5 CFR § 315.602 - Appointment based on service in the Office of the President or Vice-President or on the White House Staff.

§ 315.602 Appointment based on service in the Office of the President or Vice-President or on the White House Staff.

(a)Agency authority. An agency may appoint noncompetitively a person who has served at least 2 years in the immediate Office of the President or Vice-President or on the White House Staff, provided that the appointment is effected without a break in service of 1 full workday.

(b)Tenure on appointment.

(1) Except as provided in paragraph (b)(2) of this section, a person appointed under paragraph (a) of this section becomes a career-conditional employee.

(2) A person appointed under paragraph (a) of this section becomes a career employee when he or she has completed the service requirement for career tenure or is excepted from it by § 315.201(c).

(c)Acquisition of competitive status. A person appointed under paragraph (a) of this section acquires a competitive status automatically on appointment.

[44 FR 54692, Sept. 21, 1979]