Intelligence Law Glossary - Senior Executive Service Position

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Senior Executive Service Position

Statutory Law

5 U.S.C. § 3132(2) (2010) (Title 5—Chapter 31: Authority for Employment)

   (2) "Senior Executive Service position" means any position in an agency which is classified above GS-15 pursuant to section 5108 [5 U.S.C. § 5108] or in level IV or V of the Executive Schedule, or an equivalent position, which is not required to be filled by an appointment by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and in which an employee—
      (A) directs the work of an organizational unit;
      (B) is held accountable for the success of one or more specific programs or projects;
      (C) monitors progress toward organizational goals and periodically evaluated and makes appropriate adjustments to such goals;
      (D) supervises the work of employees other than personal assistants; or
      (E) otherwise exercises important policy-making, policy-determining, or other executive functions;
   but does not include—
      (i) any position in the Foreign Service of the United States; or
      (ii) an administrative law judge position under section 3105 of this title [5 U.S.C. § 3105];
      (iii) [Deleted]