The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) is responsible for the Department’s human capital program, which includes human resources policy, systems, and programs for strategic workforce planning; recruitment and hiring; pay and leave; performance management; employee development; executive resources; labor relations; work-life; and safety and health. OCHCO's work is critical to supporting and enabling the Secretary’s workforce strategy to build an effective, mission-focused, diverse, and inspiring cadre of leaders; recruit a highly qualified and diverse workforce; retain an engaged workforce; and solidify a unified DHS culture of mission performance, adaptability, accountability, and results.
OCHCO’s strategic goals are to:
- Strengthen Employee and Family Readiness:
- Foster professional development through the HR Academy; and
- Enhance enterprise Human Resources Information Technology solutions.
The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer is comprised of:
- Cybersecurity and Intelligence Talent Experience
- Human Capital Business Solutions
- Human Capital Policy and Programs
- Human Resources Management and Services
- Strategic Learning, Development, and Engagement
- Strategic Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion
- Strategic Workforce Planning and Analysis
- Workforce Health and Safety
For more information about finding a career in the Department, visit Homeland Security Careers.
For information about resources and services for DHS employees and their families, visit DHS Employee Resources.