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      RS 33:2481     

  

§2481.  Classified and unclassified service

A.  The classified service shall comprise every position, except those included in the unclassified service, to which the right of employee selection, appointment, supervision, and discharge is vested in the municipal government or with an officer or employee thereof, and which has as its primary duty and responsibility one of the following:

(FIRE)

(1)  The chief and assistant chiefs; the intradepartmental division, bureau, squad, platoon and company officers of the fire department.

(2)  Fire fighting.

(3)  Fire prevention; inspection.

(4)  Driving, tillering, and operation of fire apparatus.

(5)  Operations and maintenance of radio, fire alarm, or signal system.

(6)  Fire department instructors in employee training.

(7)  Fire salvage and overhauling services, first aid, advance life support, and emergency medical services.

(8)  Automotive or fire apparatus repairs, if such service is operated exclusively by and for either or both the fire or police department.

(9)  Secretary to the chief.  Departmental records clerk.

(POLICE)

(1)  The chief and assistant chiefs; the intradepartmental division, bureau, squad, platoon, and company officers of the police department.

(2)  Law enforcement.

(3)  Crime prevention; identification; inspection; and investigation.

(4)  Police headquarters desk service; jailer, and police matron.

(5)  Operations and maintenance of radio, police alarm, or signal system.

(6)  Police department instructors in employee training.

(7)  Police control of traffic (vehicular and pedestrian.)

(8)  Automotive or police apparatus repairs, if such service is operated exclusively by and for either or both the police or fire department.

(9)  Secretary to the chief.  Department records clerk.

B.  The unclassified service shall comprise the following:

(1)  All officers, employees, and positions of employment in the municipal government, not having as a principal duty one of the duties hereinabove provided in the classified service.

(2)  Officers elected by popular vote and persons appointed to fill vacancies in elective offices.

(3)  Secretaries, stenographers, and all clerical positions not specifically included in the classified service.

(4)  Pound keepers, dog catchers, janitors, porters, elevator operators, chefs, kitchen helpers and workers, mechanic's helper, car washers, unskilled labor, special guards at schools, or any part-time, or temporary employee.

(5)  Any position of employment, the duties of which are included in the classified service, to which the right of employee selection, appointment, supervision, and discharge is vested in and with those other than the municipal government or an officer or employee thereof.

(6)  The chief of police for the city of Hammond.

Acts 1985, No. 998, §1, eff. July 23, 1985; Acts 2001, No. 5, §1.

NOTE:  See Acts 2001, No. 5, §2, relative to application of the Act.



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