the official specification for that job.
(d)REPEAL AND REENACT IN RULE 8.14(c)
(e)The Director may issue policy standards for the use of job appointments.
(f)An appointing authority may terminate a job appointment at any time.
(g)The Commission or Director may, at any time, cancel a job appointment and/or withdraw an agency’s authority to make such appointments.
(a)Subject to the provisions of subsection (d) hereof, a permanent or probationary employee may be voluntarily transferred from any position in the classified service in one department to any position in the classified service for which he is qualified in another department upon the recommendation of the appointing authority of the receiving department, provided the employee meets the qualification requirements of the job to which he is transferring and has met Civil Service requirements for testing and competition.
(b)When any function of a State agency is transferred to, or when a State agency is replaced by, one or more other State agencies, every preference employee in classifications and performing functions transferred, or working in the State agency replaced, shall be transferred to the replacing State agency or agencies for employment in a position for which he is qualified before that State agency or agencies appoint additional employees for such positions from eligible lists.
(c)Subject to the priority accorded preference employees under subsection (b) hereof, when any or all of the functions of any department are transferred to or when any department is replaced by any other department or departments, all nonpreference employees in the classifications and performing the function or functions transferred or in the department which is replaced by such other department shall first be transferred to the replacing department or departments for employment in positions for which they are qualified, before such department or departments shall appoint additional employees from eligible lists for such positions.
(d)The Director may declare specific classes of positions exempt from the provisions of subsection (a) of this Rule, and transfers shall not be made to such exempted classes of positions, unless the employee previously served with permanent status in the class of position to which his transfer is proposed and was not separated therefrom by dismissal or resignation to avoid dismissal.
8.15.1Temporary Inter-Department Assignment
(a)Upon agreement between departments, a permanent employee may be assigned to a classified position in another department for a period not to exceed one year, provided the employee meets the qualification requirements of the job to which he is being assigned and has met Civil Service requirements for testing and competition
(b)The salary of an employee so assigned shall be fixed and paid for the period of such assignment in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 6 of these Rules.
(c)An employee so assigned shall continue to be an employee of the department from which he was assigned and, subject to the provisions of Chapter 12 of these Rules, shall have a right to return to his position at the conclusion of the assignment.
(d)Either participating department may terminate the interdepartmental assignment of an employee at any time, with proper notification to the Director. The Director may terminate such assignment if he determines that it violates the provisions of Article X, the Civil Service Rules, the Uniform Classification and Pay Plans, or the policies and procedures issued by the Director.
(e)Notwithstanding any other provision of these Rules, a temporary inter-departmental assignment may not be continued beyond one year without the Director’s approval.
An appointing authority may reassign any probationary or permanent employee to a position with a different job title that has the same maximum rate of pay, provided the employee meets the qualification requirements of the job to which he is being assigned and has met Civil Service requirements for testing and competition.
(b)Change in Hours of Work.
An appointing authority may at his discretion and in the best interest of his department's program change the hours of work of any employee if no change in his class of position is affected.
8.16(c)Change in Duty Station
An appointing authority may change the duty station of a permanent employee from one geographical area to another. An appointing authority may change the duty station of a provisional or probationary employee from one geographical area to another in accordance with guidelines specified by the Director to ensure observance of appropriate competition requirements.
(d)Detail to Special Duty
(1)When, in the discretion of the appointing authority, the services of an employee are temporarily needed in a position within the department other than the position to which he is regularly assigned, he may be detailed to perform the duties of such position for a period not to exceed one month without change in title, status or pay.
(2)An appointing authority may detail an employee for a period not to exceed one year. With the Director's prior approval, an appointing authority may detail an employee for a period(s) that exceeds one year. Written justification for all details except those referenced in subsection (d)1 of this rule shall be kept by the agency. Justification shall be submitted with all details requiring the Director's approval. This rule is subject to Rules 17.16(b)4 and 17.26 concerning layoff-related details.
(3)The Director may issue policy standards for use of details to special duty.
(4)An appointing authority may terminate a detail at any time.
(5)The Director may, at any time, cancel a detail to special duty and/or withdraw an agency's authority to make details to special duty other than those stated in subsection (d)1 of this rule.
8.17Amended and re-enacted effective April 1, 1954 as parts of Rules 6.22 and 8.16
8.18Noncompetitive Reemployment Based on Prior State Service
(a)Subject to the provisions of Subsections (d), (e) and (f) hereof and with the approval of the Director, a former permanent employee who has been separated from the
Louisiana Register Vol. 34, No. 10 October 20, 2008