to use this site:
This website is designed for supervisors and their
new employees. The new employee's first year
is divided into five stages. The early stages focus
on logistical and administrative actions, and subsequent
stages emphasize IP culture and broad Forest Service
topics. The five stages are:
can also access this menu through a pulldown menu
located on the top right of every page.
stage contains a checklist of action items and an
accompanying set of detailed instructions. Supervisors
and new employees should print out the relevant checklist
for each stage and review it together. Before proceeding
to the next stage, both the supervisor and the new
employee should make sure they have accomplished each
action item on the checklist.
The action items identify the person responsible for
a particular task. Three designations are used: Supervisor,
New Employee (both FS and METI employees),or IP Staff
Member (someone other than the supervisor or New Employee).
The development of this New Employee Orientation is
ongoing. Its quality and relevance is dependent upon
feedback from everyone who uses it. You will notice
that there is an opportunity for feedback at the end
of each stage of the orientation. Please take the
time to give your input.
you are a supervisor, please start at the Pre-reporting
stage. For new employees, go directly to Day
Things to keep in mind:
page of this website is dedicated to one stage of
the orientation program. Additionally, a printable
checklist is available for each stage.
- These stages offer guidance to the supervisor and the new employee; although, certain stages do include specific requirements that must be completed.
color-coding scheme is used to differentiate among
the action items within each checklist. The
scheme is included in each stage.
site is not solely for new employees; everyone may
find useful resources here.
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