Employees who are promoted to a higher salary grade may receive a 5% increase per salary grade advanced not to exceed 20%, unless the rate is less than the minimum permanent rate of his/her new salary grade or the employee being promoted possesses outstanding qualifications in terms of education or related experience and the Court Administrator or Probation Administrator approve a higher rate. Employees who are promoted shall not be paid above the maximum rate of the new salary grade.
Employees requesting voluntary transfers downward shall have their salaries reduced by 5% per salary grade demoted, not to exceed 20% unless the salary is more than the maximum rate of the new salary grade.
Disciplinary demotions require at least a 5% reduction in salary grade or the employee's salary may be reduced to the minimum permanent rate at the supervisor's recommendation, with approval by the Court or Probation Administrator. (See Forms of Discipline.)
Amended 6-9-04; amended 07-02-14; amended 7-9-15; amended 02-04-16.