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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 675. Personnel Policies for Local Departments of Social Services
4/2/2020

22VAC40-675-130. General Hiring Provision.

Part III
Recruitment and Selection of Local Department Employees

A. Recruitment, selection, and advancement of employees shall be on the basis of their relative ability, knowledge, and skills, including open consideration of qualified applicants for original appointment assuring fair treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of personnel administration and with proper regard to their privacy and constitutional rights as citizens. This fair treatment principle includes compliance with federal equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination laws.

B. The department shall determine the application process and employment forms to be used by all applicants for original appointment, promotion, demotion, transfer, and reemployment.

C. In accordance with § 63.2-325 of the Code of Virginia, the commissioner shall provide a list of eligible candidates for the position of local director to the local board or other appropriate appointing authority.

D. The board shall place the responsibility of the final selection process of local department employees with the local director and local board.

E. Local departments adopting local jurisdiction personnel plans shall follow the provisions of the city, county, or town of which they are a governmental unit.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-219 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 20, Issue 08, eff. February 1, 2004; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 20, eff. July 15, 2016.

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