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Onboarding Toolkit

The following fact sheets below are here to help you learn and familiarize yourself with your On-Boarding process. 

Functional Statement

The Orientation Branch (OB) is responsible for the management, implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement for the FEMA's Orientation program.  Orientation acclimates new employees to the organization and their position.  In partnership with key FEMA Offices, Orientation Branch is responsible for developing and updating program content, exercises, and resources.

In partnership with the Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer (OCCHCO), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Office of the Chief Security Officer (OCSO), and Office of Response and Recovery (ORR), the Orientation Branch team members are responsible for the coordination of the employee onboarding process, to include the administrative mechanics of integrating an employee into the organization (e.g., providing Personal Identity Verification or PIV cards, computers and phones).  Team members act as technical advisors to FEMA Headquarters, Regional Offices, and all other Primary Duty Station (PDS) locations for onboarding requirements, processes, and logistics.

FEMA New Hire Fact Sheet

The new hire fact sheet provides you all the necessary tools and information to your On-Boarding process.

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FEMA Emergency Backup Dependent Care

The following Emergency Backup Dependent Care sheet provides you all the necessary information to access the Emergency Dependent Backup Care program.

Electronic Official Personal Folder- eOPF

The following Fact Sheet provides you with the following information on the Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) a system developed as a management solution to handle official personnel files and to simplify your access to your own Official Personnel Folder (OPF).

Last updated January 8, 2021