ADS Chapter 479

Speeches Shim

Hours of Duty

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

Partial RevisionDate: 03/10/2009
Responsible Office:HCTM/PPIM
File Name: 479_111912


To define hours of duty for Agency employees. This section applies to all U.S. citizen direct-hire (DH) employees who have a regularly scheduled administrative workweek, except:

a. The Head of the Agency,
b. Commissioned Foreign Service (FS) Officers (excluded for premium pay purposes only);
c. Members of the Senior Foreign Service (SFS) (excluded for premium pay purposes only); and
d. Employees outside the continental U.S. and Alaska who are paid in accordance with local prevailing wage rates for the area in which employed.