The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 19-603. Personnel system
(a) Merit principle. All appointments and promotions of City officers and employees shall be made solely on the basis of merit and fitness demonstrated by examination or other evidence of competence.
(b) Personnel Director. There shall be a Personnel Director who shall administer the personnel system of the City. The Personnel Director shall be the City Manager. The Personnel Director shall be responsible for collective bargaining and administration of negotiated contracts subject to approval by the City Council.
(d) Personnel policies. The Personnel Director shall prepare personnel policies. The personnel rules shall be proposed to the Council, and the Council may adopt them with or without amendment. These rules shall provide for:
(1) the classification of all City positions, based on the duties, authority, and responsibility of each position, with adequate provision for reclassification of any position whenever warranted by changed circumstances; and
(2) compensation, benefits, work rules, hiring and termination, grievance procedures, and other matters required by law, collective bargaining, or deemed appropriate by the City Council. (Added 2013, No. M-9, § 3, eff. June 4, 2013; amended 2015, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 17, 2016.)