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Human Resources and Organizational Management

Headquarters Marine Corps

Personnel Policies and Procedures
Navy Civilian Human Resources Manuals (CHRM)

The Department of the Navy (DON) Civilian Human Resources Manual (CHRM) implements civilian personnel and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies, establishes DON-wide procedures, provides guidelines and model programs, delegates the authority, and assigns the responsibility for the management of civilian employees across the DON. The CHRM prescribes procedures to ensure an appropriate level of standardization across the DON.

Processing Personnel Actions

Requests for Personnel Actions (RPAs) to Recruit/Fill, including Merit Promotion, Delegated Examining, Management Identification of Candidates, Noncompetitive Selections, etc., must be submitted through DCPDS and include a completed Recruit Fill Form.

[Recruit Fill Form]

Merit System Principles and Prohibited Personnel Practices

There are nine basic standards of the Merit System Principles which are part of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, and can be found at 5 U.S.C. § 2301(b). These principles govern the management of the executive branch federal workforce.

Merit Systems Principles

There are thirteen prohibited personnel practices which are defined by law at § 2302(b) of title 5 of the United States Code (U.S.C.). A personnel action" (defined in 5 U.S.C. § 2302(a)(2(A) to include appointments, promotions, reassignments, disciplinary actions, and other personnel matters) may need to be involved for a prohibited personnel practice to occur.

Prohibited Personnel Practices

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Our Contact Information

Recruitment and Classification Section

Pentagon, Room 2C253
Washington, DC 20350-3000
Phone: (703) 784-2049
Fax:(703) 693-2575
Email: SMB_HQMC_STAFFING@usmc.mil
Phone: (703) 784-2049
Email: SMB_HQMC_ARH CLASS@usmc.mil


Recruitment and Classification Section
Mann Hall
2004 Barnett Avenue
Quantico, VA, 22134

Phone: (703) 784-2049
DSN: 278-2049
FAX: (703) 784-2048<
Email: SMB_HQMC_STAFFING@usmc.mil

Phone: (703) 784-2049

Email: SMB_HQMC_ARH_CLASS@usmc.mil