§ 6.10.100. Longevity bonus.  


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  • A.

    Eligibility.

    1.

    Each person employed in one of the following positions, who has completed at least 10 years of aggregate service in such position and who is on the top step of the salary range of such position, shall be eligible to receive the longevity bonus provided for in subsection B pursuant to the provisions of this section:

    Item No. Title
    2924 Ocean Lifeguard Specialist
    Item No. Title
    0199 Fire Fighter (56 hours)
    2949 Senior Lake Lifeguard, Parks & Recreation

     

    2.

    If, immediately prior to his employment in the position, an employee served in a similar position in another public agency and he was blanketed into the service of a public entity as provided in Section 6.02.040 of this title, his prior service in such other public agency may be considered as service in a public entity for purposes of meeting the 10 years' requirement.

    3.

    Whenever any employee's continuous service has been interrupted due to unauthorized absence or termination, eligibility for this bonus shall be canceled, and prior eligible service shall not be included for purposes of meeting the 10 years' requirement.

    B.

    In addition to the compensation provided for in Section 6.28.050, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 6.08.070, an eligible employee under this section shall be paid additional compensation at the following rates:

    1.

    One standard schedule higher than he would otherwise be entitled to receive upon completion of 10 years' aggregate service; two standard schedules higher than he would otherwise be entitled to receive upon completion of 15 years' aggregate service; and three standard schedules higher than he would otherwise be entitled to receive upon completion of 20 years' aggregate service.

    2.

    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, 2.7846 percent higher than what the employee would otherwise be entitled to receive upon completion of 10 years' aggregate service; 5.6468 percent higher than what the employee would otherwise be entitled to receive upon completion of 15 years' aggregate service; and 8.5887 percent higher than what the employee would otherwise be entitled to receive upon completion of 20 years' aggregate service.

    C.

    The bonus provided by this section shall be paid only upon departmental certification that the employee's performance is "competent" or better. Whenever an "unsatisfactory" or "improvement needed" performance evaluation is filed with the director of personnel, the bonus shall be canceled forthwith and may not be restored until a "competent" or better rating is so filed.

    D.

    The additional compensation provided by this section shall constitute a base rate.

(Ord. 2012-0017 § 24, 2012; Ord. 2006-0003 § 10, 2006; Ord. 2005-0026 § 1, 2005; Ord. 6222 Ch. 1 Art. 6 § 100, 1953.)