Human Capital


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."

Teleworking Rules and Regulations

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


Telework Updates


Required Telework Training

Before an employee can telework, and before a telework agreement is executed, the supervisor and employee must complete the required telework training courses, which are available in the Department’s learning management system, DOITalent. Access these trainings by opening DOITalent, go to the Find Learning drop down menu on the top tool bar, and select Courses. A new page will load, enter Telework Fundamentals into the Course Name search box and then click Search. Both, Employee Training and Manager Training, will appear in the search results.

  • Telework Fundamentals – Employee Training
  • Telework Fundamentals – Manager Training




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