Section 30.  

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  • Purpose of Civil Service System.

    The purpose of this article is to establish a Civil Service System for the classified service which shall provide County government with a productive, efficient, stable, and representative work force by:


    Recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees on the basis of their relative ability, knowledge, and skills relevant to the work to be performed.


    Retaining employees on the basis of the adequacy of their performance, correcting inadequate performance, and separating employees whose inadequate performance cannot be corrected.


    Assuring fair treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of personnel administration without discrimination based on political affiliation, race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed or handicap and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights as citizens.


    Assuring that employees are protected against coercion for political purposes and are prohibited from using their official authority for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election or a nomination for office.