Full‑time employees work, at a minimum, 40 hours per week on an ongoing, continuous basis. Full‑time employees earn all benefits. Full‑time employees work, at a minimum, 40 hours per week on an ongoing, continuous basis. Full‑time employees earn all benefits.
Part‑time employees work fewer hours than full‑time employees on an ongoing, continuous basis. Work schedules may fluctuate by week, month, or season. Part‑time employees earn benefits on a prorated basis equal to the total yearly full‑time equivalent for their positions. However, only part‑time employees working 50 percent or more of the FTE are eligible for insurance benefits.
Temporary employment may be full‑time or part‑time. Temporary employees shall be hired for a period of time not to exceed 1 year.
Temporary employment shall not count toward service date or original provisional period.
Temporary employees may be separated at any time without 2 weeks' notice. The notice of separation must be in writing and shall specify the date of separation.
Temporary employees shall not receive benefits except the following types of paid leave: civil leave and military training or emergency duty leave.
Temporary employees have no grievance rights.
Employment of persons on a part‑time or temporary basis can be undertaken upon the recommendation of the appropriate supervisor and the approval of the Administrative Office. The recommendation shall contain the reasons for employment, the expected duration of employment, and the wage or salary to be paid. If offices have temporary help or other part‑time employees who are paid on an hourly basis, time cards shall be submitted in compliance with the schedule that has been set by the Administrative Office.
When clerical help is secured through project agencies, no guarantee can be made concerning employment at the termination of their project entitlement.
For the purpose of training, and with the approval of the Administrative Office, supervisors may hire a qualified applicant for a period not to exceed 30 calendar days to understudy an incumbent vacating a position. Service in a replacement status shall be included as a part of the original provisional period for the position occupied.