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The Advanced Training Program at the National Park Service Law Enforcement Training Center is responsible for law enforcement training.
Published by: | Content Team: Advanced Law Enforcement Training Program, Training Centers

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The Innovative Leadership Network connects dispersed employees and provides a forum for open communication, interaction, and equality of ideas.
Published by: | Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Award winning curriculum which develops the knowledge and competencies of selected employees through a year-long education and training program; learn how to become a mentor here!
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Manager Leaders Program, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The Career Academy for Natural Resources is an array of developmental opportunities that allow you to map your own path to professional growth.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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Wondering where you want to go in your professional career? Explore these career development resources to help you determine which ladder you want to climb!
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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Provides experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students while introducing NPS career opportunities in cultural resources
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields, Preservation Assistance Programs

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Listen and learn why traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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Developed in 2013 as an actionable resource for National Park Service managers
Published by: | Content Team: Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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When is training appropriate? Learn how a simple rhyme can help you decide.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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OPM definitions and descriptions of leadership characteristics, behaviors, abilities, skills, and knowledge. A good resource for career advancement.
Published by: | Content Team: Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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Understanding bias can improve your decision making.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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The FM Workforce Development Guide outlines a self-initiated improvement program in which individuals have control over their own professional development.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The 2016-2021 Facility Management Competencies represent the full range of knowledge and performance levels needed to fulfill a facility manager’s job.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Facility Manager Leaders Program

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Offered on an as-needed basis, this course is designed for those charged with supporting day-to-day facility management operations in the NPS.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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FMLP's award winning curriculum develops the knowledge and competencies of selected NPS employees through a year-long education and training program.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Manager Leaders Program, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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The type of appointment dictates the permanence of the job and the types of benefits that you will receive.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors, Human Resources, Administration and Business Services, NPS Career Fields

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Build your skill of Framing Decisions and work toward improved Decisiveness.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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The GOAL Academy encompasses an impressive 16 of the 28 leadership competencies within 5 of the 6 Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ). Learn which 16 here.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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The HPTC library is located at the Gambrill House and houses periodicals, manuals, reports, and books related to historic preservation.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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Review this step-by-step guide to learn more about NPS-LETC and how to become an NPS Law Enforcement Park Ranger.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Law Enforcement Training Center (NPS LETC), Training Centers

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This handbook helps enable Chiefs of I&E to navigate a variety of work elements, tasks, initiatives, personalities, systems, procedures, & organizations.
Published by: | Content Team: Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields

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These training plans cover the requirements for becoming a Public Information Officer, whether you are working at the local, regional or national level.
Published by: | Content Team: Fire and Aviation Management, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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The Roger Kennedy Fellowship Program is a graduate-level certificate program to help prepare current and future NPS leaders.
Published by: | Content Team: Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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What is a learning organization and how do leaders create them and sustain them?
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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This page is designed to empower you with resources curated by a diverse group of Employee Learning & Development staff members from across the service to support you in being either a mentor, mentee, or both!
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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Are you interested in finding a mentor to help you in your career? There are many resources available for those interested in mentoring and networking.
Published by: | Content Team: National Capital Area- NPS Region 1, NPS Career Fields, Service Wide Skills

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Create a "toolbox" of options when you learn various methods or processes for decisions.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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ILN is an employee resource group with a mission to enhance the working culture of the National Park Service and empower NPS employees at all levels.
Published by: | Content Team: Innovative Leadership Network, Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate

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Learn about the MBTI assessment and how it can be used to identify your own and others' psychological types to better understand team and interpersonal dynamics.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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This is a six month program for National Park Service employees who want to become certified trainers.
Published by: | Content Team: Facility Management, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields

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Gain insight into the essential competencies for Natural Resource Stewardship and the more finite discipline specialist and program manager competencies.
Published by: | Content Team: Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, NPS Career Fields

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The five Executive Core Qualifications in building a federal corporate culture.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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Overview The core values of an organization are those values we hold which form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves. We have an entire universe of values, but some of them are so primary, so important to us that throughout changes in society, government, politics, and technology they are still the
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The NPS Education Professional Competencies were updated in 2013 based on function (manager, developer, and facilitator) and organized by task.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Curriculum-based Education

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The NPS Aviation Program is unique, challenging and the one of most diverse and complex of any aviation programs within the Department of the Interior.
Published by: | Content Team: Fire and Aviation Management, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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The Incident Command System (ICS) was established to create a process and communication system to improve the response to emergencies and events.
Published by: | Content Team: Horace Albright Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals

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Discusses the Call-to-Action Goal #32, Play It Safe initiative as announced by former Director Jarvis as a measure to encourage employee safety on the job.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Career Academy for Visitor and Resource Protection, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields, Risk Management

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Superintendent discretion determines whether or not SPUs can occur (ie: weddings, concerts, commercial filming, & athletic events etc.).
Published by: | Content Team: Regulations and Special Park Uses, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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Every park must ensure they have adequate fire suppression response; including trained structural staff and agreements w/ outside departments.
Published by: | Content Team: Horace Albright Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals

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The Wildland Fire Program protects the lives, property, & resources of the NPS in a manner which also allows for the natural role of fire on the landscape.
Published by: | Content Team: Horace Albright Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals

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The Mentorship Pilot Program was created by a team of FLP 2019 grads and is being piloted to the Future Leader class of 2019 cohort.
Published by: | Content Team: SER Future Leaders Program, For Supervisors, Southeast Region

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The Commercial Services Program administers concession contracts and commercial use authorizations (CUAs) in national parks.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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Whether private or public, all organizations and companies have their own unique culture, including the National Park Service.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The National Park Service (NPS) manages a variety of facilities that enable visitors to experience national parks in a safe and accessible environment.
Published by: | Content Team: Horace Albright Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals

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An is a professional communicator who facilitates audience understanding and appreciation of park resources and our nation’s stories and treasures.
Published by: | Content Team: Horace Albright Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals

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The regulations and policies of the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service flow from public law.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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Networking is a way to build relationships, accomplish work and enhance your career. It’s a skill that can be learned and improved with practice.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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In the National Park Service, “partnership” refers to a working relationship between the NPS and a nonprofit organization or government agency.
Published by: | Content Team: Horace Albright Training Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals

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The National Park Service uses planning to bring logic, analysis, public involvement, and accountability into the decision-making process.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The National Park Service manages a broad array of natural and cultural resources in over 400 units spread across the United States and its territories.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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This resource shares specific federal guidelines for healthy living and links to find ways to benefit your personal journey to safety and wellness.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The word “steward” for the National Park Service (NPS) means a manager, administrator, or guardian who cares for the public parks, resources, values.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The ability to work well with others is a skill needed by all NPS employees, no matter what their job is.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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Volunteering is an American tradition that has made an immeasurable contribution to communities, organizations, and individuals throughout the country.
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Fundamentals

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The National Park Service has a long successful history of working with other Departments, agencies and bureaus.
Published by: | Content Team: National Interagency Fire Center, Training Centers, NPS Fundamentals

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The NPS New Employee Toolkit is a one-stop-shop for new employees that provides important on-boarding resources.
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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The Pathways Program provides ways for current students and recent graduates to internships and jobs within the Federal government.
Published by: | Content Team: Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI), Workforce and Inclusion Directorate, Youth Programs

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The PAST program is a two-year, hands-on training program designed to teach WG 3-7 maintenance employees historic preservation skills.
Published by: | Content Team: Historic Preservation, Facility Management and Operations, NPS Career Fields, Historic Preservation Training Center, Training Centers

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This series of tests from Project Implicit measures implicit biases and preferences regarding race, abilities, gender, age, appearance and other factors.
Published by: | Content Team: Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields

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In this interactive TED talk, Ruth Chang offers up a powerful new framework for shaping who we truly are.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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The SESCDP is a 12-month program focused on developing Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) competencies to prepare candidates to lead at the executive level.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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Make your EPAPs reflect the work you and your staff are really doing and become more marketable with NPS standardized EPAP language.
Published by: | Content Team: Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields, Interpretive Leadership

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Learn how to deploy decision strategies to help sort and structure your decisions.
Published by: | Content Team: For Supervisors

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In this TED Talk, musician Bobby McFerrin uses the pentatonic scale to exemplify human expectations in the context of neuroscience.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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Cognitive neuroscientist Sophie Scott explores the science of laughter including its importance in maintaining social bonds and boosting mood.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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Is fear stopping you from taking action? In this TED Talk, Tim Ferriss explains how this can be resolved with an activity he calls “fear-setting.”
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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Learn about what an Individual Development Plan (IDP) is and access resources to help you work with your supervisor to develop your own!
Published by: | Content Team: Service Wide Skills

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Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.
Published by: | Content Team: Audience Centered Interpretation, Interpretation and Education, NPS Career Fields

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Albert LeBeau, Cultural Resources Manager at Effigy Mounds National Monument describes a typical day in his NPS job.
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Bill Doerrer, Facility Manager at Nicodemus National Historic Site
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Elizabeth Pidgeon, Historical Architect at Grand Canyon National Park
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Jodi Morris, Park Ranger at Little Rock Central High School
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Betsy Dodson, former NPS Park Facility Management Program Training Manager
Published by: | Content Team: Cultural Resources Stewardship, NPS Career Fields

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Virtual Conference for Supervisors is a week-long annual conference offering supervisors the opportunity to improve their supervisory skills and knowledge.
Published by: | Content Team: Supervision, Management, and Leadership, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors

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Competencies correlate with job performance, can be measured against well-accepted performance standards, and can be improved through training
Published by: | Content Team: NPS Career Academy for Visitor and Resource Protection, Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields

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Overview Simply designating a wilderness does not assure its preservation. An understanding of wilderness values is needed to guide all activities in wilderness. Wilderness management applies guidelines derived from social and natural sciences to preserve the qualities for which wilderness was established. Wilderness Stewardship Competency Levels Wilderness professionals can use these competencies to identify gaps
Published by: | Content Team: Visitor and Resource Protection, NPS Career Fields, Wilderness Stewardship

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Social psychologist Amy Cuddy explains the mind-body connection of non-verbal behavior & how body language can influence how your life unfolds.
Published by: | Content Team: GOAL Academy, Leadership Development Group, For Supervisors
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