ARL Civilian In-Processing

Welcome!

Congratulations on your position with ARL! This page is designed to provide you the necessary forms for your civilian appointment to be processed. Many of the forms in this web site require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. To download Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here.

If you have been selected for a civil service position with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) or a tenant activity, you will need to in-process. In order to process your appointment, you will need to complete in-processing forms. Please click on the In-Processing Forms link below. Print all applicable forms in hard-copy format. Complete and sign each form. You will receive a Welcome Letter with instructions as to where and to whom specifically send your completed forms.

All new ARL employees are required to in-process with the organization. In order to process your appointment, you will need to complete in-processing forms. Please click on the In-Processing Forms link below. Please complete all forms and return to your ARL Onboarding Point of Contact by the suspense date listed in your welcome email.

Required Forms for In-Processing:

Security/IT Forms:

Acceptable Use Policy - Required for access to ARL computer systems. Provides information on allowable activities on the ARL network and computer systems. Please review the policy, complete page 4, sign, and return the form to your ARL Onboarding POC.

ARL-APG Form 40 Security In-processing Form (APG Employees Only) - Applies only to employees who are being appointed to APG in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. Please complete the form, sign, and return to your ARL onboarding POC. This form combines the ARL Form 225 and Form 40 for APG.

ARL Form 270 Security and Badging (ALC Employees Only) - Applies only to employees who are being appointed to ALC in Adelphi, MD. Please complete the form, sign, and return to your ARL onboarding POC. This form combines the ARL Form 225 and Form 40 for ALC.

For all other ARL employees at WSMR, ARO, Orlando, and the extended locations please complete both ARL Security Forms 225 and 40 below.

ARL Form - 225 - To prepare an Common Access Card for all active duty, reserve component, and retired military personnel, Medical or religious civilian personnel who accompany the Armed Forces, civilian employees of the Department of the Army, and other personnel who regularly require official Identification in connection with the business of the Department of the Army. Please complete and return the form.

ARL Form - 40 - Security Badge and ID Card Application for access to ARL Worksite. Please complete the form, sign, and return to your ARL onboarding POC.

Travel, Training, Education, and Work Schedule Forms:

Profile Document for the Defense Travel System (DTS) - Only for current government travel card holders. Used to build your DTS profile in order to travel with your current Government travel card. Please complete the form and return to your ARL Onboarding POC.

Employee Information System (EIS)/Total Employee Development (TED) Form - Required for employees to be added to EIS and TED. Please complete the form and return to your ARL Onboarding POC.

ARL Form 213 Education Form - Education, Professional License or Certification and Foreign Language Skills Questionnaire. Applicable to all new employee in-processing. Information is voluntary, but failure to do so may delay the processing of education and training related actions or result in missed training opportunities. Answer all questions that apply, sign, date form on page 6, and return to your ARL onboarding POC.

ARL Form 245 Work Schedule Request Form (Optional) - This form is used to designate your work schedule. Please review the ARL Employee Handbook and discuss available options with your new ARL supervisor for assistance with completing the form. Please complete the form, sign, and return to your ARL onboarding POC. You have the option of bringing a copy of the form on your first day of arrival and discussing with your supervisor to complete.

ARL New Employee Handbook - Applicable to ARL civilian and military employees. Provides an ARL overview of the mission, business support operations, and services provided to employees. Additionally, the handbook provides information for employees new to Army, descriptions of flexible work schedules, and benefits to new employees. The handbook can be viewed online, and hard copies may be provided at New Employee Orientation by request.

Helpful Information:

ARL Locations and Visitor Guide Information: Please click the link to review all the ARL locations and specific visitor guides for your location.

2018 Laboratory Demonstration Pay Charts: Applicable to all ARL civilian employees.

Personnel Demonstration Project Overview: Applicable to all employees. Highlights the benefits and incentives of being under a pay for performance management system in the Federal government in comparison to the traditional Federal General Schedule (GS) pay system.

Federal Holidays: Applicable to Federal civilian employees. Establishes the public holidays for Federal employees.

OPM Federal Health Benefits: Applicable to Federal civilian employees. Provides general information to the public on Federal employees health plans and incentives.

2018 Laboratory Demonstration Pay Charts: Applicable to all ARL civilian employees to the attached.

 

Last Update / Reviewed: January 9, 2018