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Your First Week

This area of the NRCS New York Human Resources Web site provides essential forms that you will need to complete during your first week of employment. Your supervisor will give you time to complete these forms.

Please return these forms to Human Resources as soon as possible. These forms can be filled out online or can be printed off and handwritten, if necessary.

These documents require Adobe Reader.

Employee Request for Authorization to Operate a Government Vehicle (PDF; 16 KB)

SF-144 Statement of Prior Federal Service (PDF; 214 KB)

SF-1152 Designation of Beneficiary - Unpaid Compensation of Deceased Civilian Employee (PDF; 154 KB)

SF-2809 Health Benefits Election Form (PDF; 849 KB)

SF-2817 Life Insurance Election (PDF; 517 KB)

SF-2823 Designation of Beneficiary (PDF; 120 KB)

SF-3102 Designation of Beneficiary, Federal Employees Retirement System (PDF; 660 KB)

Thrift Savings Plan Forms

  • TSP-1 Election Form
  • TSP-3 Designation of Beneficiary

Health and Life Insurance Programs

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Web site provides information for Federal Employees Health, Life, Long Term Care, Dental and Vision Insurance Programs, and Flexible Spending Accounts.

Dental/Vision Coverage

Apply for the dental/vision coverage at the BENEFEDS Web site.

Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts

Apply for an FSA account coverage at the FSAFEDS Web site.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns related to Employee Benefits, you may contact:

Doris O'Brien, Human Resources Specialist
Telephone: 315-477-6534
Fax: 315-477-6560
E-mail: Doris O'Brien