(A)   The personnel rules and regulations shall provide procedures for the employment of persons on the basis of merit in conformity with this subchapter.
   (B)   Such procedures shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
      (1)   An orderly and systematic method of recruitment to insure that all those employed will be hired on a merit basis, and to provide for the establishment of qualified lists for employment purposes;
      (2)   Provisional appointments in the absence of appropriate employment lists; provided, however, that, employment lists shall be established for any such position within six months and that no person shall be employed by the city under provisional appointment for a total of more than six months, with the provision that during the period of suspension of an employee or pending final action of proceedings to review the suspension, demotion or dismissal of an employee, the vacancy created may be filled by the employing authority only by provisional appointment; and
      (3)   In the event of emergency, the appointing authority may appoint such persons as are required to meet the situation but such appointments shall not exceed 90 working days in any 12-month period.
(1994 Code, § 4-210)  (Ord. 407, passed 11-25-1985)