Chapter 21 - Definitions

4.2101 Applicability of definitions.

The definitions set out in this chapter apply…

4.2102 Abandonment of position.

“Abandonment of position” means failure of an…

4.2103 Accrued leave.

“Accrued leave” means leave earned by an empl…

4.2104 Accumulated leave.

“Accumulated leave” means unused leave remain…

4.2105 Acting appointment.

“Acting appointment” means a temporary appoin…

4.2107 Agency.

“Agency” refers to ASPA.History: Rule 11-84,…

4.2108 Annual leave.

“Annual leave” means authorized absence from…

4.2109 Appeal.

“Appeal” means a response by an individual to…

4.2110 Appointing authority.

“Appointing authority” means the person lawfu…

4.21100 Position description.

“Apprenticeship” means a comprehensive progra…

4.21101 Post-training.

“Areas of training” is a term used to include…

4.21102 Preassignment training.

“ASG” means the American Samoa Government, as…

4.21103 Preemployment training.

“ASPA” means the American Samoa Power Authori…

4.21104 Preference eligible.

“Assembled examination” means an examination…

4.21105 Premium payment.

“Basic salary rate” means the dollar amount o…

4.21106 Probationary period.

“Basic training”, as part of induction, means…

4.21107 Program.

“Board” means the Board of Directors of the A…

4.21108 Promotion.

“Bumping” means the replacement of an incumbe…

4.21109 Public administration.

“Career service” means that system of personn…

4.2111 Apprenticeship.

“Certificate of eligibles” means the official…

4.21110 Rating.

“Certification” means the process by which th…

4.21111 Reassignment.

“Chairman of the Board” refers to the Chair-…

4.21112 Reduction-in-force.

“Class” means the identification of a positio…

4.21113 Reduction in salary.

“Compensatory time” means time off in lieu of…

4.21114 Refresher training.

“Competitive personnel action” means a type o…

4.21115 Register.

“Conference leadership” means the art of plan…

4.21116 Reinstatement.

“Conflict of interest” means a situation in w…

4.21117 Related training.

“Contagious disease” means a disease requirin…

4.21118 Remedial training.

“Contract specialist” means a person who has…

4.21119 Resignation.

“Cooperative education plan” means training i…

4.2112 Areas of training.

“Course of study” means a training plan havin…

4.21120 Resources.

“Demotion” means change of an employee from a…

4.21121 Retraining.

“Department” means a division of ASPA headed…

4.21122 Reversion.

“Desirable qualifications” means the levels o…

4.21123 Salary range.

“Detail” means the temporary assignment of an…

4.21124 Screening committee.

“Director” means the Executive Director of AS…

4.21125 Selecting authority.

“Disabled veteran” means an individual who ha…

4.21126 Selective certification.

“Dismissal” means the termination of employme…

4.21127 Seminar.

“Education” means the formal impartation or a…

4.21128 Sick leave.

“Educational counseling” means the act of con…

4.21129 Skill training.

“Elevation” means restoration of an employee…

4.2113 ASG.

“Eligible” means an applicant whose name is o…

4.21130 Standard workday.

“Emergency appointment” means an appointment…

4.21131 Standard workweek.

“Employee” means any individual employed by A…

4.21132 Supervisor.

“Employee development” means all planned, sup…

4.21133 Suspension.

“Employee relations” means the contacts and r…

4.21134 Temporary employment.

“Executive development” means a plan for the…

4.21135 Termination.

“First-line supervision” means that level of…

4.21136 Training aids.

“Followup training” means attention given to…

4.21137 Training committee.

“Full biweekly pay period” means as follows:…

4.21138 Training Plan.

“Full-time employment” means regularly schedu…

4.21139 Training policy.

“Grievance” means an employee’s expressed fee…

4.2114 ASPA.

“Holidays” means days set aside to celebrate…

4.21140 Training timetable.

“Human relations” means the integration of ma…

4.21141 Transfer.

“Human relations training” means the developm…

4.21142 Trial service period.

“Incentive awards” means recognition for empl…

4.21143 Tuition.

“Induction training” means in-service trainin…

4.21144 Unassembled examination.

“In-service training” means training provided…

4.21145 Veteran.

“Institute” is sometimes applied to full-time…

4.21146 Work simplification.

“Internship” means a position or assignment t…

4.2115 Assembled examination.

“Intervening salary steps” means all incremen…

4.2116 Basic salary rate.

“Job analysis” means:(1) The process of break…

4.2117 Basic training.

“Job code” means an eight-digit code designat…

4.2118 Board.

“Job cost” means the cost arrived at by metho…

4.2119 Bumping.

“Job evaluation” means a comprehensive determ…

4.2120 Career service.

“Job family” means a group of related series…

4.2121 Certificate of eligibles.

“Job rotation” means the procedure of moving…

4.2122 Certification.

“Job standard” means the level of performance…

4.2123 Chairman of the Board.

“Journeyman” means an individual who has serv…

4.2124 Class.

“Leave without pay” means authorized absence…

4.2125 Compensatory time.

“Leave with pay” means authorized absence fro…

4.2126 Competitive personnel action.

“Leave year” means the period beginning with…

4.2127 Conference leadership.

“Lecture” means a method of teaching in which…

4.2128 Conflict of interest.

“Line”, in a private or public business organ…

4.2129 Contagious disease.

“Line responsibility” means the ultimate resp…

4.2130 Contract specialist.

“Management” refers to the processes of plann…

4.2131 Cooperative education plan.

“Manpower” means the number of men and women…

4.2132 Course of study.

“Maternity leave” means approved absence beca…

4.2133 Demotion.

“Medical certificate” means a written stateme…

4.2134 Department.

“Minimum qualifications” means the training,…

4.2135 Desirable qualifications.

“Morale” is not a single concept; rather, it…

4.2136 Detail.

“Motion study” means the study of body motion…

4.2137 Director.

“Motivation” is applied to an inner urge that…

4.2138 Disabled veteran.

“Noncompetitive personnel action” means a typ…

4.2139 Dismissal.

“Nonstandard workweek” means irregular or ind…

4.2140 Education.

“Off-site training” means in-service training…

4.2141 Educational counseling.

“On-the-job training” means in-service traini…

4.2142 Elevation.

“Orientation training”, as part of induction,…

4.2143 Eligible.

“Out-service training” means training provide…

4.2144 Emergency appointment.

“Overtime” means work performed in excess of…

4.2145 Employee.

“Part-time employment” means work of regularl…

4.2146 Employee development.

“Pay adjustment” means a change in the rate o…

4.2147 Employee relations.

“Performance rating” means the formal process…

4.2148 Executive development.

“Performance standard” means the measure of t…

4.2149 First-line supervision.

“Periodic increment date” means the date esta…

4.2150 Followup training.

“Permanent employee” means an employee appoin…

4.2151 Full biweekly pay period.

“Personnel management” means:(A) the utilizat…

4.2152 Full-time employment.

“Position” means a group of duties and respon…

4.2153 Grievance.

“Position description” means a written descri…

4.2154 Holidays.

“Post-training” means training given after en…

4.2155 Human relations.

“Preassignment training” means in-service tra…

4.2156 Human relations training.

“Preemployment training” means the training g…

4.2157 Incentive awards.

“Preference eligible” means a U.S. citizen or…

4.2158 Induction training.

“Premium payment” means wage payment over and…

4.2159 In-service training.

“Probationary period” means the trial period…

4.2160 Institute.

“Program” means:(1) A plan or scheme of admin…

4.2161 Internship.

“Promotion” means a change of an employee fro…

4.2162 Intervening salary steps.

“Public administration” means the activities…

4.2163 Job analysis.

“Rating” means the act of classifying accordi…

4.2164 Job Code.

“Reassignment” means movement of an employee…

4.2165 Job cost.

“Reduction-in-force” means a separation from…

4.2166 Job evaluation.

“Reduction in salary” means placement of an e…

4.2167 Job family.

“Refresher training” means training for emplo…

4.2168 Job rotation.

“Register” means a list of eligible names est…

4.2169 Job standard.

“Reinstatement” means appointment of an emplo…

4.2170 Journeyman.

“Related training” means instruction which is…

4.2171 Leave without pay.

“Remedial training” means training given to e…

4.2172 Leave with pay.

“Resignation” means a voluntary separation fr…

4.2173 Leave year.

“Resources” is a term often used by managemen…

4.2174 Lecture.

“Retraining” means training given an employee…

4.2175 Line.

“Reversion” means voluntary or involuntary mo…

4.2176 Line responsibility.

“Salary range” means a sequence of minimum, i…

4.2177 Management.

“Screening committee” consists of three ASPA…

4.2178 Manpower.

“Selecting authority” means the authority to…

4.2179 Maternity leave.

“Selective certification” means the certifica…

4.2180 Medical certificate.

“Seminar” means an advanced study group with…

4.2181 Minimum qualifications.

“Sick leave” means absence from duty because…

4.2182 Morale.

“Skill training” means development of a facil…

4.2183 Motion study.

“Standard workday” means an assigned eight- h…

4.2184 Motivation.

“Standard workweek” means 40 hours divided in…

4.2185 Noncompetitive personnel action.

“Supervisor” means any individual having subs…

4.2186 Nonstandard workweek.

“Suspension” means an enforced absence withou…

4.2187 Off-site training.

“Temporary employment” means employment. duri…

4.2188 On-the-job training.

“Termination” means separation from employmen…

4.2189 Orientation training.

“Training aids” means any material or device…

4.2190 Out-service training.

“Training committee” means a committee author…

4.2191 Overtime.

“Training plan” means a method or scheme for…

4.2192 Part-time employment.

“Training policy” means a statement defining…

4.2193 Pay adjustment.

“Training timetable” means a form which lists…

4.2194 Performance rating.

“Transfer” means movement of a permanent empl…

4.2195 Performance standard.

“Trial service period” means a six-month tria…

4.2196 Periodic increment date.

“Tuition” means payment of appropriated funds…

4.2197 Permanent employee.

“Unassembled examination” means an examinatio…

4.2198 Personnel management.

“Veteran” means an individual who has served…

4.2199 Position.

“Work simplification” means a management tech…