WSR 05-12-085

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed May 27, 2005, 11:22 a.m. , effective July 1, 2005 ]


Purpose: This rule pertains to when an employee appointed to a position with permanent status.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 357-19-190.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-09-111 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Date Adopted: May 24, 2005.

Eva N. Santos

Director


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 357-19-190 When is an employee appointed to a position with permanent status?

NEW SECTION
WAC 357-19-181   When is an employee appointed to a position with permanent status?   An appointing authority must make a permanent status appointment of an employee under the following conditions:

(1) Upon successful completion of a probationary, trial service, or transition review period;

(2) Upon reassignment of a permanent employee who is not in trial service status;

(3) Upon transfer, demotion, or elevation when the employee is not required to serve a trial service period;

(4) Upon rehire from layoff or appointment to a position as a layoff option when a transition review period is not required;

(5) Upon the director conferring permanent status to an employee under remedial action provisions; and

(6) Upon conversion of an exempt position to the classified service, per WAC 357-19-225, if the incumbent has been employed for at least an amount of time equal to the probationary period for the class. If the incumbent has not been employed that long, the employee must serve a probationary period. The employer may count the time spent in the position prior to conversion towards the probationary period.

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