PERMISS

Performance Ratings

The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 requires that the performance appraisal rating is used as a basis for decisions to reward, assign, train, promote, reduce in grade, retain, or remove employees. For example, ratings play a role in determining an employee's retention standing under reduction-in-force.

There are two types of ratings that may be given:



The annual rating of record is the rating that is counted for retention credit during reduction in force and can be used as the basis for a performance award or Quality Step Increase.


IMPACT OF PERFORMANCE RATINGS:



Successful Level 1

  • Given 20 years creditable service for RIF;
    • Eligible for within-grade increase;
    • Eligible for Quality Step increase;
    • Eligible for a rating-based Performance Award.


Successful Level 2

  • Given 16 years creditable service for RIF;
    • Eligible for within-grade increase;
    • Eligible for a rating-based Performance Award.


Successful Level 3

  • Given 12 years creditable service for RIF;
    • Eligible for within-grade increase;
    • Eligible for a rating-based Performance Award.




Fair

  • Given 0 years creditable service for RIF;


Unsuccessful



Content last reviewed: 2/23/2012-OOP

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This page was last revised: 2/23/2012