PB 20-20 Agency Merit Promotion Plan Policy and Staffing Guidance


This Personnel Bulletin (PB) replaces the DOI Merit Promotion Plan Personnel Handbook, dated July 2012, and defines and implements a Department-wide Merit Promotion Plan (MPP) policy guidance document. This PB establishes the promotion and internal placement, or merit staffing, program for Civil Service (CS) employees within the General Schedule (GS)-15 level and below and Federal Wage System (FWS). The policy document meets the requirements for a MPP contained in 5 CFR 335.103 and establishes a systematic means of selection based on merit in accordance with Title 5, United States Code, Section 2301, Merit Systems Principles and Section 2302, Prohibited Personnel Practices.