Welcome to the IPMA-HR HR Resources page, designed to give our public sector HR professional members quick and easy access to critical, time-saving “best practices” and peer-provided solutions specific to their own challenges. These resources keep our members current on trends and developments within the profession. HR Resources provides quick and easy access to sample policies and RFPs to help solve unique challenges within human resources.

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Policy Topics

  • Saline County - Personnel Policies and Procedures

    Employees of the County may take part-time jobs if in the opinion of the Elected Official or Department Head, there is no conflict with working hours, no detrimental effects to the employee's efficiency in his/her work, and no conflict with the interests of the County.  Department Heads must obtain the approval of the County Commissioners for any outside employment.

    • Conflict Topics
    • Outside Employment
    • Policies
  • Town of Herndon - Employee Education Assistance Program Application

    Sample Employee Education Assistance Program Application.

    • Compensation
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • SALINE COUNTY PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

    This policy provides guidance to help Saline County employees distinguish between sensitive and non-sensitive PHI and PII under the HIPAA, HITECH and PCI. 

    • Health
    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • Vacation Leave Policy

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    The following policy is for salaried employees. 

    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Leave
  • City of Hagerstown - Reasonable Accommodation Policy

    To ensure non-discrimination with respect to qualified individuals with disabilities; and to also ensure equal employment opportunities for same, the City of Hagerstown has adopted the following policy. 

    • Hiring
    • Retention
    • Topics
    • Resources
    • Policies
  • Health Benefits Policy

    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. The City reserves the right to amend or change coverage as needed.  

    • Compensation
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • Overtime Policy

    Saline County, AR

    Time and one-half will be paid for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week except for Corrections Officers and Patrol Officers, who will be paid time and one-half for all hours worked in excess of 80 hours in a 14-day work period.

    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Overtime
  • 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. 

    • Personnel
    • Compensation
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Compensatory Time
  • Employment Status Changes

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    Vacancies in higher classified positions shall be filled, as far as practicable, by promotion of present employees. Only merit and qualifications for promotion shall be considered. 

    • Policies
  • Cell Phone Policy

    City of Hagerstown

    The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to City employees and supervisors concerning the utilization of City cell phones and the use of cellular telephone equipment and services. Cellular telephones have proven to be valuable tools for enhancing the efficiency and productivity of City employees and/or agencies receiving City funds for this service. City cellular phones, are intended for City business. Personal calls (incoming and outgoing) should be kept to a minimum. The cost of cellular telephones and service exceeds the cost of direct calls over the switched public telephone network. Accordingly, acquisition and use of cellular telephones shall be controlled and limited as set forth in this policy.

    • Technology
    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Technology Topics
    • Policies
    • Cell Phones
  • Vehicle Operator's Policy

    It is the responsibility of the city to provide a safe and productive work environment. As such, the city must ensure that its vehicles are operated by valid and safe drivers. The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines and procedures for driving related positions. Drivers must adhere to all federal, state and local laws, including wearing seat belts at all times. 

    • Travel
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    • Travel Topics
    • Policies
    • Driving
  • Saline County - Illness and Disability Sick Leave Pool

    1. Regular full-time and regular part-time employees who wish to enroll in the illness/disability pool will submit a pool donation form to the Human Resource Director before January 1. Each employee must be willing to donate at least eight (8) hours of sick leave. Employees may donate up to twenty-four (24) hours of sick leave to the pool at enrollment.

     

    • Health
    • Topics
    • Policies
    • Legal Topics
    • Disability Related Issues
  • Preparation of Position Descriptions

    A position description is a written report which outlines the education, experience, functions, duties, responsibilities and working conditions of a position, not a description of a person who holds the job. 

    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • Saline County Interns Externs and Volunteer Policy

    All Employees, Interns, and Volunteers of Saline County except Sheriff’s Office Reserves and Mounted Patrol volunteers.

    • Conflict Topics
    • Policies
    • Volunteering
  • Probationary Period Policy

    City of Hagerstown, MD

    The probationary period for City employees is an integral part of the selection process. This period shall be utilized by the departmental management for closely observing the employee's work; for aiding in the most effective adjustment of a new or any employee changing positions; and for rejecting any employee who, in the departmental management’s judgment does not perform in a satisfactory manner. 

    • Hiring
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    • Retention Topics
    • Probationary Period
    • Policies
  • Wage and Salary Administration Policy

    The pay plan shall be constructed in such a way as to provide an appropriate salary structure to recruit and retain competent employees.

    • Compensation
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Compensatory Time
  • City of Hagerstown - Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Personnel Manager is responsible for ensuring the City's compliance with all applicable laws regulating equal employment opportunity and for developing programs designed to meet identified needs in the area of equal employment opportunity. 

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    • Policies
  • Job Sharing Policy

    Job-sharing refers to an employment arrangement in which one full-time position (40 hours) is divided between two (2) employees, known as "partners," providing full-time equivalence for the position. The arrangement is a deliberate conversion of a full-time position. Responsibilities are equally divided among the partners, by time or by duty, depending on the arrangement. 

    • Policies
  • Sample Educational Assistance

    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. 

    • Compensation
    • Hiring
    • Personnel
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Education
  • Smoking in the Workplace Policy

    The purpose of this policy is to comply with the State of Maryland requirements on smoking in the workplace and to promote the safety and well being of all City employees by limiting smoking within and around City facilities. 

    • Health
    • Topics
    • Tobacco/Smoking
    • Policies
    • Health Topics