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					                                                                   M/HR DELEGATIONS


Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                  ADS Chapter   Delegated To              Redelegated

                                                                        ALLOWANCES

Approve Physicians Comparability Allowance     Office of Management and           ADS 477 (P)   CSP, FSP as appropriate
(PCA)                                          Budget (OMB) approved plan
                                               5 CFR 595
                                               5 USC 5948
Approve, disapprove or discontinue allowances Department of State                 ADS 477       FSP
for Foreign Service (FS) employees assigned to Standardized Regulations
USAID Washington                               (DSSR)
                                               DSSR 100-1000
                                               3 FAM 3200-3280
Approve, disapprove, discontinue allowances    DSSR 100-1000                      ADS 477       Mission Director (MD)
(except Separate Maintenance Allowance--       3 FAM 3200-3280
SMA) for FS employees overseas
Approve SMA for FS employees overseas          DSSR 260                           ADS 477       FSP
                                               3 FAM 3232
Approve requests for SMA based on special      DSSR 260                           ADS 477       OD                        FSP
needs or hardship                              3 FAM 3232
Approve Home Service Transfer Allowance        DSSR 250                           ADS 477       FSP
(HSTA) requests                                3 FAM 3231
Approve HSTA extensions                        DSSR 250                           ADS 477       OD                        FSP
                                               3 FAM 3231
Approve HSTA appeals                                                              ADS 477       OD
Acts for the Administrator on SR allowances                                       ADS 103       OD

                                                                        APPOINTMENTS

Suitability adjudication - deny/approve
employment based on suitability issues
CS - Civil Service                                     ADS 566                    ADS 469       CSP
                                                       5 CFR 731 (Subparts A-F)
WG - Wage Grade (Prevailing Rate)                      ADS 566                    ADS 473       CSP
                                                       5 CFR 731 (Subparts A-F)


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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                   ADS Chapter   Delegated To             Redelegated
AD - Administratively Determined                       ADS 566                  ADS 413          CSP with A/AID
                                                                        ALLOWANCES
                                                       5 CFR 731 (Subparts A-F)
Schedule C                                              ADS 566                 ADS 413          CSP with A/AID
                                                       5 CFR 731 (Subparts A-F)
SES - Senior Executive Service                         ADS 566                  ADS 423          CSP with A/AID
                                                       5 CFR 731 (Subparts A-F)
FS - Foreign Service                                   ADS 566                  ADS 468(P)       FSP
SFS - Senior Foreign Service                           ADS 566                  ADS 422          FSP with Department of
                                                                                                 State Board of
                                                                                                 Examiners (DOS BEX)
Determine whether medical examinations are
necessary for employees
WG                                                     5 CFR PART 339              ADS 473       CSP
CS                                                     5 CFR PART 339              ADS 469(P)    CSP
SES                                                    5 CFR PART 339              ADS 423       CSP
FS                                                     16 FAM 100                  ADS 468(P)    FSP
SFS                                                    16 FAM 100                  ADS 422       FSP
Approve FS Medical Review Committee                    HB 25, Ch. 35, Supplement   ADS 468(P)    OD
                                                       35B ADS 414 (P)
Approve medical waivers for FS appointment             HB 25, Ch. 35, Supplement   ADS 468(P)    OD
                                                       35B ADS 414 (P)
Notify candidate if application for appointment is
unsuccessful.
CS                                                                                 ADS 469(P)    CSP
WG                                                                                 ADS 473       CSP
ADS/Schedule C                                                                     ADS 413       CSP
SES                                                                                ADS 423       CSP
FS                                                                                 ADS 468(P)    FSP
SFS                                                                                ADS 422       FSP
Approve higher rates of pay based on superior 5 CFR PART 531,                      ADS 471       CSP
qualifications for civil service employees         Subpart B. Sec 531.203(b)




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                  ADS Chapter   Delegated To              Redelegated
Approve recruitment, relocation and               5 CFR PART 575             ADS 467(P)         A/AID, AA/M, D/State
                                                                     ALLOWANCES
retention incentives for civil service            5 U.S.C. 5754                                 Skills Committee as
employees                                                                                       appropriate
Make official salary offer to candidates selected
for USAID positions
CS                                                ADS 471                    ADS 469(P)         CSP
                                                  5 CFR PART 531
WG                                                5 CFR PART 532             ADS 473            CSP
AD                                                                           ADS 413            CSP with A/AID
SES                                                                          ADS 423            CSP with A/AID
Presidentially Appointed (PAS)                    5 USC 5311-5316            ADS 413            CSP
                                                  Executive Pay Schedule
FS                                                Ch. 4, FSA of 1980 as      ADS 470            FSP
                                                  amended
SFS                                               Ch 4, FSA of 1980          ADS 422            FSP
                                                  as amended
Approve new appointments at USAID:
SES                                               5 CFR PART 317             ADS 423            A/AID
AD                                                Section 625(b) FAA 1961 as ADS 413            A/AID
                                                  amended; 22 USC 2385
Schedule C                                        5 CFR 213 (3301-3302)                         A/AID
Mission Directors/Deputies, USAID                 Sec. 631(b) FAA of 1961    ADS 422            A/AID
Representatives
SFS                                               Ch 3, FSA of 1980,         ADS 422            Department of State
                                                  as amended                                    Board of Examiners with
                                                                                                A/AID
Presidentially Appointed (PAS)                         22 USC 2384-2385           ADS 413       Advice and Consent of
                                                                                                the Senate
CS                                                     5 CFR 315 Suparts B - G    ADS 413       CSP
WG                                                     5 CFR 532                  ADS 473       CSP
FS                                                     ADS 414(P) - HB 25 Ch 35   ADS 468(P)    FSP
                                                       ADS 459 (IDIs)(P)



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                     ADS Chapter       Delegated To        Redelegated

                                                                   ALLOWANCES
Resident Hire Employees                         Ch. 3, Sec. 311, FSA of 1980, ADS 499                  MD with FSP
                                                as amended
FS Career Employees (Reappointments)            HB 25, Ch. 35 Ch. 3,          ADS 414(P) - FS (Non-    OD
                                                FSA of 1980, as amended       SMG)
                                                                              ADS 422 - SFS (SMG)
Recall of FS employees                          HB 25, Ch. 35 Ch. 3,          ADS 414(P) - FS (Non -   OD, A/AID as
                                                FSA of 1980, as amended       SMG)                     appropriate
                                                                              ADS 422 - SFS (SMG)
Foreign Service Limited (FSL)                   Sec. 577 Authority (Part I of ADS 414(P)               FSP
                                                the FAA 1961, as amended)
                                                USAIO General Notice dated
                                                02/08/2005
Consultants/Experts (including extensions)      5 CFR PART 304                ADS 413                  CSP
                                                5 USC 3109
Approve request to pay consultant/expert higher 5 CFR PART 304                ADS 413                  CSP
rate than position classified                   5 USC 3109
Approve exception to hire retired USAID                                              ADS 413           OD                  CSP
employee as consultant/expert 60 days or
less following retirement
Manage/Negotiate Intergovernmental Personnel 5 CFR PART 334                          ADS 437           CSP
Act (IPA) appointments to/from USAID         5 USC 3371-3376

Approve IPA Appointments from USAID                    5 CFR PART 334                ADS 437           CSP
                                                       5 USC 3371-3376
Approve IPA Appointments to USAID/Sign                 5 CFR PART 334                ADS 437           OD                  CSP
agreement                                              5 USC 3371-3376
Technical Advisors in AIDS, Child Survival,            Section 545, Child Survival   ADS 437           Bureau for Global
Infectious Diseases, Population, and Basic             and AIDS Activities, of the                     Health
Education (TAACS) - Incoming                           Foreign Assistance
                                                       Appropriations Act. USAID
                                                       Notice dated 09-18-95,



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                     ADS Chapter            Delegated To              Redelegated
Foreign Service Nationals                              22 USC 2396(a)(3)         ADS 495                    MD
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
Administer oath of office for other than               ADS 414(P) - FS           ADS 413 - CS               CSP, FSP as appropriate
appointments by A/AID
Administer oath of office for appointments             ADS 423 - SES                 ADS 422                A/AID, OD as
by A/AID                                                                                                    appropriate
a. Tenuring
Approve tenure precepts                                USAID General Notice dated ADS 414(P)                OD                        NRd
                                                       04/20/06, New USAID Foreign
                                                       Service Tenure System

Approve/appoint Tenure Board Members                   USAID General Notice dated ADS 414(P)                OD                        NRd
                                                       04/20/06, New USAID Foreign
                                                       Service Tenure System

Certify list of employees eligible for tenure          USAID General Notice dated ADS 414(P) - FS           FSP
                                                       04/20/06, New USAID Foreign ADS 422 - SFS
                                                       Service Tenure System
Convene and support FS Tenure Board                    USAID General Notice dated    ADS 414 (P)            ELR
                                                       04/20/06. New USAID Foreign
                                                       Service Tenure System
Make recommendations regarding tenuring                USAID General Notice dated    ADS 414(P) - FS (Non   Tenure Board
career-candidate employees                             04/20/06. New USAID Foreign   SMG)
                                                       Service Tenure System         ADS 422 - SFS (SMG)
                                                       Ch 3 FSA of 1980, as
                                                       amended. Sec. 306
Approve appointment based on Tenure Board
recommendations (other than commissioning)

FS                                                     USAID General Notice dated ADS 414(P)                FSP
                                                       04/20/06, New USAID Foreign
                                                       Service Tenure System



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                 ADS Chapter       Delegated To               Redelegated
SFS (SMG)                                              USAID General Notice dated ADS 422          A/AID
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
                                                       04/20/06, New USAID Foreign
                                                       Service Tenure System

b. Commissioning
Review eligibility for FS Commissioning                Ch 3 FSA of 1980,         ADS 435           FSP
                                                       as amended. Sec. 312
Approve commissioning list                                                       ADS 435           A/AID                      NRd

                                                     ASSIGNMENTS/TOURS OF DUTY - FOREIGN SERVICE

Approve FS assignment policies/precepts                Ch 5, FSA of 1980,        ADS 436           OD                         NRd
                                                       as amended. Sec. 502
Approve FS assignments (including initial                                        ADS 436           FSP
assignment of IDIs/NEPs)
Make directed assignments
FS                                                                               ADS 436           FSP
SFS (SMG)                                              HB 25 Chapter 39          ADS 424(P)        A/AID
Recommend executive assignments (FS)                   HB 25 Chapter 39          ADS 424(P)        SMG Panel
Approve SMG assignments and extensions                 HB 25 Chapter 39          ADS 424(P)        A/AID, OD as appropriate

Approve initial FS assignments in USAID/W              HB 25 Chapter 39          ADS 436           FSP
Approve initial SFS assignments in USAID/W             HB 25 Chapter 39          ADS 424(P)        A/AID
Approve extension of FS rotation in USAID/W
SMG:
Over three years                                       HR 25 Chapter 39          ADS 424(P)        A/AID
Non SMG
UP to eight years (including medical)                  ADS 422 - SFS             ADS 436           OD                         FSP
Over eight years--medical                              ADS 422 - SFS             ADS 436           FSP
Over eight years--other than medical                   ADS 422 - SFS             ADS 436           OD
Approve extension of continuous overseas
service beyond eight years
SMG                                                    HR 25 Chapter 39          ADS 424(P)        A/AID



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                  ADS Chapter   Delegated To   Redelegated
FS                                                                                ADS 436       OD             NRd
                                                                          ALLOWANCES
Approve excursion tours                                                           ADS 436       FSP
Approve permanent assignment to excursion                                         ADS 436       FSP
backstop
Approve assignments to positions more                                             ADS 436       OD
than three grades above or below personal
rank
Approve third tour requests                                                       ADS 436       OD
First level review and decision making on                                         ADS 436       FSP
employees/Bureau/Independent Office
appeals of assignments
Second level review and decision making on                                        ADS 436       OD
employees/Bureaus/Independent Office
appeals of assignments

Make final decisions on appeal requests                                           ADS 436       AA/M
disapproved by M/HR/OD
Approve direct transfers, curtailment of                                          ADS 436       FSP
tours, out-of-cycle bids
Approve extension of overseas tour for three                                      ADS 436       MD
months or less
Approve extension of overseas tour in excess of                                   ADS 436       FSP
three months but not to exceed one year - FS
Approve extension of overseas tour in excess of HB 25 Chapter 39                  ADS 424(P)    A/AID
three months but not to exceed one year - SMG
Shorten overseas tour
FS (Non SMG)
Less than 30 days                                                                 ADS 436       MD
30 Days or more                                                                   ADS 436       FSP
SMG
Less than 30 days                                      HB 25 Chapter 39           ADS 424(P)    FSP
Over 30 days                                           HB 25 Chapter 39           ADS 424(P)    A/AID


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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                  ADS Chapter        Delegated To          Redelegated
Approve assignments to the FS Reassignment                                      ADS 436              FSP
                                                                        ALLOWANCES
Complement
Authorize the assignment of "FS" to "GS"               Attachment to ADS 456,     ADS 456            FSP with ELR
designated position                                    Obey Amendment


                                                        ASSIGNMENT - CIVIL SERVICE (INCLUDING SES)

Authorize the assignment of "CS" employees Attachment to ADS 456,                 ADS 456            CSP with LERB
to "F" designated positions within the 20%   Obey Amendment
limitation
Approve CS reassignments (including directed                                      ADS 418            CSP
assignments)
Approve the assignment of SES employees                                           ADS 423            CSP with A/AID
(including directed assignments)
Assign Schedule C employee to competitive    5 CFR PART 6 Sec. 6.5                ADS 413            CSP with A/AID (OPM
service position                                                                                     approval required)

                                                                             AWARDS

Approve policy for incentive awards and                5 USC 45, 5 CFR 451        ADS 491            OD with A/AID and
evaluate effectiveness                                 5 USC 43, 5 CFR 430                           Special Awards
                                                                                                     Committeee (SAC)
Implement Incentive Awards Program                                                ADS 491            OD with ELR
Recommend appointment or reqppointment                                            ADS 491            ELR with OD
of members/Chairperson of the Special
Awards Committee (SAC)
Approve appointment/reappointment of                                              ADS 491            A/AID
members/Chairperson on the Special Awards
Committee (SAC)
Recommend external, Distinquished Career                                          ADS 491            Special Awards
Service, Superior Honor and Special Awards                                                           Committee
granted annually



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                    ADS Chapter   Delegated To             Redelegated
Approve external, Distinguished Career Service,                                 ADS 491           A/AID
                                                                        ALLOWANCES
Superior Honor and Special Awards granted
annually
Approve Joint State/USAID Awards                3 FAM 4800                          ADS 491       A/AID with Secretary -
                                                                                                  Department of State

                                                                          BENEFITS

Administer USAID Health Benefits Program               ADS 101                       ADS 476      ELR
                                                       5 CFR PART 890
Administer USAID Life Insurance Program                ADS 101                       ADS 476      ELR
                                                       5 CFR PART 870
Administer USAID Thrift Saving Plan                    Federal Employees'            ADS 476      ELR
                                                       Retirement System Act of 1986
                                                       5 CFR 1600-1690

Administer USAID Missing Persons Program Public Law 98-259                          ADS 478       MD, OD, FSP, ELR, GC
                                         5 USC 5561-5596                                          as appropriate
                                         ADS 530
Administer Unemployment Compensation     5 USC 8501-8509                            ADS 476       ELR with CSP/FSP
for Federal Employees (UCFE)             20 CFR 609

1. Distribute SF-08 to separating employees                                         ADS 476       CSP, FSP as
as appropriate                                                                                    appropriate
2. UCFE Entitlements, Claims/Appeals                                                ADS 476       ELR
Special Assistance to                                                               ADS 443       ELR
Employees/Beneficiaries
Administer Worker's Compensation Program 20 CFR PART 1-25                       5   ADS 442       ELR
                                            USC 81, Sec 8101-8193
                                                                       CLASSIFICATION




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                      ADS Chapter   Delegated To       Redelegated
Classify CS, SES, WG and FS/SFS position in            5 CFR PART 511, US Office ADS 456            CSP
                                                                           ALLOWANCES
USAID/W                                                of Personnel Management
                                                       Classfication Manual, 5 CFR
                                                       532
Classify FS positions overseas                         USAID General Notice dated ADS 456(P)        FSP
                                                       04/04/2005, Restructuring the
                                                       Personnel Operations
                                                       Division, Office of Human
                                                       Resources (M/HR/OD)

Designate USAID/W positions "F" or "G:                 Obey Amendment                 ADS 456       CSP
Approve redesignation of an USAID/W position           Obey Amendment                 ADS 456       CSP with ELR
between FS and GS
Decide FSN position classification and pay                                            ADS 495       PPIM
issues

                                                                            DETAILS

Approve details:                                  To
other U. S. agencies
CS reimbursable                                        5 U.S.C. 2635                  ADS 432       OD                 CSP
FS reimbursable                                                                       ADS 432       OD                 FSP
SMG reimbursable                                                                      ADS 424(P)    A/AID
All nonreimbursable                                                                   ADS 103       A/AID
To International organizations (I0s)
CS:                                                    5 U.S.C. 3584, Sections 3343
                                                       and 3582 through 3584 of
                                                       Title 5
for less than five years                                                              ADS 434       OD                 CSP
for more than five years; NTE eight years              5 CFR 352.306                  ADS 434       A/AID with State
FS:
not to exceed four years                               Sec. 503, FSA of 1980, as      ADS 434       OD                 FSP
                                                       amended



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                 ADS Chapter   Delegated To              Redelegated
for more than four years (special exception)           Sec. 503, FSA of 1980, as  ADS 434      A/AID with Secretary -
                                                                          ALLOWANCES
                                                       amended                                 Department of State
All nonreimbursable details to other locations         ADS 103                    ADS 434      A/AID
Approve a detail of non-SES employee to                5 CFR PART 317, Sec.       ADS 423      CSP with A/AID
SES position for less than 240 days                    317.903(4)
Approve the detail of a non SES employee for           5 CFR PART 317, Sec.       ADS 423      OPM
more than 240 days if the detail requires the          317.903(4)
non SES to supervise other SES positions or
detail an SES employee to a position at the GS-
15 or equivalent level or below.
Assignment of employees to the Detail Support                                    ADS 436       CSP, FSP as appropriate
Complement
Negotiate Joint Career Corps (JCC) details to                                    ADS 437       FSP
USAID/Reverse Joint Career Corps (RJCC)
details from USAID
Approve JCC/RJCC details/extension of details                                    ADS 437       OD
to/from USAID/Sign detail agreements
Approval all non-reimbursable details/extension                                  ADS 437       A/AID
of details from USAID
Approve IPA reimbursable details/extension of 5 CFR PART 334                     ADS 437       OD                        CSP
details (outgoing)                              5 USC 3371-3376
Approve IPA non-reimbursable                    ADS 103                          ADS 437       A/AID
details/extensions of details (outgoing)

                                                                  EMPLOYEE/LABOR RELATIONS

Represent USAID in negotiations with employee                                    ADS 101       ELR
unions and sign agreements
Approve negotiated agreements                                                    ADS 101       ELR with OD




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority               ADS Chapter   Delegated To               Redelegated
Serves as the Agency liaison with the Foreign                                  ADS 101       ELR
                                                                       ALLOWANCES
Service Grievance Board and arbitrators, the
Federal Labor Relations Authority, the Foreign
Service Labor Relations Board, the Federal
Impasses Panel, the Fedeeral Mediation and
Conciliation Service, the Foreign Service
Impasse Disputes Panel and other tribunals as
appropriate

Receive/investigate/decide grievances not
resolved at prior Agency management levels
CS                                                                             ADS 490       ELR
FS                                                     3 FAM 4400              ADS 486       ELR
Proposing official for performance based               5 CFR 432               ADS 489       First Line Supervisor
reduction in grade and removal actions                                                       OD (for employees
                                                                                             assigned to A/AID) with
                                                                                             ELR
Decesion officer for performance based                 5 CFR 432               ADS 489       Second Line Supervisor
reduction in grade and removal actions                                                       OD (If employee is
                                                                                             assigned to A/AID) with
                                                                                             ELR
Proposing official for formal disciplinary                                     ADS 487       Supervisor
actions (reprimands, suspensions of 14 days                                                  (Administrative Officer
or less) or adverse actions (removal,                                                        may propose a
suspensions for 14 days or more, furlough                                                    suspension if
without pay for more than 30 days, reduction                                                 supervisor is
in pay) for misconduct                                                                       unavailable because of
                                                                                             reassignment, TDY,
                                                                                             leave or similar reason)

Decision to reprimand USAID employees
CS                                                                             ADS 487       Supervisor



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                   ADS Chapter   Delegated To              Redelegated
WG                                                     ADS 487                 ADS 473           Supervisor
                                                                       ALLOWANCES
FS                                                                             ADS 485           Supervisor
Decision officer for suspensions of CS/WG                                      ADS 487           Second Line Supervisor
employees                                                                                        OD (If employee is
                                                                                                 assigned to A/AID)
Decision officer for other adverse actions                                         ADS 487       AA/DAA, Head of Office,
against CS/WG employees                                                            ADS 473       OD as appropriate

Decision officer for any action taken against an
employee who failed to perform his/her AEF
work plan responsibilities
CS                                                                                 ADS 487       AA/Head of Office
FS                                                                                 ADS 486       AA/Head of Office
Decision officer for disciplinary actions against 3 FAM 4400                       ADS 485       OD
FS employees (other than separation for cause)

Review and decide grievances for FS                    3 FAM 4400                  ADS 486       OD
employees at the Agency level
Review and decide Agency level decisions               3 FAM 4400                  ADS 486       FS Grievance Board
appealed by FS grievants
Nominate members of FS Grievance Board                 3 FAM 4400                  ADS 486       OD

                                                                           LEAVE

Approve annual/sick leave                              5 CFR PART 630 (Subparts   ADS 480        First Line Supervisor
                                                       C/D)
Approve family and medical leave                       5 CFR PART 630 (Subpart L) ADS 481        First Line Supervisor

Approve advance annual/sick leave                      5 CFR PART 630 (Subparts    ADS 480       First Line Supervisor     NRd
                                                       C/D)
Approve Leave Without Pay (LWOP)
For overseas employees
30 Days or less                                                                    ADS 480       MD



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority              ADS Chapter   Delegated To               Redelegated
More than 30 days but not to exceed 90 days                                   ADS 480       Mission Director with
                                                                      ALLOWANCES
                                                                                            advance notice to
                                                                                            Chief, FSP
More than 90 days                                                             ADS 480       Mission Director
                                                                                            concurrence is
                                                                                            required before Chief,
                                                                                            FSP can approve

For USAID/W employees
30 Days or less                                                               ADS 480       Second level supervisor
More than 30 days but not to exceed 90 days                                   ADS 480       Head of Office or
                                                                                            Bureau AA with
                                                                                            advance notification to
                                                                                            M/HR/CSP or FSP, as
                                                                                            appropriate, is
                                                                                            required.
More than 90 days                                                             ADS 480       Bureau/Office
                                                                                            concurrence is required
                                                                                            before Chief, M/HR/CSP
                                                                                            or M/HR/FSP, as
                                                                                            appropriate, can approve


Approve LWOP for Career Candidates
Up to 80 hours                                                                ADS 480       Supervisor clears
                                                                                            Second Line
                                                                                            Supervisor, Division
                                                                                            Chief or above
                                                                                            approves
80 hours or more, NTE 90 days                                                 ADS 480       MD/FSP clearances
                                                                                            AA/Head of Office
                                                                                            approves



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                     ADS Chapter   Delegated To            Redelegated
Approve home leave in excess of 45 days                3 FAM 3430                ADS 480           OD
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
Approve home leave of less than minimum 20             3 FAM 3430                ADS 480           FSP
workdays
Approve home leave in excess of 25 days for    USAID/General Notice , New ADS 480                  FSP
FS employees rotated to USAID/W                25-Day Maximum Home Leave
                                               Policy for Home
                                               Leave/Transfer to USAID/W
                                               3 FAM 3435
Approve deferral of home leave                 3 FAM 3430                 ADS 480                  FSP
Approve cancellation of scheduled annual leave 5 CFR 630, Subpart C       ADS 480                  First Line Supervisor
after determination of exigency
Appoint Decision Officer to determine exigency 5 CFR 630, Subpart C       ADS 480                  AA/Head of Office, MD   NRd
of public business
Approve restoration of forfeited annual leave  5 CFR 630, Subpart C       ADS 480                  B/IO Decision Officer
Approve restoration of annual leave forfeited  5 CFR 630, Subpart C       ADS 480                  First Line Supervisor
due to illness
Implement Voluntary Leave Transfer             5 CFR 630, Subpart I       ADS 482                  ELR
Program
Review and decide appeals of disapproved                                  ADS 482                  OD                      LERB
leave recipients
Approve assignments to LWOP complement HB 25 Chapter 39 (SMG)             ADS 436                  FSP


                                                                       MISCELLANEOUS

Represent USAID on the Interagency FSN                                               ADS 499       PPIM
Personnel Policy Coordinating Committee
Designate USAID Board of the Foreign Service           Ch 2, Sec 211, FSA of 1980,   ADS 101       A/AID
members                                                as amended
Designate Combined Federal Campaign                                                  ADS 101       A/AID
Coordinator




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority               ADS Chapter      Delegated To   Redelegated
Approves FAA 636(b) waivers - 636(b)                                           ADS 103          AA/M           M/FM
                                                                       ALLOWANCES
authorizes expenditures overseas
notwithstanding the laws governing expenditures
or obligations. This authority is often invoked to
deal with cases involving personal hardship on
employees of USAID, contractors and grantees

Approve waiver of Rest & Recuperation (R&R)            3 FAM 3620              ADS 476          FSP
costs

                                                         ORGANIZATION AND POSITION MANAGEMENT

Review and recommend approval/disapproval of                                   ADS 102          CSP
Agency organization proposals
Conduct management reviews of organization                                     ADS 102          CSP
proposals
Approve/disapprove organization changes that                                   ADS 102          AA/M           NRd
impact on other Bureaus
Approves/disapproves organization changes                                      ADS 102          A/AID          NRd
involving major functional transfers between
bureaus/independent offices and changes which
establish/eliminates an organization reporting
directly to the Administrator, et al
Review/Approve/Authorize organizational                                        ADS 102          CSP
changes at org levels 2 and 3
Coordinate Agency implementation of OMB                                        ADS 104          CSP
Circular A-76/conduct annual FAIR Act
inventory
Evaluate organizational effectiveness                                          ADS 104          CSP
Workforce Analysis & Planning                                                  ADS 102          PPIM




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                 ADS Chapter   Delegated To       Redelegated
Implement Accountability System                        Human Capital Assessment ADS 401(P)     PPIM with OD
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
                                                       and Accountability
                                                       Framework (HCAAF)


Approve/disapprove organizational title changes                                  ADS 102       CSP


                                                                  PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

Formulate policy for performance evaluation
programs
SES                                                    5 CFR PART 430            ADS 421       ELR with PPIM
CS (Including AD, Schedule C & WG                      5 CFR PART 430            ADS 462       PPIM
employees)
FS/SFS                                                 Chapter 6, FSA of 1980,   ADS 461       PPIM
                                                       as amended
Approve CS/FS evaluation programs
SES                                                                              ADS 421       OD with U.S. OPM
CS                                                                               ADS 462       OD with U.S. OPM
FS/SFS                                                 Chapter 6, FSA of 1980,   ADS 461       OD
                                                       as amended
Manage and administer evaluation programs
CS                                                     5 CFR PART 430            ADS 462       ELR
SES                                                    5 USC 4311-4315           ADS 421       ELR
FS/SFS                                                 Chapter 6, FSA of 1980,   ADS 461       ELR
                                                       as amended
Determine whether a rating official failed to
perform his/her evaluation responsibilities in a
timely manner
CS                                                                               ADS 462       ELR
SES                                                                              ADS 421       ELR
FS/SFS                                                                           ADS 461       ELR



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                 ADS Chapter   Delegated To            Redelegated
Approve disciplinary action and/or denial of                                     ADS 463       OD
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
awards/bonuses for supervisors/managers for
late submission of evaluation documentation
Approve/Appoint member to Performance Board                                      ADS 463       OD


                                                                     PERSONNEL POLICY

Develop and issue personnel policy                                               ADS 101       PPIM
Formulate and recommend USAID personnel                                          ADS 495       PPIM
policy regarding Foreign Service National and
Third Country National Direct Hire
(FSNDH/TCNDH) employees
Collaborate with M/OAA in the development of                                     ADS 495       PPIM
personnel policies concerning FSN Personal
Services Contractors (PSCs) and TCNPSCs


                                      PROMOTION AND PERFORMANCE AWARDS FOR CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES

Promotion for Civil Service Employees
Manage Civil Service Merit Promotion                   5 CFR PART 335            ADS 418       CSP
processes
Recommend career ladder and other                      5 CFR PART 335            ADS 418       First line supervisor
promotions
Approve career ladder and other promotions             5 CFR PART 335            ADS 418       CSP
Performance Awards
Manage the Performance Award System for                5 CFR PART 451            ADS 462       ELR
employees GS-15 and below                              5 CFR PART 430
Approve performance awards pools                       5 CFR PART 451            ADS 462       A/AID
                                                       5 CFR PART 430
Approve pay adjustments/performance awards             Sec. 625(b) FAA of 1961   ADS 462       A/AID
for AD employees



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                   ADS Chapter   Delegated To             Redelegated
Approve/deny within grade increase (WGI)               5 CFR 531, Subpart D     ADS 471          First Line Supervisor with
                                                                        ALLOWANCES
                                                                                                 ELR
Waive time in grade requiremnts for CS                 5 CFR 300 Subpart F         ADS 418       A/AID                      OD
employee when such requrements would result
in inequity or undue hardship

                                              PROMOTION AND PERFORMANCE AWARDS - FOREIGN SERVICE

Promotions
Recommend FS/SFS promotion numbers                                                 ADS 463       PPIM
Approve FS/SFS promotion numbers                                                   ADS 463       A/AID
Convene FS Performance and SFS                                                     ADS 463       ELR
Consolidated Performance Boards
Support Performance Boards                                                         ADS 463       ELR
Approve Performance Board Precepts                     Ch. 6, FSA of 1980,         ADS 463       OD
                                                       as amended
Recommend promotion lists                                                          ADS 463       FS Performance
                                                                                                 Board/SFS Consolidated
                                                                                                 Board
Approve FS promotion lists
FS                                                                                 ADS 463       OD
SFS                                                                                ADS 463       A/AID
Process FS/SFS promotion lists                                                     ADS 463       FSP
Review and recommend administrative                    USAID Notice dated          ADS 459 (P)   IDI Review Board
promotions for International Development               06/05/2006, entitled
Interns (IDIs)                                         International Development
                                                       Intern (IDI Guidelines
Approve administrative promotions for IDIs             USAID Notice dated          ADS 459 (P)   FSP
                                                       06/05/2006, entitled
                                                       International Development
                                                       Intern (IDI Guidelines
Performance Awards




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                    ADS Chapter        Delegated To        Redelegated
Manage performance award system for                                              ADS 461               ELR
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
employees FS-01 and below
FS Limitied Career Extensions (LCEs)
Recommend number of LCEs to be granted                 Sec. 607, FSA of 1980,       ADS 440            PPIM
                                                       as amended
Approve number of LCEs to be granted                                                ADS 440            A/AID
Designate SFS members to be granted LCEs                                            ADS 440            SFS Consolidated
                                                                                                       Performance Board
Approve SFS members to be granted LCE's                                             ADS 440            A/AID

                                  PERFORMANCE PAY - SENIOR FOREIGN SERVICE AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE

Approve Agency SFS Performance Pay (Lump               Chapter 4, Section 405, FSA of ADS 422          A/AID
sum cash awards)                                       1980, as amended
Approve Presidential Rank Awards                       5 CFR 451, Subpart B           ADS 422          A/AID
                                                       Chapter 4, Section 405, FSA
                                                       of 1980, as amended
Approve SES Performance Bonuses                                                       ADS 423          A/AID
Performance Based Pay Adjustments
Approve pay increase for maintaining relative                                       ADS 423/ADS422     A/AID
position in the SES/SFS pay range
Approve SFS performance based pay                                                   ADS 422            A/AID
adjustments
Approve SES performance based pay                                                   ADS 423            A/AID
adjustments

                                                                  RECRUITMENT AND TRAVEL

Determine workforce requirements and develop                                        ADS 469 - CS (P)   PPIM
recruitment plan for approval by Administrator                                      ADS 468 - FS (P)




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                    ADS Chapter        Delegated To              Redelegated
Approve recruitment plan for USAID which                                         ADS 469 - CS (P)      A/AID
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
includes numbers and categories of employees                                     ADS 468 - FS (P)
to be recruited inside and outside of USAID

Implement recruitment plan approved by the                                          ADS 469 - CS (P)   CSP, FSP as appropriate
Administrator utilizing a variety of recruitment                                    ADS 468 - FS (P)
mechanisms
Certify need for recruitment of SFS career                                          ADS 422            OD
candidates from external sources
Screen/assess candidates for SFS career                                             ADS 422            FSP with BEX
candidate appointment
Represent USAID on FS Board of Examiners               Chapter 2, Section 211, FSA of ADS 422          OD
(BEX)                                                  1980, as amended
Support USAID representation on BEX                                                   ADS 422          FSP
Approve FS Technical Selection Panel                                                  ADS 468(P)       FSP
guidelines
Search for candidates/oversees FS applicant                                         ADS 468(P)         FSP
screening and panel reviews
Approve selection of applicants
CS                                                     5 CFR 335 and Delegated      ADS 418            Supervisor with CSP
                                                       Examining Authority (DE)     ADS 469(P)
FS                                                                                  ADS 468(P)         FSP
SFS                                                                                 ADS 422            FSP with OD
Approve invitational and consultant travel for         5 CFR 572/Federal Travel     ADS 413            AA/Head of Office
hard to fill categories                                Regulations (FTR)
Pay for travel for interview of CS applicants          5 CFR 572/FTR                ADS 469(P)         AA/Head of Office
Pay travel and transportation for new hire civil       Federal Travel Regulations   ADS 524            AA/Head of Office
service employees to the first post of duty or
when changing duty stations.

                                                                  REDUCTION IN FORCE/FURLOUGH

Approve CS/FS furloughs                                                             ADS 453            A/AID



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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                ADS Chapter   Delegated To         Redelegated
Recommend primary skill codes, classes,
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
and numbers to be reduced through RIF
FS/SFS                                                 Ch. 6, FSA of 1980,      ADS 454       OD
                                                       as amended
Decide primary skill codes, classes, and                                        ADS 103       A/AID
number to be reduced through RIF
Recommend surplus CS & SES positions                                            AdS 452       AA/Heads of Office
Decide surplus CS & SES positions                                               ADS 452       A/AID
Approve CS/FS RIF                                                               ADS 103       A/AID
Conduct RIF
CS                                                                              ADS 452       CSP
FS/SFS                                                                          ADS 454       FSP
SES                                                                             ADS 455       CSP
Certify to OPM that USAID is unable to place a 5 CFR PART 359                   ADS 455       CSP
RIF'ed career SES appointee in a suitable
position
Resolve disagreements regarding employee                                        ADS 452       OD                   CSP
qualifications between M/HR and an office
receiving a RIFed employee
Develop and maintain reemployment priority
lists
CS                                             5 CFR PART 351                   ADS 452       CSP
FS                                             Ch. 6, FSA of 1980,              ADS 454       FSP
                                               as amended
Develop and maintain repromotion list                                           ADS 418       CSP
Administer Career Transition Programs for      Section 706(a), FSA of 1980,     ADS 493(P)    FSP with LERB
FS employees                                   as amended, USAID General
                                               Notice dated 10/10/2000,
                                               Career Transition Program




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                 ADS Chapter   Delegated To              Redelegated
Administer Career Transition Assistance                5 CFR PART 330, Subparts F ADS 452      CSP
                                                                        ALLOWANCES
Plans (CTAP) for Local Surplus and                     & G. Agency Plan attached
Displaced Employees and Interagency                    to ADS 418
Career Transition Assistance Plan for
Displaced Employees (ICTAP)
                                                                  SEPARATION AND RETIREMENT

a. Separation
Separate a CS employee during probationary             5 CFR PART 315,           ADS 446       CSP
period                                                 Subpart H
Separate a CS employee because of                      5 CFR PART 430            ADS 446       CSP
unsatisfactory performance
Approve/disapprove separation of CS                    5 CFR 752                 ADS 489       AA/DAA, Head of Office,
employees for cause                                                                            OD as appropriate

Separate FS/SFS career candidate not                                             ADS 414(p)    FSP
recommended by Tenure Board
Separate an FS/SFS career candidate before                                       ADS 450       OD
Tenure Board review
Separate an FS time-limited employee for other         Chapter 6, FSA of 1980,   ADS 450       OD
than disciplinary/adverse action                       as amended
Approve advance notice of intent to separate an        Chapter 6, FSA of 1980,   ADS 450       OD
SFS/FS employee because of disability                  as amended
Propose a separation of FS employee for cause                                    ADS 485       FSP

Approve/disapprove separation of FS employee Ch. 6, FSA 0f 1980, as              ADS 485       OD
for cause                                    amended
                                             3 FAM 4360-4368
Conduct separation hearing for FS            3 FAM 4365                          ADS 485       FS Grievance Board
employees filing grievances




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Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                    ADS Chapter   Delegated To           Redelegated
Removal of USAID principal officers (mission 3 FAM 4365                          ADS 103          A/AID
                                                                         ALLOWANCES
director, deputy mission directors, others)

Approve/disapprove repayment of travel cost            3 FAM 4361                   ADS 436       FSP
when an employee resigns before completing an
overseas tour of duty
b. Retirement
Administer Civil Service Retirement             5 CFR PART 831                  ADS ADS 494       ELR
Programs                                        101
Administer Foreign Service Retirement           ADS 101                             ADS 493(P)    ELR
Programs                                        Ch. 8, FSA of 1980,
                                                as amended
Approve application for retirement under the FS HB 30, Chapter 3                    ADS 493(P)    ELR
Retirement System
Approve consultation to USAID/W of FS           HB 30 Ch. 3                         ADS 493(P)    FSP
employees retiring from overseas
Postpone date of FS voluntary retirement        HB 30, Ch 3                         ADS 493(P)    ELR
Appoint members of FS Performance Standards                                         ADS 463       OD
Board
Convene and support FS Performance                                                  ADS 463       ELR
Standards Board
Decide Special Review Board recommendations                                         ADS 463       OD

Approve FS employees for mandatory                     HB 30 Ch 3                   ADS 493(P)    OD                     LERB
retirement based on relative performance ; set
retirement date
Extend service of an FS employee for up to five        HB 30 Ch. 3                  ADS 493(P)    OD
years beyond mandatory retirement age
Postpone date of FS mandatory retirement for           Sec. 607, FSA of 1980,       ADS 440       OD (NTE six months)
expiration of Time-in-Class (TIC) (007)                as amended                                 A/AID (NTE one year)
Initiate request for early-out and buyout              5 CFR PART 831               ADS 494       PPIM
(VERA/VSIP) authority



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                                                                     M/HR DELEGATIONS


Category/Sub Category                                  Authority                   ADS Chapter   Delegated To               Redelegated
Approve Agency request for VERA/VSIP                   5 CFR PART 831           ADS 494          A/AID
                                                                        ALLOWANCES
authority
Process VERA/VSIP requests
VERA                                                   5 CFR PART 831              ADS 494       ELR
VSIP                                                   5 CFR PART 831              ADS 494       CSP
Approve assignments to the Separation                                              ADS 436       FSP
Complement
                                                                            TRAINING

Administer USAID training program                                                  ADS 458(P)    TE
Approve extentsion of language training time                                       ADS 438(P)    FSP
beyond original authorization (except IDI/NEPS)

Waive language training in the U.S. with            HB 28 Ch. 4                    ADS 438(P)    FSP with TE. If TE
principal officer's written assurance that training HB 28 Ch. 1                                  disagrees OD reviews for
wil be provided in-country or elsewhere                                                          approval

Approve extension of IDI/NEP training beyond           HB 28 Ch 4                  ADS 438(P)    OD
original authorization
Approve long term training                             HB 28 Ch. 9                 ADS 458(P)    A/AID
Administer long term training programs                 HB 28 Ch. 9                 ADS 458(P)    FSP
Approve extension of long-term training                HB 28 Ch. 9                 ADS 458 (P)   A/AID
Approve sabbatical period for SES/SFS                                              ADS 103       A/AID
employees
Administer Tuition Assistance Program                  USAID Notice dated          ADS 458(P)    TE
(TAP)                                                  07/01/2005




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