A. Requests for certification will submitted on the LBJ-ASMC Form 35 by the Human Resources Manager to the Chief Executive Officer when filing vacancies in existing or newly allocated positions.

B. Upon receipt of a request for certification, the Chief Executive Officer shall certify to the screening committee a list of no more than five names from which a selection can be made.

C. One name will constitute a complete certification when referrals are made from the reduction-in-force register. Selection shall be mandatory.

D. When more than one candidate has the same examination rating, the certified candidate shall be chosen on the basis of proven experience and years of work experience.

E. The Chief Executive Director will normally certify names from the registers in the following order:

1. Reduction-in-force Register.

2. Promotional Register.

3. Open Competitive Register.

4. Reassignment Register.

F. When there are fewer than five names ——-certified from the register with the exception of (Section —) names may be certified from other registers to total five candidates.

G. Reports of actions taken on certified eligible by the screening committee shall be in writing to the Chief Executive Director within ten working days following certification unless the Chief Executive Officer has specifically granted an extended time. Fair consideration must be given to all certified names. The following actions are allowed and/or required.

1. Appropriate appointment of one of the certified names.

2. Request for additional names to replace names of eligible who:

a. Fail to reply within four (04) days of notice to appear for consideration.

b. Are not satisfactory for valid and pertinent reasons directly connected with the position as determined by the Chief Executive Officer from a written report by the screening committee.

History: Rule 06-98, eff. Mar. 3, 1999.