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Certified Public Manager Program

cpm.dchr@dc.gov

1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20003

(202) 442-9700 (Option #2)

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Certified Public Manager Program Application

Certified Public Manager Program Application

Certified Public Manager® Application – June 1 - June 24, 2022. Applications will be screened weekly for qualified candidates. Points will be given for early submissions:  June 10th – 5 points, June 17th – 3 points, June 21st – 2 points.

Important things to consider in the process of applying to the Certified Public Manager® Program (CPM):

  • You must currently hold a supervisory, managerial or staff District government position at the grade CS-12 or equivalent, MSS 11 and above supervisors and managers; [e.g. Excepted service–grade 7 and above; Legal–LX Legal Service Managers; MPD–Non-union Lieutenant and higher; FEMS–Non-union Battalion Chief and higher].  
  • You must complete the application in one session. You cannot save an incomplete application.
  • You must answer all questions and follow the directions as explained within the application.
  • Please communicate your interest in the CPM Program with your supervisor before submitting your application.
  • The Confidential Supervisory Evaluation Form will be sent directly to your supervisor after screening your application.
  • You should expect to receive an email confirmation from CPM mailbox within 48 business hours of your submission. If not, please send email to cpm.dchr@dc.gov to double confirm with us.

Part 1: Basic Information

Part 2: Employment Information

Date hired by DC Government

Date Picker

Supervisor Information

Current Supervisor Name

Agency Head Name

Part 3: Essays

Please type your essays in a Word document and upload into the application.

Please use single-spaced, 12-point font in Times New Roman.  Each essay needs to be 500 words or more.

Essay 1: What do you consider to be the key accomplishments in your professional career? Describe the organization(s) and time frame in which the accomplishments took place. 

Essay 2: What is the most critical issue currently faced by the government of the District of Columbia? What role can you, as a public manager, play in its resolution?  

 

Essay 1: (Please note: only txt, pdf, doc, and docx extensions are allowed)

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Essay 2: (Please note: only txt, pdf, doc, and docx extensions are allowed)

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Part 4: Resume (Please note: only txt, pdf, doc, and docx extensions are allowed)

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