Chapter 1.58


1.58.010    Established.

1.58.020    Members – Exceptions.

1.58.030    Automatic induction.

1.58.010 Established.

There is established in the police department of the city of Wenatchee a civil service system to be instituted and conducted in accordance with the requirements and plan of Chapter 41.12 RCW. (Ord. 2020-09 § 1; Ord. 99-15 § 1)

1.58.020 Members – Exceptions.

The civil service shall include all uniformed full-time employees of the police department, except the chief of police. This exception does not apply to the incumbent currently in the position on the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter. (Ord. 2020-09 § 1; Ord. 99-15 § 2)

1.58.030 Automatic induction.

All persons presently holding a position of a uniformed officer in the police department, when the ordinance codified in this chapter takes effect, who shall have served in that position continuously for a period of at least six months immediately preceding the effective date of the ordinance, are automatically adopted and inducted permanently into the city of Wenatchee civil service system and into such office, place, position, or employment which such person then holds as completely and effectually to all intents and purposes as if such person has been permanently appointed thereto under civil service after examination and investigation. (Ord. 2020-09 § 1; Ord. 99-15 § 3)