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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 25, 2008 / Notices presentation will be limited to three minutes. To be placed on the public speaker list, interested parties should contact CAPT Theresa Lawrence in writing (preferably via e-mail), by November 28, 2008. Written Statements: In general, individuals or groups may file written comments with the Task Force. All written comments must be received prior to December 12, 2008 and should be sent to CAPT Theresa Lawrence (preferably by e-mail with ‘‘Task Force Public Comment’’ as the subject line). Individuals needing special assistance should notify CAPT Theresa Lawrence (preferably by e-mail) by November 28, 2008. Dated:November 18, 2008. RADM William C. Vanderwagen, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [FR Doc. 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Chappell, Acting Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–27969 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Welcome to the DHS Enterprise eRecruitment System Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, DHS. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Information Collection submission for OMB Review. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 26, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1. ADDRESSES: Comments and questions about this Information Collection Request should be forwarded to the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Attn: Mabeline Hall for the Department of Homeland Security/ CHCO, 245 Murray Lane SW., Building 410, Washington, DC 20528. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mabeline Hall, 202–357–8272 (this is not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) is implementing an enterprise eRecruitment system for DHS. The use of an automated recruitment solution is necessary to meet mission critical needs of DHS and comply with the 45-day hiring model under the President’s Management Agenda. Technology-enabled recruitment can deliver both time savings and improved results. Based on an internal inventory of DHS human resource (HR) systems, more than 50 systems are currently used E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 71656 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 25, 2008 / Notices by DHS components to perform hiring/ recruitment related activities. As part of the effort to consolidate and modernize the HR systems, the OCHCO is leading an effort to consolidate towards an automated enterprise solution that can contribute to material improvements in the overall hiring process. Working in close collaboration, OCHCO’s Human Capital Business System (HCBS) and Human Capital units defined the key project goals. The overall vision for the e-Recruitment initiative is to implement a state-of-theart system that automates hiring/ recruitment processes across DHS and seamlessly integrates with other related DHS services. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. This collection is designed to further allow DHS to plan recruitment efforts based on workforce analytics regarding turnover rates and expected budget/FTE allocations; proactively recruit for anticipated vacancies to reduce the time-to-hire; automate employee referrals, applications, pre-screening, resume management, candidate tracking, and candidate rating and ranking; provide applicant workflow, communications, interview management, reference/background checking, and ‘‘on-boarding’’ services; provide regulatory and analytical reports for both recruiters and hiring managers. Response by applicants is optional. Any information obtained by DHS will be used only for evaluating applicants for job opportunities by rating and ranking the applications based upon the qualifications and skills outlined by the job vacancy announcement. All responses are treated in a highly confidential manner VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Nov 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 and responses may be verified for accuracy and completeness. Analysis AGENCY: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer. Title: DHS Enterprise e-Recruitment System. OMB Number: 1601–New. Frequency: On-going collection. Affected Public: All individuals anticipating applying for an employment opportunity with the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters Division. Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2 Hours. Total Burden Hours: 10,000 × 2 = 20,000. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $20,341,958.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $39,845,675.00. Dated: November 18, 2008. Richard Mangogna, Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–28036 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DHS–2008–0136] Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security General Training Records System of Records Privacy Office, DHS. Notice of Privacy Act system of AGENCY: ACTION: records. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security is giving notice that it proposes to update one record system titled, DHS/ALL–003 Department of Homeland Security General Training Records. Categories of individuals, categories of records, routine uses, and exemptions of this system of records notice have been updated to better reflect the Department’s updated general training record systems. Additionally, the Department will be issuing a Final Rule on the exemptions elsewhere in the Federal Register concurrent with the publishing of this updated System of Records Notice. This updated system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security’s inventory of record systems. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 26, 2008. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 You may submit comments, identified by docket number DHS– 2008–0136 by one of the following methods: • Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–866–466–5370. • Mail: Hugo Teufel III, Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528. • Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this rulemaking. All comments received will be posted without change and may be read at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personally identifiable information provided. • Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: For general questions and privacy issues please contact: Hugo Teufel III (703– 235–0780), Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: I. Background The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is updating and reissuing an agency-wide system of records under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) for DHS general training records. This system collects and maintains training records on current and former Departmental employees, contractors, and other individuals. In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, DHS is giving notice that it proposes to update one record system titled, DHS/ALL–003 Department of Homeland Security General Training Records (71 FR 26767 May 8, 2006). Categories of individuals have been updated to include volunteers and contractors; other participants in training programs, including instructors, course developers, observers, and interpreters; categories of records have been updated to include more extensive records for processing and tracking training activities; routine uses have been updated to allow for the sharing of information for an audit of the Department or it’s components; to share with the supervisor of those individuals seeking training as it relates to the individual’s fitness and qualifications for training and to provide training status; and to allow for sharing in the event the Department has a possible loss of personally identifiable information. Additionally, the Department will be E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[FR Doc No: E8-28036]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY


Welcome to the DHS Enterprise e-Recruitment System

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, DHS.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Information Collection 
submission for OMB Review.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Human 
Capital Officer has submitted the following information collection 
request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 26, 
2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.

ADDRESSES:  Comments and questions about this Information Collection 
Request should be forwarded to the Office of the Chief Human Capital 
Officer, Attn: Mabeline Hall for the Department of Homeland Security/
CHCO, 245 Murray Lane SW., Building 410, Washington, DC 20528.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mabeline Hall, 202-357-8272 (this is 
not a toll free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), 
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) is implementing an 
enterprise e-Recruitment system for DHS. The use of an automated 
recruitment solution is necessary to meet mission critical needs of DHS 
and comply with the 45-day hiring model under the President's 
Management Agenda.
    Technology-enabled recruitment can deliver both time savings and 
improved results. Based on an internal inventory of DHS human resource 
(HR) systems, more than 50 systems are currently used

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by DHS components to perform hiring/recruitment related activities. As 
part of the effort to consolidate and modernize the HR systems, the 
OCHCO is leading an effort to consolidate towards an automated 
enterprise solution that can contribute to material improvements in the 
overall hiring process.
    Working in close collaboration, OCHCO's Human Capital Business 
System (HCBS) and Human Capital units defined the key project goals. 
The overall vision for the e-Recruitment initiative is to implement a 
state-of-the-art system that automates hiring/recruitment processes 
across DHS and seamlessly integrates with other related DHS services.
    The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in 
comments which:
    1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submissions of responses.
    This collection is designed to further allow DHS to plan 
recruitment efforts based on workforce analytics regarding turnover 
rates and expected budget/FTE allocations; proactively recruit for 
anticipated vacancies to reduce the time-to-hire; automate employee 
referrals, applications, pre-screening, resume management, candidate 
tracking, and candidate rating and ranking; provide applicant workflow, 
communications, interview management, reference/background checking, 
and ``on-boarding'' services; provide regulatory and analytical reports 
for both recruiters and hiring managers. Response by applicants is 
optional. Any information obtained by DHS will be used only for 
evaluating applicants for job opportunities by rating and ranking the 
applications based upon the qualifications and skills outlined by the 
job vacancy announcement. All responses are treated in a highly 
confidential manner and responses may be verified for accuracy and 
completeness.

Analysis

    AGENCY: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Human 
Capital Officer.
    Title: DHS Enterprise e-Recruitment System.
    OMB Number: 1601-New.
    Frequency: On-going collection.
    Affected Public: All individuals anticipating applying for an 
employment opportunity with the Department of Homeland Security 
Headquarters Division.
    Number of Respondents: 10,000.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2 Hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 10,000 x 2 = 20,000.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $20,341,958.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $39,845,675.00.

    Dated: November 18, 2008.
Richard Mangogna,
Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-28036 Filed 11-24-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-10-P