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75-2943.Notice of new positions and vacancies; certification of names; probationary appointments; performance ratings; public inspection; rules and regulations. (a) Appointing authorities shall give notice to the director of personnel services of their intention to establish new positions and of the existence of any vacancy to be filled in any office or employment in the classified service in the manner provided by the director.

(b) The secretary of administration, upon recommendation of the director of personnel services, shall establish procedures and standards for the certification of names of eligible persons for vacant positions.

(c) The appointing authority shall appoint on probation, with sole reference to merit and fitness, one of the candidates whose name is certified in the manner provided by subsection (b) to fill such vacancy. The provisions of this section shall not apply when the office or employment is among those which are described in K.S.A. 75-2945 and amendments thereto.

(d) After consultation with appointing authorities and other supervising officials, the director shall establish, and from time to time amend, a system of performance ratings which shall provide for general categories of performance levels and such other criteria as the director may prescribe for each class of positions in the classified service or for groups of classes.  In accordance with K.S.A. 75-3706 and amendments thereto, the secretary of administration shall adopt rules and regulations in respect to such performance ratings, and such performance ratings shall be considered in determining the advisability of transfers, the promotion of an employee to a higher class, questions of reduction or dismissal of any employee, increases and decreases in salary of an employee within the salary range established under this act, and in all other decisions relating to the status of employees.  In accordance with K.S.A. 75-3706 and amendments thereto, the secretary of administration shall adopt rules and regulations prescribing the extent to which such ratings and the reports upon which they are based shall be open to public inspection by the public and by the affected employees.

History: L. 1941, ch. 358, § 19; L. 1951, ch. 451, § 4; L. 1971, ch. 274, § 1; L. 1972, ch. 332, § 62; L. 1978, ch. 332, § 14; L. 1985, ch. 277, § 1; L. 1994, ch. 185, § 1; L. 1995, ch. 213, § 8; Dec. 17.



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