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Human Resources Links for Employees

  • ConnectHR: USDA's single-sign-on application that allows you to access all your HR web applications through a single place, 24/7 from any internet connection. Requires eAuthentication.
    Includes RETIREMENT CALCULATOR.
     
  • USDA On-boarding Portal: Step-by-step website for new USDA employees.
     
  • Employee Assistance Program: All NRCS employees and eligible family members receive free, confidential short-term counseling, referrals and follow-up.
     
  • Employee Personal Page (My EPP): A secure online portal where employees can view and manage payroll, tax and benefits with the National Finance Center.
     
  • EmpowHR: A secure online portal where employees and supervisors can view and manage performance actions.
     
  • AgLearn: USDA's online training system.
     
  • National Employee Development Center (NEDC): Offers nationally-led courses to NRCS employees.
     
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP): Retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees offering the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under a 401(k).
     
  • Approved Leave Recipients for Donated Leave: Available on USDA Connect. Requires eAuthentication.
     
  • TranServe: Provides a transit subsidy for employees in the Portland/Vancouver area who ride public transit to and from work.

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Questions? Contact

Jason Jeans, Business Services Specialist
State Office - Portland, OR
Phone:  503-414-3222
Email:  jason.jeans@or.usda.gov