419 Supplemental EAS Noncareer Workforce

419.1 Casual Employee

419.11 Definition

Casual employees are nonbargaining unit, noncareer employees with limited–term appointments. These employees are employed as a supplemental workforce, as described in collective bargaining agreements, to perform duties assigned to bargaining unit positions.

419.12 Salary Grade

Appointments of casuals are made to the position of Casual, Occupation Code 5201–1001, at grade EAS–7 in the Noncareer Temporary Rate (NTR) Schedule or as otherwise authorized by the vice president of Employee Resource Management.

419.2 Nonbargaining Temporary Employees

419.21 Definition

Nonbargaining temporary employees, including officers in charge (OICs) appointed from outside the Postal Service, are nonbargaining unit, noncareer employees who perform duties assigned to nonbargaining unit positions.

419.22 Salary Grades

Temporary employees hired as OICs are paid in accordance with the Officers in Charge schedule. Prior to hiring a temporary employee for other positions, the installation head or other appointing official should carefully assess operational needs of the office and determine the EAS grade for the types of work to be performed. Based on this determination, the temporary employee is hired at the minimum salary for that grade. The full-time salary is divided by 2080 to determine the appropriate hourly rate.

419.3 Postmaster Relief/Leave Replacements

419.31 Definition

A Postmaster Relief/Leave Replacement (PMR) is a noncareer hourly rate employee who performs as a relief or leave replacement during the absence of a postmaster in an EAS16 or below Post Office.

419.32 Salary Grades

PMRs are employed at the Noncareer Temporary Rate schedule grades indicated below, and are paid in accordance with the Postmaster Relief/Leave Replacements schedule.

 

PMR Occupation Code

Rate Schedule Code (RSC)

PMR Grade

Post Office Level

Post Office Status

23050073

L

14

16

Full-time

23056115

L

13

15

Full-time

23056113

L

11

13

Full-time

23056111

L

09

11

Full-time

23056100

L

55

55

Part-time

23050044

L

54

54

Part-time

23050042

L

53

53

Part-time

23050041

L

52

52

Part-time

23050040

L

51

51

Part-time