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Welcome to the Office of Operations (OO)

Customer Driven. Employee Focused. Excellence in Service

The Office of Operations provides overall direction, leadership, coordination and guidance in activities relating to facilities management, space management, engineering and architecture, physical and technical security, internal energy conservation, recycling and waste minimization,  occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, and occupant emergency planning and emergency management for the USDA Headquarters Complex, George Washington Carver Center and, in coordination with GSA, USDA leased facilities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, as well as at emergency relocation sites and certain critical facilities specified by the Assistant Secretary for Administration.

In addition, OO provides centralized Departmental business services including Departmental mail management, printing and duplication, a nationwide disability resource center, general supplies, shipping and receiving, warehouse and labor services, Consolidated Forms and Publications Distribution Center, Centralized Excess Property Office, and management of the USDA Visitor’s Center.


Operations Services