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Welcome to the USDA

Congratulations on your new employment with the USDA. Since 1862, the public servants of the USDA have worked diligently to improve the lives of millions of our fellow Americans. Because the work we do affects every American, every single day, we are known as the “People’s Department.”

And now, you are part of this proud history of public service and the important work we do. Welcome to the USDA.

The site will take you step-by-step through the new employment process. Simply select the issues on the left side of this page. Begin with Before You Report, which will guide you through the process of getting ready for your first day at work. There are a number of forms and some training that we would like you to complete before your first day, so please allow about three to four hours to complete all of the material. If you have any problems or questions, please do not hesitate to contact your Human Resources Specialist.

For information on Reasonable Accommodations, please select the "Resources" tab.

Again, welcome to the “People’s Department.” We are pleased and proud to have you on board!