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year or when the einployee is separated from the service. [E.O. 5662, July 1, 1931]

(b) One statistical agent in each State and Territory where authorized by law. [E.O. 209, Mar. 20, 1903]

(c) Guards, scalers, field assistants for reconnaissance parties, foremen engaged upon road or trail construction, and telephone operators, employed temporarily during the season of danger from fires or when special work requires additions to the regular forest force. They shall serve only so long as absolutely required and in no case beyond the usual field season. So far as the Commission may deem practicable, such appointments shall be made from the registers of eligibles. [E.O. 5055, Feb. 23, 1929]

(d) Special meteorological observers at stations in Alaska, in the West Indies, and in portions of foreign territory bordering on the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea. [E.O. 2468, Oct. 10, 1916] (e) Two assistants to the Secretary in the office of the Secretary of Agriculture. [E.O. 7702, Sept. 6, 1937, 2 F.R. 1826]

(f) Any local veterinarian employed on a fee basis or a part-time basis, where in the opinion of the Commission the establishment of registers is impracticable.* [E.O. 7400, June 23, 1936, 1 F.R. 653]

50.10 Department of Commerce. (a) All persons temporarily connected with the field operations of the Bureau of Fisheries who are paid from lump appropriations for miscellaneous expense. No person employed in a position specifically provided for by statute, at any station, shall be regarded as excepted from examination hereunder. [E.O. 364, Oct. 31, 1905]

(b) All student assistants in the Bureau of Standards whose salary shall not exceed a rate of $480 a year each while employed, provided that no person shall be eligible for appointment as student assistant who is not a bona fide student pursuing a technical or scientific course at a high school or college of recognized standing. Appointments under this paragraph shall not continue for a longer period than 6 months in any one year, except upon prior approval of the Commission, and then only in exceptionally meritorious cases. All appointments under this paragraph shall be reported to the Commission as made with a statement of the education of the appointee and the duties to be performed in each case. [E.O. 2637, June 12, 1917; E.O. 4320, Oct. 8, 1925]

(c) Seamen, deck-hand, fireman, and employees in the mess department on vessels of, in addition to lamplighters in, the Lighthouse Service. [E.O. 7852, Mar. 29, 1938, 3 F.R. 663]

(d) Four assistants to the Secretary in the office of the Secretary of Commerce. [E.O. 4180, Mar. 24, 1925]

(e) All clerks to commercial attachés and trade commissioners for service in foreign countries or in the insular possessions of the United States. [E.O. 4461, June 21, 1926]

(f) Caretakers and light attendants employed in connection with emergency landing fields and other air navigation facilities under the Air Commerce Act of 1926. (E.O. 4536, Nov. 3, 1926) Authority continued indefinitely.* (Rule XVI, sec. 1, E.O. 209, Mar. 20, 1903, 5 CFR 16.1) [Regs., CSC, as of June 1, 1938]

*For statutory citation, see note to § 50.0.

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50.11 Interstate Commerce Commission. (a) Five experts to be members of an advisory board under the Act of March 1, 1913, providing for the valuation of the property of carriers. [E.O. 1851, Oct. 29, 1913]

(b) Five members of a board of engineers under said Act. [E.O. 1851, Oct. 29, 1913]

(c) One director under said Act. [E.O. 1851, Oct. 29, 1913] (d) One supervisor of land appraisals under said Act. [E.O. 1851, Oct. 29, 1913]

(e) One chief accountant under said Act.* [E.O. 1851, Oct. 29, 1913]

50.12 Department of Labor. (a) Commissioners of conciliation in labor disputes to be appointed by the Secretary of Labor whenever, in his judgment, the interests of industrial peace may require it. [E.O. 2166, Apr. 13, 1915]

(b) One position of director of information and one position of administrative assistant in the office of the Secretary. [E.O. 6488, Dec. 11, 1933]

(c) Six district commissioners of immigration and naturalization. [E.O. 6489, Dec. 11, 1933]

(d) One special assistant to the Secretary in the Office of the Secretary.* [E.O. 7393, June 19, 1936]

50.13 Veterans' Administration. (a) Three assistant administrators. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(b) One solicitor. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(c) One executive assistant to administrator. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(d) One medical director. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(e) One director of construction service. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(f) One special counsel on insurance claims. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(g) Two head attorneys (Grade 7 of the professional and scientific service). [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(h) Ten control officers. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(i) Any local physician employed on a fee basis or a part-time basis, where, in the opinion of the Commission, the establishment of registers is impracticable. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(j) Professional or technical specialists when employed temporarily for consultation purposes. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931]

(k) Persons employed as chefs, cooks, and bakers; attendants (including kitchen helpers, barbers, matrons, housekeepers, maids, laundry helpers, seamstresses, orderlies, waiters, and waitresses); where, in the opinion of the Commission, the establishment of registers is impracticable. [E.O. 5691, Aug. 21, 1931] This shall include the position of head waiter (§ 16.1).

(1) Positions in national soldiers' homes, when filled by the members of such homes, if, in the opinion of the Veterans' Administration, the duties of the positions can be satisfactorily performed by the employment of such members. If the positions are filled other

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*For statutory citation, see note to § 50.0.

wise than by members, selection is to be made in accordance with civil-service rules and regulations.* [E.O. 5774, Jan. 13, 1932]

50.14 Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital. Retired enlisted men who have served in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard, retired policemen and firemen of the District of Columbia, and retired United States park policemen may be appointed as guards when, in the opinion of the Commission, it is not expedient to make appointments from competitive examinations.* [E.O. 4165, Mar. 9, 1925]

50.15 Farm Credit Administration. (a) Private secretary or confidential clerk each to the three deputy governors, the general counsel, the five commissioners, and the heads of six major divisions. [E.O. 6134, May 18, 1933]

(b) Not exceeding eight positions in the immediate office of the Governor in addition to the private secretary excepted under § 50.1 (q). [E.O. 6134, May 18, 1933]

(c) Agents employed in the field positions the work of which is financed jointly by the Administration and cooperating persons or organizations outside the Federal service. [E.O. 1592, Aug. 26, 1912, E.O. 6084, Mar. 27, 1933]. Prior consent of the Civil Service Commission must be obtained for the appointment of such agents. A full report shall be submitted immediately by the Administration to the Commission, setting forth the name, designation, and compensation of the appointee, and a statement of the duties to which he is to be assigned, and of his qualifications for such duties, in such detail as to indicate clearly that the appointment is properly made. The same procedure shall be followed in the case of the assignment of any agent to duties of a different character.* [E.O. 5123, May 21, 1929]

50.16 Federal Power Commission. One position of assistant secretary. [E.O. 6732, June 7, 1934]


50.17 Federal Communications Commission. One secretary of the Federal Communications Commission.* [E.O. 6083, Mar. 25, 1933]

50.18 National Railroad Adjustment Board. One private secretary or confidential clerk to each member.* [E.O. 6892, Oct. 30, 1934]

50.19 United States High Commissioner to the Philippine Islands. Junior messengers and under clerks with a salary range of $180 to $250 per annum in the office of the United States High Commissioner to the Philippine Islands.* [E.O. 7210, Oct. 24, 1935]

50.20 National Training School for Boys. (a) The Superintendent of the National Training School for Boys. [E.O. 7228, Nov. 18, 1935]

(b) One physician-psychiatrist.* [E.O. 7228, Nov. 18, 1935]

*For statutory citation, see note to § 50.0.

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(m) Cooks, when in the opinion of the Commission it is not expedient to make appointment upon competitive examination. [E.O. 375, Nov. 27, 1905]

(n) One chauffeur, each, for the personal use of the President, the head of any executive department, the Secretary to the President, and such other chauffeurs as may from time to time be authorized by competent authority, may be appointed without reference to the civilservice rules or the labor regulations. [E.O. 713, Nov. 20, 1907]

(0) All officers and employees in the Federal service upon the Isthmus of Panama, except those who are to perform the duties of clerk, bookkeeper, stenographer, typist, surgeon, physician, trained nurse, or draftsman. Appointments to clerical positions on the Isthmus of Panama paying not more than $100 in gold per month, may be made without examination under the civil-service rules. [E.O. 4928, July 6, 1928]

(p) All chaplains. [E.O. 4005, May 7, 1924]

(q) One private secretary or confidential clerk to the head of each independent establishment, to the assistant to the head of each independent establishment, and to each member of commissions or boards; when such heads, assistants, or members are appointed by the President.* [E.O. 5588, Mar. 31, 1931]

50.2 State Department. (a) All assistants to the legal adviser. [E.O. 5657, June 24, 1931]

(b) All employees of international commissions, congresses, conferences, and boards. [E.O. 4992, Nov. 7, 1928]

(c) Chief and two assistant chiefs of the Foreign Service Buildings Office. [E.O. 7679, July 30, 1937]

50.3 Treasury Department. (a) In the New York customs district; Stitch counters. [E.O. 1371, June 12, 1911]

(b) One private secretary or confidential clerk to the superintendent in each mint and in the assay office at New York. [E.O. 1709, Feb. 20, 1913]

(c) Public Health Service: Any local physician employed on a fee basis or a part-time basis where, in the opinion of the Commission, the establishment of registers is impracticable. [E.O. 4438, May 8, 1926]

(d) Public Health Service: All attendants employed in hospitals, sanatoriums, and other similar establishments where, in the opinion of the Commission, the establishment of registers is impracticable; employees engaged on problems in preventive medicine financed or participated in by the Treasury Department and a cooperating State, county, municipality, incorporated organization, or an individual, in which at least one-half of the expense is contributed by the cooperating agency either in salaries, quarters, materials, equipment, or other necessary elements in the carrying on of the problem; and employees assigned to classified positions during treatment or convalescence at Government sanatoriums. [E.O. 7878, Apr. 29, 1938, 3 F.R. 846]

(e) In the Alaska Customs Service all persons appointed or employed for the season of navigation only. [E.O. 291, Jan. 24, 1905]

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*For statutory citation, see note to § 50.0.

(f) All national-bank examiners, assistant national-bank examiners, receivers and assistant receivers under the office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [E.O. 5236, Dec. 9, 1929]

(g) Public Health Service: All persons actually employed in leprosy, yellow fever, and psittacosis investigation stations. [E.O. 7809, Feb. 8, 1938, 3 F.R. 327]

(h) Special employees employed temporarily for detective work in the Internal Revenue Service, under the appropriation for detecting and bringing to trial and punishment persons violating the internal-revenue laws; and special employees in the field service of the Bureau of Narcotics whose services are required because of individual knowledge of violations of law, who shall be continued only so long as their personal knowledge of such violations makes their services necessary. This exemption from competition is for exceptional and unusual cases only, report to be made to the Civil Service Commission by letter as soon as the appointment is made. [E.O. 7241, Dec. 4, 1935]

(i) Five deputy commissioners of internal revenue. [E.O. 3611, Jan. 9, 1922]

(j) Public Health Service: All research associates holding fellowships for a fixed term of service in the National Institute of Health under the act approved May 26, 1930. The qualifications for such research associates shall be subject to approval by the Commission.* [E.O. 5544, Jan. 30, 1931]

50.4 War Department. (a) All telegraph operators and telegraph linemen receiving a monthly compensation of $80 or less serving on military telegraph systems or at military stations, and who perform their duties in connection with their private business or with other employment, such duties requiring only a portion of their time. Appointment to such positions shall be subject to noncompetitive examination as to practical skill in the work required therein by a signal officer or acting signal officer, whose certificate as to the professional fitness of the appointee shall be forwarded to the Secretary of War and a duplicate thereof to the Civil Service Commission. [E.O. 4720, Sept. 12, 1927]

(b) United States Army Transport Service: Longshoremen employed by the Department at ports in the United States; trade and noneducational employees in the Philippine Islands; and all employees on transport ships other than the following: Master, first officer, second officer, third officer, fourth officer, wheelman, boatswain, carpenter, radio operator, chief engineer, first assistant engineer, second assistant engineer, third assistant engineer, fourth assistant engineer, plumber, deck engineer, electrician, assistant electrician, boiler maker, machinist, refrigerating engineer, quartermaster agent, clerk, clerkembalmer, baggageman-embalmer, general storekeeper, storekeeper, assistant storekeeper, chief steward, second steward, third steward, cabin steward, linenman, stewardess, yeoman (deck and steward departments), and master-at-arms. The positions occupied by such employees are hereby classified. The Secretary of War and the Civil Service Commission are authorized to include, solely in the public

*For statutory citation, see note to § 50.0.

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