Requesting a job application; or
Sending an unsolicited resume or other employment proposal to members of an industry or other
Having once begun, an employee generally continues to be seeking employment until he or the
prospective employer rejects the possibility of employment and all discussions end. However, an
employee is no longer seeking employment with the recipient of his unsolicited resume or other
employment proposal after two months have passed with no indication of interest.
DISQUALIFICATION. Disqualification can be accomplished in the same manner as when required
under subpart D for disqualifying financial interests.
SOLUTIONS OTHER THAN DISQUALIFICATION. The employee can participate in the matter
affecting his prospective employer if granted an individual waiver described in subpart D, or if
authorized to participate using the procedures set forth in subpart E.
DISQUALIFICATION BASED ON AN EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT. An employee may not
participate in a particular matter that, to his knowledge, has a direct and predictable effect on the
financial interests of anyone with whom he has an arrangement concerning future employment. In this
case, an employee may be able to participate in a particular matter affecting a prospective employer
only if he has received an individual waiver described in subpart D.
8. Misuse of Position (Synopsis of Subpart G)
USE OF PUBLIC OFFICE FOR PRIVATE GAIN. An employee shall not use his public office for his
own private gain or for the private gain of friends, relatives or persons with whom he is affiliated in a
non-government capacity, or for the endorsement of any product, service or enterprise.
USE OF NONPUBLIC INFORMATION. An employee shall not engage in a financial transaction using
nonpublic information, or allow the improper use of nonpublic information to further his own private
interest or those of another. Information that is "nonpublic" includes information the employee knows or
reasonably should know is routinely exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, is
protected from disclosure by statute, or is classified.
USE OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY. An employee has a duty to protect and conserve Government
property and to use Government property only for authorized purposes. Authorized purposes are those
for which Government property is made available to the public or those purposes authorized in
accordance with law or regulation.
USE OF OFFICIAL TIME. Unless authorized in accordance with law or regulation to use such time for
other purposes, an employee shall use official time in an honest effort to perform official duties. And,
an employee shall not encourage, direct, coerce or request a subordinate to use official time to