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Unless otherwise indicated, the following definitions and application provisions shall apply throughout all Chapters concerning City personnel.
(a) Application and Conflict with Collective Agreements. The provisions of Chapter 161 apply to all City personnel. Where there is a conflict between, or a subject mutually addressed by, the Chapter and a collective agreement between the City and a recognized employee bargaining unit, the collective agreement shall supersede and control. Further limitations on application are enumerated throughout the Chapter.
(b) Full-Time Employees. Employees that are scheduled to work not less than forty (40) hours per seven (7) calendar days and a typical work year of two thousand eighty (2,080) hours. The rates of pay and ranges prescribed in the pay plan for the respective positions are based on an average work week of forty (40) hours and a typical work year of two thousand eighty (2,080) hours.
(c) Part-Time Employee. Any employee who is scheduled to work less than an average of twenty five (25) hours per seven (7) calendar days and a typical work year of one thousand three hundred (1,300) hours or less.
(d) Seasonal Employee. Any employee who is scheduled to work less than six (6) months in a calendar year.
(e) Regular Employee. A person who has satisfactorily completed his or her initial probationary period, or as defined herein.
(f) Promotion. A promotion is an advancement from one (1) pay grade to a higher pay grade with a change in title and/or job description.
(g) Demotion. A demotion is movement from one pay grade to a lower pay grade for the reasons of performance failure and/or disciplinary action. Employees who are demoted shall be paid at a rate set by the City Administrator within the appropriate schedule.
(h) Reassignment. The City reserves the right to reassign employees when in the best interest of the City. Reassignment shall mean a change in department or job title and duties. Employees who are reassigned shall be paid at a rate set by the City Administrator with the appropriate pay schedule.
(i) Classified Service. Positions in the service of the City established either by Charter or Ordinance or other official act, not excluded and placed in unclassified service.
(j) Transitional Personnel Positions. Transitional personnel positions are temporary and employment is not to exceed 180 days. Transitional personnel positions are not included in the authorized personnel established in Section 161.10. Transitional personnel positions facilitate the hiring and transition into and out of job titles.
(k) Pay grade. Part time and full time positions with identical position descriptions, duties, responsibilities and required certifications shall share the same pay grade.
(Ord. C47-01. Passed 8-6-01; Ord. C10-09. Passed 2-17-09; Ord. C23-15. Passed 4-20-15; Ord. C33-16. Passed 5-2-16; Ord. C10-19. Passed 3-18-19.)