What is an indefinite appointment in the federal government?
I may be selected for an indefinite appointment as a health care worker for the federal government.
Asked By: sue - 4/17/2010
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it means you have the job until you die or quit
Answered By: Mike - 4/17/2010
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... or get fired / replaced. You have no employment contract (for tenure) and no rights to claim "seniority" - - my guess.
Answered By: I_think$ - 4/17/2010
It refers to the length of your term and it's tied to the type of appointment you are getting, whether it's competitive or excepted. Indefinite + competitive = term appointment, which is over one year but less than four years. Indefinite + excepted = career intern or VRA appt, which have a two year probationary period... More
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