This section contains regulatory guidance for hiring job applicants under the competitive examining and hiring process.
Category Rating - A category-based rating method that is an alternative way to assess job applicants for positions filled competitively.
Delegated Examining Operations Handbook - A handbook to help agencies with delegated examining authority by providing guidance, options, and operating procedures.
Examining System (5 CFR Part 337) - Regulatory language that is the basis for examining applicants.
Hiring Flexibilities in the Examining Process (DEOH 2007) [2311KB] - Index for the Delegated Examining Operations Handbook; refer to Chapter 2, Section A for a review of hiring flexibilities.
Recruitment and Selection through Competitive Examination (5 CFR Part 332) - Regulatory language that is the basis for general policy about filling positions in the Federal Government.