WSR 97-23-001

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL

[Filed November 5, 1997, 12:42 p.m., effective December 8, 1997]

Date of Adoption: November 5, 1997.

Purpose: This modification will add the definition of salary standard, which is the maximum dollar amount assigned to a position.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 356-56-035.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.06.500.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-20-119 on October 1, 1997.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: December 8, 1997.

November 5, 1997

Dennis Karras

Director

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-12-055, filed 5/27/94, effective 7/1/94)

WAC 356-56-035 Definitions. (1) Anchor positions. Generic anchor positions are those which are found in many agencies; they are commonly understood and similarly used from agency to agency. Agency-specific anchor positions are those anchor positions in each agency which are commonly understood and similarly used throughout the agency.

(2) Appointing authority. A person or group of persons designated by the agency head to make appointments, impose formal discipline or otherwise regulate personnel matters.

(3) Evaluation points. The points resulting from an evaluation of a position using the managerial job value assessment chart.

(4) Management bands. A series of management levels included in the Washington management service. Placement in a band reflects the nature of management, decision-making environment and policy impact, and scope of management accountability and control assigned to the position.

(5) Salary Standard. The maximum dollar amount assigned to a position in those agencies that use a salary standard in addition to, or in place of, evaluation points.

(((5))) (6) Transfer. Movement from one position to a different position with the same evaluation points.

(((6))) (7) Washington general service. The system of personnel administration that applies to classified employees or positions under the jurisdiction of chapter 41.06 RCW and exclusively under those chapters of Title 356 WAC that are adopted by the Washington personnel resources board.

(((7))) (8) Washington management service. The system of personnel administration that applies to classified managerial employees or positions under the jurisdiction of RCW 41.06.022 and 41.06.500 and those chapters of Title 356 WAC that are adopted by the director of personnel.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW and RCW 41.06.500. 94-12-055, 356-56-035, filed 5/27/94, effective 7/1/94; 94-01-126, 356-56-035, filed 12/17/93, effective 1/18/94.]

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