(a) Appointments shall be in one of the following categories:
(1) Appointment. Appointment without time limitations, to a position in the career service, of any eligible candidate selected from an appropriate examination or applicant supply file certificate as described in section 7.0206:
(2) Excepted Appointment. Appointment without time limitation to a position in the career service as permitted by regulations of the Governor;
(3) Reinstatement. Appointment without time limitation to a position in the career service of a former career service employee who satisfactorily completed the probationary period described in section 7.0211, and whose reemployment is not prohibited by regulations or laws relating to the reemployment of employees separated for cause or who have abandoned their position;
(4) Temporary Appointment. Appointment not to exceed a specific date within a period not to exceed one calendar year.
(b) Any of the appointment actions described in subsection (a) may be made subject to a when-actually-employed (WAE) provision, restricting payment of compensation to time actually worked. Employees appointed under such a provision, otherwise eligible for leave or other service-credit benefits, shall be accorded such benefits on the basis of time actually worked, provided they are subject to a regular (prearranged) tour of duty when they do work.
(c) Any of the appointment actions described in subsection (a) may be made subject to a part-time (PT) provision restricting employment to a regular (prearranged) tour of duty of less than full time. Employees appointed under such provision, who are otherwise eligible for leave and other service-credit benefits, shall be accorded such benefits on the basis of time actually worked.
(d) Any person convicted of a crime involving stealing, embezzlement, or misappropriation of property, which is classified as a felony in American Samoa, shall not be eligible for any appointment provided for in subsection (a).History: 1962, PL 7-22; 1967, PL 10-30; 1971, PL 12-27 § 4; amd 1998, PL 25-38 § 2.