5 CFR 330.202 - Definitions.
In this subpart:
Competitive service appointment includes new appointments, reinstatements, reemployment, and transfers as defined in § 210.102 of this chapter, and conversions as defined in OPM's “Guide to Processing Personnel Actions.”
Injury, in relation to the RPL, has the meaning given that term in § 353.102 of this chapter.
Overseas has the meaning given that term in § 210.102 of this chapter.
Qualified refers to an RPL registrant who:
(1) Meets OPM-established or -approved qualification standards and requirements for the position, including minimum educational requirements, and agency-established selective factors (as this term is used in OPM's “Operating Manual: Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions”);
(2) Will not cause an undue interruption, as defined in § 351.203 of this chapter, that would prevent the completion of required work by the registrant 90 days after the registrant is placed in the position;
(3) Is physically qualified, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform the duties of the position;
(5) Meets any other applicable requirements for competitive service appointment.
RPL eligible means a current or former employee of the agency who meets the conditions in either paragraph (a) or (b) of § 330.203. As used in this subpart, “RPL eligible” and “eligible” are synonymous.
Vacancy means any vacant position to be filled by a competitive service permanent or time-limited appointment.