5 CFR 370.109 - Agency plans.
Before detailing agency employees or receiving private sector employees under this part, an agency must establish an Information Technology Exchange Program Plan. The plan must include, but is not limited to, the following elements:
(a) Designation of the agency officials with authority to review and approve details;
(b) Estimated number of candidates needed, both private sector and Federal employees, to address IT workforce needs within the agency;
(c) Criteria for the selection of agency employees for a detail under this part. At a minimum, each agency must:
(1) Announce the detail, including eligibility requirements, to all eligible employees;
(2) Provide for employee nomination by their organization or self-nomination, to include endorsement by their respective supervisor;
(3) Forward nominations to designated agency reviewing and approving official for final selection.
(i) The extent to which the employee's current competencies and skills are being utilized in the agency;
(ii) The employee's capability to improve, enhance, or learn skills and acquire competencies needed in the agency; and
(iii) The benefits to the agency which would result from selecting the employee for detail.
(d) Return rights and continuing service requirements for Federal employees returning from a detail; and
(e) Documentation and recordkeeping requirements sufficient to allow reconstruction of each action taken under this part to meet agency reporting requirements under § 370.108(a) and (b).