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RULES AND REGULATIONSof theCIVIL SERVICE BOARDCITY OF SACRAMENTOCALIFORNIAADOPTED JANUARY 18, 1961REVISED EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 17, 1978REVISED EFFECTIVE JUNE 2, 1987REVISED EFFECTIVE JUNE 1991REVISED EFFECTIVE MAY 1993REVISED EFFECTIVE JULY 1998REVISED EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2008REVISED EFFECTIVE JULY 2009REVISED EFFECTIVE JUNE 2012

SUMMARYTABLE OF CONTENTSRULEPageRULE 1 – AUTHORITY AND PURPOSE . 1RULE 2 – ORGANIZATION AND DUTIES. 3RULE 3 – POSITION CLASSIFICATION . 6RULE 4 – ANNOUNCEMENTS, APPLICANTS AND EXAMINATIONS . 9RULE 5 – ELIGIBLE LISTS. 22RULE 6 – CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENTS . 25RULE 7 – PROBATIONARY PERIOD . 33RULE 8 – TRANSFERS . 35RULE 9 – SEPARATION FROM SERVICE . 40RULE 10 – LEAVE OF ABSENCE WITHOUT PAY; REINSTATEMENT; RE-EMPLOYMENT . 41RULE 11 – LAYOFF AND RECALL . 46RULE 12 – DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS, APPEALS, AND HEARING PROCEDURES . 48RULE 13 – RESTRICTIONS UPON OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES . 62RULE 14 – REPORTS AND RECORDS . 65RULE 15 – VACATION ADMINISTRATION. 67RULE 16 – SICK OR SPECIAL LEAVE . 73RULE 17 – EMPLOYEES AND ELIGIBLES ENTERING MILITARY SERVICE . 76RULE 18 – DEFINITIONS . 82APPENDIX A – POLICIES AND STANDARDS FOR USE OF SICK LEAVE AND SPECIAL LEAVE. 87APPENDIX B – POLICY ON SUPPLEMENTARY EMPLOYMENT . 91APPENDIX C – PRE-PLACEMENT MEDICAL EVALUATION PROCEDURES . 93APPENDIX D – PRE-PLACEMENT PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION PROCEDURES . 98

CITY OF SACRAMENTOCIVIL SERVICE BOARD RULES AND REGULATIONSTable of ContentsRULEPageRULE 1 – AUTHORITY AND PURPOSE . 11.11.21.31.41.51.61.7Authority . 1Purpose . 1Director of Personnel as Agent of the Board . 1Appeal of Director’s Actions and Decision . 2Appeal Processes . 2Collective Bargaining Agreements. 2Scope of Bargaining . 2RULE 2 – ORGANIZATION AND DUTIES. 32.12.22.32.42.52.62.72.82.92.10Election of President and Other Officers . 3Meetings . 3Quorum . 3Rules of Order. 3Amendments . 3Communications . 3Minutes . 4Duties and Responsibilities of the Board . 4Voting . 4Extension of Time . 5RULE 3 – POSITION CLASSIFICATION . 63.13.23.33.43.5Adoption of and Amendments to Classification Plan . 6Allocation of Positions to Classifications . 6Reallocation . 6Right to Appeal . 6Status of Employee Whose Position is Reallocated . 6RULE 4 – ANNOUNCEMENTS, APPLICANTS AND EXAMINATIONS . cements . 9Qualifications of Applicants . 10Disqualification . 10Notice of Qualification . 10Disabled Accommodation . 10Confidentiality of Applicants’ Names . 10Types of Examinations . 10Types of Tests . 11Test Administration . 11Appeals from Disqualification . 14Appeal Hearing Procedure . 14Discovery . 18Subpoenas . 20RULE 5 – ELIGIBLE LISTS. 225.15.25.35.4Preparation . 22Effective Date. 22Priority of Eligible Lists . 22Other Sources of Eligibles . 22

5.55.65.75.85.95.10Duration of Eligible Lists . 23Effect of Eligible Lists on Non-Career Employees . 23Removal of Names From Eligible Lists . 23Restoration of Names to Eligible Lists . 24Status of Eligible Lists Affected by Classification Actions . 24Adoption of Sacramento County Eligible Lists . 24RULE 6 – CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENTS . ng of Vacancies . 25Certification in Absence of Eligible List . 25Order of Certification . 25Certification for Promotional Uniformed Safety Classifications . 25Eligibles’ Non-Interest in Certification . 25Certification for Temporary Positions . 26Selective Certification (Special Qualifications) . 26Selective Certification (Racial. Ethnic or Sex Groups) . 27Types of Appointments . 30Transition from Non-Career to Career Appointment. 31Appointment of Career Employee to Non-Career Position . 31Medical Examination . 31Psychological Examination . 32RULE 7 – PROBATIONARY PERIOD . 337.17.27.37.47.57.67.77.8Objective of Probationary Period . 33Appointments Subject to Probationary Period . 33Duration of Probationary Period . 33Extension of Probationary Period . 33Completion of Probationary Period While Serving in Higher Temporary or Exempt Classification . 33Failure to Successfully Complete Probationary Period . 34Permanent Status Allowed in Only One Classification . 34Periodic Evaluation of Probationary Employees . 34RULE 8 – TRANSFERS . 358.18.28.38.4Definition . 35Transfers Within Classification . 35Transfer to a Different Classification. 35Transfers Not Permitted . 39RULE 9 – SEPARATION FROM SERVICE . 409.19.2Resignation . 40Dismissal. 40RULE 10 – LEAVE OF ABSENCE WITHOUT PAY; REINSTATEMENT; RE-EMPLOYMENT . tration by Director . 41Reasons for Leave of Absence. 41Duration . 41Proof of Non-Industrial Illness or Injury . 42Revocation of Leave of Absence . 42Reinstatement From Leave of Absence . 42Failure to Return From Leave of Absence . 43Reinstatement Following Termination or Resignation From Exempt Position . 43Re-Employment After Resignation . 44Return After Disability Retirement . 45RULE 11 – LAYOFF AND RECALL . 4611.1Layoff List. 46

11.211.311.411.5Order of Reduction . 46Notice of Layoff . 46Right to Downgrade . 46Order of Recall . 47RULE 12 – DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS, APPEALS, AND HEARING PROCEDURES . .1212.13Disciplinary Power . 48Causes for Disciplinary Action . 48Definition of “Disciplinary Action” . 50Notice of Disciplinary Action . 50Presumption of Delivery. 51Date Discipline Final . 51Time for Appeal. 51Notice of Appeal, Contents . 51Setting Hearing Date .