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Career Success Stories
Career Development Guide for Civil Works Natural Resource Management Team Members
The Natural Resource Management Career Development Steering Committee updated EP 690-2-2 in 2010. This "Trailguide" provides NRM employees within the Corps with information designed to let them manage their career during their tenure within the agency.
Comprehensive Soldier Fitness
Comprehensive Soldier Fitness training is available to all DA Civilians at https://www.usar.army.mil/CSF/ It is designed to provide a system to master skills necessary to achieve balance in lives and build resilience in order to thrive in an era of high operational tempo and persistent conflict.
This is required training for all active duty Soldiers. DA Civilians are encouraged, but not required, to conduct the training. An AKO login is required for access to the link, and the training takes about one hour.
District Ranger Training Manuals
Fort Worth District's Administrative Positions Training Manual
How to Prepare for the Interview, Whether You Are the Interviewer or the Interviewee
HQ Career Assignment Program (CAP)
The Career Assignment Program (CAP) within the HQUSACE Operations-Natural Resources Management Community of Practice (NRM CoP) is designed to provide opportunities for career assignments at the GS 9-14 staff or Section Chief level. There are generally two 5-month assignments per year. Participants in CAP may be involved in all facets of the NRM CoP functions including budgeting, drafting policy, developing or reviewing regulations, preparing executive briefing and information papers, participating in interagency coordination, and preparing responses to Congressional, White House, or public queries relating to the Corps NRM program.
Past participants have said the following about their experience in the CAP:
Recruitment and Hiring Strategies
Recruitment Handbook -- This recruitment handbook provides a good resource for those managers/supervisors on the recruiting trail for the best and brightest employees. This handbook explains hiring authorities, benefits, pay ect.
References on 2006-08 Initiative for Conversion to 0401 Series
Management, in conjunction with the Employment Equal Opportunity (EEO) officer, can determine that certain positions within the organization have a good, potential to train current employees in a manner that will enhance the employee's career and earnings. Upward mobility programs have specific training plans that must be fulfilled. These positions may be either one or two grade interval positions.
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