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Maine Bulletin 360-13-3

                                                                                          March 7, 2013

Subject:  PER - NRCS Hours of Duty

Action Due:  April 1, 2013


Purpose.   To request Maine NRCS employees complete the Tour of Duty Request form.

Expiration Date.  September 30, 2013

Supervisors are required to establish a regularly scheduled workweek in writing for each full-time employee.  To ensure Maine NRCS employees are in compliance with “General Manual (GM) 360 – Subpart B – Work Schedules – 427.10 - Establishment of Workweeks”, each employee must complete the attached Tour of Duty Request form.  Employees must submit this form to their respective supervisor for signature.  Supervisors are to forward all approved Tour of Duty Request forms to Human Resources by April 1, 2013.  A copy of each form will be distributed to the respective timekeeper for monitoring of WebTCAS.

Please read the attached “NRCS Hours of Duty” document to ensure all requirements are being met.  More specific guidance and instructions are located in “GM 360 -Part 427 – NRCS Hours of Duty”.

Contact.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Stephanie Landry, Human Resources Specialist at 207-990-9502 or email


 /s/ Juan C. Hernandez

State Conservationist

Attachment 1 - NRCS Hours of Duty (.pdf)
Attachment 2 - Tour of Duty Request Form (.pdf)