Posted December 4, 2013, 30 listings, click here
Posting Numbers 334600, 334676, 334614, Posted 11-27-13, 367 listings, click here.
December 4, 2013
The vacancies for Central Office Technician (COT) are Article 8 Special Postings open for bidding from 12/4/13 through 12/10/13. These Central Office Technician openings are NOT Specific Posted Vacancies (SPVs). Only Central Office Technicians and TTA-COTs located in Manhattan may apply for these positions.
The Article 8 COT Special Postings scheduled to close on 12/6/13 (Posting Numbers 334600, 334676, 334614) will remain open for bidding through 12/10/13.
PROCESS FOR SPECIAL POSTINGS
Posted for 5 Business Days (12/6/13 – 12/10/13 5:00 p.m.)
Central Office Technician Special Postings are postings in accordance with CWA Plant CBA Article 8, not SPVs.
The Central Office Technician positions will be filled by the senior qualified volunteers from the Central Office Technician or TTA-COT job title in Manhattan. If there are not enough volunteers, qualified Central Office technician and TTA-COTs in Manhattan will be assigned the remaining positions by inverse seniority.
Time in Title is not required to apply.
New Time in Title will not be required in the new location.
NO REFUSAL/NO RETREAT rules apply to these special postings.
If you apply for a Special Posting and do not withdraw prior to 5:00 p.m. December 10, 2013 you may not refuse.
Verizon has declared a surplus in FAAs 1,2,3,4,5 & 6. This surplus has been determined by the Company to be due to a process change, not an external event. The provisions of FAP Articles 8(b) and 10 will not apply. CWA Local 1101 titles affected by the surplus appear in column marked FAA [...]
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