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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES
September 18, 1998
CIVIL SERVICE BULLETIN 5.13
|TO:||Department Heads, Human Resource Representative, Directors of Administrative Services, EEO Officers|
|REFERENCE:||Civil Service Rules, Ch. 5, Sec. 3, Sub-sec. A, 6. "Project Employment"|
The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify conditions of employment associated with Project positions in response to recent legislative changes.
DEFINITION: Project positions are defined as positions that are restricted to a planned work program that has a planned duration of 365 days or less and which is not of a seasonal or regularly recurring nature.
PROJECT BENEFITS: Project employees are entitled to benefits provided by law, Civil Service Rules, or regulation. They are not entitled to benefits derived from collective bargaining agreements or from the Confidential benefits package.
Project employees are eligible for/to:
Project employees are not eligible for/to:
Because the benefits for Project employees are significantly limited, Civil Service Rules provide the authority to compensate employees above the maximum step of the established salary range. Nevertheless, all appointments above the minimum rate must be requested and approved in advance by the Director, Bureau of Human Resources.
Overtime should be paid in accordance with FLSA. That is, premium
time (1.5) for actual work over 40 hours for non-exempt employees. (Note:
Premium overtime over 8 hours in a day, or the regularly scheduled workday, is not
|Additional References:||1. Human Resources Memorandum
2. Joint Policy and Procedures Memorandum. "Implementation of PL 1997, Ch.643, Part Y, Creation of Positions"
Donald A. Wills, Director
Bureau of Human Resources