New Jersey Statutes Title 11A. Civil Service 11A § 4-13

The commission shall provide for the following types of appointment:

a. Regular appointments shall be to a title in the competitive division of the career service upon examination and certification or to a title in the noncompetitive division of the career service upon appointment.  The appointments shall be permanent after satisfactory completion of a working test period;

b. Provisional appointments shall be made only in the competitive division of the career service and only in the absence of a complete certification, if the appointing authority certifies that in each individual case the appointee meets the minimum qualifications for the title at the time of appointment and that failure to make a provisional appointment will seriously impair the work of the appointing authority.  In no case shall any provisional appointment exceed a period of 12 months;

c. Temporary appointments may be made, without regard to the provisions of this chapter, to temporary positions established for a period aggregating not more than six months in a 12-month period as approved by the commission.  These positions include, but are not limited to, seasonal positions.  Positions established as a result of a short-term grant may be established for a maximum of 12 months.  Appointees to temporary positions shall meet the minimum qualifications of a title;

d. Emergency appointments shall not exceed 30 days and shall only be permitted where nonappointment will result in harm to persons or property;

e. Senior executive service appointments shall be made pursuant to N.J.S. 11A:3-3 ;  and

f. Unclassified appointments shall be made pursuant to N.J.S. 11A:3-4 and N.J.S.11A:3-5 .

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