Chapter 3.08
COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

Sections:

3.08.010    Rule prescription, amendment and enforcement powers.

3.08.020    Classification of positions.

3.08.030    Conferences regarding appointments.

3.08.040    Hearings on amendments.

3.08.050    Studies and recommendations.

3.08.060    Power to subpoena.

3.08.070    Employee’s right to be heard.

3.08.010 Rule prescription, amendment and enforcement powers.

Subject to the approval of the Board of Supervisors, the Civil Service Commission so selected shall prescribe, amend and enforce rules for the classified service and to make effective the provisions set forth in Chapters 3.04 through 3.12, 3.20 and 3.24 SCCC and SCCC 3.28.020 through 3.28.130, which rules shall have the force and effect of law. [Ord. 455-A, 1954; prior code § 4.05.200].

3.08.020 Classification of positions.

The rules prescribed and enforced by the Civil Service Commission shall provide for the classification of all positions in the classified service, creating and adjusting classes of positions and approved class specifications containing a descriptive title, a definition outlining duties and responsibilities, and the minimum qualifications for each class of position. [Ord. 455-A, 1954; prior code § 4.05.220].

3.08.030 Conferences regarding appointments.

The rules prescribed and enforced by the Civil Service Commission shall provide that the Commission may confer with the department heads or officers possessing the power to appoint concerning the qualifications for the position to be filled; and that in the event a position to be filled is considered by the Commission and such appointing authority to be peculiar and specific to one office the Commission shall give consideration to the expressions of such appointing authority as to the qualifications for the position to be filled, the type of examination to be given and the contents of the examination to be given, and that such appointing authority may be present at any oral examination given applicants for the position but shall not participate as an examiner. [Ord. 648, 1960; Ord. 455-A, 1954; prior code § 4.05.230].

3.08.040 Hearings on amendments.

The rules prescribed and enforced by the Civil Service Commission shall provide for the holding of hearings on the adoption of amendments of rules applying hereto and/or other matters. [Ord. 455-A, 1954; prior code § 4.05.240].

3.08.050 Studies and recommendations.

The rules prescribed and enforced by the Civil Service Commission shall provide that the Civil Service Commission may make studies and recommendations on subjects within its area of responsibility and the manner of administering programs within such areas. [Ord. 2847, 1980; Ord. 455-A, 1954; prior code § 4.05.250].

3.08.060 Power to subpoena.

In any investigation or hearing conducted by the Commission in accordance with the provisions hereof, it shall have the power of subpoena and to require the attendance of witnesses and the producing of such books or documents pertinent to the investigation, and each Commissioner shall have the power to administer oaths to such witnesses. [Ord. 455-A, 1954; prior code § 4.05.260].

3.08.070 Employee’s right to be heard.

The rules prescribed and enforced by the Civil Service Commission shall provide that an employee in the classified service be given a reasonable opportunity by the Commission to be heard in his own behalf if he is affected by changes in classifications. [Ord. 2847, 1980; Ord. 455-A, 1954; prior code § 4.05.270].