Employee Policy Manual

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction (PDF)   

1.1 Employment at Will
1.2 Intent
1.3 Scope
1.4 Amendments
1.5 Employee's Responsibility
1.6 Supplemental Regulations

Section 2: Employment (PDF)  

2.1 Equal Opportunity Employment
2.2 Types of Employment
2.3 Fair Labor Standards Act
2.4 Workweek
2.5 Initial Employment Period
2.6 Disability Accommodations
2.7 Nepotism
2.8 Citizenship Requirement
2.9 Application and Recruitment
2.10 Pre-Employment Drug Screen (see Section 12)
2.11 Pre-Employment Background Check
2.12 Medical Examinations
2.13 Working after Retirement

Section 3: Compensation (PDF)  

3.1 The Position Classification Pay Plan
3.2 Pay Plan Policy
3.3 Performance Evaluation
3.4 Overtime Pay
3.5 Pay Periods
3.6 Holiday Pay
3.7 Longevity Pay
3.8 Travel Pay for Non-Exempt Employees
3.9 Change in Employment Pay Status
3.10 On-Call Time

Section 4: Attendance (PDF)  

4.1 Work Hours
4.2 Meal Breaks
4.3 Rest Breaks
4.4 Lactation Accommodation

Section 5: Leaves (PDF)  

5.1 Absenteeism
5.2 Holidays
5.3 Paid Time Off (PTO)
5.4 Transitional Sick Bank
5.5 Bereavement Time
5.6 Military Leave
5.7 Civil Leave
5.8 Curtailment of Service
5.9 Family Medical Leave Act

Section 6: Other Employee Benefits (PDF)    

6.1 Health Insurance
6.2 Life Insurance
6.3 Retirement Program
6.4 Worker's Compensation
6.5 Donated Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy

Section 7: Separation from County Service (PDF)  

7.1 Policy
7.2 Layoff
7.3 Resignation
7.4 Death of an Employee
7.5 Return of County Property
7.6 Group Health insurance (COBRA)

Section 8: Disciplinary Procedure (PDF)   

8.1 Policy

Section 9: Grievance Policy and Procedure (PDF)    

9.1 Grievance Procedure
9.2 Hearing Procedure

Section 10: Nondiscrimination / Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure (PDF)  

Section 11: Workplace Violence (PDF)  

11.1 Prevention Policy
11.2 Definition
11.3 Policy Parameters
11.4 Prohibited Behavior
11.5 Disciplinary Action Against Employees
11.6 Actions Against Persons Not Subject to County Policy
11.7 Employee Obligation
11.8 Weapons

Section 12: Drug and Alcohol Policy Management (PDF)  

12.1 Compliance One: Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Policy (Non-Regulated) 12.2 Compliance One: Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy (FMCA/DOT)

Section 13: Smoking and Tobacco Use Policy (PDF)  

13.1 General Policy
13.2 Policy Implementation

Section 14: Professional Appearance of Employees (PDF)

14.1 General Policy

Section 15: Political Activity (PDF) 

15.1 General Policy
15.2 Prohibited Activities during Work Hours and while on the Job
15.3 Coercion and intimidation of Public Employees
15.4 Illegal Political Activities
15.5 Federally Funded Programs

Section 16: Travel Training and Reimbursement (PDF)  

16.1 Policy Directives
16.2 Professional Development Program

Section 17: Additional County Policies (PDF)

17.1 Operation of Motor Vehicles by County Employees
17.2 Take Home Vehicles
17.3 Information System Policy
i. Mobile Device Acceptable Use Policy
ii. Telecommuting Policy and Process
17.4 Personnel Records and Privacy Policy
17.5 Outside Employment
17.6 Right to Search
17.7 Clothing and Cash Allowances
17.8 Amendments of Personnel Rules and Pay Plan