Onboarding Checklist

Before Your First Day

TaskResource
New Hire Forms
Complete the following forms in USA Staffing Onboarding. Print and bring them to orientation. 

  • Appointment Affidavit (SF-61)

  • Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9)

  • 2 Forms of Government Issued IDs

  • Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306)

Onboarding Manager

  • For your initial login, use the link provided in your offer letter. After your first login, use the direct link provided in your e-mail and tentative job offer.

  • Remote Designee

Non-Benefit Related Forms
Submit electronically in USA Staffing Onboarding.
USA Staffing for New Hires login.  For your initial login, use the link provided in your offer letter. After your first login, use the direct link.
Orientation
Confirm the location and schedule
HR Remote Designee
Insurance
Determine eligibility and review programs available
Insurance Programs (OPM)
Directions
Review directions to campus and accessing the Gateway.
Information will be provided to you by HR Remote Designee or your appointed Supervisor
Background Investigation
You will be contacted to complete additional forms via the Electronic Questionnaire for Investigative Processing (e-QIP) system.
Note: This does not apply if you already completed the appropriate background investigation. 
Army: G-1 Security Office
Air Force: HR Remote Designee

Day One

TaskResource
Attend orientationHRO/Remote Designee/Supervisor
Obtaining Your Common Access Card (CAC)
Upon providing your SF-61 to HRO Staffing, a SF-50 will be produced within 72 business hours. 

  • SF-50

  • 2 Forms of Government Issued IDs (at least one with picture)

Week One

TaskResources
Contact your timekeeper to add you to Automated Time and Attendance Payroll Systems (ATAAPS)Your HR Remote Designee will coordinate this with your designated HR ATAAPS Coordinator
Review mandatory trainings and due dates

  • HR Remote Designee

  • HRO

  • Supervisor

Week Two

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Verify your time card

Week Three

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Review your Leave Entitlement Slip (LES)DFAS MyPay

Within 30 Days of Appointment

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Meet with your supervisor to go over your performance plan

  • Supervisor

  • Position Description (PD)

  • Elements/Criteria for Evaluation

Within 60 Days of Appointment

TaskResource
Deadline to enroll in a health plan is annotated on the remarks section of your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
GRB Platform

ABC
Deadline to enroll in a vision and dental plans are annotated on the remarks section of your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
BENEFEDS
Deadline to enroll for Health Spending Accounts (HSA) is annotated on your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
BENEFEDS
Deadline to enroll for Federal Life Insurance (FEGLI) is annotated on your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
GRB Platform

ABC
Create myPay accountDFAS MyPay

Optional Benefit Election/Adjustment

TaskResources
Submit beneficiary forms to the Benefits Office. This can be done at any time.Designation of Beneficiary

For questions, contact your Benefits Contact
As a brand new employee on a permanent or indefinite status, you will be automatically enrolled with Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) at 5%.  You may make adjustments at anytime.GRB Platform

ABC

TaskResource
New Hire Forms
Complete the following forms in USA Staffing Onboarding. Print and bring them to orientation. 

  • Appointment Affidavit (SF-61)

  • Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9)

  • 2 Forms of Government Issued IDs

  • Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306)

Onboarding Manager

  • For your initial login, use the link provided in your offer letter. After your first login, use the direct link provided in your e-mail and tentative job offer.

  • Remote Designee

Non-Benefit Related Forms
Submit electronically in USA Staffing Onboarding.
USA Staffing for New Hires login.  For your initial login, use the link provided in your offer letter. After your first login, use the direct link.
Orientation
Confirm the location and schedule
HR Remote Designee
Insurance
Determine eligibility and review programs available
Insurance Programs (OPM)
Directions
Review directions to campus and accessing the Gateway.
Information will be provided to you by HR Remote Designee or your appointed Supervisor
Background Investigation
You will be contacted to complete additional forms via the Electronic Questionnaire for Investigative Processing (e-QIP) system.
Note: This does not apply if you already completed the appropriate background investigation. 
Army: G-1 Security Office
Air Force: HR Remote Designee

TaskResource
Attend orientationHRO/Remote Designee/Supervisor
Obtaining Your Common Access Card (CAC)
Upon providing your SF-61 to HRO Staffing, a SF-50 will be produced within 72 business hours. 

  • SF-50

  • 2 Forms of Government Issued IDs (at least one with picture)

TaskResources
Contact your timekeeper to add you to Automated Time and Attendance Payroll Systems (ATAAPS)Your HR Remote Designee will coordinate this with your designated HR ATAAPS Coordinator
Review mandatory trainings and due dates

  • HR Remote Designee

  • HRO

  • Supervisor

TaskResource
Verify your time card

TaskResource
Review your Leave Entitlement Slip (LES)DFAS MyPay

TaskResource
Meet with your supervisor to go over your performance plan

  • Supervisor

  • Position Description (PD)

  • Elements/Criteria for Evaluation

TaskResource
Deadline to enroll in a health plan is annotated on the remarks section of your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
GRB Platform

ABC
Deadline to enroll in a vision and dental plans are annotated on the remarks section of your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
BENEFEDS
Deadline to enroll for Health Spending Accounts (HSA) is annotated on your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
BENEFEDS
Deadline to enroll for Federal Life Insurance (FEGLI) is annotated on your SF-50. 
Please note this timeline and make elections once you are able.
GRB Platform

ABC
Create myPay accountDFAS MyPay

TaskResources
Submit beneficiary forms to the Benefits Office. This can be done at any time.Designation of Beneficiary

For questions, contact your Benefits Contact
As a brand new employee on a permanent or indefinite status, you will be automatically enrolled with Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) at 5%.  You may make adjustments at anytime.GRB Platform

ABC

USA Staffing for New Hires login.  For your initial login, use the link provided in your offer letter. After your first login, use the direct link.