AFSCME: 33. Change of Assigned Duties

No employee shall be required regularly to perform duties of a position outside of the classification to which he/she has been appointed. However, employees may be assigned temporarily duties outside their classification. In addition, under the conditions described in the Rules of the Civil Service Commission, a department head may temporarily assign to employees whatever duties are necessary to meet the requirements of an emergency situation.

An employee my submit to his/her department head a written request for re-evaluation of his/her position based on significant changes in job content or significant discrepancies between job content and the job description. If the employee feels his/her request has been unreasonably denied and he/she is performing duties of a position outside of the classification to which he/she is assigned, he/she shall have the right to file a grievance in accordance with Section 38 of the MOU. If a study is conducted and the employee is denied the requested reclass, he/she shall have the right to file an appeal in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rule XIV, Section 1.B.

In the event a position is reclassified, the re-classification shall be made effective retroactively to 30 days after the Human Resources Department receives the completed Job Description Questionnaire (JDQ) form(s).