WSR 05-12-083

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed May 27, 2005, 11:21 a.m. , effective July 1, 2005 ]


Purpose: These rules pertain to the effect of leave without pay on a higher education employee's periodic increment date and seniority date.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-16-130.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-09-109 on April 20, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 24, 2005.

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-199 [05-01-200], filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-16-130   In what order are eligible candidates certified to the employing official for hiring consideration?   Only eligible candidates who satisfy the competencies and other requirements of the position to be filled will be certified. The order for certifying must follow these criteria:

(1) If there are names on the employer's internal layoff list for the class, all eligible candidates on the internal layoff list are certified to the employing official. Internal promotional candidates, as defined by the employer's promotional policy, may also be certified.

(((2) If there are no names on the employer's internal layoff list and there are names on the statewide layoff list for the class, all eligible candidates on the statewide layoff list must be certified to the employing official. Internal promotional candidates, as defined by the employer's promotional policy, may also be certified. If the certification of candidates from the statewide layoff list and internal promotional candidates does not result in at least ten (10) eligible candidates being certified, the employer may certify other eligible candidates. If a general government employer certifies other eligible candidates, all transition pool candidates who satisfy the competencies and other position requirements must be certified.))

(((3) If there are no names on the internal or statewide layoff list, the employer may then certify other available eligible candidates. For general government employers, all transition pool candidates who satisfy the competencies and other position requirements must be certified. Any preference granted to promotional candidates must be in accordance with the employer's promotional policies as required by WAC 357-16-150.))

(2) If there are no names on the internal layoff list, the employer:

(a) Must certify:

All statewide layoff candidates who satisfy the competencies and other position requirements; and

For general government employers, all transition pool candidates who satisfy the competencies and other position requirements.

(b) May then certify other available eligible candidates. Any preference granted to promotional candidates must be in accordance with the employer's promotional policies as required by WAC 357-16-150.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-200, 357-16-130, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]

Reviser's note: The bracketed material preceding the section above was supplied by the code reviser's office.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office