Prior to the adoption of 15754 on 09/21/1998, Section 19-164 read as follows.

    (a) When there is a vacant employee position which a department head desires to fill, he may do so by accepting the transfer of a current city employee to that position. Before being eligible for transfer to an open position the employee must:

    (1)    Have at least the minimum qualifications for the open position; and

    (2)    Make a request to the personnel department for transfer and be certified by the personnel department as having the minimum qualifications for the position.

    (b) The city manager may transfer a qualified individual with a disability to an open position when it is necessary to do so to make a reasonable accommodation to the individual.

    (c) An employee may be required by the department head or the city manager to transfer to another position if:

    (1)    The employee's total effectiveness becomes marginal;

    (2)    A conflict of interest develops; or

    (3)    If such a move is in the best interest of departmental operations.

    (d) A transferred employee will be paid in accordance with and accrue leaves and benefits at the rate attendant to the position to which the employee is transferred.

(Code 1964, § 22.840; Ord. No. 13489, § 1, 10-19-92)