An employee who is demoted to a lesser position, or who is terminated by reason of a reduction in force, accomplished pursuant to this subchapter, shall, automatically, have his name placed on a reemployment list for the position which he formerly held.  The ranking of names upon the re-employment list shall be in accordance with the employee's length of service with the city in that position.  The re-employment list shall have priority for a period of one year over any other eligibility list for the affected position.
('83 Code, § 2.56.160)