Sec. 16A-1-6. Adoption and amendment of rules.

Personnel rules shall be adopted by the city council. The personnel officer shall give reasonable written notice to each recognized employee organization affected by the ordinance, rule, resolution, or regulation or amendment thereof proposed to be adopted by the city council, if within the scope of representation. The rules shall contain regulations governing the personnel system including:
(a) Preparation, installation, revision and maintenance of a position classification plan covering all positions in the classified service, including employment standards and qualifications for each class;
(b) Preparation, implementation, revision and maintenance of an employee compensation plan including base salary and fringe benefit provisions;
(c) Public announcement of all tests and acceptance of applications for employment;
(d) Preparation and conduct of tests and the establishment and use of resulting employment lists containing names of persons eligible for appointment;
(e) Certification and appointment of persons from employment lists and the making of provisional appointments;
(f) Establishment of probationary periods;
(g) Evaluation of employees;
(h) Transfer, promotion, demotion, reinstatement, disciplinary action and layoff of employees in the classified service;
(i) Separation of employees from the city service;
(j) The establishment and maintenance of adequate personnel records;
(k) The establishment of appeal procedures concerning the interpretation and application of this article and any rules adopted hereunder. (Ord. No. 1094, § 1 (part).)