NAVY - SECNAV 12300.9A
(ASN (M&RA)) MERIT STAFFING, PLACEMENT, AND EMPLOYMENT
|Publication Date:||5 November 2015|
To establish Department of the Navy (DON) policy for merit staffing; underscore the DON commitment to adherence to merit system principles, veterans' preference, hiring reform requirements and equality of opportunity principles; and assign responsibilities regarding Human Resources (HR) staffing, placement, and employment program policies consistent with references (a) through (p).
a. This instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV); the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO); the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC); all U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps installations, commands, activities, field offices; and all other organizational entities within the DON. This includes all appropriated fund employees covered by the General Schedule (GS), Administratively Determined, Federal Wage System, Wage Mariner, and personnel demonstration projects (unless specifically excluded).
b. This instruction does not apply to the Senior Executive Service, to positions above the GS-15 level, or to nonappropriated fund positions.