Prior to the adoption of Ord. 16618 on 09/18/2000, Section 19-160 read as follows.

    The director shall determine the nature and extent of publicity required to obtain a reasonable number of qualified applicants for each vacancy, consistent with the EEO affirmative action program. All positions open to general competition (non-promotional) shall be announced to the public (through standard announcement form, newspapers, and/or other mass media) for at least seven ten (7 10) calendar days in advance of the last date for filing applications. Promotional vacancies, when requested by a department head shall be announced to eligible current city employees on city bulletin boards for at least seven ten (7 10) calendar days prior to the application closing date. Job announcements with "open" application submission dates must remain open at least seven ten (7 10) calendar days, and may be closed by the director when sufficient applicant response has been achieved.

(Code 1964, § 22.820)