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19-4321.Same; establishing new positions; certification of names; appointment on probation; standards of performance; rules and regulations. (a) The sheriff shall give written notice to the civil service board of his intention to establish new positions and of the existence of any vacancy to be filled in any office or employment covered by the provisions of this act and, within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice, the civil service board shall certify from the list of eligibles, appropriate for the grade and class in which the position is classified, the three names at the head thereof: Provided, That the civil service board may certify more than three names when such certification is in the best interests of efficiency and economy.

(b) The sheriff shall appoint on probation, with sole reference to merit and fitness, one of the said candidates, whose name is certified in the manner above set forth, to fill such vacancy.

(c) As soon as practicable after the effective date of this act and after consultation with the sheriff, the civil service board shall establish standards of performance for each class of position and shall maintain records of efficiency, character, and conduct by a system of service ratings based upon such standards. The board shall establish and enforce rules and regulations in respect to such service ratings and prescribe the extent to which such service ratings shall be considered in determining the promotion of an employee to a higher class, the question of reduction or dismissal of any permanent 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. The board may further by rule prescribe the extent to which such ratings and the reports upon which they are based shall be open to inspection by the public and by the affected employees.

History: L. 1969, ch. 136, § 19; July 1.

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