Information for Employees and In-Processing Forms
The employment forms found in this section collect important and necessary information about you that will be used to verify your identity and eligibility for Federal Employment, capture all creditable Federal Service Time, establish direct deposit for salary payment, and enumerate exemptions for Federal and state Income Tax.
This section begins with a briefing on the DOE Substance Abuse Testing Program. If your new position requires a pre-employment drug testing, your HR Specialist will contact you with more information and instructions. Executive Order 12564, Drug-Free Federal Workplace, applies to all employees, even if your position in not designated as part of the testing pool.
One thing that you will not see in the online portion of your orientation is the Appointment Affidavit; also known as the Oath of Office. Every new Federal employee, including the President, is required by law to take an oath to support and defend the Constitution. The Oath of Office will be administered on your first day of employment. To learn more about the Oath of Office and the U.S. Constitution, visit the Office of Personnel website and National Archives Website.