Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

Departmental Regulation 4030-330-002

Office of Human Resources Management

Special Selection Priority Programs


The purpose of this policy is to update and set forth guidelines for managing the special selection priority programs within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The special selection priority programs include the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), the Reemployment Priority List (RPL), and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). This policy is intended to provide a general understanding of the special selection authorities and required placement processes.