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.


A selective criteria or additional position criteria is an essential qualification that an applicant must possess from the beginning of employment to perform the duties of the position.  Selective criteria cannot exceed the minimum qualifications of the classification specification for the position.

Any selective criteria must be identified before recruitment for a position begins and be approved by the Division of Human Resource Management.

Selective criteria cannot be quantified (e.g., four years of experience); however, the applicant must be able to perform the duty without training at the time of application.

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