APPLIES ONLY TO PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES
A set period during which an agency evaluates the skills, work habits and general suitability of a promoted employee.
Classes at grade 19 or below serve six moths of full-time equivalent trial period. Classes at grade 20 or higher serve one year of full-time equivalent trial period.
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TIME NOT COUNTED TOWARD
An agency may end an employee's trial period for any lawful reason.
If an employee's trial period is ended, the employee must be:
- Restored to his or her former position unless the position has been filled by an employee with greater seniority;
- Placed in another vacant position in the class held immediately before the promotion; or
- If no position as described above exists, placed in another position in a class equal or to lower than the class held immediately before the promotion or placed on a reemployment list.
An employee may not grieve or appeal a rejection from a trial period.