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(a) Upon written request of the appointing authority in which a position in the classified service is to be filled, the Commission or its designee shall certify to the appointing authority the names and addresses of the 12 candidates standing highest on the eligibility list for the class or grade to which the position belongs; provided that the Commission may certify less than 12 names if 12 names are not available. If more than one position is to be filled, the Commission shall certify to the appointing authority a list of names consisting of the original 12 plus one name for each additional position to be filled.
(b) Upon written request of South-Western City School District for a position in the classified service is to be filled, the Commission or its designee shall certify to South-Western City School District the names and addresses of the 12 candidates standing highest on the eligibility list for the class or grade to which the position belongs, or the top 25% of the eligible list, whichever is greater; provided that the Commission may certify less than 12 names if 12 names are not available. When less than 12 names are certified to South-Western City School District, appointment from the list shall not be mandatory.
(c) The appointing authority shall appoint from the candidates on the certified list. The certified list expires upon the filling of the position(s) for which the list was requested. Each time a candidate removes himself/herself from the certified list, the appointing authority may request a new certified list.
(d) A person certified from an eligibility list more than three times to the same appointing authority for the same or similar positions, may be omitted from future certification to such appointing authority, provided that certification for a temporary appointment shall not be counted as one of such certifications.
(e) If an eligibility list becomes exhausted, or when no eligibility list exists for a position, and it is unreasonable or administratively burdensome to delay filling a vacancy in the classified service until an eligibility list can be created, names may be certified by the Commission from eligibility lists deemed to be most appropriate for the group or class of positions in which the vacancy exists.
(f) Appointments to all positions in the classified service that are not filled by promotion or transfer, shall be made only from those persons whose names are certified to the appointing authority, and no employment, except as provided in such sections shall be otherwise given in the classified service of the City, unless otherwise provided in this chapter.
(g) All original and promotional appointments, including provisional appointments made pursuant to this chapter, shall be for a probationary period of one year. No original appointment or promotion is final until the appointee has satisfactorily served the required probationary period. Service as a provisional employee in the same or similar class shall be included in the probationary period. If the service of the probationary employee is unsatisfactory, the probationary employee may be removed or reduced at any time during the probationary period. A probationary employee removed or reduced in position for unsatisfactory service does not have the right to appeal the removal or reduction. The provisions of this subsection relating to the probationary period shall not be applicable to employees of South-Western City School District unless provisions in conformity therewith have been included in the adopted policies of the Board of Education or any collective bargaining agreement applicable to such employees.
(Ord. C47-85. Passed 7-15-85; Ord. C50-01. Passed 8-20-01; Ord. C08-13. Passed 2-19-13; Ord. C39-13. Passed 7-1-13.)