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Telework provides employees with the opportunity to perform their duties at alternative worksites during an agreed-upon portions of their work week. Alternative worksites may include an employee's home, a telecommuting center (commonly called a telecenter) or another USGS facility, or a "virtual office."

Department of the Interior (DOI) Telework Program information, policies, fact sheets, and forms are found at:

Required Training

Telework courses for employees and managers can be located in the DOI Learn Catalog or at the following links:


DI-3457 — U.S. Department of the Interior Telework Agreement PDF Form (use Internet Explorer).

Appendix 1: U.S. Department of the Interior Work-At-Home Telework Safety Checklist Employee Certification

Coding Telework Hours in Quicktime

Visit the USGS information page for tips on choosing a Quicktime telework code, examples of coding scenarios, and step-by-step instructions for coding telework in Quicktime. The DOI Telework Fact Sheet provides FAQs and other information.

Telework and OPM Operating Status Announcement PDF (1/30/13) and Decision Logic Table PDF.

Information regarding telework from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management can be found at

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