ADS Chapter 415

Speeches Shim

Civil Service (CS) to Foreign Service (FS) Appointment Program

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

Full Revision Date: 08/11/2020
Responsible Office: HCTM/FSC
File Name: 415_081120


This chapter provides policies and required procedures to enable USAID management to meet staffing requirements that cannot be filled by the Foreign Service (FS) Assignment System by temporarily appointing career Civil Service (CS) employees (i.e., General Schedule (GS), Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level (SL), and Scientific Technical Professional (ST)) to overseas FS positions. This policy is not applicable to non-career CS employees.