Logon to WebTCAS.
Using Internet Explorer,
go to the WebTCAS site http://webtcas.nrcs.usda.gov/webtcas
Login using your eAuthentication
ID and password, Employee Main Menu will display.
Update your basic WebTCAS Profile choices.
The first time you use WebTCAS and before you do anything else, set up your user profile. After that, you only need to go to this screen to change your timesheet set up.
Profile on your Main Menu.
Check your email address and phone number. If this data is missing or incorrect, you must add or correct the information using iCAMS /HRIS (https://icams.usda.gov/).
The My Default Page After Login is initially set to your Main Menu. If you prefer to start at your Timesheet, click the down arrow and click Timesheet.
Check/change your established work schedule
Review the Type of work schedule, From/To hours, and Lunch in “Current Work Schedule” section.
If you need to make changes, do so in the “New Standard Work Schedule” section.
The “Copy Monday” button is very useful for changing scheduled hours. First, select your tour type. Then, type your new Hours, From and To times and Lunch minutes in the cells under the first Monday. Finally, click Copy Monday to copy those hours to the rest of the cells.
Identify Defaults for a New Timesheet
Click the down arrow in the “County” box, and click a county name.
Click the down arrow in the “Program” box, and click a program code.
Click the down arrow in the “Activity” box, and click an associated activity code.
Click the down arrow in the “Modifier” box, and click an associated modifier if applicable.
Click Add. (The program activity code will appear in the box below Delete and Add.)
Repeat these steps as often as needed to add multiple program/activity codes to your timesheet.
Add only those program and activity codes you use regularly. You can add an occasionally-used code directly to the timesheet for a specific pay period. If you find you add the same code frequently, change your defaults here.
Click the down arrow in the “Categories for Leave” box, and select the code you want.
Click Add. (Your choice will appear in the box below Delete and Add.)
Repeat these steps to add additional leave codes to your timesheet.
Likewise, complete the “Categories for Extra Hours” box to add extra hours codes to your timesheet.
If you are on the Flexitour work schedule, you can choose your Extra Hours default using the down arrow in the “Fill-in my Extra Hours as” box. Then, click the category under which you are most likely to record Credit Time worked.
“No Default”, means you will have to enter all extra hours on your timesheet. If you regularly need to split extra hours between 2 or more categories, choose “No Default”.
Click Save Profile on the toolbar to save Profile changes and return to the Main Menu
Program/Activity Codes, Leave/Extra Hours, and Scheduled Tour changes go into effect the next time you create a new timesheet. All other changes take effect immediately.