Washington, D.C. 20530
September 25, 2006
MEMORANDUM FOR BUREAU HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICERSFROM: Raymond A. Pagliarini, Jr.
Director, Personnel Staff
SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority to Determine the Minimum Areas of Consideration for Competitive Vacancy Announcements
Human Resources (HR) officers are delegated personnel authority to determine the minimum areas of consideration for positions advertised at grades GS-13 and below. In utilizing this delegation, HR officers must:
For positions advertised at grades GS-14 and above, HR officers must request an exception to the Department-wide minimum area of consideration requirement. Exceptions may be granted under this authority on a case-by-case basis for positions to be filled:
Exceptions must be submitted to the Justice Management Division, Personnel Staff, in writing. In addition, exceptions to the Department-wide minimum area of consideration must be documented in the merit promotion case files.
Questions regarding this delegation of authority may be referred to Tia Murphy. Ms. Murphy may be reached at (202) 305-1757 or by electronic mail at Tia.R.Murphy@usdoi.gov.
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