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Personnel Security

Suitability

OPM Forms
www.fws.gov/forms
General Questions and Answers about OPM Background Investigations

Requesting OPM Personnel Investigations

page 6 - Forms Required to Request an Investigation
page 12 - Instructions for completing the SF85 'Agency Use Only' block
page 15 - Instructions for completing the SF85P and SF86 'Agency Use Only' block
NOTE: Unless otherwise noted instructions are the same as indicated on page 12

Personnel Security Authorities
FWS Policy

430 FW 1 -- Policy and Responsibilities
430 FW 2 - Position Risk and Sensitivity Designation
430 FW 3 - Public Trust and National Security Investigations
430 FW 4 - Adjudication, Clearance and Documentation

Department of the Interior Manual

441 DM 1 - General Information - Draft 1/26/2007
441 DM 2 - Responsibilities - Draft 1/26/2007
441DM 3 - Position Risk and Sensitivity Designation - Draft 1/04/2007
441 DM 4 - Investigation Requirements - Draft 1/04/2007
441 DM 5 - Suitability and Security Screening and Adjudication - Draft 1/10/2007

Executive Order

10450 - Security Requirements for Government Employment
12968 - Access to Classified Information

Suitability

DRAFT - OPM Guidance on Suitability Standards
NOTE: Although this is draft guidance this is currently being utilized and is being incorporated in the revision of Departmental Manual 441.

Office of Inspector General - Investigations

Policy, Authority, Responsibility
410 FW 1
April 9, 2007 - Memorandum from OIG - New Procedures
June 23, 2006 - Memorandum from Assistant Secretary - Internal Affairs Interim Policy
OIG Responsibility 410 FW 2
Service Responsibility 410 FW