WSR 06-03-073

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed January 12, 2006, 2:02 p.m. , effective February 13, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: February 13, 2006.

Purpose: The purpose of these rules is to address what order eligible candidates are certified to an employing official for hiring consideration and who administers and establishes operating procedures for the general government transition pool.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-16-130 and 357-46-100.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-24-131 on December 7, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: January 12, 2006.

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-083, filed 5/27/05, 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 internal layoff list, the employer:

(a) Must certify((:)) all statewide layoff candidates who satisfy the competencies and other position requirements.

(( 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.

(3) General government employers must certify transition pool candidates, who satisfy the competencies and other position requirements, when a certified pool contains eligible candidates other than layoff or internal promotional candidates.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-12-083, 357-16-130, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05; 05-01-200, 357-16-130, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-19-005, filed 9/8/05, effective 10/10/05)

WAC 357-46-100   Who administers and establishes operating procedures for the general government transition pool program?   The department administers the general government transition pool program. The director develops and implements appropriate operating procedures to facilitate the program. The operating procedures include the following requirements:

(1) General government employers must certify transition pool candidates when ((there are no internal layoff list candidates)) a certified pool contains eligible candidates other than layoff or internal promotional candidates.

(2) Transition pool candidates must satisfy the competency and other position requirements to be considered for a position.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-19-005, 357-46-100, filed 9/8/05, effective 10/10/05; 04-18-114, 357-46-100, filed 9/1/04, effective 7/1/05.]