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AGENCY:

Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This gives a consolidated notice of all positions excepted under Schedules A, B, and C as of June 30, 2001, as required by Civil Service Rule VI, Exceptions from the Competitive Service.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Civil Service Rule VI (5 CFR 6.1) requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to publish notice of all exceptions granted under Schedules A, B, and C. Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, § 213.103(c), further requires that a consolidated listing, current as of June 30 of each year, be published annually as a notice in the Federal Register. That notice follows. OPM maintains continuing information on the status of all Schedule A, B, and C excepted appointing authorities. Interested parties needing information about specific authorities during the year may obtain information by writing to the Office of Employment Policy, Staffing and Restructuring Policy Division, Room 6500, Office of Personnel Start Printed Page 49222Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20415, or by calling (202) 606-0960.

The following exceptions were current on June 30, 2001:

Schedule A

Section 213.3102 Entire Executive Civil Service

(a) Positions of Chaplain and Chaplain's Assistant.

(b) (Reserved).

(c) Positions to which appointments are made by the President without confirmation by the Senate.

(d) Attorneys.

(e) Law clerk trainee positions. Appointments under this paragraph shall be confined to graduates of recognized law schools or persons having equivalent experience and shall be for periods not to exceed 14 months pending admission to the bar. No person shall be given more than one appointment under this paragraph. However, an appointment that was initially made for less than 14 months may be extended for not to exceed 14 months in total duration.

(f) Chinese, Japanese, and Hindu interpreters.

(g) Any nontemporary position the duties of which are part-time or intermittent in which the appointee will receive compensation during his or her service year that aggregates not more than 40 percent of the annual salary rate for the first step of grade GS-3. This limited compensation includes any premium pay such as for overtime, night, Sunday, or holiday work. It does not, however, include any mandatory within-grade salary increases to which the employee becomes entitled subsequent to appointment under this authority. Appointments under this authority may not be for temporary project employment.

(h) Reserved.

(i) Temporary and less-than-full time positions for which examining is impracticable. These are:

(1) Positions in remote/isolated locations where examination is impracticable. A remote/isolated location is outside of the local commuting area of a population center from which an employee can reasonably be expected to travel on short notice under adverse weather and/or road conditions which are normal for the area. For this purpose, a population center is a town with housing, schools, health care, stores and other businesses in which the servicing examining office can schedule tests and/or reasonably expect to attract applicants. An individual appointed under this authority may not be employed in the same agency under a combination of this and any other appointment to positions involving related duties and requiring the same qualifications for more than 1,040 working hours in a service year. Temporary appointments under this authority may be extended in 1-year increments, with no limit on the number of such extensions, as an exception to the service limits in § 213.104.

(2) Positions for which a critical hiring needs exists. This includes both short-term positions and continuing positions that an agency must fill on an interim basis pending completion of competitive examining, clearances, or other procedures required for a longer appointment. Appointments under this authority may not exceed 30 days and may be extended up to an additional 30 days if continued employment is essential to the agency's operations. The appointments may not be used to extend the service limit of any other appointing authority. An agency may not employ the same individual under this authority for more than 60 days in any 12-month period.

(3) Other positions for which OPM determines that examining is impracticable.

(j) Positions filled by current or former Federal employees eligible for placement under special statutory provisions. Appointments under this authority are subject to the following conditions:

(1) Eligible employees. (i) Persons previously employed as National Guard Technicians under 32 U.S.C. 709(a) who are entitled to placement under § 353.110 of this chapter, or who are applying for or receiving an annuity under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 5 U.S.C. 8456 by reason of a disability that disqualifies them from membership in the National Guard or from holding the military grade required as a condition of their National Guard employment;

(ii) Executive branch employees (other than employees of intelligence agencies) who are entitled to placement under § 353.110 but who are not eligible for reinstatement or noncompetitive appointment under the provisions of part 315 of this chapter.

(iii) Legislative and judicial branch employees and employees of the intelligence agencies defined in 5 U.S.C. 2302(a)(2)(C)(ii) who are entitled to placement assistance under § 353.110.

(2) Employees excluded. Employees who were last employed in Schedule C or under a statutory authority that specified the employee served at the discretion, will, or pleasure of the agency are not eligible for appointment under this authority.

(3) Position to which appointed. Employees who are entitled to placement under § 353.110 will be appointed to a position that OPM determines is equivalent in pay and grade to the one the individual left, unless the individual elects to be placed in a position of lower grade or pay. National Guard Technicians whose eligibility is based upon a disability may be appointed at the same grade, or equivalent, as their National Guard Technician position or at any lower grade for which they are available.

(4) Conditions of appointment. (i) Individuals whose placement eligibility is based on an appointment without time limit will receive appointments without time limit under this authority. These appointees may be reassigned, promoted, or demoted to any position within the same agency for which they qualify.

(ii) Individuals who are eligible for placement under § 353.110 based on a time-limited appointment will be given appointments for a time period equal to the unexpired portion of their previous appointment.

(k) Positions without compensation provided appointments thereto meet the requirements of applicable laws relating to compensation.

(l) Positions requiring the temporary or intermittent employment of professional, scientific, and technical experts for consultation purposes.

(m) (Reserved).

(n) Any local physician, surgeon, or dentist employed under contract or on a part-time or fee basis.

(o) Positions of a scientific, professional or analytical nature when filled by bona fide members of the faculty of an accredited college or university who have special qualifications for the positions to which appointed. Employment under this provision shall not exceed 130 working days a year.

(p)-(q) (Reserved).

(r) Positions established in support of fellowship and similar programs that are filled from limited applicant pools and operate under specific criteria developed by the employing agency and/or a non-Federal organization. These programs may include: internship or fellowship programs that provide developmental or professional experiences to individuals who have completed their formal education; training and associateship programs designed to increase the pool of qualified candidates in a particular occupational specialty; professional/industry exchange programs that Start Printed Page 49223provide for a cross-fertilization between the agency and the private sector to foster mutual understanding, an exchange of ideas, or to bring experienced practitioners to the agency; residency programs through which participants gain experience in a Federal clinical environment; and programs that require a period of Government service in exchange for educational, financial or other assistance. Appointment under this authority may not exceed 4 years.

(s) Positions with compensation fixed under 5 U.S.C. 5351-5356 when filled by student-employees assigned or attached to Government hospitals, clinics or medical or dental laboratories. Employment under this authority may not exceed 4 years.

(t) Positions when filled by mentally retarded persons in accordance with the guidance in Federal Personnel Manual chapter 306. Upon completion of 2 years of satisfactory service under this authority, the employee may qualify for conversion to competitive status under the provisions of Executive Order 12125 and implementing regulations issued by OPM.

(u) Positions when filled by severely physically handicapped persons who: (1) under a temporary appointment have demonstrated their ability to perform the duties satisfactorily; or (2) have been certified by counselors of State vocational rehabilitation agencies or the Veterans Administration as likely to succeed in the performance of the duties. Upon completion of 2 years of satisfactory service under this authority, the employee may qualify for conversion to competitive status under the provisions of Executive Order 12125 and implementing regulations issued by OPM.

(v)-(w) (Reserved).

(x) Positions for which a local recruiting shortage exists when filled by inmates of Federal, District of Columbia, and State (including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands) penal and correctional institutions under work-release programs authorized by the Prisoner Rehabilitation Act of 1965, the District of Columbia Work Release Act, or under work-release programs authorized by the States. Initial appointments under this authority may not exceed 1 year. An initial appointment may be extended for one or more periods not to exceed 1 additional year each upon a finding that the inmate is still in a work-release status and that a local recruiting shortage still exists. No person may serve under this authority longer than 1 year beyond the date of that person's release from custody.

(y) (Reserved).

(z) Not to exceed 30 positions of assistants to top-level Federal officials when filled by persons designated by the President as White House Fellows.

(aa) Scientific and professional research associate positions at GS-11 and above when filled on a temporary basis by persons having a doctoral degree in an appropriate field of study for research activities of mutual interest to appointees and their agencies. Appointments are limited to persons referred by the National Research Council under its post-doctoral research associate program, may not exceed 2 years, and are subject to satisfactory outcome of evaluation of the associate's research during the first year.

(bb) Positions when filled by aliens in the absence of qualified citizens. Appointments under this authority are subject to prior approval of OPM except when the authority is specifically included in a delegated examining agreement with OPM.

(cc)-(ee) (Reserved).

(ff) Not to exceed 25 positions when filled in accordance with an agreement between OPM and the Department of Justice by persons in programs administered by the Attorney General of the United States under Public Law 91-452 and related statutes. A person appointed under this authority may continue to be employed under it after he/she ceases to be in a qualifying program only as long as he/she remains in the same agency without a break in service.

(gg) Positions when filled by persons with psychiatric disabilities who have demonstrated their ability to perform satisfactorily under a temporary appointment [such as one authorized in 213.3102(i)(3)] or who are certified as likely to be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, by a State vocational rehabilitation counselor, a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, or Veterans Health Administration psychologist, vocational rehabilitation counselor, or psychiatrist. Upon completion of 2 years of satisfactory service under this authority, the employee can be converted, at the discretion of the agency, to competitive status under the provisions of Executive Order 12125 as amended by Executive Order 13124.

(hh) (Reserved).

(ii) Positions of Presidential Intern, GS-9 and 11, in the Presidential Management Intern Program. Initial appointments must be made at the GS-9 level. No one may serve under this authority for more than 2 years, unless extended with OPM approval for up to 1 additional year. Upon completion of 2 years of satisfactory service under this authority, the employee may qualify for conversion to competitive appointment under the provisions of Executive order 12364, in accordance with requirements published in the Federal Personnel Manual.

(jj)-(kk) (Reserved).

(ll) Positions as needed of readers for blind employees, interpreters for deaf employees and personal assistants for handicapped employees, filled on a full time, part-time, or intermittent basis.

Section 213.3103 Executive Office of the President

(a) Office of Administration. (1) Not to exceed 75 positions to provide administrative services and support to the White House office.

(b) Office of Management and Budget. (1) Not to exceed 15 positions at grades GS-5/15.

(c) Council on Environmental Quality. (1) Professional and technical positions in grades GS-9 through 15 on the staff of the Council.

(d)-(f) (Reserved).

(g) National Security Council. (1) All positions on the staff of the Council.

(h) Office of Science and Technology Policy. (1) Thirty positions of Senior Policy Analyst, GS-15; Policy Analyst, GS-11/14; and Policy Research Assistant, GS-9, for employment of anyone not to exceed 5 years on projects of a high priority nature.

(i) Office of National Drug Control Policy. (1) Not to exceed 15 positions, GS-15 and below, of senior policy analysts and other personnel with expertise in drug-related issues and/or technical knowledge to aid in anti-drug abuse efforts.

Section 213.3104 Department of State

(a) Office of the Secretary. (1) All positions, GS-15 and below, on the staff of the Family Liaison Office, Director General of the Foreign Service and the Director of Personnel, Office of the Under Secretary for Management.

(2) One position of Museum Curator (Arts), in the Office of the Under Secretary for Management, whose incumbent will serve as Director, Diplomatic Reception Rooms. No new appointments may be made after February 28, 1997.

(b) American Embassy, Paris, France. (1) Chief, Travel and Visitor Unit. No new appointments may be made under this authority after August 10, 1981.

(c)-(f) (Reserved).

(g) Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. (1) Not to exceed 10 Start Printed Page 49224positions at grades GS-5 through 11 on the staff of the Bureau.

(h) Bureau of Administration. (1) One Presidential Travel Officer. No new appointments may be made under this authority after June 11, 1981.

(2) One position of the Director, Art in Embassies Program, GM-1001-15.

Section 213.3105 Department of the Treasury

Office of the Secretary. (1) Not to exceed 20 positions at the equivalent of GS-13 through GS-17 to supplement permanent staff in the study of complex problems relating to international financial, economic, trade, and energy policies and programs of the Government, when filled by individuals with special qualifications for the particular study being undertaken. Employment under this authority may not exceed 4 years.

(2) Not to exceed 20 positions, which will supplement permanent staff involved in the study and analysis of complex problems in the area of domestic economic and financial policy. Employment under this authority may not exceed 4 years.

(3) Not to exceed 20 positions in the Office of the Under Secretary (Enforcement). Employment under this authority may not exceed 4 years, and no new appointments may be made after July 31, 2001.

(b) U.S. Customs Service. (1) Positions in foreign countries designated as “interpreter-translator” and “special employees,” when filled by appointment of persons who are not citizens of the United States; and positions in foreign countries of messenger and janitor.

(2)-(5) (Reserved).

(6) Three hundred positions of Criminal Investigator for special assignments and 10 positions for oversight policy and direction of sensitive law enforcement activities.

(7)-(8) (Reserved).

(9) Not to exceed 25 positions of Customs Patrol Officers in the Papago Indian Agency in the State of Arizona when filled by the appointment of persons of one-fourth or more Indian blood.

(c) (Reserved).

(d) Office of Thrift Supervision. (1) All positions in the supervision policy and supervision operations functions of OTS. No new appointments may be made under this authority after December 31, 1993.

(e) Internal Revenue Service. (1) Twenty positions of investigator for special assignments.

(f) (Reserved).

(g) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. (1) One hundred positions of criminal investigator for special assignments.

(2) One non-permanent Senior Level (SL) Criminal Investigator to serve as a senior advisor to the Assistant Director (Firearms, Explosives, and Arson).

Section 213.3106 Department of Defense

(a) Office of the Secretary. (1)-(5) (Reserved).

(6) One Executive Secretary, US-USSR Standing Consultative Commission and Staff Analyst (SALT), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs).

(b) Entire Department (including the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force). (1) Professional positions in Military Dependent School Systems overseas.

(2) Positions in attache 1 systems overseas, including all professional and scientific positions in the Naval Research Branch Office in London.

(3) Positions of clerk-translator, translator, and interpreter overseas.

(4) Positions of Educational Specialist the incumbents of which will serve as Director of Religious Education on the staffs of the chaplains in the military services.

(5) Positions under the program for utilization of alien scientists, approved under pertinent directives administered by the Director of Defense Research and Engineering of the Department of Defense, when occupied by alien scientists initially employed under the program including those who have acquired United States citizenship during such employment.

(6) Positions in overseas installations of the Department of Defense when filled by dependents of military or civilian employees of the U.S. Government residing in the area. Employment under this authority may not extend longer than 2 months following the transfer from the area or separation of a dependent's sponsor: Provided, that (i) a school employee may be permitted to complete the school year; and (ii) an employee other than a school employee may be permitted to serve up to 1 additional year when the military department concerned finds that the additional employment is in the interest of management.

(7) Twenty secretarial and staff support positions at GS-12 or below on the White House Support Group.

(8) Positions in DOD research and development activities occupied by participants in the DOD Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program for High School Students. Persons employed under this authority shall be bona fide high school students, at least 14 years old, pursuing courses related to the position occupied and limited to 1,040 working hours a year. Children of DOD employees may be appointed to these positions, notwithstanding the sons and daughters restriction, if the positions are in field activities at remote locations. Appointments under this authority may be made only to positions for which qualification standards established under 5 CFR Part 302 are consistent with the education and experience standards established for comparable positions in the competitive service. Appointments under this authority may not be used to extend the service limits contained in any other appointing authority.

(c) (Reserved).

(d) General. (1) Positions concerned with advising, administering, supervising, or performing work in the collection, processing, analysis, production, evaluation, interpretation, dissemination, and estimation of intelligence information, including scientific and technical positions in the intelligence function; and positions involved in the planning, programming, and management of intelligence resources when, in the opinion of OPM, it is impracticable to examine. This authority does not apply to positions assigned to cryptologic and communications intelligence activities/functions.

(2) Positions involved in intelligence-related work of the cryptologic intelligence activities of the military departments. This includes all positions of intelligence research specialist, and similar positions in the intelligence classification series; all scientific and technical positions involving the applications of engineering, physical or technical sciences to intelligence work; and professional as well as intelligence technician positions in which a majority of the incumbent's time is spent in advising, administering, supervising, or performing work in the collection, processing, analysis, production, evaluation, interpretation, dissemination, and estimation of intelligence information or in the planning, programming, and management of intelligence resources.

(e) Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. (1) Positions of President, Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, Deans, Deputy Deans, Associate Deans, Assistant Deans, Assistants to the President, Assistants to the Vice Presidents, Assistants to the Deans, Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Instructors, Visiting Scientists, Research Associates, Start Printed Page 49225Senior Research Associates, and Postdoctoral Fellows.

(2) Positions established to perform work on projects funded from grants.

(f) National Defense University. (1) Not to exceed 16 positions of senior policy analyst, GS-15, at the Strategic Concepts Development Center. Initial appointments to these positions may not exceed 6 years, but may be extended thereafter in 1-, 2-, or 3-year increments, indefinitely.

(g) Defense Communications Agency. (1) Not to exceed 10 positions at grades GS-10/15 to staff and support the Crisis Management Center at the White House.

(h) Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va. (1) The Provost and professors in grades GS-13 through 15.

(i) George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch, Germany. (1) The Director, Deputy Director, and positions of professor, instructor, and lecturer at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch, Germany, for initial employment not to exceed 3 years, which may be renewed in increments from 1 to 2 years thereafter.

(j) Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii. (1) The Director, Deputy Director, Dean of Academics, Director of College, deputy department chairs, and senior positions of professor, associate professor, and research fellow within the Asia Pacific Center. Appointments may be made not to exceed 3 years and may be extended for periods not to exceed 3 years.

Section 213.3107 Department of the Army

(a)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. (1) Civilian professors, instructors, teachers (except teachers at the Children's School), Cadet Social Activities Coordinator, Chapel Organist and Choir-Master, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Associate Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, coaches, Facility Manager, Building Manager, three Physical Therapists (Athletic Trainers), Associate Director of Admissions for Plans and Programs, Deputy Director of Alumni Affairs; and librarian when filled by an officer of the Regular Army retired from active service, and the military secretary to the Superintendent when filled by a U.S. Military Academy graduate retired as a regular commissioned officer for disability.

(e)-(f) (Reserved).

(g) Defense Language Institute. (1) All positions (professors, instructors, lecturers) which require proficiency in a foreign language or a knowledge of foreign language teaching methods.

(h) Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA. (1) Positions of professor, instructor, or lecturer associated with courses of instruction of at least 10 months duration for employment not to exceed 5 years, which may be renewed in 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, or 5-year increments indefinitely thereafter.

(i) (Reserved).

(j) U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. (1) Positions of Academic Director, Department Head, and Instructor.

(k) U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. (1) Positions of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, and instructor associated with courses of instruction of at least 10 months duration, for employment not to exceed up to 5 years, which may be renewed in 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5-year increments indefinitely thereafter.

Section 213.3108 Department of the Navy

(a) General. (1)-(14) (Reserved).

(15) Marine positions assigned to a coastal or seagoing vessel operated by a naval activity for research or training purposes.

(16) All positions necessary for the administration and maintenance of the official residence of the Vice President.

(b) Naval Academy, Naval Postgraduate School, and Naval War College. (1) Professors, instructors, and teachers; the Director of Academic Planning, Naval Postgraduate School; and the Librarian, Organist-Choirmaster, Registrar, the Dean of Admissions, and social counselors at the Naval Academy.

(c) Chief of Naval Operations. (1) One position at grade GS-12 or above that will provide technical, managerial, or administrative support on highly classified functions to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Plans, Policy, and Operations).

(d) Military Sealift Command. (1) All positions on vessels operated by the Military Sealift Command.

(e) Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Hawaii. (1) All positions. This authority applies only to positions that must be filled pending final decision on contracting of Facility operations. No new appointments may be made under this authority after

July 29, 1988.

(f) (Reserved).

(g) Office of Naval Research. (1) Scientific and technical positions, GS/GM-13/15, in the Office of Naval Research Asian Office in Tokyo, Japan, which covers East Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Positions are to be filled by personnel having specialized experience in scientific and/or technical disciplines of current interest to the Department of the Navy.

Section 213.3109 Department of the Air Force

(a) Office of the Secretary. (1) One Special Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. This position has advisory rather than operating duties except as operating or administrative responsibilities may be exercised in connection with the pilot studies.

(b) General. (1) Professional, technical, managerial and administrative positions supporting space activities, when approved by the Secretary of the Air Force.

(2) Ninety-five positions engaged in interdepartmental defense projects involving scientific and technical evaluations.

(c) Not to exceed 20 professional positions, GS-11 through GS-15, in Detachments 6 and 51, SM-ALC, Norton and McClellan Air Force Bases, California, which will provide logistic support management to specialized research and development projects.

(d) U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, and Instructor, in the Dean of Faculty, Commandant of Cadets, Director of Athletics, and Preparatory School of the United States Air Force Academy.

(e) (Reserved).

(f) Air Force Office of Special Investigations. (1) Not to exceed 350 positions of Criminal Investigators/Intelligence Research Specialists, GS-5 through GS-15.

(g) Not to exceed eight positions, GS-12 through 15, in Headquarters Air Force Logistics Command, DCS Material Management, Office of Special Activities, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, which will provide logistic support management staff guidance to classified research and development projects.

(h) Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. (1) Positions of Professor, Instructor, or Lecturer.

(i) Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (1) Civilian deans and professors.

(j) Air Force Logistics Command. (1) One Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist, GM-346-14, in Detachment 2, 2762 Logistics Management Squadron (Special), Greenville, Texas.

(k) One position of Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist, GS-346-15, in the 2762nd Logistics Start Printed Page 49226Squadron (Special), at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

(l) One position of Commander, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland.

Section 213.3110 Department of Justice

(a) General. (1) Deputy U.S. Marshals employed on an hourly basis for intermittent service.

(4) Positions at GS-15 and below on the staff of an office of a special counsel.

(3)-(5) (Reserved).

(6) Positions of Program Manager and Assistant Program Manager supporting the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program in foreign countries. Initial appointments under this authority may not exceed 2 years, but may be extended for an additional period not to exceed 2 years.

(b) Immigration and Naturalization Service. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Not to exceed 500 positions of interpreters and language specialists, GS-1040-5/9.

(3) Not to exceed 25 positions, GS-15 and below, with proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the Russian language and serving in the Soviet Refugee Processing Program with permanent duty location in Moscow, Russia.

(c) Drug Enforcement Administration. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Four hundred positions of Intelligence Research Agent and/or Intelligence Operation Specialist in the GS-132 series, grades GS-9 through GS-15.

(3) Not to exceed 200 positions of Criminal Investigator (Special Agent). New appointments may be made under this authority only at grades GS-7/11.

(d) National Drug Intelligence Center. All positions.

Section 213.3112 Department of the Interior

(a) General. (1) Technical, maintenance, and clerical positions at or below grades GS-7, WG-10, or equivalent, in the field service of the Department of the Interior, when filled by the appointment of persons who are certified as maintaining a permanent and exclusive residence within, or contiguous to, a field activity or district, and as being dependent for livelihood primarily upon employment available within the field activity of the Department.

(2) All positions on Government-owned ships or vessels operated by the Department of the Interior.

(3) Temporary or seasonal caretakers at temporarily closed camps or improved areas to maintain grounds, buildings, or other structures and prevent damages or theft of Government property. Such appointments shall not extend beyond 130 working days a year without the prior approval of OPM.

(4) Temporary, intermittent, or seasonal field assistants at GS-7, or its equivalent, and below in such areas as forestry, range management, soils, engineering, fishery and wildlife management, and with surveying parties. Employment under this authority may not exceed 180 working days a year.

(5) Temporary positions established in the field service of the Department for emergency forest and range fire prevention or suppression and blister rust control for not to exceed 180 working days a year: Provided, that an employee may work as many as 220 working days a year when employment beyond 180 days is required to cope with extended fire seasons or sudden emergencies such as fire, flood, storm, or other unforeseen situations involving potential loss of life or property.

(6) Persons employed in field positions, the work of which is financed jointly by the Department of the Interior and cooperating persons or organizations outside the Federal service.

(7) All positions in the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other positions in the Department of the Interior directly and primarily related to providing services to Indians when filled by the appointment of Indians. The Secretary of the Interior is responsible for defining the term “Indian.”

(8) Temporary, intermittent, or seasonal positions at GS-7 or below in Alaska, as follows: Positions in nonprofessional mining activities, such as those of drillers, miners, caterpillar operators, and samplers. Employment under this authority shall not exceed 180 working days a year and shall be appropriate only when the activity is carried on in a remote or isolated area and there is a shortage of available candidates for the positions.

(9) Temporary, part-time, or intermittent employment of mechanics, skilled laborers, equipment operators and tradesmen on construction, repair, or maintenance work not to exceed 180 working days a year in Alaska, when the activity is carried on in a remote or isolated area and there is a shortage of available candidates for the positions.

(10) Seasonal airplane pilots and airplane mechanics in Alaska, not to exceed 180 working days a year.

(11) Temporary staff positions in the Youth Conservation Corps Centers operated by the Department of the Interior. Employment under this authority shall not exceed 11 weeks a year except with prior approval of OPM.

(12) Positions in the Youth Conservation Corps for which pay is fixed at the Federal minimum wage rate. Employment under this authority may not exceed 10 weeks.

(b) (Reserved).

(c) Indian Arts and Crafts Board. (1) The Executive Director.

(d) (Reserved).

(e) Office of the Assistant Secretary, Territorial and International Affairs. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Not to exceed four positions of Territorial Management Interns, grades GS-5, GS-7, or GS-9, when filled by territorial residents who are U.S. citizens from the Virgin Islands or Guam; U.S. nationals from American Samoa; or in the case of the Northern Marianas, will become U.S. citizens upon termination of the U.S. trusteeship. Employment under this authority may not exceed 6 months.

(3) (Reserved).

(4) Special Assistants to the Governor of American Samoa who perform specialized administrative, professional, technical, and scientific duties as members of his or her immediate staff.

(f) National Park Service. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Positions established for the administration of Kalaupapa National Historic Park, Molokai, Hawaii, when filled by appointment of qualified patients and Native Hawaiians, as provided by Public Law 95-565.

(3) Seven full-time permanent and 31 temporary, part-time, or intermittent positions in the Redwood National Park, California, which are needed for rehabilitation of the park, as provided by Public Law 95-250.

(4) One Special Representative of the Director.

(5) All positions in the Grand Portage National Monument, Minnesota, when filled by the appointment of recognized members of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.

(g) Bureau of Reclamation. (1) Appraisers and examiners employed on a temporary, intermittent, or part-time basis on special valuation or prospective-entrymen-review projects where knowledge of local values on conditions or other specialized qualifications not possessed by regular Bureau employees are required for successful results. Employment under this provision shall not exceed 130 working days a year in any individual case: Provided, that such employment may, with prior approval of OPM, be extended for not to exceed an additional 50 working days in any single year. Start Printed Page 49227

(h) Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Territorial Affairs. (1) Positions of Territorial Management Interns, GS-5, when filled by persons selected by the Government of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. No appointment may extend beyond 1 year.

Section 213.3113 Department of Agriculture

(a) General. (1) Agents employed in field positions the work of which is financed jointly by the Department and cooperating persons, organizations, or governmental agencies outside the Federal service. Except for positions for which selection is jointly made by the Department and the cooperating organization, this authority is not applicable to positions in the Agricultural Research Service or the National Agricultural Statistics Service. This authority is not applicable to the following positions in the Agricultural Marketing Service: Agricultural commodity grader (grain) and (meat), (poultry), and (dairy), agricultural commodity aid (grain), and tobacco inspection positions.

(2)-(4) (Reserved).

(5) Temporary, intermittent, or seasonal employment in the field service of the Department in positions at and below GS-7 and WG-10 in the following types of positions: Field assistants for subprofessional services; agricultural helpers, helper-leaders, and workers in the Agricultural Research Service and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; and subject to prior OPM approval granted in the calendar year in which the appointment is to be made, other clerical, trades, crafts, and manual labor positions. Total employment under this subparagraph may not exceed 180 working days in a service year: Provided, that an employee may work as many as 220 working days in a service year when employment beyond 180 days is required to cope with extended fire seasons or sudden emergencies such as fire, flood, storm, or other unforeseen situations involving potential loss of life or property. This paragraph does not cover trades, crafts, and manual labor positions covered by paragraph (i) of § 213.3102 or positions within the Forest Service.

(6) (Reserved).

(7) Not to exceed 34 Program Assistants, whose experience acquired in positions excepted from the competitive civil service in the administration of agricultural programs at the State level is needed by the Department for the more efficient administration of its programs. No new appointment may be made under this authority after December 31, 1985.

(b)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) Farm Service Agency. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Members of State Committees: Provided, that employment under this authority shall be limited to temporary intermittent (WAE) positions whose principal duties involve administering farm programs within the State consistent with legislative and Departmental requirements and reviewing national procedures and policies for adaptation at State and local levels within established parameters. Individual appointments under this authority are for 1 year and may be extended only by the Secretary of Agriculture or his designee. Members of State Committees serve at the pleasure of the Secretary.

(e) Rural Development. (1) (Reserved).

(2) County committeemen to consider, recommend, and advise with respect to the Rural Development program.

(3) Temporary positions whose principal duties involve the making and servicing of natural disaster emergency loans pursuant to current statutes authorizing natural disaster emergency loans. Appointments under this provision shall not exceed 1 year unless extended for one additional period not to exceed 1 year, but may, with prior approval of OPM be further extended for additional periods not to exceed 1 year each.

(4)-(5) (served).

(6) Professional and clerical positions in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands when occupied by indigenous residents of the Territory to provide financial assistance pursuant to current authorizing statutes.

(f) Agricultural Marketing Service. (1) Positions of Agricultural Commodity Graders, Agricultural Commodity Technicians, and Agricultural Commodity Aids at grades GS-9 and below in the tobacco, dairy, and poultry commodities; Meat Acceptance Specialists, GS-11 and below; Clerks, Office Automation Clerks, and Computer Clerks at GS-5 and below; Clerk-Typists at grades GS-4 and below; and Laborers under the Wage System. Employment under this authority is limited to either 1,280 hours or 180 days in a service year.

(2) Positions of Agricultural Commodity Graders, Agricultural Commodity Technicians, and Agricultural Commodity Aids at grades GS-11 and below in the cotton, raisin, and processed fruit and vegetable commodities and the following positions in support of these commodities: Clerks, Office Automation Clerks, and Computer Clerks and Operators at GS-5 and below; Clerk-Typists at grades GS-4 and below; and, under the Federal Wage System, High Volume Instrumentation (HVI) Operators and HVI Operator Leaders at WG/WL-2 and below, respectively, Instrument Mechanics/Workers/Helpers at WG-10 and below, and Laborers. Employment under this authority may not exceed 180 days in a service year. In unforeseen situations such as bad weather or crop conditions, unanticipated plant demands, or increased imports, employees may work up to 240 days in a service year. Cotton Agricultural Commodity Graders, GS-5, may be employed as trainees for the first appointment for an initial period of 6 months for training without regard to the service year limitation.

(3) Milk Market Administrators.

(4) All positions on the staffs of the Milk Market Administrators.

(g)-(k) (Reserved).

(l) Food Safety and Inspection Service. (1)-(2) (Reserved).

(3) Positions of meat and poultry inspectors (veterinarians at GS-11 and below and nonveterinarians at appropriate grades below GS-11) for employment on a temporary, intermittent, or seasonal basis, not to exceed 1,280 hours a year.

(m) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. (1) One hundred and fifty positions of Agricultural Commodity Aid (Grain), GS-2/4; 100 positions of Agricultural Commodity Technician (Grain), GS-4/7; and 60 positions of Agricultural Commodity Grader (Grain), GS-5/9, for temporary employment on a part-time, intermittent, or seasonal basis not to exceed 1,280 hours in a service year.

(n) Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Corporation. (1) Executive Director.

Section 213.3114 Department of Commerce

(a) General. (1)-(2) (Reserved).

(3) Not to exceed 50 scientific and technical positions whose duties are performed primarily in the Antarctic. Incumbents of these positions may be stationed in the continental United States for periods of orientation, training, analysis of data, and report writing.

(b)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) Bureau of the Census. (1) Managers, supervisors, technicians, clerks, interviewers, and enumerators in the field service, for time-limited employment to conduct a census.

(2) Current Program Interviewers employed in the field service.

(e)-(h) (Reserved).

(i) Office of the Under Secretary for International Trade. (1) Fifteen Start Printed Page 49228positions at GS-12 and above in specialized fields relating to international trade or commerce in units under the jurisdiction of the Under Secretary for International Trade. Incumbents will be assigned to advisory rather than to operating duties, except as operating and administrative responsibility may be required for the conduct of pilot studies or special projects. Employment under this authority will not exceed 2 years for an individual appointee.

(2) (Reserved).

(3) Not to exceed 15 positions in grades GS-12 through GS-15, to be filled by persons qualified as industrial or marketing specialists; who possess specialized knowledge and experience in industrial production, industrial operations and related problems, market structure and trends, retail and wholesale trade practices, distribution channels and costs, or business financing and credit procedures applicable to one or more of the current segments of U.S. industry served by the Under Secretary for International Trade, and the subordinate components of his organization which are involved in Domestic Business matters. Appointments under this authority may be made for a period of not to exceed 2 years and may, with prior approval of OPM, be extended for an additional period of 2 years.

(j) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (1)-(2) (Reserved).

(3) All civilian positions on vessels operated by the National Ocean Service.

(4) Temporary positions required in connection with the surveying operations of the field service of the National Ocean Service. Appointment to such positions shall not exceed 8 months in any 1 calendar year.

(k) (Reserved).

(l) National Telecommunication and Information Administration. (1) Seventeen professional positions in grades GS-13 through GS-15.

Section 213.3115 Department of Labor

(a) Office of the Secretary. (1) Chairman and five members, Employees' Compensation Appeals Board.

(2) Chairman and eight members, Benefits Review Board.

(b)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) Employment and Training Administration. (1) Not to exceed 10 positions of Supervisory Manpower Development Specialist and Manpower Development Specialist, GS-7/15, in the Division of Indian and Native American Programs, when filled by the appointment of persons of one-fourth or more Indian blood. These positions require direct contact with Indian tribes and communities for the development and administration of comprehensive employment and training programs.

Section 213.3116 Department of Health and Human Services

(a) General. (1) Intermittent positions, at GS-15 and below and WG-10 and below, on teams under the National Disaster Medical System including Disaster Medical Assistance Teams and specialty teams, to respond to disasters, emergencies, and incidents/events involving medical, mortuary and public health needs.

(b) Public Health Service. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Positions at Government sanatoria when filled by patients during treatment or convalescence.

(3) (Reserved).

(4) Positions concerned with problems in preventive medicine financed or participated in by the Department of Health and Human Services and a cooperating State, county, municipality, incorporated organization, or an individual in which at least one-half of the expense is contributed by the participating agency either in salaries, quarters, materials, equipment, or other necessary elements in the carrying on of the work.

(5)-(6) (Reserved).

(7) Not to exceed 50 positions associated with health screening programs for refugees.

(8) All positions in the Public Health Service and other positions in the Department of Health and Human Services directly and primarily related to providing services to Indians when filled by the appointment of Indians. The Secretary of Health and Human Services is responsible for defining the term “Indian.”

(9) (Reserved).

(10) Health care positions of the National Health Service Corps for employment of any one individual not to exceed 4 years of service in health manpower shortage areas.

(11)-(14) (Reserved).

(15) Not to exceed 200 staff positions, GS-15 and below, in the Immigration Health Service, for an emergency staff to provide health related services to foreign entrants.

(c)-(e) (Reserved).

(f) The President's Council on Physical Fitness. (1) Four staff assistants.

Section 213.3117 Department of Education

(a) Positions concerned with problems in education financed and participated in by the Department of Education and a cooperating State educational agency, or university or college, in which there is joint responsibility for selection and supervision of employees, and at least one-half of the expense is contributed by the cooperating agency in salaries, quarters, materials, equipment, or other necessary elements in the carrying on of the work.

Section 213.3124 Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

(a) All positions.

Section 213.3127 Department of Veterans Affairs

(a) Construction Division. (1) Temporary construction workers paid from “purchase and hire” funds and appointed for not to exceed the duration of a construction project.

(b) Not to exceed 400 positions of rehabilitation counselors, GS-3 through GS-11, in Alcoholism Treatment Units and Drug Dependence Treatment Centers, when filled by former patients.

(c) Board of Veterans' Appeals. (1) Positions, GS-15, when filled by a member of the Board. Except as provided by section 201(d) of Public Law 100-687, appointments under this authority shall be for a term of 9 years, and may be renewed.

(2) Positions, GS-15, when filled by a non-member of the Board who is awaiting Presidential approval for appointment as a Board member.

(d) Not to exceed 600 positions at grades GS-3 through GS-11, involved in the Department's Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Counseling Service.

Section 213.3132 Small Business Administration

(a) When the President under 42 U.S.C. 1855-1855g, the Secretary of Agriculture under 7 U.S.C. 1961, or the Small Business Administration under 15 U.S.C. 636(b)(1) declares an area to be a disaster area, positions filled by time-limited appointment of employees to make and administer disaster loans in the area under the Small Business Act, as amended. Service under this authority may not exceed 4 years, and no more than 2 years may be spent on a single disaster. Exception to this time limit may only be made with prior Office approval. Appointments under this authority may not be used to extend the 2-year service limit contained in paragraph (b) below. No one may be appointed under this authority to positions engaged in long-term maintenance of loan portfolios.

(b) When the President under 42 U.S.C. 1855-1855g, the Secretary of Agriculture under 7 U.S.C. 1961, or the Small Business Administration under Start Printed Page 4922915 U.S.C. 636(b)(1) declares an area to be a disaster area, positions filled by time-limited appointment of employees to make and administer disaster loans in that area under the Small Business Act, as amended. No one may serve under this authority for more than an aggregate of 2 years without a break in service of at least 6 months. Persons who have had more than 2 years of service under paragraph (a) of this section must have a break in service of at least 8 months following such service before appointment under this authority. No one may be appointed under this authority to positions engaged in long-term maintenance of loan portfolios.

Section 213.3133 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

(a)-(b) (Reserved).

(c) Temporary positions located at closed banks or savings and loan institutions that are concerned with liquidating the assets of the institutions, liquidating loans to the institutions, or paying the depositors of closed insured institutions. New appointments may be made under this authority only during the 60 days immediately following the institution's closing date. Such appointments may not exceed 1 year, but may be extended for not to exceed 1 additional year.

Section 213.3136 U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home

(a) (Reserved).

(b) Positions when filled by member-residents of the Home.

Section 213.3138 Federal Communications Commission

(a) Fifteen positions of Telecommunications Policy Analyst, GS-301-13/14/15. Initial appointment to these positions will be for a period of not to exceed 2 years with provision for two 1-year extensions. No new appointments may be made under this authority after May 31, 1998.

Section 213.3142 Export-Import Bank of the United States

(a) One Special Assistant to the Board of Directors, grade GS-14 and above.

Section 213.3146 Selective Service System

(a) State Directors.

Section 213.3148 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

(a) One hundred and fifty alien scientists having special qualifications in the fields of aeronautical and space research where such employment is deemed by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to be necessary in the public interest.

Section 213.3155 Social Security Administration

(a) Six positions of Social Insurance Representative in the district offices of the Social Security Administration in the State of Arizona when filled by the appointment of persons of one-fourth or more Indian blood.

(b) Seven positions of Social Insurance Representative in the district offices of the Social Security Administration in the State of New Mexico when filled by the appointment of persons of one-fourth or more Indian blood.

(c) Two positions of Social Insurance Representative in the district offices of the Social Security Administration in the State of Alaska when filled by the appointments of persons of one-fourth or more Alaskan Native blood (Eskimos, Indians, or Aleuts).

Section 213.3162 The President's Crime Prevention Council

(a) Up to 7 positions established in the President's Crime Prevention Council office created by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. No new appointments may be made under this authority after March 31, 1998.

Section 213.3165 Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

(a) Up to 37 positions established to create the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. No new appointments may be made under this authority after December 31, 2000.

Section 213.3166 Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency of the District of Columbia

(a) All positions, except for the Director, established to create the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency of the District of Columbia. No new appointments may be made under this authority after September 30, 2001.

Section 213.3174 Smithsonian Institution

(a) (Reserved).

(b) All positions located in Panama which are part of or which support the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

(c) Positions at GS-15 and below in the National Museum of the American Indian requiring knowledge of, and experience in, tribal customs and culture. Such positions comprise approximately 10 percent of the Museum's positions and, generally, do not include secretarial, clerical, administrative, or program support positions.

Section 213.3175 Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

(a) One Asian Studies Program Administrator, one International Security Studies Program Administrator, one Latin American Program Administrator, one Russian Studies Program Administrator, one West European Program Administrator, one Environmental Change & Security Studies Program Administrator, one United States Studies Program Administrator, and two Social Science Program Administrators.

Section 213.3178 Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

(a) All positions in the Fund and positions created for the purpose of establishing the Fund's operations in accordance with the Community Development Banking and Financial Institutions Act of 1994, except for any positions required by the Act to be filled by competitive appointment. No new appointments may be made under this authority after September 23, 1998.

Section 213.3180 Utah Reclamation and Conservation Commission

(a) Executive Director.

Section 213.3182 National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities

(a) National Endowment for the Arts. (1) Artistic and related positions at grades GS-13 through GS-15 engaged in the review, evaluation and administration of applications and grants supporting the arts, related research and assessment, policy and program development, arts education, access programs and advocacy or evaluation of critical arts projects and outreach programs. Duties require artistic stature, in-depth knowledge of arts disciplines and/or artistic-related leadership qualities.

Section 213.3190 African Development Foundation

(a) One Enterprise Development Fund Manager. Appointment authority is limited to four years unless extended by the Office.

Section 213.3191 Office of Personnel Management

(a)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) Part-time and intermittent positions of test examiners at grades GS-8 and below.

Section 213.3194 Department of Transportation

(a) U.S. Coast Guard. (1) (Reserved). Start Printed Page 49230

(2) Lamplighters.

(3) Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Instructors, one Principal Librarian, one Cadet Hostess, and one Psychologist (Counseling) at the Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut.

(b)-(d) (Reserved).

(e) Maritime Administration. (1)-(2) (Reserved).

(3) All positions on Government-owned vessels or those bareboats chartered to the Government and operated by or for the Maritime Administration.

(4)-(5) (Reserved).

(6) U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, positions of: Professors, Instructors, and Teachers, including heads of Departments of Physical Education and Athletics, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, Maritime Law and Economics, Nautical Science, and Engineering; Coordinator of Shipboard Training; the Commandant of Midshipmen, the Assistant Commandant of Midshipmen; Director of Music; three Battalion Officers; three Regimental Affairs Officers; and one Training Administrator.

(7) U.S. Merchant Marine Academy positions of: Associate Dean; Registrar; Director of Admissions; Assistant Director of Admissions; Director, Office of External Affairs; Placement Officer; Administrative Librarian; Shipboard Training Assistant; three Academy Training Representatives; and one Education Program Assistant.

Section 213.3195 Federal Emergency Management Agency

(a) Field positions at grades GS-15 and below, or equivalent, which are engaged in work directly related to unique response efforts to environmental emergencies not covered by the Disaster Relief Act of 1974, Public Law 93-288, as amended. Employment under this authority may not exceed 36 months on any single emergency. Persons may not be employed under this authority for long-term duties or for work not directly necessitated by the emergency response effort.

(b) Not to exceed 30 positions at grades GS-15 and below in the Offices of Executive Administration, General Counsel, Inspector General, Comptroller, Public Affairs, Personnel, Acquisition Management, and the State and Local Program and Support Directorate which are engaged in work directly related to unique response efforts to environmental emergencies not covered by the Disaster Relief Act of 1974, Public Law 93-288, as amended. Employment under this authority may not exceed 36 months on any single emergency, or for long-term duties or work not directly necessitated by the emergency response effort. No one may be reappointed under this authority for service in connection with a different emergency unless at least 6 months have elapsed since the individual's latest appointment under this authority.

(c) Not to exceed 350 professional and technical positions at grades GS-5 through GS-15, or equivalent, in Mobile Emergency Response Support Detachments (MERS).

Section 213.3199 Temporary Organizations

(a) Positions on the staffs of temporary boards and commissions which are established by law or Executive order for specified periods not to exceed 4 years to perform specific projects. A temporary board or commission originally established for less than 4 years and subsequently extended may continue to fill its staff positions under this authority as long as its total life, including extension(s), does not exceed 4 years. No board or commission may use this authority for more than 4 years to make appointments and position changes unless prior approval of the Office is obtained.

(b) Positions on the staffs of temporary organizations established within continuing agencies when all of the following conditions are met: (1) The temporary organization is established by an authority outside the agency, usually by law or Executive order; (2) the temporary organization is established for an initial period of 4 years or less and, if subsequently extended, its total life including extension(s) will not exceed 4 years; (3) the work to be performed by the temporary organization is outside the agency's continuing responsibilities; and (4) the positions filled under this authority are those for which other staffing resources or authorities are not available within the agency. An agency may use this authority to fill positions in organizations which do not meet all of the above conditions or to make appointments and position changes in a single organization during a period longer than 4 years only with prior approval of the Office.

Schedule B

Section 213.3202 Entire Executive Civil Service

(a) Student Educational Employment Program—Student Temporary Employment Program. (1) Students may be appointed to the Student Temporary Employment Program if they are pursuing any of the following educational programs:

(i) High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED);

(ii) Vocational/Technical certificate;

(iii) Associate degree;

(iv) Baccalaureate degree;

(v) Graduate degree; or

(vi) Professional degree

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[The remaining text of provisions pertaining to the Student Temporary Employment Program can be found in 5 CFR 213.3202(a).]

(b) Student Educational Employment Program—Student Career Experience Program. (1)(i) Students may be appointed to the Student Career Experience Program if they are pursuing any of the following educational programs:

(A) High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED);

(B) Vocational/Technical certificate;

(C) Associate degree;

(D) Baccalaureate degree;

(E) Graduate degree; or

(F) Professional degree.

(ii) Student participants in the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under the provision of Public Law 93-842 are eligible for appointments under the Student Career Experience Program.

[The remaining text of provisions pertaining to the Student Career Experience Program can be found in 5 CFR 213.3202(b).]

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(c)-(i) (Reserved).

(j) Special executive development positions established in connection with Senior Executive Service candidate development programs which have been approved by OPM. A Federal agency may make new appointments under this authority for any period of employment not exceeding 3 years for one individual.

(k)-(l) (Reserved).

(m) Positions when filled under any of the following conditions: (1) Appointment at grades GS-15 and above, or equivalent, in the same or a different agency without a break in service from a career appointment in the Senior Executive Service (SES) of an individual who:

(i) Has completed the SES probationary period;

(ii) Has been removed from the SES because of less than fully successful executive performance or a reduction in force; and

(iii) Is entitled to be placed in another civil service position under 5 U.S.C. 3594(b).

(2) Appointment in a different agency without a break in service of an Start Printed Page 49231individual originally appointed under paragraph (m)(1).

(3) Reassignment, promotion, or demotion within the same agency of an individual appointed under this authority.

(n) Positions when filled by preference eligibles or veterans who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service and who, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3304(f) (Pub. L. 105-339), applied for these positions under merit promotion procedures when applications were being accepted by the agency from individuals outside its own workforce. These veterans may be promoted, demoted, or reassigned, as appropriate, to other positions within the agency but would remain employed under this excepted authority as long as there is no break in service. No new appointments may be made under this authority after November 30, 1999.

(o) The Federal Career Intern Program (1) Appointments. Appointments made under the Federal Career Intern Program may not exceed 2 years, except as described in paragraph (o)(2) of this section. Initial appointments shall be made to a position at the grades GS-5, 7, or 9 (and equivalent) or other trainee levels appropriate for the program. Agencies must request OPM approval to cover additional grades to meet unique or specialized needs. Agencies will use part 302 of this chapter when making appointments under this Program.

(2) Extensions. (i) Agencies must request, in writing, OPM approval to extend internships for up to 1 additional year beyond the authorized 2 years for additional training and/or developmental activities.

(ii) Agencies are delegated the authority to extend, without prior OPM approval, 2-year internships for up to an additional 120 days to cover rare or unusual circumstances, and where agencies have established criteria for approving extensions.

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[The remaining text of provisions pertaining to The Federal Career Intern Program can be found in 5 CFR 213.3202(o).]

Section 213.3203 Executive Office of the President

(a) (Reserved).

(b) Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations. (1) Seventeen positions of economist at grades GS-12 through GS-15.

Section 213.3204 Department of State

(a)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) Fourteen positions on the household staff of the President's Guest House (Blair and Blair-Lee Houses).

(e) (Reserved).

(f) Scientific, professional, and technical positions at grades GS-12 to GS-15 when filled by persons having special qualifications in foreign policy matters. Total employment under this authority may not exceed 4 years.

Section 213.3205 Department of the Treasury

(a) Positions of Deputy Comptroller of the Currency, Chief National Bank Examiner, Assistant Chief National Bank Examiner, Regional Administrator of National Banks, Deputy Regional Administrator of National Banks, Assistant to the Comptroller of the Currency, National Bank Examiner, Associate National Bank Examiner, and Assistant National Bank Examiner, whose salaries are paid from assessments against national banks and other financial institutions.

(b)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) Positions concerned with the protection of the life and safety of the President and members of his immediate family, or other persons for whom similar protective services are prescribed by law, when filled in accordance with special appointment procedures approved by OPM. Service under this authority may not exceed (1) a total of 4 years; or (2) 120 days following completion of the service required for conversion under Executive Order 11203, whichever comes first.

(e) Positions, grades GS-5 through 12, of Treasury Enforcement Agent in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; and Treasury Enforcement Agent, Pilot, Marine Enforcement Officer, and Aviation Enforcement Officer in the U.S. Customs Service. Service under this authority may not exceed 3 years and 120 days.

Section 213.3206 Department of Defense

(a) Office of the Secretary. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Professional positions at GS-11 through GS-15 involving systems, costs, and economic analysis functions in the Office of the Assistant Secretary (Program Analysis and Evaluation); and in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Systems Policy and Information) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary (Comptroller).

(3)-(4) (Reserved).

(5) Four Net Assessment Analysts.

(b) Interdepartmental activities. (1) Six positions to provide general administration, general art and information, photography, and/or visual information support to the White House Photographic Service.

(2) Eight positions, GS-15 or below, in the White House Military Office, providing support for airlift operations, special events, security, and/or administrative services to the Office of the President.

(c) National Defense University. (1) Sixty-one positions of Professor, GS-13/15, for employment of any one individual on an initial appointment not to exceed 3 years, which may be renewed in any increment from 1 to 6 years indefinitely thereafter.

(d) General. (1) One position of Law Enforcement Liaison Officer (Drugs), GS-301-15, U.S. European Command.

(2) Acquisition positions at grades GS-5 through GS-11, whose incumbents have successfully completed the required course of education as participants in the Department of Defense scholarship program authorized under 10 U.S.C. 1744.

(e) Office of the Inspector General. (1) Positions of Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-5/15.

(f) Department of Defense Polygraph Institute, Fort McClellan, Alabama. (1) One Director, GM-15.

(g) Defense Security Assistance Agency. All faculty members with instructor and research duties at the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio. Individual appointments under this authority will be for an initial 3-year period, which may be followed by an appointment of indefinite duration.

Section 213.3207 Department of the Army

(a) U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. (1) Seven positions of professors, instructors, and education specialists. Total employment of any individual under this authority may not exceed 4 years.

Section 213.3208 Department of the Navy

(a) Naval Underwater Systems Center, New London, Connecticut. (1) One position of Oceanographer, grade GS-14, to function as project director and manager for research in the weapons systems applications of ocean eddies.

(b) All civilian faculty positions of professors, instructors, and teachers on the staff of the Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia.

(c) One Director and four Research Psychologists at the professor or GS-15 level in the Defense Personnel Security Research and Education Center. Start Printed Page 49232

(d) All civilian professor positions at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College.

(e) One position of Staff Assistant, GS-301-15, whose incumbent will manage the Navy's Executive Dining facilities at the Pentagon.

(f) One position of Housing Management Specialist, GM-1173-14, involved with the Bachelor Quarters Management Study. No new appointments may be made under this authority after February 29, 1992.

Section 213.3209 Department of the Air Force

(a) Not to exceed six interdisciplinary positions for the Airpower Research Institute at the Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, for employment to complete studies proposed by candidates and acceptable to the Air Force. Initial appointments are made not to exceed 3 years, with an option to renew or extend the appointments in increments of 1, 2, or 3 years indefinitely thereafter.

(b)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) Positions of Instructor or professional academic staff at the Air University, associated with courses of instruction of varying durations, for employment not to exceed 3 years, which may be renewed for an indefinite period thereafter.

(e) One position of Director of Development and Alumni Programs, GS-301-13, with the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado.

Section 213.3210 Department of Justice

(a) Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) positions in the Drug Enforcement Administration. New appointments may be made under this authority only at grades GS-5 through 11. Service under the authority may not exceed 4 years. Appointments made under this authority may be converted to career or career-conditional appointments under the provisions of Executive Order 12230, subject to conditions agreed upon between the Department and OPM.

(b) (Reserved).

(c) Not to exceed 400 positions at grades GS-5 through 15 assigned to regional task forces established to conduct special investigations to combat drug trafficking and organized crime.

(d) (Reserved).

(e) Positions, other than secretarial, GS-6 through GS-15, requiring knowledge of the bankruptcy process, on the staff of the offices of United States Trustees or the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees.

Section 213.3213 Department of Agriculture

(a) Foreign Agricultural Service. (1) Positions of a project nature involved in international technical assistance activities. Service under this authority may not exceed 5 years on a single project for any individual unless delayed completion of a project justifies an extension up to but not exceeding 2 years.

(b) General. (1) Temporary positions of professional Research Scientists, GS-15 or below, in the Agricultural Research Service and the Forest Service, when such positions are established to support the Research Associateship Program and are filled by persons having a doctoral degree in an appropriate field of study for research activities of mutual interest to appointees and the agency. Appointments are limited to proposals approved by the appropriate Administrator. Appointments may be made for initial periods not to exceed 2 years and may be extended for up to 2 additional years. Extensions beyond 4 years, up to a maximum of 2 additional years, may be granted, but only in very rare and unusual circumstances, as determined by the Personnel Officer, Agricultural Research Service, or the Personnel Officer, Forest Service.

(2) Not to exceed 55 Executive Director positions, GM-301-14/15, with the State Rural Development Councils in support of the Presidential Rural Development Initiative.

Section 213.3214 Department of Commerce

(a) Bureau of the Census. (1) (Reserved).

(2) Not to exceed 50 Community Services Specialist positions at the equivalent of GS-5 through GS-12.

(3) Not to exceed 300 Community Awareness Specialist positions at the equivalent of GS-7 through GS-12. Employment under this authority may not exceed December 31, 1992. (b)-(c) (Reserved).

(d) National Telecommunications and Information Administration. (1) Not to exceed 10 positions of Telecommunications Policy Analysts, grades GS-11 through 15. Employment under this authority may not exceed 2 years.

Section 213.3215 Department of Labor

(a) Chairman, two Members, and one Alternate Member, Administrative Review Board.

(b) (Reserved).

(c) Bureau of International Labor Affairs. (1) Positions in the Office of Foreign Relations, which are paid by outside funding sources under contracts for specific international labor market technical assistance projects. Appointments under this authority may not be extended beyond the expiration date of the project.

Section 213.3217 Department of Education

(a) Seventy-five positions, not in excess of GS-13, of a professional or analytical nature when filled by persons, other than college faculty members or candidates working toward college degrees, who are participating in midcareer development programs authorized by Federal statute or regulation, or sponsored by private nonprofit organizations, when a period of work experience is a requirement for completion of an organized study program. Employment under this authority shall not exceed 1 year.

(b) Fifty positions, GS-7 through GS-11, concerned with advising on education policies, practices, and procedures under unusual and abnormal conditions. Persons employed under this provision must be bona fide elementary school and high school teachers. Appointments under this authority may be made for a period of not to exceed 1 year, and may, with the prior approval of the Office of Personnel Management, be extended for an additional period of 1 year.

Section 213.3227 Department of Veterans Affairs

(a) Not to exceed 800 principal investigatory, scientific, professional, and technical positions at grades GS-11 and above in the medical research program.

(b) Not to exceed 25 Criminal Investigator (Undercover) positions, GS-1811, in grades 5 through 12, conducting undercover investigations in the Veterans Health Administration supervised by the VA, Office of Inspector General. Initial appointments shall be greater than 1 year, but not to exceed 4 years and may be extended indefinitely in 1-year increments.

Section 213.3236 U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home

(a) (Reserved).

(b) Director, Health Care Services; Director, Member Services; Director, Logistics; and Director, Plans and Programs.

Section 213.3240 National Archives and Records Administration

(a) Executive Director, National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Start Printed Page 49233

Section 213.3248 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

(a) Not to exceed 40 positions of Command Pilot, Pilot, and Mission Specialist candidates at grades GS-7 through 15 in the Space Shuttle Astronaut program. Employment under this authority may not exceed 3 years.

Section 213.3274 Smithsonian Institution

(a) (Reserved).

(b) Freer Gallery of Art. (1) Not to exceed four positions of Oriental Art Restoration Specialist at grades GS-9 through GS-15.

Section 213.3276 Appalachian Regional Commission

(a) Two Program Coordinators.

Section 213.3278 Armed Forces Retirement Home

(a) Naval Home, Gulfport, Mississippi. (1) One Resource Management Officer position and one Public Works Officer position, GS/GM-15 and below.

Section 213.3282 National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities

(a) (Reserved).

(b) National Endowment for the Humanities. (1) Professional positions at grades GS-11 through GS-15 engaged in the review, evaluation, and administration of grants supporting scholarship, education, and public programs in the humanities, the duties of which require indepth knowledge of a discipline of the humanities.

Section 213.3285 Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

(a) One position of Civil Engineer (Construction Manager).

Section 213.3291 Office of Personnel Management

(a) Not to exceed eight positions of Associate Director at the Executive Seminar Centers at grades GS-13 and GS-14. Appointments may be made for any period up to 3 years and may be extended without prior approval for any individual. Not more than half of the authorized faculty positions at any one Executive Seminar Center may be filled under this authority.

(b) Twelve positions of faculty members at grades GS-13 through 15, at the Federal Executive Institute. Initial appointments under this authority may be made for any period up to 3 years and may be extended in 1-, 2-, or 3-year increments indefinitely thereafter.

Schedule C

Section 213.3303 Executive Office of the President

Council of Economic Advisers

CEA 1 Confidential Assistant to the Chairman

CEA 4 Confidential Assistant to the Chairman

CEA 5 Administrative Operations Assistant to a Member

CEA 6 Administrative Operations Assistant to a Member

Office of Management and Budget

OMB 139 Confidential Assistant to the Executive Associate Director

OMB 140 Deputy to the Associate Director for Legislative Affairs (House)

OMB 143 Public Affairs Specialist to the Associate Director for Communications

OMB 147 Executive Assistant to the Director, Office of Management and Budget

Office of National Drug Control Policy

ONDCP 83 Chief, Press Relations to the Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy

ONDCP 87 Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy

Office of the United States Trade Representative

USTR 70 Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Congressional Affairs to the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative

USTR 72 Confidential Assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR 74 Special Assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative

Official Residence of the Vice President

ORVP 1 Residence Manager and Social Secretary to the Assistant to the Vice President and Chief of Staff to Mrs. Cheney

Section 213.3304 Department of State

ST 104 Special Assistant to the Under Secretary (Director)

ST 115 Staff Director, Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Fund to the Assistant Secretary, Education and Cultural Affairs

ST 399 Confidential Assistant to the Secretary of State

ST 516 Foreign Affairs Officer to the Deputy Director

Section 213.3305 Department of the Treasury

TREA 250 Director, Public Affairs to the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Public Affairs)

TREA 317 Public Affairs Specialist to the Director, Public Affairs

TREA 380 Deputy to the Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs

TREA 391 Deputy Director to the Director of Scheduling

TREA 411 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs

TREA 423 Special Assistant to the Director of Scheduling

TREA 428 Deputy Assistant Secretary (Public Liaison) to the Assistant Secretary (Public Affairs)

Section 213.3306 Department of Defense

DOD 22 Defense Fellow to the Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for White House Liaison

DOD 33 Personal Secretary to the Deputy Secretary of Defense

DOD 271 Private Secretary to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs)

DOD 279 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the Director Operational Test and Evaluation

DOD 300 Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary (Acquisition and Technology)

DOD 312 Director, Cooperative Threat Reduction to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Strategy and Threat Reduction)

DOD 319 Confidential Assistant to the Secretary of Defense

DOD 332 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Regional Security)

DOD 368 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs

DOD 459 Public Affairs Specialist to the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs

DOD 473 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict

DOD 480 Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Strategy Requirements and Resources)

DOD 488 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

DOD 519 Private Secretary to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Regional Security Affairs)

DOD 578 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)

DOD 609 Private Secretary to the Deputy Secretary of Defense

DOD 611 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the Secretary of Defense

DOD 613 Staff Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Start Printed Page 49234

DOD 636 Civilian Executive Assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

DOD 649 Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs

DOD 663 Public Affairs Specialist to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications

DOD 671 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Defense Research and Engineering

DOD 680 Confidential Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense

DOD 682 Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs

Section 213.3307 Department of the Army (DOD)

ARMY 1 Executive Staff Assistant to the Secretary

ARMY 17 Secretary (Office Automation) to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil

Works)

ARMY 21 Secretary (Office Automation) to the General Counsel of the Army

ARMY 55 Secretary (Office Automation) to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management)

ARMY 77 Secretary (Office Automation) to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Development and Acquisition

Section 213.3308 Department of the Navy (DOD)

NAV 56 Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management)

NAV 69 Staff Assistant to the Under Secretary of the Navy

NAV 71 Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy

Section 213.3309 Department of the Air Force (DOD)

AF 6 Secretary (Steno) to the Assistant Secretary (Manpower and Reserve Affairs,

Installation and Environment)

AF 8 Secretary (Steno/OA) to the General Counsel of the Air Force

Section 213.3310 Department of Justice

JUS 144 Special Assistant to the Solicitor General

JUS 184 Special Assistant to the Deputy Attorney General

JUS 190 Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Policy Development

JUS 211 Secretary (Office Automation) to the United States Attorney, Nevada

JUS 217 Attorney Advisor to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs

JUS 242 Attorney Advisor to the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division

JUS 277 Assistant for Scheduling to the Attorney General

JUS 282 Policy Advisor to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Policy Development

JUS 343 Assistant to the Attorney General to the Attorney General

JUS 367 Confidential Assistant to the Attorney General

JUS 418 Secretary (OA) to the U.S. Attorney, District of Nebraska

JUS 448 Secretary (OA) to the U.S. Attorney, Oklahoma City

Section 213.3312 Department of the Interior

INT 375 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks

INT 467 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of External Affairs

INT 479 Special Assistant to the Director of Minerals Management Service

INT 490 Special Assistant (Advance) to the Deputy Chief of Staff

INT 538 Special Executive Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior

INT 547 Press Secretary to the Director of Communications

INT 549 Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff

INT 551 Special Assistant for Scheduling and Advance to the Deputy Chief of Staff

INT 553 Special Assistant to the Director, Intergovernmental Affairs

INT 557 Director of Scheduling and Advance to the Deputy Chief of Staff

INT 559 Special Assistant for Scheduling and Advance to the Deputy Chief of Staff

INT 560 Associate Director to the Deputy Chief of Staff

INT 561 Special Assistant to the Secretary for Alaska to the Chief of Staff

INT 565 White House Liaison to the Deputy Chief of Staff

Section 213.3313 Department of Agriculture

AGR 100 Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment

AGR 103 Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service

AGR 275 Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations

AGR 285 Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services

AGR 313 Special Assistant to the Administrator, Rural Housing Service

AGR 427 Confidential Assistant to the Deputy Secretary

AGR 556 Confidential Assistant to the Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

AGR 564 Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics

AGR 566 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Legislative Affairs and Public Affairs Staff

Section 213.3314 Department of Commerce

COM 5 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of White House Liaison

COM 289 Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs

COM 393 Legislative Specialist for Technology and Telecommunications to the Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs

COM 394 Deputy Director, to the Director, Office of Public Affairs

COM 443 Director, Office of External Affairs to the Secretary of Commerce

COM 490 Director of Scheduling to the Director, Office of External Affairs

COM 550 Legislative Specialist for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Environment to the Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs

COM 648 Press Secretary to the Director of Public Affairs

COM 662 Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for International Trade Administration

COM 664 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service

Section 213.3315 Department of Labor

LAB 55 Research Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

LAB 93 Special Assistant for Scheduling to the Chief of Staff

LAB 94 Special Assistant to the Director of Scheduling

LAB 150 Staff Assistant to the Secretary of Labor

LAB 160 Director of Scheduling and Advance to the Secretary of Labor

LAB 170 Confidential Assistant to the Executive Secretariat Start Printed Page 49235

LAB 174 Staff Assistant to the Secretary of Labor

LAB 177 Special Assistant to the Director of Faith Based and Community Initiatives

LAB 182 Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Labor

LAB 205 Senior Legislative Officer to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

LAB 211 Staff Assistant to the Executive Secretary

LAB 218 Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

LAB 222 Staff Assistant to the White House Liaison

LAB 230 Special Assistant to the Secretary of Labor

LAB 231 Staff Assistant to the Chief of Staff

LAB 239 White House Liaison to the Secretary of Labor

LAB 241 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs

LAB 247 Research Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

LAB 248 Special Assistant to the Director of Scheduling and Advance

LAB 252 Speech Writer to the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs

LAB 253 Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chief of Staff

LAB 260 Special Assistant to the Director of Scheduling and Advance

Section 213.3316 Department of Health and Human Services

HHS 315 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

HHS 320 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Education

HHS 419 Special Assistant to the Secretary of Health and Human Services

HHS 527 Confidential Assistant (Scheduling) to the Director of Scheduling

HHS 534 Confidential Assistant to the Executive Secretary

HHS 632 Special Outreach Coordinator to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affair (Policy and Strategy)

Section 213.3317 Department of Education

EDU 1 Confidential Assistant to the Chief of Staff

EDU 2 Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Assistant Secretary, Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs

EDU 3 Special Assistant (White House Liaison) to the Chief of Staff

EDU 4 Confidential Assistant to the Special Assistant (White House Liaison)

EDU 5 Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff

EDU 6 Confidential Assistant to the Chief of Staff

EDU 7 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Scheduling and Briefing Staff

EDU 9 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Office of Public Affairs

EDU 10 Staff Assistant to the Director, Office of Public Affairs

EDU 11 Steward to the Chief of Staff

EDU 12 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Scheduling and Briefing Staff

EDU 14 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs

EDU 15 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Office of Public Affairs

EDU 16 Confidential Assistant to the Chief of Staff

Section 213.3318 Environmental Protection Agency

EPA 5 Director, Office of Communications to the Associate Administrator for Communications, Education and Media Relations

EPA 10 Special Assistant to the Associate Administrator for Communications, Education and Media Relations

EPA 14 Special Assistant to the Associate Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

EPA 18 Special Assistant to the Administrator

EPA 19 Special Assistant to the Administrator

Section 213.3323 Federal Communications Commission

FCC 1 Chief, Consumer Information Bureau to the Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Section 213.3325 United States Tax Court

TCOUS 42 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 43 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 44 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 45 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 46 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 47 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 49 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 50 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 51 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 52 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 53 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 56 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 59 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 60 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 61 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 62 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 63 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 64 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 65 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

TCOUS 66 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 67 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 69 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 71 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 72 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 73 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 74 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 75 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 78 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 79 Trial Clerk to a Judge

TCOUS 82 Secretary and Confidential Assistant to a Judge

Section 213.3327 Department of Veterans Affairs

VA 5 Special Assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

VA 8 Special Assistant to the Dean, Veterans Affairs Learning University

VA 106 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs

Section 213.3328 Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG 1 Staff Director to the Chairman, Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting

BBG 3 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Office of Cuba Broadcasting

BBG 4 Public Affairs Officer to the Director, Voice of America

BBG 7 Confidential Assistant to the Director, Voice of America

Section 213.3330 Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC 2 Confidential Assistant to a CommissionerStart Printed Page 49236

SEC 3 Confidential Assistant to a Commissioner

SEC 4 Confidential Assistant to the Chief of Staff

SEC 5 Confidential Assistant to a Commissioner

SEC 8 Secretary (OA) to the Chief Accountant

SEC 9 Secretary to the General Counsel

SEC 11 Confidential Assistant to the Chairman

SEC 14 Secretary to the Director, Market Regulation

SEC 16 Secretary to the Director of Enforcement Division

SEC 18 Secretary to the Director, Division of Investment Management

SEC 19 Secretary to the Director, Corporation Finance

SEC 28 Confidential Assistant to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC 29 Secretary to the Deputy Director of Market Regulation

SEC 31 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Investor Education and Assistance

Section 213.3331 Department of Energy

DOE 87 Staff Assistant to the Secretary of Energy

DOE 95 Staff Assistant to the Director, Office of Scheduling and Advance

DOE 102 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

DOE 103 Special Assistant to the Director, Civilian Radioactive Waste Management

DOE 104 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Public Affairs

DOE 106 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Scheduling and Advance

DOE 107 Special Assistant to the General Counsel

DOE 108 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

DOE 109 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Scheduling and Advance

DOE 110 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

DOE 111 Deputy Director, Scheduling and Advance to the Director, Office of Management and Administration

DOE 112 Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and External Affairs

DOE 114 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Public Affairs

DOE 115 Special Advisor to the Chief of Staff

DOE 116 Special Assistant to the Administrator, Energy Information Administration

DOE 171 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Worker and Community Transition

DOE 172 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety and Health

DOE 175 Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy

DOE 178 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

DOE 179 Special Assistant to the Director of Scheduling and Advance

DOE 180 Deputy Director, Public Affairs to the Director, Office of Public Affairs

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FERC 2 Confidential Assistant to a Member

FERC 3 Confidential Assistant to a Member

FERC 13 Technical Advisor to a Member

Section 213.3333 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

FDIC 11 Secretary to the Chairman

FDIC 17 Special Assistant to the Deputy to the Chairman

Section 213.3334 Federal Trade Commission

FTC 1 Director, Office of Public Affairs to the Chairman

FTC 3 Secretary to the Director, Bureau of Competition

FTC 14 Congressional Liaison Specialist to the Director of Congressional Relations

FTC 23 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

FTC 26 Confidential Assistant to a Commissioner

FTC 27 Confidential Assistant to a Commissioner

Section 213.3337 General Services Administration

GSA 44 Senior Policy Advisor to the Administrator

GSA 94 Congressional Relations Officer to the Associate Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

Section 213.3339 U.S. International Trade Commission

ITC 5 Executive Assistant to a Commissioner

ITC 6 Staff Assistant (Economics) to a Commissioner

ITC 15 Executive Assistant to a Commissioner

ITC 18 Staff Assistant (Legal) to a Commissioner

ITC 19 Staff Economist to a Commissioner

ITC 22 Staff Assistant to a Commissioner

ITC 25 Staff Assistant (Economics) to the Chairman

ITC 30 Confidential Assistant to a Commissioner

ITC 31 Executive Assistant to a Commissioner

ITC 36 Executive Assistant to a Commissioner

Section 213.3340 National Archives and Records Administration

NARA 3 Presidential Diarist to the Archivist of the United States

Section 213.3342 Export-Import Bank of the United States

EXIM 30 Administrative Assistant to the Director

EXIM 44 Personal and Confidential Assistant to the First Vice President and Vice Chairman

EXIM 45 Administrative Assistant to a Member, Bank Board of Directors

EXIM 46 Special Assistant to the First Vice President and Vice Chairman

EXIM 50 Special Assistant to the President and Chairman

EXIM 53 Special Assistant to the President and Chairman

EXIM 57 Special Assistant to the President and Chairman

Section 213.3343 Farm Credit Administration

FCA 4 Secretary to the Chairman and CEO

FCA 12 Congressional and Public Affairs Specialist to the Director, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs

FCA 13 Executive Assistant to a Board Member

FCA 15 Public Affairs Specialist to the Director, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs

FCA 16 Executive Assistant to the Chairman

Section 213.3344 Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

OSHRC 2 Confidential Assistant to the Chairman

OSHRC 3 Confidential Assistant to a Member

Section 213.3351 Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

FM 17 Confidential Assistant to the Chairman

FM 26 Attorney-Advisor (General) to the ChairmanStart Printed Page 49237

FM 29 Attorney-Advisor to a Commissioner

FM 30 Confidential Assistant to a Commissioner

Section 213.3356 Commission on Civil Rights

CCR 10 Special Assistant to the Staff Director

CCR 11 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CCR 12 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CCR 13 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CCR 23 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CCR 28  Assistant to a Commissioner

CCR 30 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CCR 33 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

Section 213.3357 National Credit Union Administration

NCUA 21 Confidential Assistant to a Board Member

NCUA 26 Special Assistant to the Chairman

Section 213.3360 Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC 49 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CPSC 50 Staff Assistant to a Commissioner

CPSC 53 Special Assistant to the Chairman

CPSC 55 Executive Assistant to the Chairman

CPSC 60 Special Assistant to the Chairman

CPSC 61 Staff Assistant to a Commissioner

CPSC 62 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CPSC 63 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CPSC 64 Special Assistant (Legal) to a Commissioner

CPSC 66 Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist to the Executive Director

Section 213.3365 U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

CSHIB 1 Special Assistant to a Board Member

Section 213.3367 Federal Maritime Commission

FMC 42 Counsel to a Commissioner

FMC 43 Counsel to a Commissioner

FMC 44 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

FMC 45 Counsel to a Commissioner

Section 213.3376 Appalachian Regional Commission

ARC 12 Senior Policy Advisor to the Federal Co-Chairman

ARC 13 Policy Advisor to the Federal Co-Chairman

Section 213.3377 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEOC 2 Special Assistant to the Chairwoman

EEOC 10 Attorney-Advisor (Civil Rights) to the Chairwoman

EEOC 13 Assistant to the Chairwoman

EEOC 32 Senior Advisor to a Commissioner

Section 213.3379 Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CFTC 1 Administrative Assistant to the Chairman

CFTC 3 Administrative Assistant to a Commissioner

CFTC 5 Administrative Assistant to a Commissioner

CFTC 12 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CFTC 31 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

CFTC 32 Special Assistant to a Commissioner

Section 213.3382 National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities

National Endowment for the Arts

NEA 79 Staff Assistant to the Chairman

NEA 80 Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Congressional and White House Liaison

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH 72 Enterprise/Development Officer to the Chief of Staff

NEH 73 Director, Office of Public Affairs to the Chief of Staff

Section 213.3384 Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD 2 Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Programs to the Chief of Staff

HUD 3 Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Intergovernmental Relations to the Chief of Staff

HUD 429 Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs

HUD 436 Advance Coordinator to the Director of Executive Scheduling

HUD 555 Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Administration

HUD 558 Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

Section 213.3389 National Mediation Board

NMB 53 Confidential Assistant to a Board Member

NMB 54 Confidential Assistant to a Board Member

NMB 56 Confidential Assistant to the Chairman

Section 213.3394 Department of Transportation

DOT 20 Congressional Liaison Officer to the Director, Office of Congressional Affairs

DOT 54 Congressional Liaison Officer to the Director, Office of Congressional Affairs

DOT 151 Special Assistant to the Secretary

DOT 324 Director for Scheduling and Advance to the Chief of Staff

DOT 358 Special Assistant for Scheduling and Advance to the Secretary

Section 213.3396 National Transportation Safety Board

NTSB 32 Special Assistant to a Member

NTSB 102 Special Assistant to a Member

Section 213.3397 Federal Housing Finance Board

FHFB 2 Special Assistant to the Chairman

FHFB 6 Counselor to the Chairman

Senior Pay Level Positions (Above GS-15)

Section 213.3333 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Chief of Staff to the Chairman

General Counsel to the Chairman

Deputy to the Chairman

Special Assistant to a Member of the Board

Section 213.3343 Farm Credit Administration

Executive Assistant to the Chairman

Executive Assistant to a Member

Executive Assistant to a Member

Director, Congressional and Public Affairs to the Chairman

Chief Operating Officer to the Chairman

Director, Office of Policy and Analysis to the Chief Operating Officer

Section 213.3353 Merit Systems Protection Board

Attorney Advisor (General) to a Board Member

Section 213.3357 National Credit Union Administration

Executive Assistant to a Member

Section 213.3390 Export-Import Bank of the United States

Vice President—Office of Communications to the President and Chairman

Special Counselor to the President and Chairman Start Printed Page 49238

General Counsel to the President and Chairman

Start Authority

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR 1954-1958 Comp., P.218

End Authority Start Signature

Office of Personnel Management.

Kay Coles James,

Director.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

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