Chapter 19 PERSONNEL POLICIES, PROCEDURES, RULES AND REGULATIONS*
Section 19-87 Performance pay increases.
(a) Advancement to a higher salary rate within an established
salary range shall be called a
increase. The salary of each permanent classified employee shall be reviewed
by the department head in conjunction with performance evaluations for the purpose of
determining eligibility for salary increase. All personnel records, attendance, citations, and length
of service shall be considered in making recommendations with major emphasis placed on the
evaluation of efficiency and effectiveness of performance of services rendered. After the above
analysis by the department head, and subject to the review of the director, a permanent classified
employee may be entitled to upward salary adjustments until the established maximum salary for
the classification has been reached.
(b) The department head shall submit the recommended increase
and an evaluation of the
employee on appropriate forms to the director for review sufficiently in advance of the effective
date of the increase to allow time for review and consideration.
(c) Department heads may recommend to the director that
pay increases be
granted to individual employees at intervals more often than the normal increments. Such
increases shall be based upon exceptional performance of duties
expected of the position.
(d) Required minimal performance
and salary reviews (as prescribed by the city manager for
a given classification) shall be conducted as follows:
Employees, other than police officers, firefighters, airport safety officers and emergency
telecommunicators, shall receive performance reviews, or salary reviews, or both at mid-point
and completion of probationary and qualifying periods, on the first day of the pay period one (1)
year after completion of the probationary/qualifying period, then annually thereafter.
(2) Police officers shall receive
annual performance reviews on the anniversary of their date
of hire. Police officers shall serve an eighteen-month probationary period.
increase eligibility begins one (1) year from date of hire, then annually thereafter.
Firefighters, airport safety officers and emergency telecommunicators shall receive
performance reviews every six (6) months during the eighteen-month probationary period.
Performance pay increase eligibility begins one (1) year from date of hire and annually
(e) Service requirements for advancement within pay ranges
and for other purposes as
specified in these regulations, shall have the implication of continuous service, which means
employment in the city service without break or interruption, such as resignation, leave without
pay for more than two (2) calendar weeks, unauthorized leave, and so forth.
(Code 1964, § 22.520(5)(a)--(e); Ord. No. 16618, § 1, 9-18-00;
Ord. No. 18254, § 1, 9-20-04;
Ord. No. 19230, § 1, 9-18-06; Ord. No. 20064; § 1, 9-15-08; Ord. No. 20438, § 1, 9-21-09;
No. 21456, § 1, 9-17-12; Ord. No. 21828, § 1, 9-16-13)
(Ord. 21828, Amended, 09/16/2013, Prior Text; Ord. 21456, Amended, 09/17/2012, Prior Text; Ord. 20438, Amended, 09/21/2009, Prior Text; Ord. 20064, Amended, 09/15/2008, Prior Text; Ord. 19230, Amended, 09/18/2006, Prior Text; Ord. 18254, Amended, 09/20/2004, Prior Text; Ord. 16618, Amended, 09/18/2000, Prior Text)