[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Glocester 12-12-1991, effective 1-6-1992 (Ch. I, § 2, 1-02-04, of the 1991 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Rules of procedure for boards and commissions — See Ch. 392.
There shall be a Personnel Board consisting of three members, who shall be appointed by the Town Council for terms concurrent with the terms of the Town Council. No more than two members of the Board shall be members of the same political party. The members appointed shall serve for terms concurrent with those of the Town Council. The Council shall, within 45 days, fill any vacancy which may occur on the Personnel Board for the unexpired term. Members shall be eligible for reappointment. Members of the Board shall serve with their compensation, if any, to be set by the Town Council.
It shall be the duty of the Personnel Board, within one year of appointment, to recommend rules and regulations for:
A position classification plan for all Town employees. The plan shall define generally the duties, responsibilities, and types of work involved for each class of position; the skills and knowledge necessary for each position; and the minimum qualifications necessary to qualify for appointment to each position and the positions or classes of positions to which competitive examinations shall apply and those to which noncompetitive or qualifying examinations shall apply.
A pay plan for all Town employees in the classification plan.
Personnel policies regarding vacation, sick leave, holidays, overtime, provisional, part-time and temporary appointments, and other regulations necessary to the administration of the Town personnel system.
The Personnel Board shall submit its recommendations to the Personnel Director, who shall forthwith submit them to the Town Council along with his/her comments and recommendations.
Action by Council. Upon receipt of said recommendations, the Council shall forthwith hold public hearings upon proposed rules and regulations, and thereafter adopt such rules and regulations as will provide for the Town a comprehensive plan for recruiting and advancement of employees on the basis of merit, and provide for conditions of employment, enumeration and retirement.
After the adoption of the position classification plan and the pay plan by the Town Council, the Personnel Board shall certify to the Town Council that persons who are candidates or applicants for available Town positions have the qualifications required by the position classification plan. The Personnel Board shall submit to the Town Council the names of three persons who stand highest in qualifications on the certification list and are available for employment or promotion.
Nothing in this chapter is to be interpreted as altering agreements reached through negotiation between the Town and any recognized unions and associations of employees relative to prescribed procedures of appeal and arbitration of grievances.
Whenever it shall be deemed necessary to form a search committee for the purpose of selecting individuals for positions within the Town of Glocester, the Chairman of the Personnel Board, or his/her designee, shall be a voting member of such search committee.