Federal Technicians

What is a Federal Technician?Policies

Federal Military Technician (Title 32)
A Federal Military Technician is a dual status federal civilian employee who is employed under section 3101 of title 5 or section 709 (b) of Title 32. They are required as a condition of that employment to maintain membership in the Nevada National Guard. Federal Military Technicians serve in a civilian position as a technician in the administration and training of the National Guard or in the maintenance and repair of supplies or equipment issued to the National Guard or the Armed Forces.

Federal Employee (Title 5)
A Federal Employee with the Nevada National Guard is a federal civilian employee with competitive, or excepted, status, depending on the position for which they are hired. Federal Employees are not required to maintain military membership in the Nevada National Guard.

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What is Merit Placement?
The Merit Placement Plan establishes policies and procedures for filling all Excepted Service (Dual-Status) and Competitive Service (Non-Dual Status) new appointments with qualified applicants and provides the opportunity for current agency employees to compete for advancement.

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) is an independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency. Our basic authorities come from four federal statutes: the Ci​vil Service Reform Act, the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Hatch Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).