(a) Compensation for positions filled by contract shall be in accordance with established ASG salary rates based on the salary rates of the career service. Base salaries shall be taken from the appropriate ASG salary schedule and the rules concerning same. A contract specialist employee whose employment agreement is on a 10-month basis shall have his annual salary prorated over 12 months of each calendar year of employment.
(b) Contract specialists are not entitled to overtime compensation.
(c) Contract specialists may be granted absence from duty with pay on those holidays recognized by the federal government and/or the ASG.
(d) If substantial changes are contemplated in the duties and responsibilities assigned to a contract specialist during the life of his agreement, the department involved may request a review of the contract position and reclassification by the office of manpower resources.
(1) If the change is to a vacant position which is not under the supervision of the employee's hiring agency then the hiring agency head will be made a party to the agreement and he will also sign the amendment form and personnel/payroll action request which authorizes the interagency position change.
(2) If a change of position involves a change of grade and salary, then a lump-sum accumulated-leave payment will be made to the employee at the salary rate in effect at the conclusion of his unamended term of service. The employee will begin to accumulate annual leave at the adjusted salary rate, commencing with the effective date of the contract amendment.
(e) During the tenure of the contract, the contract specialist shall receive step increments as detailed in 4.0409.History: Rule 10-81, eff 29 Jul 81, § 10.3.