selective Placement Program Manager for the agency in which they work or would like to apply.

Schedule A for Managers and HR

Reasonable Accommodations

Always contact the USDA Agency Reasonable Accommodation Designee as early as possible.

The USDA TARGET Center is available to help demonstrate assistive technologies. Visit their web site to learn more about their services.

Advancement / Retention

USDA encourages all employees to engage in professional development opportunities through ongoing training, mentoring, networking, and detail opportunities. Register and visit the two following sites to increase your potential within USDA.

Helpful Links:

USDA Observances
Special Hiring Flexibilities Information Sheet
Reasonable Accommodation Contacts
Selective Placement Program Managers