FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR SUPERVISORS: CONTINUING APPOINTMENT (POSTED
CIVIL SERVICE AND AFSCME
1. When is a Job Posting/Requisition required?
A requisition is to be posted when a department needs to recruit
applicants for a position that will last for more than one year. (For
AFSCME it is 6 months).
2. What is the minimum number of days a requisition must be posted?
For Civil Service, a minimum of seven (7) workdays which excludes
holidays and weekends is required for the posting of an announcement
concerning a vacancy in a Continuing or Temporary Posted position,
except where a laid-off or injured worker is re-employed.
For AFSCME Clerical, Technical and Teamsters, at least seven (7)
calendar days is required.
3. If I hired a person in a Temporary No Post (TNP) position, and
the position has since been posted and the same individual who served
in the TNP position, will serve in the continuing position, does this
individual have to serve a 6-month probation period?
Yes, Civil Service, Rule 6, Section 6, states individuals in temporary
positions do not serve a probationary period during the period of
a temporary appointment. Rule 7, Section 2 states that a probationary
period must be served by every employee hired in any continuing position
to work 50 percent time or more.
AFSCME Clerical and Technical, see Article 7, Section 4. "No