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75-3746.Director of personnel services; powers and duties. The director of personnel services shall:

(a) Require the development of effective personnel administration within all agencies in the state and make available the facilities of the division of personnel services to this end.

(b) Keep in the office of the division of personnel services an official roster of the state civil service showing the employment history of each and every person who has been appointed to, employed, promoted, reduced or reinstated in any position in such service. The director of personnel services shall have access to all public records and papers, the examination of which will aid in the discharge of the director's duty in connection with this roster.

(c) Prepare, in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas civil service act and rules and regulations adopted thereunder as provided in K.S.A. 75-3706 and amendments thereto, examinations, eligible lists and ratings of candidates for appointment.

(d) Make certification for appointment within the classified service, in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas civil service act.

(e) Make investigations concerning all matters touching the enforcement and effect of the provisions of the Kansas civil service act and rules and regulations adopted thereunder as provided in K.S.A. 75-3706 and amendments thereto.

(f) Make an annual report to the secretary of administration, the legislature and the governor regarding the activities of the division.

(g) Attend or designate a representative to attend all meetings of the state civil service board.

(h) Prepare and recommend to the secretary of administration rules and regulations suitable for adoption as provided in K.S.A. 75-3706 and amendments thereto for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Kansas civil service act. Such rules and regulations shall provide, among other things, for current records of efficiency for methods of regular distribution of communication materials; the manner of completing appointments and promotions; the rejection of eligible candidates; competitive examinations; creation of eligible lists with successful candidates ranked according to their rating in the examinations; leave of absence with and without pay; transfers, reinstatements, layoffs, vacations and public notice of examinations; procedure for changes in rates of pay; hours of work and other conditions of employment; the establishment of programs, including trainee programs, designed to attract and utilize persons with limited qualifications, but with potential for development, in order to provide career development opportunities; establishment of a plan for resolving employee grievances and complaints; development and operation of programs to improve work effectiveness, including orientation, on-the-job training, supervisory training, managerial development, safety, fringe benefit counseling and employee relations; and the establishment of policies regarding manpower allocation and control.

(i) Conduct regular planned assistance visits from the division of personnel services to review personnel practices of agencies and identify agency needs.

(j) Administer the Kansas civil service act.

History: L. 1953, ch. 375, § 46; L. 1972, ch. 332, § 82; L. 1978, ch. 345, § 14; L. 1985, ch. 276, § 9; July 1.



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