A. The following types of registers shall be established and maintained by the Human Resources Division:
1. Reduction-in-force Register.
a. The reduction-in-force register will consist of appropriate classes and the names of all employees who have permanent status and have been notified that they are scheduled for reduction-in-force; or who held permanent status prior to separation due to a reduction-in-force; or who have accepted a voluntary demotion in a class in lieu of a reduction-in¬force; or were in a trial service period with another department and separated due to reduction-in-force.
b. The employee’s name shall appear for all classifications in which the employee held non-probationary permanent status.
c. Method of Ranking: The register will be ranked according to seniority and official performance evaluations.
d. Life of Register: An eligible name will normally remain on this register for one year.
e. Special Provisions: Employees appointed from this register will assume the same status they held prior to the reduction-in-force.
2. Promotional Register. This register will be established by appropriate classes and shall include the names of current permanent employees: and/or past permanent employees who have been separated due to reduction-in-force within the last year and who have received a passing final grade in the total promotional examination and are eligible to be certified.
a. Method of Ranking. This register shall be ranked according to final score from the highest to the lowest.
b. Life of Register. An eligible name will normally remain on this register for an indefinite period unless replaced by a register established by use of a substantially new examination.
c. Special Provisions. An employee may convert any current open competitive rating to this register upon achieving permanent status. Persons on this register will indicate the geographic areas and agencies for which they are available.
3. Opening Competitive Register:
a. Composition. This register will contain the names of all persons who have passed the appropriate examination for each class of work.
b. Method of Ranking. This register shall be ranked by the final score.
c. Life of Register. An eligible name will normally remain on this register for an indefinite period unless replaced by a register established by use of a substantially new examination.
4. Reassignment Register:
a. Composition. This register shall contain the names of all permanent employees who have submitted a request to be considered for reassignment.
b. Method of Ranking. This register will be unranked.
c. Life of Register. An eligible name shall normally remain on this register for one year.
d. Special Provisions. To use this register the employee must transfer either within the same class on the same pay range having the same salary range ———.
B. Grievance for Removal from the Register. The Chief Executive Officer may remove the name of an eligible from a register for any of the following reasons:
1. On evidence that the eligible cannot be located.
2. On receipt of a statement from the eligible declining an appointment and stating that the eligible no longer desires consideration for a position in that class.
3. If three offers of a probationary appointment to the class for which the register was established have been declined by the eligible.
4. If an eligible fails to reply to a written inquiry as to availability after five days in addition to the time required to received and return the inquiry.
5. If an eligible accepts an appointment and fails to appear for duty at the time and place specified without giving satisfactory reasons for the delay to the appointing authority.History: Rule 06-98, eff. Mar. 3, 1999.