Executive Order 387
Civil Service Rule VII. section 2, is amended by striking out the word "page" and adding the words "carpenter, cabinetmaker, painter, plumber, plumber's helper, electric wireman, electric lineman, and electrician's helper."
As amended, section 2 of Rule VII will read as follows:
- Certification for appointment in the departments or independent offices at Washington shall be so made as to maintain, as nearly as the conditions of good administration will warrant, the apportionment of such appointments among the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia upon the basis of population: Provided, That appointments to the following-named positions shall not be so apportioned, viz: Plate printer, printer's assistant, skilled helper, and operative in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing; positions in the field service of the military staff departments and at Army headquarters, mail bag repair shop and mail lock repair shop. Government Printing Office. Pension Agency, and local offices in the District of Columbia; apprentice, student, gardener, engraver, carpenter, cabinetmaker, painter, plumber, plumber's helper, electric wireman, electric lineman, and electrician's helper.
The White House, December 19, 1905.