Section 14 of Civil Service Commission Rule XI states that the County may appoint, without examination, unclassified employees to classified positions under the following conditions:
- The unclassified position had been grant-funded and the County has elected to continue the program; or the unclassified position had been established for a short-time project and the County has elected to continue the activity; and
- The employee has held the position for at least one year in a satisfactory capacity; and
- The employee was hired into the unclassified position from an eligible list; and
- The Human Resources Department Director has determined the proper classification for the position.
If these conditions are not met, the employee in the unclassified position must take the competitive examination to transition to the classified service.