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Before You Start

Before arriving for your first day as a member of the NRCS New York Team, Human Resources must receive the following information or forms that were mailed to you with your offer letter. Note: Your start date will be delayed until these forms are received.

  • Background Investigation Packet
  • Security and Rules of Behavior Training Assessment
  • Declaration for Federal Employment, Optional Form 306 (OF-36)

Official College Transcripts

If you are qualifying for your position based on your educational background (applies at a minimum to Soil Scientists, Soil Conservationists, Engineers), you need to have the college send us your Official College Transcripts.

Employee Benefits

We also recommend that you review the following web sites so that you will be prepared to enroll in our employee benefits programs immediately.

Federal Employee Benefits
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)