Who is the appointing authority and the final judge on questions of interpretation and application of the human resources policies and procedures?
The city manager
What are the vacation accrual limits?
160 hours for 20 hour per week employees 240 hours for 30 320 hours for 40 340 hours for 48 416 hours for 52
Who is the legal counsel of the city that provides professional legal advice to the city manager and human resources director on matters related to the human resources policies and procedures?
The city attorney
Who is the custodian of the human resources policies and procedures that provides interpretation and professional advice to the city manager and all city staff?
The human resources director
Who is responsible for administering these policies and supporting the merit system principles?
Supervisors and managers
Regarding compensatory time off:
What is the maximum number of compensatory hours that an employee will be permitted to accrue?
True or false:
Regarding stability pay an eligible employee will be compensated at the rate of $80 for each year of regular status service beginning with the fifth year up to a max of $800?
How many hours do you have to work to be considered a full-time employee?
How many hours do you have to work to be considered a part-time employee with benefits?
Between 20-39 hours
Upon completion of a course, the employee is required to submit what 3 documents to the HR department to be eligible for education assistance?
1: tuition reimbursement request form
2: receipt for tuition paid or bill from the accredited school showing amount due for approved course
3: official grade report
To be eligible for reimbursement, required documentation for education assistance must be submitted to HR within how many days following the end of the college course?
True or false:
During April and October of each year an employee whose sick leave balance exceeds 96 hours may apply to receive cash compensation for sick leave hours accrued but not used during the previous 12 months?
Eligibility to use vacation credits shall begin after completion of how many months of regular status employment?
Between 0 and 10 years of service who accrues more vacation leave: a nonexempt employee or an exempt employee?
An exempt employee.
After 10 years it is the same
Every full-time, regular status employee who has completed one full year of service shall be allowed how many hours of education leave with pay per calendar year?
An employee who wants to participate in civic duty projects or events must submit a written request to their supervisor no later than how many days in advance of the requested civic duty leave?
True or false:
Leave accruals will discontinue at the point an employee goes on leave without pay and will commence when they return to work.
Upon the approval of the HR director the employee may be granted exceptional disability leave for the following duration:
5-10 years of service: 240 hours
10+ years: 400 hours
An employee must have worked for the city a total of how many months to be eligible?
12 months or 1 year
Upon the death of an employee’s immediate family member how many hours of bereavement leave do you receive?
40 for 40 hour employees
52 for 52 hour employees
Disciplinary performance deficiencies forward to two categories, what are they?
Serious deficiencies and major deficiencies
What is the purpose of corrective actions?
They are intended to correct, prevent, and document serious deficiencies
What does counseling and / or memo of expectation include?
It is a discussion to explain an actual performance deficiency and emphasize expected standards followed by a written documentation of the verbal counseling and memo of expectation
What is a memo of correction?
A written notice requiring the need for immediate and sustained improvement in performance to expected standards
What is a written reprimand?
It is a written notice to an employee stating that a performance deficiency exist or that a violation of work rules has taken place
What is an employee decision-making leave with pay?
The employee shall be instructed to make a decision on whether he or she will correct each performance deficiency and meet the city’s expected standards
True or false:
If a number of employees file separate grievances on the same matter seeking the same remedy, the grievance may be allowed to be handled as a single grievance.