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This chapter provides information regarding agency requests which relate to employment matters, such as change of employment status, secondments, fixed-term registers and agency-specific recruitment programs, outside of the normal agency recruitment processes associated with ED No. 1. These matters relate to a number of other Employment Directions, as well as arrangements under the Practices, Procedures and Standards (PPSs).* The following table outlines the requests made in 2015-16 and their status as at 30 June 2016.
|Request type||Requests||Rejected/ withdrawn||Approved|
|Agency-specific recruitment programs (under PPS 2)||4||0||3**|
|Essential requirements and pre-employment checks (under ED 7)||31||0||31|
|Essential requirements – other (under Section 15(1)(e) of the Act)||37||2||35|
|Extensions of fixed-term employment beyond 36 months (ED 1)||16||1||15|
|Fixed-term and casual employment registers (under PPS 1)***||30||0||30|
|Change of employment status - request by employee (ED 1)||14||11||3|
|Change of employment status - request by agency (ED 1)||161||1||160|
|Appointment without advertising (ED 1)||1||0||1|
|Promotion without advertising (ED 1)****||10||0||10|
|Secondments into the State Service (ED 1)||4||0||4|
|Secondments out of the State Service (ED 1)||20||0||20|
* See the SSMO website for more information about the powers under Employment Directions and Practices, Procedures and Standards http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/ssmo
** One case was still pending at the time of reporting.
*** Current approved registers are listed on the Tasmanian Government Jobs Website, www.jobs.tas.gov.au.
****The majority of these were Award or Employment Direction progressions based on qualification attainment (Teachers, Nurses).