1. The administration, management, and conduct of any and all personnel policies
and procedures for the employees of the St. Tammany Parish Police Jury shall be at
all times subject to the provisions of the St. Tammany Parish Personnel Policies and
Procedures, and as may be amended from time to time be a resolution of the Police
Jury as set forth in Section 2 hereof, a copy of which is available for review by the
public at the administrative offices of the Police Jury located at 428 E. Boston Street,
Covington; 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville; or 520 Old Spanish Trail, Slidell.
2. The St. Tammany Parish Personnel Policies and Procedures, as of December 31, 1997, are made a part of this Code as Appendix E. Amendments made after December 31, 1997 will be available for public review at the administrative offices of the Police Jury listed in item 1.
3. A copy of the St. Tammany Parish Personnel Policies and Procedures shall be provided to every existing employee and to each employee hired by the Police Jury.
4. The provisions of the St. Tammany Parish Personnel Policies and Procedures may be amended from time to time by a resolution of the Police Jury, the favorable vote on which must be a majority of the membership of the Police Jury.
5. The provision of the St. Tammany Parish Personnel Policies and Procedures shall become effective upon the effective date of this ordinance, except that those provisions which relate to the accrual of annual and sick leave shall become effective on January 1, 1996. (Ord. No. 81-201, adopted 05/21/81; revised Ord. No. 88-1002, adopted 11/17/88; amended by Ord. No. 95-2335, adopted 12/14/95)
(2) Appoint in accordance with administrative procedures employees of
the personnel division, and experts and special assistants necessary to carry
out the provisions of this Division.
(3) Develop, in cooperation with organization units and others, training and educational programs for Parish employees.
(4) Investigate, from time to time, the operation and effect of this Division and the rules and regulations as director to the Police Jury.
(5) Perform any other acts and functions considered necessary or desirable to carry out the purposes in this Division or as directed by the Police Jury. (item 5 deleted, 6 becomes 5 in revision by Ord. No. 88-1002, adopted 11/17/88)
(B) The Parish Manager may designate an Assitant Parish Manager to act as his assistant. In case of absence of the Parish Manager or his inability from any cause to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the powers and duties shall devolve upon the Assistant Parish Manager.
(C) The Parish Manager may select officers or employees in the Parish personnel system to act as examiners in the preparation and rating of tests. An appointing authority shall excuse any employee in his division from his regular duties for the time required for his work as an examiner. Officers and employees shall not be entitled to extra pay for their service as examiners, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for necessary traveling and other expenses.
(D) The Parish Manager may, for the purpose of assisting in the examination of candidates for positions of high responsibility and positions requiring unusual qualities or qualifications, request approval from the Police Jury to retain the services of persons from within or without the state who, because of their experience or for other reasons, have special acquaintance with the qualities or qualifications requisite for such positions. (Ord. No. 81-201, adopted 05/21/81; Ord. No. 84-69, adopted 04/19/84; revised with changes Ord. No. 88-1002, adopted 11/17/88)
Wherever the provisions of any law of the United States, or of any rule, order or regulation of any Federal agency or authority, providing or administering Federal funds for use in Louisiana, either directly or indirectly or as a grant-in-aid, or to be matched or otherwise, impose other or higher merit standards or different classifications than are
required by the provision of this Division, the provision of the laws, classification, rules or
regulations of the United States or any Federal agency may be adopted by the Police Jury
as rules and regulations of the Parish and shall when so adopted govern the class of
employment and employees affected thereby, regardless of anything in this Division to the
contrary. (Ord. No. 81-201, adopted 05/21/88; Revised with changes Ord. No. 88-1002,
A Post Employment Health Plan is hereby established for the exclusive benefit of
public employees separating from service to provide reimbursement of qualified post
employment expenses for medical premium payments incurred during Post Employment
Period. The following shall comprise the Post Employment Health Plan for employees hired
under the Police Jury.(Reso. P.J.S. No. 98-8598, adopted 3/19/98)
An employee with three (3) or more years of service who resigns and does not retire
paid for 1/3 of sick time; and
the remaining 2/3 of sick time is deposited into individual employee accounts.
For annual, paid up to 300 hours and remaining time deposited into employee accounts
An employee who retires with a minimum of ten (10) years of service is:
paid for 1/3 of sick time; and
has the option, up until 01/01/2000 *, to either roll over remaining 2/3 of sick time to an individual account, or roll over as service time to their retirement account.
For annual, paid up to 300 hours; and
has the option, up until 01/01/2000 *, to either roll over any remaining time to an individual account, or roll over as service time to their retirement account.
(*five year phase-in period), after this date, time cannot be rolled into retirement, but only into individual employee accounts.)
Employees hired prior to 01/01/98, who retire with the following years of service, will be subject to the below scale:
10-15 years service with STPPJ, employee pays 75% of premium
16-19 years service with STPPJ, employee pays 50% of premium
20+ years service with STPPJ, employee pays 25% of premium
Permanent employees hired after 01/01/98, will not be subject to the retiree scale,
and will rely solely on the money that is funded into their accounts over a period of
time, along with any benefit time rolled into accounts at the time of their retirement.
(Resolution P.J.S. No. 97-8427, adopted 10/23/97; Reso. P.J.S. No. 98-8598, adopted 3/19/98); (Ord. No. 95-2335 allows amendments to be made to the Parish Personnel Policies and Procedures by adoption of a Resolution.)