HR Reference Guide


As of July 1, 2021, some State employees are covered under Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA), see the Division of Human Resource Management, Labor Relations Unit page for more information.  If you are in a job classification currently covered under a CBA, some of the terms and benefits of your employment may be different than the provisions outlined on this page. Please consult your CBA or agency's human resource for further information.


Filling a position with an individual who is qualified for a lower class, in the same class series as the position is classified.  A position in certain classes can also be underfilled with an appropriate trainee level position (e.g., Staff Professional Trainee, Fiscal/Business Professional Trainee, Health/Human Services Professional Trainee).

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An underfill of a position above the journey level (see NAC 284.069) requires the approval of the Division of Human Resource Management.

An employee or former employee may not noncompetitively underfill a position at grade 30 or higher if the position is at a higher grade than the position the employee currently holds or the former employee held.