The Council shall adopt uniform rules to govern matters and procedures relating to all municipal employees. The City Manager shall be responsible for the administration of the personnel system.
The personnel rules shall include, but not limited to, the following:
Classification of all municipal positions describing duties, authority, responsibility and qualifications.
Compensation plan for municipal positions.
Establish requirements and procedures for recruitment, testing, interviewing, selection and appointment to municipal positions.
Procedure based on merit and other criteria for promotion.
Policies relating to reduction of employees and disciplinary action, including suspension and dismissal.
Provide for hours of work, sick and vacation leave, holidays, overtime and other employee benefits.
Grievance procedures and conduct hearings.
Other practices and procedures for the administration of the personnel system.
Administrative departments shall be supervised and managed by a director. The City Manager shall recommend appointment of Department directors subject to the approval of Council.
The City Manager after consultation with Department Director shall be responsible for appointment of municipal employees in accordance with the Personnel System.
The rights or privileges, required to be maintained by Act of Assembly, of present and former municipal employees shall not be diminished by this Charter.