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What is the Policy of General Order 300-30 Volunteering Time For Convalescing Officers ?

When a classified employee is temporarily disabled by an injury or illness, other classified employees may volunteer to work for that officer.

The volunteered time shall be credited to the
recipient as actual time worked.

The decision to volunteer time under this program is
irrevocable.

This General Order applies to only classified employees.

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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES

To be considered as a recipient for the program, classified employees shall

initiate a written request through their chain of command to the Chief of Police.

After approval, the officer's division shall prepare a Circular for signature by the Chief of Police requesting volunteers to work for the convalescing officer.

Participation in this program is voluntary

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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES

What is required from any classified employee requesting to be a recipient of time volunteered through this program.

Medical documentation

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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES

Overtime shall not be worked by any officer who

is volunteering time.

Supervisors shall ensure that any officer volunteering time is released from duty at the conclusion of the designated voluntary shift.

Time volunteered shall count toward calculating maximum work hours and toward the 86 hours in a pay period for purposes of the Strategic Officer Staffing Program.



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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES

Classified employees wishing to volunteer time shall

complete a Volunteering Time for a
Convalescing Officer form after volunteering and submit it to their divisional timekeeper.

This form is available on the department's Intranet Portal.

The timekeeper shall make no entries into the Kronos® system for either officer.

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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES

Payroll Services in the City of Houston Administration and Regulatory Affairs Department shall



shall be notified when one officer volunteers to work for another officer.

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RECIPIENT OFFICER GUIDELINES


Officers may be considered to receive volunteered time only if all of the following are true:

A. Recipient has completed the probationary police officer period.

B. Recipient is going to be absent because the recipient is temporarily disabled by an injury or
illness.

C. Doctor's note accompanies the request for volunteered time.


No hours shall be credited beyond the recipient employee's return to work date or the commencement of social security or long-term disability benefits.

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VOLUNTEERING OFFICER GUIDELINES

Officers must be .

off duty in order to volunteer time.

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VOLUNTEERING OFFICER GUIDELINES

Officers volunteering time while on approved leave shall

perform that work in their own division, during their normal duty hours.

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VOLUNTEERING OFFICER GUIDELINES

Officers volunteering on their regular day off or during non-duty hours shall

coordinate with their supervisors to schedule voluntary hours in their own division unless divisional hours preclude such arrangements.


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VOLUNTEERING OFFICER GUIDELINES

Volunteering officers assigned to divisions with hours that preclude in house work shall

coordinate their voluntary hours with the shift supervisor in the recipient officer's division.

The volunteering officer shall then report to the recipient officer's division for an appropriate assignment.

All officers shall notify their immediate supervisor of their intent to volunteer and the location the work shall be performed prior to reporting to volunteer time.