Supervisors may request a "working out of class" status for an employee in their department.
An employee is "working out of class" when he/she is temporarily charged to perform duties of a higher rated position/classification within the same bargaining unit which are separate and distinct from the employee's own position/classification for a period set forth in the employee's bargaining unit.
The higher rated position/classification may have been vacated due to illness, retirement, resignation, promotion or organizational changes.
When requesting a temporary “working-out-of-classification” status for an employee, the Request for Working-Out-of-Classification form needs to be completed and sent to the Office of Human Resources. Signature approval of both the supervisor and vice-president are required.
Each bargaining unit has specific rules concerning out-of-class assignment. If you have any questions on the specifics, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Human Resources or Ask HR.
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