To: Associate Director
FROM: Associate Director Office of Administration and Management
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 Associate Director, Office of Administration and Management (OAM), Indian Health Service (IHS), by the Director of Headquarters Operations, IHS, on September 5, 1991, I hereby delegate to the Associate Director, Office of Health Program Research and Development (OHPRD), for his/her respective organization, the authority to approve payment of travel expenses for pre-employment interviews.
AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE
This authority may be redelegated to the Executive Officer, OHPRD, with no further redegation authorized.
INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE
Requirements and instructions for exercising this authority are contained in United States Office of Personnel 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.
/George Buzzard/ George Buzzard
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