5 CFR 315.702 - Employees serving without competitive examination in rare cases.
(a) Recommendation by agency. An agency may recommend to OPM that the employment of an employee who has completed at least 1 year of satisfactory service under § 316.601 be converted to career or career-conditional employment.
(c) Acquisition of competitive status. A person whose employment is converted to career or career-conditional employment under this section acquires a competitive status automatically on conversion.