Chapter 3. Section 4

Chapter 3: Employment


Section 4: Government Employment


Federal Jobs Network/Bookhaven Press LLC

Visit Federal Jobs Network/Bookhaven Press LLC Website

This website section explains the various hiring options for people with disabilities. Individuals seeking appointments with the federal government must be proactive and begin networking with local agencies, contacting listed resources, and aggressively seeking out all available federal employment opportunities. Agencies have direct hire authority for Schedule A appointments presented in this section.

Attn: FederalJobs.net Center
302 Scenic Court
Moon Township , PA 15108

Voice: 

912-757-3000
912-744-2299 TDD

Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES)

Visit Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) Website

Human Capital Management is responsible for overseeing human resources services for the State of Oklahoma employees. Specialties include workforce planning and organizational development, employee benefits administration and management, classification and compensation, applicant services and testing, personnel assessment, recruitment and retention, wellness programs, employee relations, payroll and training and development. HCM also administers the state employee’s flexible benefits program and operates the policy and legislative services department within OMES.

Human Capital Management Division Oklahoma Office of Personnel Management
2401 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 106
Oklahoma City , OK 73105

Voice: 

405-521-2177

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Visit Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Website

People with disabilities may obtain employment with the Federal government through a number of avenues including the Special Excepted Appointment Project which was developed to provide an alternate route to employment for people with severe disabilities.

Follow this link, www.oesc.state.ok.us/job-opportunities/SEA.htm, to the Special Excepted Appointment (SEA) Project webpage.

Will Rogers Memorial Office Building
2401 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City , OK 73105

Voice: 

405-557-7100

TTY: 

405- 208-4022 TDD

Toll Free: 

888-980-9675 To locate the nearest Workforce Office

Oklahoma Works

Visit Oklahoma Works Website

A system of One-Stop career and service centers that provide a variety of career, training, job search and support services. The centers combine offices of the State Employment Service, Jobs Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and Department of Human Services. Other participating agencies may include: Community Colleges, Area Career and Technical Schools, Private Training Institutions, Adult Basic Education, Department of Rehabilitation Services, Department of Commerce, Tribal governments, and community-based organizations.

Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City , OK 73107

United States Department of Labor

Visit United States Department of Labor Website

Several U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) agencies assist people with disabilities in seeking meaningful work and succeeding once on the job. DOL also advises employers on effective strategies for recruiting and retaining qualified people with disabilities, as well as educates federal agencies and federal contractors and sub-contractors about their obligations related to affirmative action and nondiscrimination in hiring.

200 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington , DC 20210

Toll Free: 

866-487-2365

United States Office of Personnel Management

Visit United States Office of Personnel Management Website

USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs. As a part of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), USAJOBS helps recruit, retain, and honor a world-class government workforce for the American people.

USA Jobs
1900 E St. N.W.
Washington , DC 20415

Voice: 

202-606-1800

United States Office of Personnel Management

Visit United States Office of Personnel Management Website

Email:

DisabilityEmployment@opm.gov

This site provides a simple and straightforward mechanism to help Americans, with and without disabilities, better understand how to hire and retain persons with disabilities.

It also provides access to information that is relevant to the recruitment, employment, and retention of individuals with disabilities in the Federal Government. This information includes Federal and state laws as well as other governmental and non-governmental sites.

They have attempted to identify helpful guidance and information to assist in the recruitment and retention of persons with disabilities. This site is not designed, however, to address or respond to individual circumstances. Individualized inquiries should be addressed to the current or potential employing agency.

Hearing impaired users may utilize the Federal Relay Service (external link) by dialing 1-800-877-8339** to reach a Communications Assistant (CA). The CA will dial the requested number and relay the conversation between a standard (voice) telephone user and text telephone (TTY) user.

Federal Employment of People with Disabilities
1900 E St. N.W.
Washington , DC 20415-1000

Voice: 

202-606-1800