EPA Relocation Program Brochure by kp00p7


									                                              EPA’s Federal Employee           Employee Permanent
                                                Relocation Center            Change of Station Services

            About FERC                        We are committed to:
The FERC is a highly cost‐competitive,    Providing federal employees
efficient, customer service driven
                                           	                                    EPA’s Federal
                                          with quality relocation services
relocation resource center capable of                                        Employee Relocation
managing domestic and international       Providing agencies with cost‐
relocations for civilian Federal          efficient services                   Center (FERC)
agencies.                                 Helping you maximize your

We partner with Federal agencies          agency’s operational efficiency
through Interagency Agreements to
manage permanent change of station
moves in the Federal government.
We streamline the process from start
to finish, standardize the provision of
services, and reduce paperwork all

                                                                                    Offering a

                                                                                One‐Stop‐Shop for


                                          Toll Free Phone: 1‐800‐887‐2067
                                                 Fax: 1‐513‐487‐2561
                                                                                Federal Employees

                                           E‐mail: relocatefeds@epa.gov         1‐800‐887‐2067
                                            Web: www.relocatefeds.gov         www.relocatefeds.gov
     The EPA Federal Employee Relocation Center (FERC) ‐ Permanent Change of Station

        Services Offered	                                  Benefits                                  Relocation Process

EPA’s Federal Employee Relocation          For the Agency:                                  1.	 The Agency Human Resources or
Center provides a one‐stop‐shop                                                                 Program Office liaison contacts FERC.
                                           ∗ 	 Relocation program cost savings
for all your employee relocation                                                            2.	 FERC assigns a relocation specialist and
                                           ∗ 	 Opportunity cost savings; redirect FTE
needs. Our services include:                                                                    begins coordination with the employee,
                                           ∗ 	 Eliminate costly relocation training             human resources, and the hiring official.
∗ 	 Employee relocation planning and
                                           ∗ 	 Speed and accuracy of information            3.	 The relocation specialist advises the
                                           ∗ 	 Single point of contact for hiring and hu‐       employee, creates an electronic Travel
∗	   Entitlement and pre‐move
     counseling                               man resource officials                            Authorization and sends it to
∗	   Electronic creation of travel                                                              appropriate personnel for review and
                                           ∗ 	 Cost consultation with hiring officials
     authorization and vouchers                                                                 approval.
∗	   Home‐sale and home‐buying                                                              4.	 The relocation specialist coordinates
                                           For the Employee:                                    house‐hunting trips, real estate home
∗	   Shipment and storage of household
     goods                                 ∗ 	 Comprehensive entitlement briefings
                                                                                                sale and purchase, temporary quarters,
∗	   Electronic expense management and                                                          household goods shipping & storage,
                                           ∗ 	 Single point of contact for all relocation       en route travel, and miscellaneous
∗	   Records management                       questions                                         expenses.
∗	   Relocation Income Tax Allowance       ∗ 	 Centralized shipping and storage of          5.	 Employee and relocation specialist
     (RITA) calculations and issuance of      household goods                                   complete voucher preparation and
∗	   Managed customer service help desk    ∗ 	 Comprehensive Home Sale Program                  submission, RITA (taxes), W‐2s and
                                                                                                relocation closeout.
                                           ∗ 	 Centralized real estate management


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