5 CFR 315.705 - Employees serving under transitional or veterans recruitment appointments.
(1) An agency shall convert the employment of an employee who has served continuously under a transitional appointment for at least 1 year to career or career-conditional employment within 90 calendar days after he completes the program of education or training approved for him.
(2) Within 30 calendar days after an employee completes (i) 2 years of substantially continuous service under a veterans recruitment appointment or under a combination of transitional and veterans recruitment appointments and (ii) his training or educational programs, the employing agency shall convert his appointment to career or career-conditional employment.
(b)Tenure. Upon conversion of his employment, the employee becomes:
(1) A career-conditional employee, except as provided in paragraph (b)(2) of this section;
(c)Acquisition of competitive status. An employee whose employment is converted to career or career-conditional employment under this section, acquires a competitive status automatically on conversion.