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Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management or OPM is the United States government agency which serves to manage the civil service of the United States by the recruitment of qualified personnel into and the administration of their careers as part of the United States Civil Service.
The OPM was originally founded as the United States Civil Service Commission by the Civil Service Act of 1883. It became the OPM by the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978.
It is headed by a Director and is located in Washington, DC. Deputy Director Dan G. Blair is currently Acting OPM Director. President George W. Bush has nominated Linda M. Springer to fill the post permanently.
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