APPLIES ONLY TO CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES
Probation is a set period during which an agency evaluates the skills, work habits and general suitability of a new hire or voluntary transfer who has not reached permanent status. An employee may be dismissed for any lawful reason during his or her probationary period and has no appeal rights.
Classes at grade 19 and below serve six months of full-time equivalent probation. Classes at grade 20 or higher serve one year of full-time equivalent probation.
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If a permanent employee is demoted, a probationary period is not required.
If a probationary employee is demoted, a new probationary period will be required.
TIME NOT COUNTED TOWARDS COMPLETION