[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Oyster Bay as Ch. 2, Art. II, Div. 2, of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them:
- LABOR CLASS
- Of the classified civil service, shall include unskilled laborers and all positions listed in Appendix D of the Rules of the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, as amended.
- NONCOMPETITIVE CLASS
- Of the classified civil service, shall include all employees and positions not included in the exempt or the labor classes, for which positions, the County Civil Service Commission has not found or does not find it to be practicable to determine the merit and fitness of applicants by competitive examinations, such positions being specifically named in Appendix B of the Rules of the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, as amended.
- PERSONNEL OFFICE
- The Personnel Division, office of the Town Supervisor or such other division, office or department as may hereafter be established or designated by the Town Board for the purpose of handling matters relating to personnel.
The Town Board declares and finds that the application and development of the concept of civil service in relating to local municipal government has worked to the benefit of the public, the administration of good government and the welfare of public employees and that, in furtherance of these aims and in the interest of continuing to attract qualified people into the employment of the town, the benefits and protections now afforded by the Civil Service Law of the state to employees in the competitive class of the classified service, with respect to removal and disciplinary action, ought to be extended also to employees of the town in the noncompetitive and labor classes of the classified service.
Each original appointment or employment hereafter made in the noncompetitive or labor classes shall be for a probationary period of six months, pursuant to the provisions of Rule XIX of the Rules of the Nassau County Civil Service Commission.
The written report on the probationer's services required under Rule XIX, Section 8, of the rules adopted in Subsection A shall be made on forms to be supplied by the Personnel Office and shall be filed in the office of the Town Clerk and the Personnel Office and shall thereupon be submitted to the Town Board for appropriate action in the form either of permanent appointment or termination of employment.
No person who shall have attained the status of a permanent employee in the noncompetitive or labor classes, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and Rule XIX of the Rules of the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, shall be removed from his position or employment or otherwise subjected to any disciplinary penalty except in compliance with the provisions of § 75 of the Civil Service Law of the State of New York and Rule XXVI of the Rules of the Nassau County Civil Service Commission.
For the purpose of holding the hearings prescribed by § 75 of the Civil Service Law, the Town Board shall designate the Supervisor or other town officer or employee, as may be designated by the Supervisor, in writing.