51-1-2: SCOPE:
   A.   In accordance with applicable law, Salt Lake City administers competitive employment processes that encourage the attraction, hiring, retention and promotion of individuals based on merit principles and individual qualifications.
   B.   Positions designated as "at will", including those from the City Council Office and others appointed by the Mayor, are exempt from career service and are, therefore, excluded from requirements of this chapter.
   C.   Recruitment processes and selection criteria for positions covered under the Civil Service Commission shall be governed and administered according to rules adopted and approved by the commission, as set forth in title 2, chapter 2.16 of the City Code.
   D.   The City is committed to building a qualified and competent workforce based on principles of diversity.
   E.   The City will ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and/or promotion. The City prohibits any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment with respect to compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment based on protections granted by title VII, or by any other Federal or State law, executive order or City ordinance, unless based on job related or bona fide occupational qualifications.
   F.   Hiring officials and the Human Resources Department will adhere to and abide by the City's Nepotism Policy, chapter 3 of this title, which is based on section 2.52.210 of the City Code, minimum age requirements and all applicable laws, rules, regulations or memorandums of understanding when making hiring decisions.
   G.   Applicants requesting an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act should be referred to the City's EEO Program Manager.
   H.   The Human Resources Department will maintain and secure an applicant tracking system, including relevant applicant information and documentation. (2019 Compilation)