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A direct hire temporary hourly appointment is used to fill a temporary, hourly appointment with a classified job title. These temporary hourly appointments are subject to the hour limits and requirements of the University's temporary employment program. Temporary hourly employees may be included in a bargaining unit agreement and subject to that agreement.


Create the requisition in UWHIRES by completing the following fields.

Once all fields are completed, click "Save" at the bottom of the page. This will create your requisition number and allow you to review the requisition in DRAFT status.

Candidate Information

If a candidate has been identified, request that the candidate create a candidate profile in UWHIRES if they do not already have one. Your employment specialist will conduct a resume review to ensure the candidate meets the position's minimum requirements.

If your candidate is a current or previous UW temporary hourly employee, use the Temporary Hourly Employee Hours Lookup Tool. The tool will allow you to determine if the candidate has enough hours to complete the potential temporary hourly assignment. This tool provides the total number of temporary hours worked (exclusive of overtime) in the current 12-month period measured from the employee's original date of temporary employment or the anniversary of that date. You can also access the Temporary Hourly Employee Hours Lookup Tool from "My HR Tools - Temporary Employment" at the top of your UWHIRES Manager Workbench.

Criminal Background Checks

Some UW positions are considered security/safety sensitive. The successful candidate for such a position must have a criminal conviction history check conducted after a conditional offer of employment has been made and accepted. See Criminal Background Check for details.

If your position is "security/safety sensitive," discuss the background check requirements with your employment specialist.

Next step:

Get your requisition approved.

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Reminder: All new appointments, including temporary appointments, must be entered into the UW payroll system on or before their first day of employment.

Need to extend a direct hire temporary appointment? Visit My HR Tools.