DODD 1400.25 VOL 336 CE-01
DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Civilian Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers
|Publication Date:||1 December 2017|
a. Instruction. This instruction is composed of several volumes, each containing its own purpose. The purpose of the overall instruction, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (a)), is to establish and implement policy, establish procedures, provide guidelines and model programs, delegate authority, and assign responsibilities regarding civilian personnel management within the DoD.
b. Volume. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 1400.25 (Reference (b)), this volume:
(1) Reissues Volume 336 of DoD Instruction 1400.25 (Reference (c)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures regarding the employment of civilian firefighters and law enforcement officers in the DoD. (2) Pursuant to sections 3307(d) and 3307(e) of Title 5, United States Code (Reference (d)), sets the maximum entry age for selected firefighter and law enforcement officer positions.
(3) Delegates the authority to approve waivers of the entry age and establishes procedures to be used in the waiver process, including waivers for preference eligible applicants pursuant to section 3312(a)(1) of Reference (d).
(4) Defines procedures to be used in mandatory separation situations and delegates authority to approve exceptions to mandatory separation in accordance with sections 8335(b)(1) and 8335(f) of Reference (d) for Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) employees and sections 8425(b)(1) and 8425(e) of Reference (d) for Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) employees.
APPLICABILITY. This volume applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this volume as the "DoD Components").
b. Covered civilian firefighter and law enforcement positions in the DoD, except for Defense Intelligence Personnel System positions established under section 1601 of Title 10, United States Code (Reference (e)).