|0||NO TENURE GROUP - EMPLOYEES (E.G., TEMPORARIES OR SES) NOT IN TENURE GROUPS 1, 2, OR 3 FOR RIF PURPOSES||06/01/1972||Present|
Tenure group 1.
Competitive service--Tenure group 1 includes employees serving under career appointments who either have completed initial appointment probation or are not required to serve initial appointment probation.
Excepted service--Tenure group 1 includes permanent employees whose appointments carry no restriction or condition such as conditional, indefinite, specific time limitation, or trial period.
Tenure group 2.
Competitive service--Tenure group 2 includes employees serving under career-conditional appointments, and under career appointments who are serving initial appointment probation.
Excepted service--Tenure group 2 includes employees who are serving trial periods, or whose tenure is equivalent to career-conditional tenure in the competitive service in agencies that have that type of appointment (for example, excepted appointment-conditional).
Tenure group 3.
Competitive service--Tenure group 3 includes indefinite employees, employees under temporary appointments pending establishment of registers, employees under term appointments, employees in status quo, and employees under any other non-status non-temporary appointments.
Excepted service--Tenure group 3 includes employees whose tenure is indefinite; that is, without specific time limitation but not actually or potentially permanent, or with a specific time limitation of more than one year; also, employees who, though currently under appointments limited to one year or less, complete one year of current continuous employment.