1840 (B) Transfers Between Similar Titles
.110 Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law establishes the general provisions for transfer to the same title or to another title provided the essential tests and qualifications for the titles are not dissimilar.
.210 Requirements and limitations
.211 Transfers without further examination to the same title under the jurisdiction of another appointing authority shall generally be approved provided they meet the policies for voluntary transfer as stated in Section 1840.
.212. Transfers without further examination to a different title shall generally be approved provided they meet the policies for voluntary transfer as stated in Section 1840, and the titles have been determined to be similar by the Division of Staffing Services.
.213 Titles shall be considered similar for the purposes of voluntary transfer where it has been determined that the successful performance of the typical duties and responsibilities for both titles require similar essential knowledges, skills and abilities based upon:
.214 Titles in the same occupational field shall generally be considered to require similar essential knowledges, skills, and abilities provided:
.215 Interdepartmental titles existing within an agency are not generally included in the same occupational field as an agency's program titles.
.216 Titles which have no minimum qualifications, and/or where the critical knowledges, skills and abilities which must be possessed by the incumbents are of a basic and general nature such that most individuals are likely to possess such knowledges, skills and abilities shall generally be considered as similar for the purposes of voluntary transfer.
.411 The agency having the position to be filled must receive prior approval for the transfer from their Staffing Services Representative before submitting the transaction.
.413 If transfer from one title to another is appropriate, the Staffing Services Representative will determine if the proposed transfer meets the the requirements of Section 1840.
.414 When the Staffing Services Representative notifies the agency that the transfer is in order, the agency Personnel Office will notify the nominee, confirm that there are no reemployment lists which block the transfer, and initiate submission of the transaction.
.415 The Staffing Services Division will maintain a list of similar title determinations which will provide a precedent file for future transfers and denials of transfers.
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