before being appointed under the interchange agreement for at least 1 year without interruption in the other performance scheme Currently, being active in a post or having been involuntarily separated from a post covered by an interchange agreement (some agreements do not cover all positions in the other performance scheme); AND Competition review is the traditional method of appointment to competitive service positions and requires compliance with the competition review requirements of Title 5. The OPM may, by mutual agreement, delegate authority to an agency to review all of its competitive service positions (with the exception of administrative judges). Vacancies filled under the competitive examination procedure are public. An exchange agreement allows current federal employees of the excluded service to apply for transportation positions in the competition department. Exchange agreements provide for reciprocal promotion. This means that career and career-related employees are allowed to work in other benefit systems with which the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has entered into agreements under conditions similar to those in the previous section. A career- or career-related staff member who is not eligible for appointment under an exchange agreement may, under other appointment procedures of the other benefit system, be eligible for appointment. This agreement includes staff assigned to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). 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. Under Rule 6.7, OPM and an agency with a performance system established in the out-of-service service may enter into an agreement setting out the conditions under which the staff of the Agency`s system may be transferred to the competition department.
OPM has entered into agreements with: 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. 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. An agency may not competitively appoint a staff member covered by an exchange agreement to an appointment related to a career or career under the conditions set out below.. . . .