Professional Development Opportunities
The Merit Promotion System
The Merit Promotion System provides an avenue for employees to show an interest in other jobs in FSIS. FSIS is committed to fair, equitable, and appropriate consideration of its employees for higher level jobs through this system.
The USDA Merit Promotion & Internal Placement Departmental Regulation https://www.ocio.usda.gov/document/departmental-regulation-4030-335-002 provides detailed information on this program.
The Voluntary Placement Program
The Voluntary Placement Program allows bargaining unit employees to request voluntary placement in a different location or type of position