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Recruitment

  • Hiring Topics
  • Policies
  • Recruitment and Selection

Website and Social Media Policy

Castaic Lake Water Agency

  • Social Media
  • Policies

Gloucester County-Inclement Weather Policy

Gloucester, VA

During inclement weather or an emergency/disaster situation, it may be necessary to close county offices or modify office-operating hours. This policy establishes the procedure(s) used to notify employees of the closing and delayed opening of Gloucester Country General Government facilities and offices during inclement weather or emergency/disaster situations.
  • Personnel Topics
  • Policies
  • Weather Policy
  • City of Hagerstown: Overtime and Compensatory Time

    The purpose of this policy is to define compensatory and overtime practices throughout the City, and the method for computing and recording this time.

    • Compensation
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Compensatory Time
  • City of Hagerstown - High Performance Award (HIP)

    The High Performance Award program is designed to recognize City employees who consistently contribute more than what is required for their position and have demonstrated a personal commitment to make the City of Hagerstown a quality local government. When appropriate, one award shall be given six times per fiscal year. The City encourages active employee involvement in both the nomination and selection processes. 

    • Topics
    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown- FMLA Policy

    • Family and Medical Leave Act
    • Legal Topics
    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown- Educational Assistance

    Summary: This program provides financial educational assistance to regular full time employees for approved educational functions including credit and non-credit college level courses, correspondence courses, extension courses, and on or off campus courses that are successfully completed by the employee. In addition to employment-related individual college courses, the policy also provides educational assistance for courses in an approved declared educational curriculum.

    • Education
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • City of Hagerstown: Leave Without Pay

    • Leave
    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown- Employment Status Changes

    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown Administration of Discipline

    The purpose of discipline is to assure adherence to policies and to give employees the opportunity to correct inappropriate work behavior. Accordingly, it is the policy of the City to impose appropriate penalties. The paragraph headings and structure contained herein are for the convenience of use and are not intended to limit, vary, define or expand the terms and provisions contained in this policy. As such, they shall not be used to interpret or construe the terms, provisions or rules of this policy. 

    • Conflict Topics
    • Disciplinary Procedures
    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown - Electronic Mail

    Electronic mail (e-mail) is an office communications tool which facilitates the sending of messages and documents within City Government and to outside entities. On-line services (i.e. the Internet) are a means of transmitting e-mail and sharing additional information. The City’s network (LAN) is a device designed to link PC’s together to facilitate file sharing, e-mail and other office automation tasks.

    • Policies
  • Conditions of Employment

    City of Hagerstown

    Section I - Outside Employment

    No employee may engage in outside employment which could create a conflict with their City employment. Employees, who engage in any outside employment, must notify their department manager in writing. It is the responsibility of the department manager and Personnel Manager to review requests to determine if a potential conflict of interest exists and to prohibit the employee from engaging in any outside employment where of a conflict of interest exists.

    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Policies
    • Personnel Policies
  • Holiday Leave

    City of Hagerstown

    Recognized holidays and personal holidays.

    • Leave
  • City of Hagerstown Vehicle Operators Policy

    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown- Health Insurance Opt Out

    • Health Care
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • City of Hagerstown - Workers Compensation Leave

    All City employees are protected by Worker's Compensation in the event of accidental injury or death occurring in the course of employment. There is no cost to the employee for this coverage. 

    • Compensation
    • Legal
    • Topics
    • Workers Compensation
    • Policies
    • Legal Topics
  • City of Hagerstown- Sexual Harassment

    City of Hagerstown

    This policy ensures that all employees of the City of Hagerstown will enjoy a safe work environment free from unreasonable interference, intimidation, hostility, or offensive behavior on the part of supervisors, managers, co-workers, appointed or elected officials or visitors. Harassment, sexual or otherwise, is illegal. It violates Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and state fair employment laws and will not be tolerated by the City of Hagerstown.

    • Conflicts
    • Resolution
    • Health
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Policies
    • Conflict Topics
  • City of Hagerstown- Vacation Leave

    The following policy is for salaried employees. 

    • Policies
    • Resources
  • City of Hagerstown - Deferred Compensation

    City of Hagerstown

    The City offers a deferred compensation plan which includes the purchase of insurance, annuity contracts, and other investment options through payroll deductions. 

    • Compensation
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Compensation Strategies
  • City of Hagerstown- Health Benefits

    The City makes medical and prescription benefits available to all regular full time employees and their dependents. Plans are available for active employees and one plan is available for retired employees under age 65 who are not work-related disabled retirees. If an employee suffers a job-related death or job related disability that requires early retirement, (prior to age 65), the City will provide the Retiree Plan for full medical coverage, at City cost, for the employee, his/her spouse, and dependent children (who are covered on the medical plan prior to the employee’s retirement from the City) until the employee and spouse each attain age 65; and children attain age 26 years. When a retiree or spouse actually reach age 65 or become eligible for Medicare insurance, the retiree and spouse will receive the same benefits granted to other retirees at age 65. A Medicare supplement plan is available for retirees who are over 65 or Medicare eligible.  

    • Health Care
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • City of Hagerstown: Employee Performance Review

    • Performance Management
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • City of Hagerstown- Termination of Employment Process

    Provide a smooth and consistent transition from active employment to date of resignation/retirement. 

    • Policies
  • City of Hagerstown Substance Abuse Drug Testing Policy

    City of Hagerstown, MD

     The purpose of this policy is to comply with Federal mandates included in both the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.

    • Health
    • Alcohol & Drugs