|Log in to Employee Self-Service with your user ID (employee ID) and password.
|From the Employee Self-Service homepage, select the TIMESHEET tile.
Note: If you have multiple Commonwealth jobs, refer to step 3 and 4. If you do not, proceed to step 5.
|You will arrive on the TIMESHEET select jobs page, where your jobs will be displayed in a table. The table is arranged in 4 columns of information for each job row. The columns are:
JOB TITLE: The name of your job displayed as a link.
DEPARTMENT ID: Identifies your department and organization.
DEPARTMENT: The department that is tied to your job.
MAIL DROP ID: The mail drop ID number that is tied to your job.
|Select the job you want to submit time for by selecting the JOB TITLE link for the job.
|Your timesheet will be displayed, pre-populated with your regular work schedule.
|On the top of the timesheet are your NAME, EMPLOYEE ID, JOB TITLE and EMPLOYEE RECORD NUMBER.
|Below your personal information is the VIEW BY dropdown menu. You can customize the way your timesheet is displayed by selecting the dropdown menu and selecting DAY, TIME PERIOD, or WEEK.
|To the right of the VIEW BY drop down menu is a CALENDAR icon. By selecting the CALENDAR icon you have the ability to choose a date.
|Moving further to the right are two links called PREVIOUS WEEK and NEXT WEEK. Select on the NEXT WEEK link to advance to the next week. Select on the PREVIOUS WEEK link to navigate to a week in the past.
|Below the PREVIOUS WEEK and NEXT WEEK links are your REPORTED HOURS and your SCHEDULED HOURS. REPORTED HOURS is time you report during the week. Your SCHEDULED HOURS is the total hours in your normal weekly work schedule.
|Your timesheet is displayed below the REPORTED and SCHEDULED HOURS information.
|The timesheet is a table arranged in one row of information, with seven columns for the days of the week, and eight additional columns:
PLUS SIGN (+): Adding a row of information. To be used to add a row of time reporting data.
MINUS SIGN (-): Delete a row of information. To be used to remove time reporting data.
Note: The PLUS AND MINUS buttons are located on the right and left side of the Timesheet.
TOTAL: The total time you report for the week.
TRC Time Reporting Code. A time reporting code is a unique identifier to specify the type of time used (e.g., sick, vacation, overtime, etc.). The text box in the TRC column will be blank if regular time is reported. There is a magnifying glass icon located to the right of the TRC text box. Select the magnifying glass to lookup time reporting codes.
TYPE: This column will not be used at this time.
SHORT DESCRIPTION: This column will not be used at this time.
|Below the timesheet is the SAVE FOR LATER and SUBMIT button. The SAVE FOR LATER button allows you to save your timesheet without submitting it. If you choose this button, you will still need to press the Submit button to have your time for the week approved. Use the SUBMIT button to route your timesheet for approval.
Below the SUBMIT button is the following five tabs:
|The REPORTED TIME STATUS tab is arranged in seven columns of information:
DATE: Shows the date the row is reporting
REPORTED STATUS: Informs you that your reported time needs approval or has been approved by your manager/supervisor.
TOTAL: Total reported hours for each day.
TRC: Informs you which TRC has been reported. This column will be blank if you are only reporting regular time.
DESCRIPTION: Description of TRC. This column will be blank if you are only reporting regular time.
SCHEDULED HOURS: Number of regularly scheduled work hours.
COMMENTS: Users have the ability to leave comments on their timesheet.
Check with your Agency Human Resources or Payroll Department regarding use of comments.
|The SUMMARY tab is arranged in nine columns of information:
CATEGORY: Values in this column include TOTAL REPORTED HOURS, TOTAL SCHEDULED HOURS, and SCHEDULE DEVIATION.
TOTAL: Total amount of hours reported for the day.
COLUMN HEADERS FOR EACH DAY OF THE WEEK (Sun-Sat)
The table is further divided into three rows:
TOTAL REPORTED HOURS: Total number of hours reported for each day of the week.
TOTAL SCHEDULED HOURS: Total hours scheduled for each day of the week.
SCHEDULE DEVIATION: Total hours reported over or under your scheduled hours.
NO CATEGORY DISPLAYED: This is not used at this time.
|The LEAVE/COMPENSATORY TIME tab is divided into five columns:
PLAN TYPE: Type of plan (e.g., Leave, Comp Time).
PLAN : Type of leave (e.g., sick, vacation, personal).
CURRENT BALANCE: Amount of hours available to use.
MAXIMUM ALLOWED: Amount of maximum hours allowed.
VIEW DETAILS: Detail table of leave and usage.
|The EXCEPTIONS tab is divided into eight columns.Exceptions are generated when the reported time does not comply with a defined rule or does not match the employee's default schedule.
ALLOW: If the severity is Low, you should resolve in timesheet or allow by selecting the Allow checkbox. Only Managers and Core Users can Allow Low Exceptions. If the severity is High, you can't allow the exception. The error needs to be fixed in timesheet.
DATE: This displays the date in the timesheet on which the exception occurred.
EXCEPTION ID: This displays the exception ID code that was reported against the employee.
EXCEPTION SOURCE: This identifies the level at which the exception must be cleared. Normally exceptions will need to be cleared by an admin level or the employee’s time approver.
STATUS: This displays the status of the exception.
EXCEPTION SEVERITY: This displays how critical the exception is, values include High and Low. When reviewing, the exceptions should be worked in regards to severity of each exception.
EXPLANATION: This displays the definition of the exception as it correlates to the exception ID.
COMMENT: Comments can be entered by Employee, Manager or Core Users. These comments are editable.
|The PAYABLE TIME tab is divided into eight columns. The fields on this tab display any existing payable time within the date range specified for this timesheet.
DATE: Shows the date the row is reporting
TRC: Time Reporting Code. A time reporting code is a unique identifier to specify the type of time used (e.g., reg, sick, vacation, overtime, etc.).
DESCRIPTION: Description of TRC
TRC TYPE: Type of TRC
PAYABLE STATUS: Identifies the status for this time.
QUANTITY: Total quantity of TRC reported.
ESTIMATED GROSS: This is an estimated gross and only reflects the hours reported in timesheet.
CURRENCY CODE: Shows the currency code of the Estimated Gross.
|Select the SIGN OUT link under the Action icon to log out of Employee Self-Service.
The following information is designed for employees who use a Reported timesheet to report time by entering a quantity of hours for days worked.