TO: Associate Director
FROM: Director of Headquarters Operations
SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority to Approve Payment of Travel Expenses for Pre-employment Interviews
AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE AND TO WHOM
Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), by the Deputy Assistatit Secretary for Health Management Operations, Public Health Service (PHS), dn April 30, 1991, and redelegated to the Director of Headquarters Operations by the Director, IHS, on August 23, 1990, I hereby delegate to the Associate Director, Office of Administration and Management, IHS, for IHS Headquarters personnel, the authority to approve payment of travel expenses for pre-employment interviews.
AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE
This authority may be redelegated.
INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE
Requirements and instructions for exercising this authority are contained in United States Office of Peisonnel Management (USOPM) regulations and DHHS Instruction 571-2.
Department policy permits the payment of travel expenses for pre-employment interviews when the selecting official has determined that it is in the best interest of the Department to recruit outside the commuting area and pay interview expenses.
This delegation is effective upon date of signature.
/Robert Marsland/ Robert A. Marsland Assistant Surgeon General
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