Section 19-53 Classification reviews.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 15958 on 04/19/1999, Section 19-53 read as follows.
If an employee has facts which indicate that his/her position is improperly
employee may request the department head, and then the director, to review the allocation of
his/her position. Such request shall be submitted in writing to the department head and shall
contain a statement of justification. A department head may initiate allocation appeals on his/her
own initiative. A written notice of classification determination shall be sent to the current
incumbent of the position in question and to the department head within five (5) days after the
determination has been reached by the director. Such determinations shall be subject to appeal
pursuant to the grievance procedure.
(a) If the director believes the classification of
a position should be changed, the director
shall have a complete description of the position prepared. The director shall review the position
description and, after discussing the matter with the affected employee and the employees
department head, make any recommended change in classification to the city manager.
(b) If a department head believes a position is improperly
classified, the department head
shall prepare a position description and submit the description and justification for
reclassification to the director. The director shall discuss the matter with the department head
and affected employee and make a recommendation to the city manager. If a department head
wishes to change the duties of a position to the extent that a reclassification of the position would
be required, the department head shall prepare a position description containing the proposed
changes. The department head shall submit the description and justification for reclassification
to the director for review and recommendation to the city manager.
(c) If an employee believes the employees position
is improperly classified, the employee
may request the director to review the position. The request shall be in writing and shall
in detail the facts upon which the request is based. The director shall request the employees
department head to comment on the employees request. The director shall review the position
and make a recommendation to the city manager.
(d) Reclassification recommendations shall normally
be considered by the city manager
during preparation of the annual budget. The city manager may, however, consider
reclassifications at any time. The city manager shall not reclassify a permanent position unless
the city council has provided for the reclassified position in the authorized personnel section of
the annual budget.
(Code 1964, § 22.430)