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Executive Resources Management Division

ERMD supports the Office of Human Resources Management in managing HR policies and programs for Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level/Scientific or Professional (SL/ST), Senior Science and Technology Service (SSTS), excepted service positions, and political appointments for USDA. ERMD also manages the Secretary’s Executive Resources Board and USDA’s Performance Review Board; provides HR servicing to Office of the Secretary employees; works closely with the Secretary’s Office on various policy initiatives; and serves as the liaison between the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and other Federal Departments affecting executive-level employees.

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