Chapter 19 PERSONNEL POLICIES, PROCEDURES, RULES AND REGULATIONS*
Section 19-82 New appointees.
Generally, the initial wage for a permanent classified employee shall be set between the
minimum and the midpoint of the pay grade for the classification.
Beginning salaries for employees shall not be set at a rate greater than the salaries of
existing employees with equivalent qualifications within the same classification.
(c) All salary offers shall be approved by the director prior to offering employment.
(d) A higher initial wage may be approved by the director in unusual circumstances,
when market conditions prohibit hiring within the assigned pay grade and/or the current pay or
pay grade of employees does not stimulate upward career movement or when the new employee
exceeds the minimum qualifications for the position.
(Code 1964, § 22.520(1)
; Ord. No. 17850, § 1, 9-15-03;
Ord. No. 18254, § 1, 9-20-04; Ord. No.
21828, § 1, 9-16-13)
(Ord. 21828, Amended, 09/16/2013, Prior Text; Ord. 18254, Amended, 09/20/2004, Prior Text; Ord. 17850, Amended, 09/15/2003, Prior Text)