5 CFR 337.205 - Critical hiring needs.

§ 337.205 Critical hiring needs.
(a) OPM will determine when there is a critical hiring need for particular occupations, grades (or equivalent) and/or geographic locations. OPM may decide independently that such a need exists or may make this decision in response to a written request from an agency.
(b) An agency when requesting direct-hire authority under this section, or OPM when deciding on its own, must:
(1) Identify the position(s) that must be filled;
(2) Describe the event or circumstance that has created the need to fill the position(s);
(3) Specify the duration for which the critical need is expected to exist; and
(4) Include supporting evidence that demonstrates why the use of other hiring authorities is impracticable or ineffective.
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§ 337.205 Critical hiring needs.

(a) OPM will determine when there is a critical hiring need for particular occupations, grades (or equivalent) and/or geographic locations. OPM may decide independently that such a need exists or may make this decision in response to a written request from an agency.

(b) An agency when requesting direct-hire authority under this section, or OPM when deciding on its own, must:

(1) Identify the position(s) that must be filled;

(2) Describe the event or circumstance that has created the need to fill the position(s);

(3) Specify the duration for which the critical need is expected to exist; and

(4) Include supporting evidence that demonstrates why the use of other hiring authorities is impracticable or ineffective.

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Title 5 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 337 after this date.

  • 2015-12-04; vol. 80 # 233 - Friday, December 4, 2015
    1. 80 FR 75785 - Human Resources Management Reporting Requirements
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      OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
      Final rule.
      January 4, 2016.
      5 CFR Parts 337, 576, 792, 831, and 842