ADS Chapter 418

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Merit Staffing Program for Civil Service (CS) Employees

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

Full Revision Date: 01/12/2017
Responsible Office: HCTM/HCSC
File Name: 418_011217


This chapter provides the policies and procedures for managing the promotion and internal placement, or merit staffing, program for Civil Service (CS) employees at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The objectives of the program are to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and to provide the Agency with the best-qualified candidates to fill competitive and excepted service positions.