(1) Agency managers may reemploy, without a competitive hiring process, an employee who previously retired from the agency if:
(a) the retiree possesses the requisite skills and qualifications to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position;
(b) the agency determines that reemployment is in the agency’s best interests; and
(c) the reemployment does not exceed 12 months.
(2) Agency managers shall document the reasons for reemployment and why it was in the agency's best interests. The documents must be kept in employee's permanent personnel file.
(3) The hour and wage limitations set forth for retirees in 19-3-1106 and 19-20-731, MCA, apply to retiree reemployment. Questions concerning hour and wage limitations should be directed to the Montana Public Employee Retirement Administration or Montana Teachers' Retirement System.