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Ethics is an essential part of how we operate at FEMA.
This 1-hour course complies with the U.S. Office of Government Ethics initial agency ethics orientation for all employees requirements at 5 C.F.R. Section 2638.703.
It includes the following mandatory content:
This course includes the following lessons:
Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to:
New FEMA employees are required to successfully complete this course within 90 days of their FEMA appointment. In addition, if the FEMA employee is a reservist, they must successfully complete the training 1 time every calendar year.
There are additional ethics requirements for all appointees (i.e., non-career Presidential or Vice-Presidential appointees, non-career appointees in the Senior Executive Service, and Schedule C positions). If you are an appointee, you will receive an additional briefing from the FEMA Ethics Officer.