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Table Of Contents

 1. Purpose

 2. Definitions

 3. Preparation, Adoption and Revision of Regulations

 4. Exemptions from Civil Service

 5. Classification Plan

 6. Pay Plan

 7. General Requirements for Applicants

 8. Applications

 9. Examinations

10. Eligible Lists

11. Requisitions, Certification and Appointment

12. Limited-Term Appointments

13. Assignments and Transfers

14. Probationary Period

15. Resignation, Reinstatement, Restoration and Retirement

16. Layoffs

17. Dismissals, Demotions, Suspensions and Appeals

18. Hours of Work and City Service

19. Holidays

20. Vacation Leave

21. Sick Leave

22. Leaves of Absence

23. Performance Reports

24. Working Conditions

25. Records and Reports

26. Training of Employees

27. Safety, Health, Welfare and Recreation

28. Labor Relations

29. Political Activity

30. Residence Requirement

31. Interim Regulations

32. Injury and Disability

33. Miscellaneous Regulations

Alphabetical Index

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4.01 -   EXEMPTIONS.  All officers and employees of the City, including all officers and employees of all departments, all independent boards and commissions and all departmental boards and commissions, shall be under civil service except:
4.011 -   All officers elected by the people and their deputies, and employees appointed by the members of Council.
4.012 -   The Managing Director, the Director of Finance and the Director, and their deputies, the heads of departments and their deputies, and members of boards and commissions, but the number of exempt deputies in any department other than the Law Department shall not exceed the number authorized by the Home Rule Charter and approved by the Administrative Board.
4.013 -   Such secretaries and clerks as the Mayor may require and one secretary or clerk for each head of a department, the Director of Finance, the Managing Director, the Director, the City Representative and the City Treasurer, and one principal assistant or executive director for each board or commission.
4.014 -   Persons employed by contract to perform special services for the City, where such contract is certified by the Commission to be for employment which cannot be performed by persons in the civil service.
4.015 -   Persons temporarily appointed or designated to make or conduct a special inquiry, investigation, or examination, or to perform a special service, where such appointment or designation is certified by the Commission to be for employment which because of its expert or unique character could not or should not be performed by persons in the civil service.
4.016 -   Persons who, in times of public emergency, may be appointed special employees for service not to exceed one month in duration.


Philadelphia Civil Service Regulations
Transmittal no.344 (Jan-6-2015)