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Direct Hire Authority

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Date Created:July 6, 2013

Date Uploaded to the Library:February 20, 2014

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Office the Secretary 
Assistant Secretary forAdmlnlstratlo11 
Office Human Resot.rces 
May 2010 March 2!, 2010, the Office Personnel Management (OPM) approved the Depa.rtn'!.ent's request for irect-hire authority (DHA) support the Administration's Health Care Rfonn initiative. The DHA ! extremely .valuable human capital reeruitment tool which allows the agency make offers candidates outsi'de the traditional hiring process. OPM approved the use this autherity through September 30, '2010 meet our immediate critic8.l hiring needs. 
Effective imlliediately, Operatfug and Staff Divisions are approved use the DHA filling positions' directly related ealth Reform operations. For auditing purpo$es, OPM mandated that all Health Refonn hires coded. sepately the Departmnt's persofillel database. ensure full compliance the impfomentation the DHA, please ooilliuruate all hiringmanagers the importance limltihg the the authority Health Reform positions only: 
Please note the,Office Resourcs will tracking Departmental hires acrss the various series and grade$ ensure don't exceed the OPM approved allocations position. 

we' monitor the DHA hiring prQCess, will alert OPM additional allocations ate required for particular approved position. Since OHR tracking all the Departrriental level," OPDIVS and TAFFDIVS will not receive separate E>HA allocations position, but may proceed/with hiring across.all DHA position categories appropriate.  
Asyu Q.u1ckiy move forwar address human qapital needs wiin your respective organizations, please keep mind tl)e Secretary's two percent goal incree the. nun)bei perS'ons with targeted disabilities the workforce December-31,.2010artd the shared commitment across the.

DeP.artment hiring veterans. Also, keeping with diversity. goals, managers are encouraged 
expand efforts terms dfspahic hires. 
Attached you will fmd copy the Df!A approval from OPM and operational guidance how  DHA will hDplernented.1 
Ifyoti have any questions regarding the memo, please conta9t Anton*a Harris (202) 6906191. quiries regarding open announcements should directed youf servicing huan resources office.