12.01.   Classified and Unclassified Employees.
   All compensated positions in the service of the City, including the Police Chief and Fire Chief, shall be in the classified service, except as hereinafter provided. All employees in the Police and Fire Divisions shall be appointed and promoted pursuant to competitive examinations and such other criteria established by the Civil Service Commission. All other employees shall be appointed and promoted through a competitive selection process to the extent practicable. Council shall have the authority to create classified or unclassified positions funded in whole or in part by grants. The following employees shall not be considered classified employees and shall comprise the unclassified service of the City:
   (1)   All elected officials;
   (2)   The Clerk of Council and other employees of Council;
   (3)   Administrative Secretary to the Mayor;
   (4)   Deputy Auditor;
   (5)   Assistant Law Directors and staff;
   (6)   Municipal Courts staff;
   (7)   Probation Department staff;
   (8)   Cemetery Sales staff; and
   (9)   All department heads (see Section 9.01 of this Charter) with the exception of the Director of Human Resources who shall be in the classified service and who shall be appointed through a competitive selection process to the extent practicable.  (November 6, 2012)