NOAA Circular 00-13 September 25, 2000


Please file in the front of NOAA Organization Handbook, or NOAA Directives System Handbook I
 
 
SUBJECT: Reorganization - National Weather Service Headquarters 
 
TO: Financial Management Centers, NOAA Staff Offices, and Office of Finance and Administration Divisions and Administrative Support Center Divisions

Effective October 8, 2000, the National Weather Service headquarters is reorganized. The organization and related code structure is as follows:

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ORGANIZATION						 ROUTING
   CODE              ORGANIZATION TITLE                  CODE    

 WA0000       Office of the Assistant Administrator      W
                for Weather Services 
(WA0000)        Deputy Assistant Administrator           Wx1
 WA0300       Equal Employment Opportunity Office        W/EEO
 WA0400       International Activities Office            W/IA
 WA0500       Strategic Planning and Policy Office       W/SP
 WA0600       Communications Office                      W/COM
 WA0700       Executive Affairs Office                   W/EA
 WA1000       Office of the Chief Financial Officer/     W/CFO
                Chief Administrative Officer             
(WA1000)        Deputy Chief Financial Officer           W/CFOx1
 WA1100       Budget Formulation & Program Analysis Div. W/CFO1
 WA1200       Comptroller Division                       W/CFO2
 WA1300       Management & Organization Division         W/CFO3
 WA1310       Headquarters Support Services Branch       W/CFO31
 WA2000       Office of the Chief Information Officer    W/CIO

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ORGANIZATION						 ROUTING
   CODE              ORGANIZATION TITLE                  CODE    

 WB0000       Office of Climate, Water, and Weather
                Services                                 W/OS
(WB0000)      Resource Management                        W/OSx1
 WB0100       Operations and Requirements Division       W/OS1
 WB0110       Integrated Operations Branch               W/OS11
 WB0120       Requirements/Change Management Branch      W/OS12
 WB0200       Meteorological Services Division           W/OS2
 WB0210       Marine and Coastal Weather Services Br.    W/OS21
 WB0220       Fire and Public Weather Services Branch    W/OS22
 WB0230       Aviation Weather Services Branch           W/OS23
 WB0300       Hydrologic Services Division               W/OS3
 WB0310       Services Branch                            W/OS31
 WB0320       Support Branch                             W/OS32
 WB9330       National Operational Hydrologic            W/OS33
                Remote Sensing Center
 WB0400       Climate Services Division                  W/OS4
 WB0500       Performance and Awareness Division         W/OS5
 WB0510       Awareness Branch                           W/OS51
 WB0520       Performance Branch                         W/OS52
 WB0600       Training Division                          W/OS6
 WB9610       NWS Training Center                        W/OS61
 WB9611       Meteorology and Management Training        W/OS611
                Section
 WB9612       Engineering and Electronics Training       W/OS612
                Section
 WB9620       Warning Decision Training Branch           W/OS62
 WB9630       NWS/COMET Branch                           W/OS63
 WB0700       Observing Services Division                W/OS7

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ORGANIZATION						 ROUTING
   CODE              ORGANIZATION TITLE                  CODE    

 WC0000       Office of Hydrologic Development           W/OHD
(WC0000)      Resource Management                        W/OHDx1
 WC9100       Hydrology Laboratory                       W/OHD1
 WC9110       Hydrologic Software Engineering Branch     W/OHD11
 WC9120       Hydrologic Science and Modeling Branch     W/OHD12
 WC9130       Hydrologic Data Systems Branch             W/OHD13

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ORGANIZATION						 ROUTING
   CODE              ORGANIZATION TITLE                  CODE    

 WE0000       Office of Science and Technology           W/OST
(WE0000)      Resource Management                        W/OSTx1
 WE0100       Programs and Plans Division                W/OST1
 WE0110       Program Management Branch                  W/OST11
 WE0120       Science Plans Branch                       W/OST12
 WE9200       Meteorological Development Laboratory      W/OST2
 WE9210       Mesoscale Prediction Branch                W/OST21
 WE9220       Statistical Modeling Branch                W/OST22
 WE9230       Decision Assistance Branch                 W/OST23
 WE9240       Product Generation Branch                  W/OST24
 WE9250       Evaluation Branch                          W/OST25
 WE9300       Systems Engineering Center                 W/OST3
 WE9310       Analysis Branch                            W/OST31
 WE9320       Development Branch                         W/OST32
 WE9330       Support Branch                             W/OST33

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ORGANIZATION						 ROUTING
   CODE              ORGANIZATION TITLE                  CODE    

 WG0000       Office of Operational Systems              W/OPS
(WG0000)      Resource Management                        W/OPSx1
 WG0100       Maintenance, Logistics, and Acquisition    W/OPS1
                Division
 WG0110       Engineering and Acquisition Branch         W/OPS11
 WG0120       Maintenance Branch                         W/OPS12
 WG0130       Configuration Branch                       W/OPS13
 WG0140       Logistics Branch                           W/OPS14
 WG0150       Facilities Management Branch               W/OPS15
 WG9160       National Reconditioning Center             W/OPS16
 WG9161       Technical Inspection and Material          W/OPS161
                Reception Branch
 WG9162       Weather Systems Repair Branch              W/OPS162
 WG9163       NEXRAD Repair Branch                       W/OPS163
 WG9200       Field Systems Operations Center            W/OPS2
 WG9210       AWIPS Support Branch                       W/OPS21
 WG9220       Observing Systems Branch                   W/OPS22
 WG9230       Software Branch                            W/OPS23
 WG9240       Test and Evaluation Branch                 W/OPS24
 WG9300       Telecommunication Operations Center        W/OPS3
 WG9310       Operations Support and Performance         W/OPS31
                Monitoring Branch
 WG9320       Data Dissemination Branch                  W/OPS32
 WG9330       Telecommunication Gateway Operations       W/OPS33
                Branch
 WG9340       Telecommunication Software Branch          W/OPS34
 WG9350       Telecommunication Infrastructure Branch    W/OPS35
 WG9400       Radar Operations Center                    W/OPS4
 WG9410       Operations Branch                          W/OPS41
 WG9420       Program Branch                             W/OPS42
 WG9430       Engineering Branch                         W/OPS43
 WG9440       Applications Branch                        W/OPS44
 WG9500       National Data Buoy Center                  W/OPS5
 WG9510       Engineering Branch                         W/OPS51
 WG9520       Operations Branch                          W/OPS52
 WG9530       Resources Branch                           W/OPS53


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               ORGANIZATION CODE CONVERSION

 NOAA				  NOAA
 CODE    PERSONNEL SYSTEM CODE    CODE    PERSONNEL SYSTEM CODE 

 WA0000  54-20-01                 WE0120  54-20-05-0000-01-02
 WA0300  54-20-01-0000-03         WE9200  54-20-05-0000-92
 WA0400  54-20-01-0000-04         WE9210  54-20-05-0000-92-01
 WA0500  54-20-01-0000-05         WE9220  54-20-05-0000-92-02
 WA0600  54-20-01-0000-06         WE9230  54-20-05-0000-92-03
 WA0700  54-20-01-0000-07         WE9240  54-20-05-0000-92-04
 WA1000  54-20-01-0001            WE9250  54-20-05-0000-92-05
 WA1100  54-20-01-0001-01         WE9300  54-20-05-0000-93
 WA1200  54-20-01-0001-02         WE9310  54-20-05-0000-93-01
 WA1300  54-20-01-0001-03         WE9320  54-20-05-0000-93-02
 WA1310  54-20-01-0001-03-01      WE9330  54-20-05-0000-93-03
 WA2000  54-20-01-0002            WG0000  54-20-06
 WB0000  54-20-02                 WG0100  54-20-06-0000-01
 WB0100  54-20-02-0000-01         WG0110  54-20-06-0000-01-01
 WB0110  54-20-02-0000-01-01      WG0120  54-20-06-0000-01-02
 WB0120  54-20-02-0000-01-02      WG0130  54-20-06-0000-01-03
 WB0200  54-20-02-0000-02         WG0140  54-20-06-0000-01-04
 WB0210  54-20-02-0000-02-01      WG0150  54-20-06-0000-01-05
 WB0220  54-20-02-0000-02-02      WG9160  54-20-06-0000-01-96
 WB0230  54-20-02-0000-02-03      WG9161  54-20-06-0000-01-96-01
 WB0300  54-20-02-0000-03         WG9162  54-20-06-0000-01-96-02
 WB0310  54-20-02-0000-03-01      WG9163  54-20-06-0000-01-96-03
 WB0320  54-20-02-0000-03-02      WG9200  54-20-06-0000-92
 WB9330  54-20-02-0000-03-93      WG9210  54-20-06-0000-92-01
 WB0400  54-20-02-0000-04         WG9220  54-20-06-0000-92-02
 WB0500  54-20-02-0000-05         WG9230  54-20-06-0000-92-03
 WB0510  54-20-02-0000-05-01      WG9240  54-20-06-0000-92-04
 WB0520  54-20-02-0000-05-02      WG9300  54-20-06-0000-93
 WB0600  54-20-02-0000-06         WG9310  54-20-06-0000-93-01
 WB9610  54-20-02-0000-06-91      WG9320  54-20-06-0000-93-02
 WB9611  54-20-02-0000-06-91-01   WG9330  54-20-06-0000-93-03
 WB9612  54-20-02-0000-06-91-02   WG9340  54-20-06-0000-93-04
 WB9620  54-20-02-0000-06-92      WG9350  54-20-06-0000-93-05
 WB9630  54-20-02-0000-06-93      WG9400  54-20-06-0000-94
 WB0700  54-20-02-0000-07         WG9410  54-20-06-0000-94-01
 WC0000  54-20-03                 WG9420  54-20-06-0000-94-02
 WC9100  54-20-03-0000-91         WG9430  54-20-06-0000-94-03
 WC9110  54-20-03-0000-91-01      WG9440  54-20-06-0000-94-04
 WC9120  54-20-03-0000-91-02      WG9500  54-20-06-0000-95
 WC9130  54-20-03-0000-91-03      WG9510  54-20-06-0000-95-01
 WE0000  54-20-05                 WG9520  54-20-06-0000-95-02
 WE0100  54-20-05-0000-01         WG9530  54-20-06-0000-95-03
 WE0110  54-20-05-0000-01-01


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               ORGANIZATION CODE CONVERSION

 NOAA				  NOAA
 CODE    PERSONNEL SYSTEM CODE    CODE    PERSONNEL SYSTEM CODE 

 ABOLISH

 WA0100  54-20-01-0000-01         WG1300  54-20-06-0001-03
 WA1320  54-20-01-0001-03-02      WG1400  54-20-06-0001-04
 WA1330  54-20-01-0001-03-03      WG1410  54-20-06-0001-04-01
 WA1400  54-20-01-0001-04         WG1500  54-20-06-0001-05
 WA6000  54-20-01-0006            WG1510  54-20-06-0001-05-01
 WA9990  54-20-01-9999            WG1520  54-20-06-0001-05-02
 WB1000  54-20-02-0001            WG1530  54-20-06-0001-05-03
 WB1100  54-20-02-0001-01         WG2000  54-20-06-0002
 WB1200  54-20-02-0001-02         WG2100  54-20-06-0002-01
 WB2000  54-20-02-0002            WG2110  54-20-06-0002-01-01     
 WB2100  54-20-02-0002-01         WG2120  54-20-06-0002-01-02
 WB2200  54-20-02-0002-02         WG2200  54-20-06-0002-02
 WC1000  54-20-03-0001            WG2210  54-20-06-0002-02-01
 WC2000  54-20-03-0002            WG2220  54-20-06-0002-02-02
 WE1000  54-20-05-0001            WG2300  54-20-06-0002-03
 WE1100  54-20-05-0001-01         WG2400  54-20-06-0002-04
 WE1200  54-20-05-0001-02         WG2410  54-20-06-0002-04-01
 WE1300  54-20-05-0001-03         WG2420  54-20-06-0002-04-02
 WE1400  54-20-05-0001-04         WG3000  54-20-06-0003
 WE1500  54-20-05-0001-05         WG3100  54-20-06-0003-01
 WE2000  54-20-05-0002            WG3200  54-20-06-0003-02
 WE2100  54-20-05-0002-01         WG3210  54-20-06-0003-02-01
 WE2110  54-20-05-0002-01-01      WG3220  54-20-06-0003-02-02
 WE2200  54-20-05-0002-02         WG3230  54-20-06-0003-02-03
 WE2400  54-20-05-0002-04         WG3300  54-20-06-0003-03
 WE2500  54-20-05-0002-05         WG3310  54-20-06-0003-03-01
 WE5000  54-20-05-0005            WG3320  54-20-06-0003-03-02
 WG1000  54-20-06-0001            WG3330  54-20-06-0003-03-03
 WG1100  54-20-06-0001-01         WG3400  54-20-06-0003-04
 WG1110  54-20-06-0001-01-01      WG3410  54-20-06-0003-04-01
 WG1120  54-20-06-0001-01-02      WG3420  54-20-06-0003-04-02
 WG1130  54-20-06-0001-01-03      WG3430  54-20-06-0003-04-03
 WG1200  54-20-06-0001-02         WG4000  54-20-06-0004

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               ORGANIZATION CODE CONVERSION

 NOAA				  NOAA
 CODE    PERSONNEL SYSTEM CODE    CODE    PERSONNEL SYSTEM CODE 

 ABOLISH
                                 
 WG4100  54-20-06-0004-01         WG4500  54-20-06-0004-05
 WG4110  54-20-06-0004-01-01      WG4510  54-20-06-0004-05-01
 WG4120  54-20-06-0004-01-02      WG4520  54-20-06-0004-05-02
 WG4130  54-20-06-0004-01-03      WH0000  54-20-07
 WG4200  54-20-06-0004-02         WH1000  54-20-07-0001
 WG4210  54-20-06-0004-02-01      WH2000  54-20-07-0002
 WG4220  54-20-06-0004-02-02      WH3000  54-20-07-0003
 WG4230  54-20-06-0004-02-03      WL0000  54-20-08
 WG4300  54-20-06-0004-03         WL1000  54-20-08-0001
 WG4310  54-20-06-0004-03-01      WL2000  54-20-08-0002
 WG4320  54-20-06-0004-03-02      WM0000  54-20-09
 WG4330  54-20-06-0004-03-03      WM1000  54-20-09-0001
 WG4400  54-20-06-0004-04         WM2000  54-20-09-0002
 WG4410  54-20-06-0004-04-01      WM3000  54-20-09-0003

/s/

Sonya G. Stewart
Chief Financial Officer/
  Chief Administrative Officer