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Philadelphia Civil Service Regulations

Table Of Contents
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  1. Purpose

  2. Definitions

  3. Preparation, Adoption and Revision of Regulations

  4. Exemptions from Civil Service

  5. Classification Plan

  6. Pay Plan:
    6.01, 6.09, 6.11, 6.114, 6.115, 6.12, 6.14, 6.15, 6.20+

  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

  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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6. - PAY PLAN

(continued, 6.114 to 6.114999)


  • 6.114 - OVERTIME PAY FOR UNIFORMED AND INVESTIGATORY PERSONNEL

    • 6.1141 - Uniformed and Investigatory Personnel in the Police Department and the District Attorney's Office.
      All hours of overtime worked by an employee, below the rank of Captain, in excess of eight (8) hours per day, or in excess of forty (40) hours per week, shall be paid at the rate of one and one-half (1_1/2) times the regular rate of pay. Present practices in determining what constitutes an overtime hour of work are not intended to be changed by the above change in the rate for overtime hours.

      • 6.11411 - Special Pay Rate for Uniformed and Investigatory Employees of the Police Department and District Attorney's Office above the Rank of Lieutenant. Employees holding the rank of Police Captain or Prosecution Detective Captain, or above may cash in two (2) weeks of accumulated, unused compensatory time per year provided that all cashed-in compensatory time shall be deducted from an employee's balance of unused compensatory time. Said payment shall be made the last week of June each year.
    • 6.1142 - Uniformed Fire Personnel.
      Uniformed Fire personnel, other than supervisory personnel at or above the rank of Battalion Chief will be paid at the rate of time and one-half (1_1/2) computed on an hourly rate equal to 1/40th of the annual weekly salary.

      • 6.11421 - Special Pay Rate for Uniformed Employees of the Fire Department. Effective July 1, 1985 there shall be an additional two and two-fifths (2_2/5) hours pay for the two hours in the average work week of uniformed Fire Employees above forty hours. Said compensation shall be based upon the hourly rate for a forty-hour work week. This pay is not to be considered base pay for overtime pay purposes unless such an employee has exceeded maximum hours as provided in Section 6.0725. Said compensation shall not apply to employees whose work schedule does not result in an average work week of forty-two hours.
    • 6.1143 - Overtime After Tour of Duty.
      For work required to be performed in excess of, and immediately following a tour of duty, subject to interruption for meals.
    • 6.1144 - Call-In Time on Scheduled Day Off.
      For work required to be performed on any day which is not a regularly scheduled work day for the employee. Overtime pay for work performed on such call-in tour of duty shall be for no less than a period of eight (8) hours.
    • 6.1145 - Call-Back Time.
      For work performed by an employee when called back to work on any day after he has completed a full tour of duty shall be as follows. Overtime pay for work performed on call-back shall be for no less than a period of two hours for uniformed and investigatory personnel in the Police Department and the District Attorney's Office, and four hours for uniformed employees of the Fire Department. (The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to the situation in which an employee continues with his work immediately after the close of the scheduled day's work, subject to interruption for meals.)
    • 6.1146 - Appearance Before Civil or Judicial Bodies.
      (As defined in Section 6.11464) An employee who, in the performance of his enforcement or official duties, is required by the City to appear before designated civil or judicial bodies shall be eligible for overtime pay as follows:

    • 6.1147 - On-Call and Stand-By Time for Prosecution Detective Employee Classes.
      The following provisions shall apply to employees whose positions are in the Prosecution Detective series of classes:
      • 6.11471 - On-Call Time. Employees in positions below the rank of Prosecution Detective Sergeant, who are required to be available by remaining at work or by remaining at home subject to call for work at times other than during normal working hours, in accordance with a pre-arranged authorized schedule, shall be in an on-call capacity. All hours served in such a capacity will be compensated as regular hours of work.

        Employees serving in an on-call capacity shall be compensated at one and one-half (1_1/2) times the regular rate of pay for all hours served in excess of the regular forty (40) hour work week.
      • 6.11472 - Stand-By Time. Employees whose positions are in the Prosecution Detective series of classes who are required to be available, at times other than during normal working hours, by wearing a beeper or by leaving word with the appointing authority specifying where they may be reached, and who are provided a reasonable amount of time to report to work after being contacted, shall be in stand-by capacity. Employees serving in a stand-by capacity in accordance with a pre-arranged authorized schedule shall be entitled for such weekly stand-by duty to eight (8) hours of compensatory time, such time to be used at the sole discretion of the appointing authority. Accumulation and use of compensatory time shall be subject to the limitations and restrictions set forth in Subsections 6.11182 and 6.11183 of the Regulations.

    • 6.1148 - Employee Appearing to Answer Charges Against Self.
      An employee appearing to answer charges preferred against himself is not eligible for overtime pay therefor, except when such appearance is before the Police Advisory Board.
    • 6.11410 - Uniformed and Investigatory Supervisory Personnel.
      Overtime pay shall not apply to uniformed and investigatory personnel in the Police Department and the District Attorney's Office at the rank of Captain or above and supervisory personnel in the Fire Department at the rank of Battalion Chief and above, but such personnel shall be entitled to time off from work with pay (compensatory time), on an hour for hour basis for all hours of overtime work in accordance with Subsections 6.1143 to 6.1145 inclusive and 6.1146 of the Regulations, such time to be used at the sole discretion of the appointing authority.

      1. Employees at the rank of Captain or above in the Police Department and District Attorney's Office shall be granted compensatory time in lieu of overtime for all hours worked in excess of eight (8) hours per day or forty (40) hours per week. Compensatory time shall be computed on an hour for hour basis, and may be accrued up to a one thousand one hundred (1,100) hour maximum.
      2. Upon the retirement of an employee holding the rank of Captain and above in the Police Department and District Attorney's Office, the City shall purchase up to five hundred fifty (550) hours of the accumulated compensatory time under Section 1 above.
      3. An employee holding the rank of Captain and above in the Police Department and District Attorney's Office shall have the right to take annually five (5) days of compensatory time consecutively, to be scheduled with the approval of the appointing authority.
      4. The lump sum purchase of the five hundred fifty (550) hours of accumulated unused compensatory time shall be in addition to the compensatory time that employees at the rank of Captain and above in the Police Department and District Attorney's Office may presently take off prior to the effective date of their retirement, which is not to exceed one hundred twenty (120) hours. In no event, however, shall the run off and purchase of compensatory time exceed six hundred seventy (670) hours
    • 6.11411 - OVERTIME PAY FOR EMPLOYEES IN THE DEPUTY SHERIFF PAY PLAN.
      1. Employees in classes in the Deputy Sheriff Pay Plan shall be compensated for overtime work in accordance with Section 6.111 and its subsections


CONTINUE TO REGULATION 6.115
Philadelphia Civil Service Regulations
Transmittal no.278 (Jan-22-2001)