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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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interest, other employees and positions of like character and stability of tenure. [E.O. 4085, Oct. 11, 1924]

(c) Consulting architect for work of reconstructing the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. [E.O. 287, Dec. 24, 1904]

(d) All positions on torpedo and mine planters and cable boats, both navigating and operative, of the Quartermaster Corps of the Army. [E.O. 2189, May 4, 1915]

(e) One law officer in the Bureau of Insular Affairs. [E.O. 322, May 12, 1905]

(f) One superintendent, one chief chemist and assistant superintendent, and one first assistant chemist, for service in connection with the operation of the Washington filtration plant, under the Engineer Department. [E.O. 326, May 18, 1905]

(g) All caretakers of abandoned military reservations or of abandoned or unoccupied military posts, when the positions are filled by retired noncommissioned officers or enlisted men. [E.O. 770, Mar. 17, 1908]

(h) Civilian professors, instructors (except civilian instructor of wrestling, civilian instructor of boxing, civilian instructor of gymnastics, and chapel organist and choirmaster), and teachers in the United States Military Academy at West Point, and the position of librarian when filled by appointment of a graduate of that academy. [E.O. 7815, Feb. 15, 1938, 3 F.R. 384]

(i) All kitchen helpers (such as baker's helper, bread cutter, butcher's helper, coffeeman, cook, fireman, linenman, pantryman, silverman), waiters, and, when promoted from the position of waiter, head and assistant head waiters. [E.O. 6046, Feb. 24, 1933]

(j) Superintendent of construction, Quartermaster Corps, Corregidor, Philippine Islands. [E.O. 1109, July 9, 1909]

(k) All contract surgeons. [E.O. 950, Oct. 9, 1908]

(1) Clerk qualified as translator of the English, Spanish, and Tagalog languages in the Bureau of Insular Affairs. [E.O. 205, Mar. 7, 1903]

(m) Watchmen on fortifications under construction and watchmen at warehouses, depots, wharves, and piers belonging to or controlled by the War Department, when the positions are filled by men who have served at least two enlistments in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps. [E.O. June 29, 1917] Service of 5 years in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps will be regarded as constituting two enlistments. (Rule XVI, sec. 1, E.O. 209, Mar. 20, 1903, 5 CFR 16.1) [Regs., CSC, as of June 1, 1938]

(n) All artificial-limb makers; attendants, nurses' quarters; bath attendants; brace makers; cooks; cooks, nurses' quarters; housekeepers; kitchen helpers; masseurs; male and female nurses, not including the Army Nurse Corps (female); student nurses; junior dietitians; junior reconstruction aides; dietitians; reconstruction aides; ward attendants; and other employees at Army hospitals directly engaged in caring for the sick. Hospital employees in the Philippines and Hawaiian Departments, and in Puerto Rico. Hospital employees and

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sanitary laborers, including masons, mechanics, and mosquito catchers, on the Canal Zone. [E.O. 4754, Nov. 5, 1927]

(0) All messenger boys employed by the Washington-Alaska Military Cable and Telegraph System. [E.O. 4822, Mar. 3, 1928] (p) Skilled and unskilled laborer positions in the Philippines.* [E.O. 256, Mar. 1, 1904]

50.5 Navy Department. (a) In the United States Naval Academy: Professors, instructors, and teachers. [E.O. 2541, Feb. 27, 1917]

(b) One clerk actually on duty with each assistant paymaster of the United States Marine Corps. [E.O. 1328, Apr. 3, 1911]

(c) All artisan and supervisory artisan positions at the naval stations at Cavite, Olongapo, and Guantanamo. [E.O. 1697, Feb. 4, 1913]

(d) All laundrymen, dietitians, cooks, bakers, dishwashers, mess attendants, and other kitchen and dining-room employees at naval hospitals.* [E.O. 3303, July 9, 1920]

50.6 Department of Justice. (a) Director and not more than three assistant directors of prisons, and members of the board of parole. [E.O. 7551, Feb. 11, 1937]

(b) One clerk to each United States district attorney. [E.O. 209, Mar. 20, 1903]

(c) Not exceeding eight positions in the immediate office of the Attorney General, in addition to private secretary and assistant private secretary excepted under $50.1 (a). [E.O. 5787, Feb. 2, 1932]

(d) One private secretary, or confidential clerk, each, to the Solicitor General, the Assistant to the Attorney General, and the Assistant Attorneys General in addition to those allowed under § 50.1 (a). [E.O. 5787, Feb. 2, 1932]

(e) All positions in the Federal Bureau of Investigation except fingerprint classifiers. [E.O. 6215, July 26, 1933]

(f) One counsel before the Customs Court.* [E.O. 209, Mar. 20, 1903]*

50.7 Post Office Department. (a) The Solicitor of the Post Office Department. [E.O. 209, Mar. 20, 1903]

(b) One executive assistant to the Postmaster General, one special assistant to the Postmaster General, one assistant private secretary to the Postmaster General, one private secretary to the executive assistant to the Postmaster General, one private secretary or confidential clerk to the Solicitor of the Post Office Department, and one private secretary or confidential clerk to the purchasing agent of the Post Office Department. [E.O. 6655, Mar. 27, 1934]

(c) All employees on star routes and in post offices of the third and fourth classes, except village delivery carriers and postmasters of the fourth class other than those in Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Samoa. [E.O. 4373, Jan. 26, 1926]

(d) One auditor or one bookkeeper at the post office in New York City. [E.O. 3686, May 31, 1922]

4 Transferred from Treasury by Tariff Act of 1930.

*For statutory citation, see note to § 50.0.

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