All corrections officers appointed by the Sheriff of the county to staff the county jail shall be made from a list of qualified applicants furnished to him or her by the County Merit Commission. Lists will be furnished to the Sheriff which have been completed according to recognized merit principles of public employment. This plan shall be administered by the County Merit Commission, who shall promulgate rules, regulations and procedures for the operation of the merit system, effective January 1, 1982.
(1980 Code, § 33.16)  (Res. 81-226, adopted 12-17-1981)
   Merit Commission, § 33.003