PCO Leadership Development Program

The PCO-LDP is a competitive, approximately year-long NOAA leadership development program.  The program provides an intense training and learning experience for mid-career NOAA employees who have high potential for assuming greater leadership responsibilities in the agency.

Requests for PCO-LDP applicants are made by senior NOAA Line Office representatives once every year.  Following the application period, a select group of candidates will participate in a “shadowing” opportunity in the PCO for approximately 2-3 days, including a formal interview.  Each NOAA Line Office selects one employee per 12 month period to participant in the PCO-LDP.

For more information on the PCO-LDP, please see the links to the left or contact your Line Office PCO-LDP representative.