FY 2022-2023 EXECUTIVE RESOURCES BIENNIAL ALLOCATIONS
AGENCY WRITTEN REQUEST
(Response Due: December 31, 2020)
Department or Agency Name: ______________________________________________________________
This request is in response to the requirement at 5 U.S.C. § 3133 that during even-numbered calendar years
each agency examines its Senior Executive Service (SES) position needs and submit a written request to the
U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for a specific number of SES position authorizations for each
of the succeeding fiscal years. Agencies are also expected to provide the results of their examination for the
Senior-Level (SL) and Scientific and Professional (ST) allocations below.
Agency Instructions: Please complete the table below using data from ESCS using the cut-off date of
December 15, 2020. Address each of the four (4) sections and obtain the appropriate signatures by the
Agency Head/ Inspector General or designee. Return this request, no later than December 31, 2020, to
OPM at SERS@opm.gov.
If you have any questions, please contact Karen English at (202) 606-2747 or Phyllis Proctor at (202) 606-2683.
Section 1- New Allocations Requested
CURRENT (#) IN ESCS
as of 12/15/2020
To calculate vacancy rate: divide the number of vacant allocations by the number of filled allocations.
For example, if your agency has 10 total allocations, and 2 allocations are vacant, your “vacancy rate” is 20% (2/10 = .20).
Section 2- Existing Allocations Review
Please initial this section if there are no changes requested.
As part of the biennial process, the agen
cy confirms it will continue to work within its
_____ Initial here existing allocation(s) and is not requesting new additional allocations during the FY 2022-
2023 biennial allocations process.