Jami McCart, Director

Tooele County HR Dept.


Address:


Tooele County

47 South Main, Room #308
Tooele, UT  84074

Telephone Numbers:


Main: (435) 843-3157
Toll Free: (866) 704-3443,

Ext. 3157
Fax: (435) 843-3158

 

Email: tadams@tooeleco.org

 

 

Hours:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Excluding Holidays

Personnel Policies and Procedures


Tooele County Human Resource Department
Policies and Procedures Disclaimer

The policies and procedures contained in this manual in its present form, or as amended, do not create a binding contract between Tooele County and its employees or any third parties. Nor are any other obligations or liabilities created by this manual for Tooele County. Tooele County reserves the right to change the policies and procedures contained in this manual and any or all other terms or conditions of employment with Tooele County at any time for any reason.

If any policies and procedures contained in department policies and procedures manuals, other department materials, directives, policies, or job descriptions, whether written or verbal, are in conflict with or are inconsistent with this manual, materials, or directives, they are superceded by this manual, Tooele County, and Tooele County Human Resource Department policies, procedures, materials, directives, and job descriptions, to the extent of said conflict or inconsistency.

Table of Contents

Section 1 - Human Resource Management
System Goals
Merit Principles

Section 2 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Nondiscrimination
Civil Rights Act, Title VII
Civil Rights Act, Titles VI and VIII
Equal Pay
Americans with Disabilities Act
Fair Treatment

Section 3 - Policies and Procedures Administration
Applicability
The County Commission
Department Heads and Elected Officials
Human Resources Director
Personnel Records

Section 4 - Classification of Positions
Classification System
Purpose
Classes
Class Specifications
Administration of the Classification Plan
Determination of Classification
Reclassification

Section 5 - Fair Labor Standards Act Applicability
Definitions
Position Classification Under FLSA

Section 6 - Employee Status
Definition
Full-time Employees
Part-time Employees
Appointed Employees
Elected Officials
Chief Deputies
Temporary and Seasonal Employees
On-Call Employees
Independent Contractors
Volunteers
Court-Appointed Wards
Probationary Employees
Students
Career Status
Career Service Exempt Employees

Section 7 - Hiring
Regular Hiring Procedure
Residency
Veterans
Transfers
Rehiring
Work Authorization
Emergency Hiring

Section 8 - Employment of Relatives
Policy
Definitions
Hiring of Relatives Prohibited - Exceptions
Supervision of Relatives Prohibited - Exceptions
Disclosure
Accepting Positions Supervised by Relatives - Exceptions

Section 9 -Career Planning and Performance Management
Performance Evaluations
Probationary Period
Evaluating Probationary Employees
Promotion
Reduction-in-Force
Training
Termination

Section 10 - Work Hours
Work Periods
Work Schedules
Office Hours
Rest Periods
Lunch Periods
Notification of Absence
DeMinimus Working Time
Time Increments

Section 11 - Compensation
Compensation Plan
Overtime
Compensatory Time
Holiday Pay
Call-Out Pay
Reappointment Rate
Pay Advancement Within Pay Grades
Eligibility Date Adjustments
Effective Date
Denial of a Pay Increase
Factors Not Affecting Pay Increase
Promotion
Demotion
Total Pay
Pay Day
Longevity Pay
Years of Service

Section 12 - Expenses and Reimbursements
Travel Expenses
Departmental Travel Budget
Reimbursable Expenses
Non-Specified Expenses
Receipts
Credit Card
Expense Reports
Advancements
Cellular Telephones

Section 13 - Employee Benefits
Insurance
Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
Social Security
Retirement
Gifts and Awards
401(k), 457, Roth IRA, and Traditional IRA Plans
Changes in Supplemental Programs

Section 14 - Occupational Safety and Health and Employee Accidents and Injuries
Occupational Safety and Health Acts
Hazard-Free Workplace
Safety Officer/Supervisor Responsibility
Safety Rules and Regulations
Clean Work Areas
Employee Accidents and Injuries
Workers' Compensation Accident Review Board
Return to Work - Transitional Duty Program

Section 15 - Leave
Annual Leave
Sick Leave
Holidays
Emergency Leave
Court Leave
Maternity Leave
Military Leave
Administrative Leave
Leave of Absence
Family and Medical Leave
Long Term Disability Leave

Section 16 - Vehicle Use Policy
Purpose
County Vehicle Assignment
Exceptions

Section 17 - Ethics
General Policy
Receipt of Gifts
Outside Employment
Privileged Information
Political Activities of Employees
Loss of Property or Funds

Section 18 - Alcohol and Drug Use Screening, Testing and Treatment
Policy Statement
Definitions
Use of Alcohol or Drugs
Exemption
Pre-employment Testing
Reasonable Suspicion Testing
Post-Accident Testing
Requirements for CDL Licenses and Public Safety Personnel
Department Policies
Testing Procedures
Record Keeping
Discipline and Rehabilitation
Self-Referral
Federal Act Compliance
Policy Distribution

Section 18A - Alcohol and Drug Use Screening, Testing, and Treatment for Commercial Driver License Holders
General
Applicability
Policy
Definitions
Alcohol Testing
Drug Testing
Disciplinary Action
Alcohol Testing Overview
Record Retention
Responsibility

Section 19 - Smoking Regulations
Purpose
Definitions
Policy
Enforcement

Section 20 - Sexual Harassment
Purpose
Policy
Definitions
Procedure

Section 21 - Use of County Property
Equipment, Computers, and Electronics
Telephones

Section 22- Parking
Purpose
Front South Lot
Loading Zones
Front North Lot

Section 23 - Garnishments

Section 24 -Discipline
Purpose
Procedure
Standards of Conduct
Sample of Employee Disciplinary Notice Form

Section 25 - Repealed and replaced with Sections 25A, 25B, and 25C

Section 25A - Procedures for Employee Complaints
Purpose
Procedures

Section 25B - Procedures for Career Service Employee Grievances
Purpose
Procedures

Section 25C - Procedures for Career Service Employee Appeals
Purpose
Procedures

Section 26 - Separability Clause

Section 27 - Deputy Sheriffs, Corrections Officers, Court Security, and Dispatch Officers
Hiring Examinations
Eligible Register
Positions Requiring Special Qualification
Promotions
Disciplinary Probation
Reports From Sheriff
Deputy Sheriff Residency

Section 28 - Computers, Internet and Electronic Communications
General
Privacy Clause
Internet Issues
Guidelines
Roles and Responsibilities
Protecting Proprietary Information
Security
Modem Security
Internet Acceptable Use Guidelines
Participation in Discussion Groups
Classes of Mail Allowed
Qualifications for Access Authority
Web Server Guidelines
Use of Electronic Mail

Section 29 - Workplace Violence
General
Prohibited Conduct
Reporting Procedures

Section 30 -Driving

Section 31 - Claims and Lawsuits

Section 32 - Emergency Response Program for Reports of Damaged or Missing Signs

Section 33 - Protection Policy for Children and Vulnerable Adults
General Purpose
Definitions
Policy Statement
Background Checks
Code of Conduct
Training
Reporting, Investigation, and Disclosure
Confidentiality and Records Retention


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Tooele County | 47 South Main Street | Tooele, UT 84074 | Telephone: (435) 843-3100