Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Pacific Region & Pacific Southwest Region

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Mission Statement

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), formerly the Division of Diversity and Civil Rights (DCR), manages the Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion, and other Civil Rights-legislated programs for the Pacific West Regions (Region 1 and Region 8) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by consulting with and assisting management and employees to support and achieve FWS Equal Employment, Non-Discrimination, Workforce Diversity, Inclusion, Recruitment, Accessibility, Environmental Justice, Limited English Proficiency, and CORE-Plus.

Quality Statement

The most valuable asset of our organization is our people. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment to all Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) employees and applicants.  All individuals are entitled to work in an environment free from discrimination and unlawful harassment.  Allegations of unlawful discrimination will be given prompt attention and resolved as expeditiously as possible.

Our goal is to ensure that all applicants and employees receive equality of opportunity.  This objective calls for a work environment free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, status as a parent, and reprisal. The FWS assures the full realization of its stated objective through a continuous procedure of monitoring, reporting, and enhancing the workplace to ensure equal opportunity and inclusion.

Exit Interview Questionnaire

From time to time Federal employees enter retirement, move to other careers, or otherwise leave Government service. Our goal is to create a workplace environment that is inclusive. In order to continue to effective serve our workforce, we are interested in receiving feeback from Pacific West Region (Region 1 and 8) employees about their time in service. Click HERE to complete an Exit Interview.



Last updated: September 29, 2016

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