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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 4.28 License Collector Employees

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Chapter 4.28
License Collector Employees

Sections:

4.28.010 Alphabetical list of classes.
4.28.020 Office pay schedule.
4.28.030 Appointments.
4.28.040 Starting salary.
4.28.050 Promotion, demotion, reallocation and transfer.
4.28.060 Salary adjustment.
4.28.070 Income sources.
4.28.080 Conversion.
4.28.090 Holiday.
4.28.100 Vacation.
4.28.110 Sick leave.
4.28.120 Classification.

Editor's Note:

Ord. No. 68118, adopted Oct. 10, 2008, repealed the former Ch. 4.28 and enacted a new chapter as set out herein. The former Ch. 4.28, 4.28.010--4.28.100, pertained to similar subject matter and derived from Ord. No. 67813, 1--10, 2007.

Prior history:

Ords. 45178, 45669, 45670, 46432, 46503, 48324, 48325, 52752, 52753, 53567, 54718, 56051, 56499, 56817, 57188, 57363, 57671, 57735, 57802, 58014, 58309, 58697, 59158, 60191, 61282, 62003, 62345, 62666, 63179, 63711, 64309, 64946, 65522, 66398 and 67334: 1948 C. Ch. 13 59: 1960 C. 50.010--50.030.

4.28.010 Alphabetical list of classes.

The following positions of the License Collector's Office, whose duties shall be those indicated by their respective titles are hereby allocated as listed below and adopted as the classification plan for the License Collector's office:

Class Title

Grade

Accountant I

6G

Accountant II

8G

Accountant III

9G

Administrative Assistant I

6G

Administrative Assistant II

8G

Administrative Assistant III

9G

Administrative Officer I

11M

Administrative Officer II

12M

Administrative Officer III

13M

Assistant Deputy License Collector

16M

Chief Deputy License Collector

17M

Field Representative I

6G

Field Representative II

8G

Field Representative III

9G

License Clerk I

6G

License Clerk II

8G

License Clerk III

9G

(Ord. No. 68118, 1, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.020 Office pay schedule.

The following bi-weekly pay schedule for all pay grades denoted with the suffix G or M shall become effective with the beginning of the first pay period following approval of the ordinance codified in this chapter:

Bi-Weekly Range of Pay in Whole Dollars

Grade

Minimum

Maximum

6

747

1121

8

889

1332

9

968

1452

11

1151

1726

12

1254

1882

13

1387

2082

16

2111

3166

17

2428

3643

(Ord. No. 68118, 2, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.030 Appointments.

The License Collector is authorized to appoint and employ accountants, administrative assistants, administrative officers, assistant deputy license collector, field representatives, and license clerks and such other personnel as are deemed necessary in addition to those enumerated in Section 82.390 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri; however, the salaries shall not exceed the amount as set forth in this chapter.
(Ord. No. 68118, 3, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.040 Starting salary.

The License Collector may establish a recruitment rate for a single position or all positions and authorize employment at a figure above the minimum but within the range of salary established for the grade.
(Ord. No. 68118, 4, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.050 Promotion, demotion, reallocation and transfer.

An employee who is transferred, promoted, demoted, or whose position is reallocated after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, shall have his or her rate of pay for the new position determined as follows:

A. Promotion. This shall be defined as a change of an employee from a position of one pay grade to a higher pay grade.

1. When an employee is promoted to a position in the General or Management Schedule the employee's salary shall be set at a rate as deemed appropriate by the License Collector. However, no employee shall be paid less than the minimum rate, nor more than the maximum rate for the new position.

B. Demotion. This shall be defined as a change of an employee from a position of one class to a position of another class which has a lower pay grade.

1. If an employee accepts a voluntary demotion, his or her rate of pay shall be reduced to a rate within the range for the new position. However, no employee shall be paid less than the minimum, nor more than the maximum rate for the new class of position.

C. Reallocation.

1. The salary of an employee which is in excess of the maximum of the range prescribed by this chapter for the grade to which his or her position has been allocated or may be reallocated, shall not be reduced by reason of the new salary range and grade. The salary of such employee shall not be increased so long as he or she remains in the class of position, except as otherwise provided by this chapter.

2. If the employee's position is reallocated to a lower pay grade and the rate of pay for the previous position is within the salary range of the new position, his or her salary shall remain unchanged.

3. The salary of an employee whose position is allocated to a higher pay grade shall be determined in accordance with the provisions of subsection (A)(1) of this section relating to salary advancement on promotion.

D. Transfer. The salary rate of an employee who transfers to a different position in the same grade, or from one position to another position in same pay grade, regardless of pay schedule, shall remain unchanged, provided that no employee shall be paid less than the minimum rate, nor more than the maximum rate, for the new position.
(Ord. No. 68118, 5, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.060 Salary adjustment.

Salary adjustments for all employees shall be based on considerations of merit or success in fulfilling predetermined performance factors as established by the License Collector.

A. Any employee whose salary is established in Section 4.28.020 - General and Management Pay Schedule shall be eligible to receive a merit increase after fifty-two (52) weeks of continuous service given the achievement of the following overall performance ratings:

1. Greatly Exceeds Standards. An employee who achieves a superior level of performance by consistently exceeding all expectations related to specific performance factors, a truly top performer, may have their salary increased by a minimum of two and one-half percent (2.5%) up to a maximum of five percent (5%) rounded to the nearest whole dollar, as a merit increase. The exact amount of the merit increase granted within this range shall be at the discretion of the License Collector.

2. Above Standards. An employee who consistently and reliably meets expectations related to specific performance factors, with no significant performance deficiencies, may have their salary increased by up to a two and one-half percent (2.5%) rounded to the nearest whole dollar, as a merit increase. The exact amount of the merit increase granted within this range shall be at the discretion of the License Collector.

B. Any employee, whose salary is established in Section 4.28.020 - General and Management Pay Schedule, achieving an overall performance rating of Meets Standards or Progressing after fifty-two (52) weeks of continuous service shall not be eligible to receive a merit increase.

C. Any employee, whose salary is established in Section 4.28.020 - General and Management Pay Schedule, achieving an overall performance rating of Below Standards after fifty-two (52) weeks of continuous service shall not be eligible to receive a merit increase and must agree to a mandatory improvement plan.

The License Collector may authorize different anniversary dates for an employee or groups of employees.

The granting of any such increase or decrease in salary shall be made at the beginning of a payroll period following approval of such salary action, by the License Collector.
(Ord. No. 68118, 6, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.070 Income sources.

Any salary paid to an employee of the License Collector shall represent the total remuneration for the employee, excepting reimbursements for official travel and other payments specifically authorized by ordinance. No employee shall receive remuneration from the License Collector in addition to the salary authorized in this chapter for services rendered by the employee in the discharge of the employee's ordinary duties, of additional duties which may be imposed upon the employee, or of duties which employee may undertake or volunteer to perform.

Whenever an employee not on an approved paid leave works for a period less than the regularly established number of hours a day, days a week, or days bi-weekly, the amount paid shall be proportionate to the hours in the employee's normal work week and the bi-weekly rate for the employee's position. The payment of a separate salary for actual hours worked from two or more departments, divisions, or other units of the City for duties performed for each of such agencies is permissible if the total salary received from these agencies is not in excess of the maximum rate of pay for the class.
(Ord. No. 68118, 7, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.080 Conversion.

A. All pay schedules in Ordinance 67813 shall continue in effect until the beginning of the bi-weekly pay period starting concurrently with or after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, and then the rates to be paid to employee in positions for which a rate is established or changed in Section 4.28.020(1) shall become effective and be adjusted as follows:

1. The salary of each employee whose pay range is established in Section 2(1) of Ordinance 67813 shall have their current salary increased by a factor of three and one half percent (3.5%), rounded to the nearest whole dollar or the minimum of the salary range, whichever is greater.

B. No employee shall be reduced in salary by reason of the adoption of the new pay schedules in this chapter.

C. The salary of an employee serving in a trainee position, which remains above the new trainee rate for his/her position, shall remain unchanged.

D. The License Collector may establish a special conversion procedure for a position in the event that the License Collector determines that a serious inequity would be created by the application of the conversion procedures established in this section.

E. The License Collector shall establish such procedures as needed to place this chapter into effect and interpret its provisions.
(Ord. No. 68118, 8, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.090 Holiday.

Full-time employees paid a bi-weekly rate who are regularly scheduled to work an average of eighty (80) hours bi-weekly and who are employed on the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter shall have eight (8) hours of compensatory time added to their balance on that date. The additional compensatory added to the balance of each employee shall be treated as "Personal Leave" and shall be granted by the appointing authority in accordance with procedures for granting compensatory time. These hours of compensatory time must be taken between the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter and June 20, 2009.
(Ord. No. 68118, 9, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.100 Vacation.

Vacation leave with pay shall be granted to bi-weekly paid employees in permanent positions working one-half (50%) time or more. The License Collector may establish additional guidelines and policies to govern the administration of vacation leave benefits.
(Ord. No. 68118, 10, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.110 Sick leave.

Sick leave with pay shall be granted to bi-weekly paid employees in permanent positions working one-half (50%) time or more in accordance with regulations and procedures established by the License Collector.
(Ord. No. 68118, 11, 10-10-2008.)

4.28.120 Classification.

Whenever the License Collector finds it necessary to add a new class or reallocate the grade of a class of position in the classification plan, the License Collector shall allocate or reallocate the class to an appropriate grade in this chapter and notify the Board of Aldermen of his action.
(Ord. No. 68118, 12, 10-10-2008.)

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