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(c) an exchange agreement may be suspended by any party under the conditions laid down in the agreement. An exchange agreement allows current federal employees of the excluded service to apply for transportation positions in the competition department. Persons appointed under these agreements are not subject to parole under 5 CFR Part 315, Subdivision H, but acquire public service status upon appointment. Appointees are subject to the trial period in 5 CFR Part 315, Sub-Part I, but appropriate service in the other benefit system may be considered when determining the applicability of the trial period and the eligible benefit at the end of the trial period. The U.S. The Personnel Management Office (OPM) provides the following list of the main appointing authorities that agencies can use to make career and career appointments. OPM established this list to support federal personnel specialists. The list contains quotes about the applicable law. It also contains the conditions applicable to appointments under exchange agreements concluded between an agency and the OPM. OPM also provides an incomplete list of legal appointing authorities outside of Title 5, United States Code (5 U.S.C.).
The OPM does not regulate the appointing authorities outside of Title 5. For a description of the authorities that are not Title 5, agencies should consult the cited laws. The Portability of Benefits for Nonappropriated Fund Employees Act 1990 (Pub. L. 101-508) allows service to be taken into account with a non-misappropriated instrument of funds (NAFI) to determine the remuneration and benefits of a NAFI Ministry of Defence (DOD) staff member who goes to a DOD official position and a NAFI coastguard officer who goes to a coast guard meeting on or after January 1. 1987- but only if the worker changes between the two dates without a length of service exceeding 3 days. Public Law 104-106 (10 February 1996) also amended the Portability Act to allow certain pension benefits with working hours not exceeding one year. To be covered by those provisions, an appointment may be made on the basis of the current interchange agreement or other appointing authority. Individuals who are appointed to competitive positions under exchange agreements receive appointments related to their career or career, depending on whether they meet the 3-year service requirement for a career or are exempt from it in accordance with 5 CFR 315.201(c). Service beginning with the current permanent appointment of a person to the other benefit system relies on the 3-year service requirement for a career duration. Interchange agreements do not allow for temporary or temporary commitments. be currently in a position or have been involuntarily separated from a position covered by an exchange agreement (some agreements do not cover all positions in the other benefit system); ET (iv) Appointment of funds not temporary or not, appointment to the External Action Service or appointment to the Canal Zone Merit System, provided that the employee is appointed to a competitive service position in accordance with the terms of an exchange agreement with another benefit system, in accordance with Article 6.7 of this Chapter, in accordance with Executive Order 11219, as amended by Executive Order 12292 or Executive Order 11171; This agreement includes staff assigned to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
Competitive examination is the traditional method of appointment to competitive service positions and requires compliance with the competition review requirements of Title 5. OPM may, by mutual agreement, delegate authority to an agency to review all of its competitive service positions (with the exception of administrative judges). . . .