Leadership Competencies Development Program (LCDP)


LCDP 11 Recruitment Season is Here!

The LCDP 11 application opened on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Thursday, October 4, 2018 in order to be considered.


LCDP 11 Application

Two Required Supervisor Forms


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What are the Key Milestones in the LCDP Recruitment Process?

Milestone Date
LCDP Recruitment Information Session
Click here to view the slides from the session.
If you would like access to the recording of the session, please send an email to the LCDP Director at: Tracy.Levstik@noaa.gov.
1:30pm – 3:00pm EDT
Call for Applications Opens 9/05/18
Call for Applications Closes at 11:59pm EDT 10/04/18
Two Required Supervisor Forms Due
LCDP 11_Supervisor Acknowledgement_1 of 2
LCDP 11_Supervisor Statement_2of 2
*Note: Please submit these forms as two separate files. Do not combine them into one file.
Applications are rated and ranked by a panel within each LO/SO. (Applicants do not have a role in this process – decisions are based on a review of the written applications received). 11/13 - 11/20/18*
Applicants will be notified if they are moving forward to the interview process or not. On or by 12/03/18*
Candidates are interviewed. All interviews are conducted via telephone for approximately 45 minutes per interview. 12/10 - 12/21/18*
Selectees and Non-Selectees notified. On or by 2/22/19*
18-month program officially begins with a mandatory week-long orientation training program at the Federal Executive Institute (FEI) in Charlottesville, VA.*

*Note: These specific dates have shifted back slightly from what was originally posted at the start of the recruitment cycle.


Mandatory FEI Training Dates for Cohort 11:


*Note: The LCDP program is open to employees with disabilities, and NOAA encourages employees with disabilities to apply. The FEI training portion of the program will and can be modified to accommodate persons with disabilities. For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact the LCDP Director, Tracy Levstik, at: Tracy.Levstik@noaa.gov, or 303-497-4231.