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Equal Employment Opportunity

It is policy of the United States Secret Service to provide equal opportunity in employment for all persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), sexual orientation, genetic information, or parental status.

Our Mission

The United States Secret Service Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (EEOD) provides its customers with professional leadership for a comprehensive, proactive, model Equal Opportunity Program that is integrated into the agency's mission and promotes equality for all.


EEO Data Posted Pursuant to the No FEAR Act

The United States Secret Service's public website contains statistical information in accordance with the No FEAR Act. The data is updated on a quarterly basis. Read more....

Filing a Complaint of Discrimination
What is a Complaint of Discrimination?

A discrimination complaint is an allegation raised by an aggrieved person (current or former employee, contract employee or applicant for employment) who believes he/she has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), sexual orientation, genetic information, or parental status because of an act or inaction that adversely affects their privileges or benefits of employment.

How to File an EEO Complaint
  • Who Can File:

    Any present or former United States Secret Service employee, contract employee, or applicant for employment who believes he or she has been discriminated against because of his or her race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), sexual orientation, reprisal/retaliation for past EEO activity, genetic information, or parental status may file an EEO complaint.
  • When Must Allegations of Discrimination be Raised:

    Before filing an EEO complaint, you must first initiate contact with the EEOD within 45 calendar days of the date of the alleged discriminatory act or, if a personnel action is involved, within 45 calendar days of its effective date. An EEO counselor will be assigned to conduct an inquiring regarding the allegations.
  • How to Contact an EEOD Counselor:

    Contact the EEOD at (202) 406-5540 or via TTY at (202) 406-9805 or via email at the address shown below, to request an EEO counselor.
  • What Information is Needed:

    - Your name, mailing address and telephone number
    - Your position, grade, office, location, or applicant status
    - The specific basis(es) of discrimination alleged; i.e., race, color, etc.
    - A brief description of the action that gave rise to the complaint, the date of event(s)
      and the requested remedy.
    - As appropriate, supporting documentation and a list of potential witnesses.


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