Upon reclassification of filled positions the Human Resources Director shall determine whether the action constitutes an upward, lateral or downward movement of the level of the position. (1) Downward: The incumbent will be assigned to a vacant position in the same department in the same class previously held. In lieu of reassignment, the incumbent may accept a demotion in the reallocated position. If neither of these options is exercised, the lay off procedure in the Civil Service rules will be employed. (2) Lateral: The status of the incumbent will remain unchanged in the class to which the position is reallocated. (3) Upward: The Human ResourcesRead More →