DoD Personnel Demonstration Project Best Practices – Federal Register 4/2/2003
Classification Systempage 16124
Personnel Demonstration Project Best Practices uses OPM
occupational series and titles for allocation of positions. Allocation
of BP positions to the appropriate pay band level and supervisory pay
table uses BP criteria instead of OPM grading criteria...
Under BP, classification authority flows from the Secretary of
Defense to the Secretaries of the Military Departments, heads of the
Defense agencies, and heads of DoD Field Activities with independent
appointing authority. This authority may be redelegated.
Probationary Period page 16127
An employee on his/her initial career appointment under this authority is
appointed as a career employee subject to an initial probationary
period of up to 3 years to allow supervisors an adequate amount of time
to fully evaluate an employee's performance and conduct.
Successful Completion of a Performance Improvement Period page 16134
With regard to an employee who successfully completes a performance improvement period, management may reduce in pay, reduce in pay band level, change in position or occupational family at a lower rate of pay, or remove the employee with no additional improvement opportunity within t years following successful completion of the PIP is the employee’s performance deteriorates to an overall performance scorr less than 51 points or the employee fails to perform at an acceptable level in a performance factor. ...The employee will be given a written notice of decision to include all applicable grievance and appeal rights, as appropriate.
Revised Reduction-in-Force (RIF) Procedures pages 16134 – 36
Retention Standing – Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 30 percent or more and whose current performance score exceeds 50 will be listed at the top of the list for the retention level according to their tenure group in individual performance score order...Retention standing for all other employees shall be based on the following factors: