§ 6.10.040. Out-of-class assignments.  


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  • A.

    When an employee is assigned to an out-of-class assignment, as defined in subsection B below, for more than 20 consecutive working days, management shall, upon request for relief by the employee or by an Employee Representation Unit, take one of the following actions:

    1.

    Appoint the employee to the higher-level class according to Civil Service Rules;

    2.

    Return the employee to an assignment in his own class;

    3.

    If neither subdivisions A.1 or A.2 above is accomplished within 30 calendar days of the request for relief, pay the employee a bonus for each 30 calendar days from the request date until the out-of-class assignment is terminated.

    a.

    The bonus shall be the lesser of two standard salary schedules or five percent of the salary of a flat-rated class, or the difference between the salary of the employee's class and the higher-level class to which he is assigned. This bonus shall not be prorated for incremental periods of less than 30 calendar days each.

    b.

    Effective with the pay period ending April 15, 2012 and upon notification to the board of supervisors by the chief executive officer that the human resources management system implementing this provision is fully operational, the bonus shall be the lesser of 5.6468 percent for a classification paid pursuant to Chapter 6.08, Part 1 or 5 percent of the salary for a flat-rated class or the difference between the salary of the employee's classification and the higher-level classification to which he is assigned. This bonus shall not be prorated for incremental periods of less than 30 calendar days each.

    B.

    An "out-of-class assignment" is the permanent, full-time performance of all the significant duties of an allocated, vacant, funded position in a higher-level class by an individual in a lower-level class. For purposes of this Section 6.10.040, full-time permanent includes monthly permanent 9/10 time, Item Sub "D".

    C.

    The provisions of this section shall apply only to employees appointed to positions and working in assignments within classes specifically approved for such payment by the board of supervisors.

(Ord. 2012-0017 § 20, 2012; Ord. 2005-0019 § 10, 2005; Ord. 6222 Ch. 1 Art. 6 § 93, 1953.)