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Humboldt County Office of Education: Personnel Commission Rules

Personnel Commission Rules

Language in the Collective Bargaining Agreements takes precedence over Personnel Commission Rules and the Personnel Policies of the Humboldt County Office of Education. Absent specific language in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement, Personnel Commission Rules or Personnel Policy shall be effective.
  1. RULE I: DEFINITIONS
    1. Definitions of Terms
  2. RULE II: COMMISSION ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURE BY-LAWS
    1. Initial Terms of Office
    2. Subsequent Terms of Office
    3. Election of Officers
    4. Meetings
    5. Roster of Employees and Positions
    6. Commission Budget
  3. RULE III: THE CLASSIFICATION PLAN
    1. Definitions – Classified Employees
    2. Preparation and Adoption of the Classification Plan
    3. Class Specifications
    4. Classification of Positions
    5. Review of Positions
    6. Reclassification of Positions (EC 45285)
  4. RULE IV: ADMINISTRATION OF THE SALARY PLAN
    1. General Provisions
    2. Salary on Employment
    3. Salary Increments
    4. Salary on Reemployment
    5. Salary on Promotion
    6. Salary on Demotion
    7. Salary on Reclassification
    8. Salary on Reallocation
    9. Effective Dates of Salary Changes Upon Reclassification and Reallocation
    10. Salary on Transfer
    11. Holiday Pay
    12. Overtime
    13. Compensation for Publication of Materials
    14. Salary Checks
    15. Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  5. RULE V: EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENTS, APPLICATIONS, AND APPLICANTS
    1. Authorization to Fill Vacancy
    2. Recruitment and Selection
    3. Job Announcement Bulletin
    4. Filing of Applications
    5. General Qualifications of Applicants
    6. Disqualification of Applicants and Candidates
    7. Confidentiality of Information
    8. Veteran’s Preference
  6. RULE VI: SCREENING AND SELECTION
    1. Screening Process
    2. Written Examinations
    3. Application Reviews and Oral Interview
    4. Promotional Appointments
    5. Open vs. Promotional List Preference
    6. Inspection of Examination Records
  7. RULE VII: ELIGIBILITY LISTS AND APPOINTMENTS TO POSITIONS
    1. Types of Eligibility Lists
    2. Substitute and Limited-Term Lists and Appointments
    3. Provisional Appointments
    4. Confidentiality of Lists
  8. RULE VIII: EMPLOYMENT STATUS
    1. New Employee Clearances
    2. Orientation of New Employees
    3. Probationary Period
    4. Performance Evaluations – Service Ratings
    5. Transfers and Reassignments
    6. Grievance Adjustment Procedure
    7. Resignation
    8. Layoffs
    9. Personnel Files
  9. RULE IX: DISMISSAL, SUSPENSION, AND PROMOTION OF PERMANENT EMPLOYEE
    1. Causes for Dismissal, Suspension or Demotion
    2. Procedure for Disciplinary Action – Dismissal, Suspension or Demotion
    3. Hearings
  10. RULE X: ABSENCE FROM DUTY
    1. General Provisions
  11. RULE XI: PERSONNEL DIRECTOR
    1. Definitions and Duties
    2. Terms of Employment
    3. Appointment of the Personnel Director
    4. Evaluation
    5. Non-Renewal of Contract
    6. Discipline for Cause