Career-Conditional Appointment Law and Legal Definition

Career-Conditional Appointment is a permanent appointment in the competitive service of the U.S., of a person who has not yet completed the required period of creditable, substantially continuous federal service. The required period is normally a three year period. It is a type of Excepted Service. The regulations guiding the Career-Conditional Appointment are found in the Code of Federal Regulations. On completion of Career-Conditional appointment it would be transformed to career appointment.