Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program seeks eligible individuals for
assessment and potential subsequent selection as Finalists to obtain appointments as Fellows in the Federal
Government. Presidential Management Fellows are assigned to work in a broad
range of areas including public policy and administration, domestic and
international issues, information technology, acquisition, human resources,
engineering, health and medical sciences, privacy, cybersecurity, financial management,
and many other fields in support of public service programs.
may be initially appointed as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF; Fellow) to
a GS-9, GS-11, or GS-12 grade level (or equivalent) and may potentially be promoted up to the GS-13 grade level (or equivalent) during their two-year
fellowship. Finalists are not guaranteed
a PMF appointment.
selected for PMF appointments will be subject to specific position requirements, as
defined by the appointing agency. These
may include determination of duty station, salary, grade levels, promotion
potential, security requirements, supervisory status, travel requirements and other
conditions of employment. The salary listed in this announcement is for the GS-9, step 1 through GS-12, step 10 covering the Washington, DC, metro area. Actual salary range for a particular PMF will vary based on the duty location of the position.
review this announcement and the Become a PMF
section, including system and
browser requirements, on the PMF website at https://www.pmf.gov
for more details.
Program is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and is
regulated by the Pathways Programs regulations in part 362 of Title 5, of the
Code of Federal Regulations (5 CFR 362). Appointments are made in the excepted
service under the Schedule D Hiring Authority.
NOTE: As of this
application cycle for the PMF Class of 2017, the PMF STEM Track will be
integrated into the mainstream application and assessment process. Additional information about the PMF STEM Track
Pilot can be found under the Opportunity\STEM
section on the PMF website. In addition, there will no longer be an
in-person assessment component.