The following are rules concerning contract specialists which are not contained in the standard contracts, or which require amplification:
(a) Assignment of Duties. While the contract specialist is designated to serve in the position for which he signs, the needs of the government will determine other assignments and specific designations.
(b) Recruitment Policy.
(1) Positions must be advertised locally prior to off-island, except that where the shortage of qualified eligibles is known in advance, recruitment may be performed simultaneously.
(2) Off-island recruitment efforts conducted by department heads must be coordinated with the office of manpower resources.
(c) Selection Policy. Selection for contract positions must be made solely based upon fitness and merit, without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, or politics.
(d) Medical Examination. All selectees and their accompanying dependents shall be required to provide evidence of good health as shown by preemployment physical examinations, the reports of which shall be evaluated by the director, department of health.
(e) Verification of Qualifications. Acceptance by the director of verifications of the candidate’s claimed qualifications and references, and any reports of interviews of candidates and married candidate’s spouses, is required.History: Rule 10-81, eff 29 Jul 81, § 10.2.