Office of Human Resources Rules and Revisions

Below you will find the Career Service Rules which govern employment with the City and County of Denver; including information about pay, classification, transfers, dispute resolution, promotions, training, and other personnel policies.*

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Disclaimer

The Denver Career Service Personnel Rules do not create or constitute any contractual rights between or among the City and County of Denver, the Career Service Board, the Office of Human Resources and any employee or applicant for employment. The Denver Career Service Personnel Rules may only be modified, rescinded, or revised, in writing, by the Career Service Board, which reserves the right to unilaterally modify, rescind, or revise the rules at any time consistent with its rule-making process. 

The rules on this website are intended to serve only as a reference and are not an official publication of the Career Service rules. To obtain current, official copies of the Career Service rules, please contact your agency HR representative or OHR Employee Relations at (720) 913-5710.

2013 & 2014 Career Service Rule Revisions

Rule Revision

Description

Rule Revision 8D Revision to Career Service Rules to allow the Denver Sheriff to appoint senior command staff
Rule Revision 7D     Revision to Career Service Rule 13 Pay For Performance
Rule Revision 6D             Revision to Career Service Rule 16-73 Disciplinary Action Following Pre-Disciplinary Meeting
Rule Revision 5D Revision fo Career Service Rule 15-104 Investigation
Rule Revision 4D Revision of Career Service Rule 7-37 Effective Dates
Rule Revision 3D Revision of Career Service Rule 9-57 - Swim Instruction Differential
Rule Revision 2D               Revision of Career Service Rule 19 - Whistleblower protection update
Rule Revision 1D Revision of Career Service Rules Name Change & 13 Pay for Performance

2012 Career Service Rule Revisions

Rule Revision

Description

Rule Revision 66C & 67C Revision of Career Service Rules 9 Pay Administration & 9-64 Forensic Pathology Fellow Program Director Stipend
 Rule Revision 65C Revision of Career Service Rule 10-45 Donated Leave and related rules
 Rule Revision 64C  Revision of Career Service Rule 14-20 Disqualification and related rules
 Rule Revision 63C  Revision of Career Service Rule 11-120 Disability Leave and related rules
 Rule Revision 62C

 Revision of Career Service Rule 14 Separation
 Other Than Dismissal and related rules

 Rule Revision 61C  Revision of Career Service Rule 2-12 Meetings
 Rule Revision 60C  Revision to Career Service Rule 11 Military Differential
 Rule Revision 59C  Revision to Career Service Rule 13 PAY FOR PERFORMANCE.
 Rule Revision 58C  Addition of Career Service Rule 9-69 Child Welfare Stipend.
 Rule Revision 57C  Revisions to Career Service Rule 3 RECRUITMENT.

2011 Career Service Rule Revisions

Rule Revision

Description

 Rule Revision 56C  Revision of Career Service Rule Rule 11 Military differential update.pdf                                            
 Rule Revision 55C  Revision of Career Service Rule 9-100 Payment for Overtime and related rules.
 Rule Revision 54C  Revision of Career Service Rule 5-20 Medical Examinations Following a
Conditional Offer of Employment.
 Rule Revision 53C  Revision of Career Service Rule 14-43 Length of Service.
 Rule Revision 52C  Revision of Career Service Rule 9-67 Golf Lesson Stipend.









2010 Career Service Rule Revisions

Rule Revision

Description

 Rule Revision 51C  Revision of Career Service Rule 13 PAY FOR PERFORMANCE and related rules.
Rule Revision 47C 2 Revisions to the Career Service Rules in connection with the implementation of simplified pay ranges. Part 2.
Rule Revision 50-C

The following changes to the Rules may be made by the Personnel Director without following the above-stated procedure: re-numeration; spelling and typographical error corrections; and revision and updating of internal references, appendices, and/or table of contents. Such changes may be published as administrative changes without the approval of the Board.

Rule Revision 49-C

Revisions to Career Service Rule 9-101 Holiday Compensatory Time for Overtime Exempt Employees

Rule Revision 48 C Revisions to Career Service Rule 9-50 E Pay adjustment within the salary range.
Rule Revision 47 C Revisions to the Career Service Rules in connection with the implementation of simplified pay ranges.
Rule Revision 46 C The Career Service Board has approved the following revision of Rule 16-61 Contemplating or Imposing Discipline on an Employee Convicted of or Charged with a Crime.
Rule Revision 45 C Revision of Rule 6 EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT and related rules.
Rule Revision 44 C The Career Service Board has approved the addition of a merit system definition to the Career Service Rules.

2009 Career Service Rule Revisions


Rule Revision

Description

Rule Revision 44 C The Career Service Board has approved the addition of a merit system definition to the Career Service Rules.
Rule Revisions 43 C Revision of Career Service Rule 13 Pay for Performance and related rules.
Rule Revision 42 C Addition of Career Service Rule 10 and Paid Leave and revision to related rules.
Rule Revision 41 C Revision of Career Service Rule 9-100 Payment for Overtime.
Rule Revision 40 C Revision of Career Service Rule 11-26 Donated Sick Leave.
Rule Revision 39 C Addition of Career Service Rule 11-130 Parental Involvement Leave and revision of related rules.
Rule Revision 38 C Revision of Career Service Rule 8 Compensation.
Rule Revision 37 C Revision of Career Service Rule 11-26 Donated Sick Leave.

Rule Revision 36 C

Revision of Career Service Rules 9-80 F and 11-41 C regarding administrative leave for exemplary performance.

Rule Revision 35 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 5-84 regarding rule language and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Rule Revision 34 C

Revision of Career Service Rules 3-21 and 3-36 relating to the selection process.
 

2008 Career Service Rule Revisions

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Rule Revision

Description

Rule Revision 33 C

Revision of the provisions of Career Service Rule 11 LEAVE relating to vacation and sick leave.

Rule Revision 32 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 9-71 B relating to meal periods.

Rule Revision 31 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 9-61 Shift Differential.

Rule Revision 30 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 19-55 Decision of Hearing Officer.

Rule Revision 29 C

Rule 9-68 Heavy Equipment Mechanic Trainer Differential.

Rule Revision 28 C

Rule 9 Pay Administration Changes.

Rule Revision 27 C

Rule 18-30 A to remove references to the CSA Employee Relations Unit.

Rule Revision 26 C

Revision of Career Service Rules 9-110 A, 11-33 b) 3), and 11-55 C. 4 to remove references to the ‘Auditor’ in these rules and replace them with ‘Department of Finance.’

Rule Revision 25 C

Rule 9-66 Bilingual Services Differential.

Rule Revision 24 C

Addition of Career Service Rule 13-63 Merit-based Salary Increase.

2005 - 2007 Career Service Rule Revisions

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Rule Revision

Description

Rule Revision 23 C

Revision to Career Service Rule 13 PAY FOR PERFORMANCE, and related rules.

Rule Revision 22 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 19-10 A. Direct Appeals, and related provisions in Rules 5, 16 and 19.

Rule Revision 21 C

Revision to Career Service Rule 9-50 E Pay adjustment within the salary range.

Rule Revision 20 C

Revision to Career Service Rule 9-74 Interruption Of Work And Pay During Declared Citywide Emergency.

Rule Revision 19 C

Revision to Career Service Rules 1, 3, 5 and 14 to facilitate the Election Commission transition.

Rule Revision 18 C

Rule 3 Selection

Rule Revision 17 C

Revision of Appendix 11.A – Sec 18-164 D.R.M.C., Military pay differential.

Rule Revision 16 C

Addition of Career Service Rule 9-67 Golf Lesson Stipend.

Rule Revision 15 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 13 PAY FOR PERFORMANCE.

Rule Revision 14 C

Rule 8-20, 8-43: Compensation Policy.

Rule Revision 13 C

Rule 6: Employee Training and Organizational Development

Rule Revision 12 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 3-21 Recruitment.

Rule Revision 11 C

Revision of Career Service Rule 9-64 Standby Pay.

Rule Revision 10 C

Addition of Career Service Rule 15-15 Employee Responsibility to Report Charges or Convictions.

Rule Revision 9 C

Revisions to sections 9-50 E. and 9-61 of Career Service Rule 9 governing pay adjustments within a salary range and shift differential.

Rule Revision 8 C

Revisions to Career Service Rule 7: Classification.

Rule Revision 7 C

Revisions to Career Service Rule 9 governing pay administration (and related rules).

Rule Revision 6 C

Rule 6: Employee Training

Rule Revision 5 C

Revisions to Career Service Rule 16 governing discipline and dismissal (and related rules).

Rule Revision 4 C

Revision to Career Service Rule 11-55 Military Pay Differential.

Rule Revision 3 C

Rule Revision 2 C

Revision to Career Service Rules 8, 9, 13, and related rules.

Rule Revision 1 C

Revised Career Service Rule 2 CAREER SERVICE AUTHORITY in its entirety.
Rule Revision Log Addendum to Series C Rule Revision.
Rule Revision 259B Revision of Career Service Board Personnel Rule 9-94.
Rule Revision 258B Amendment to Personnel Rule 3-24 c)
Rule Revision 257B Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Rule Revision 256B Rule 11-55 E
Rule Revision 255B Deletion of Personnel Rule 9-62 (f)
Rule Revision 253B Rule 19-43 Transcript under Rule 19 Appeals
Rule Revision 252B Rule 19-33 Time of Filing Request
Rule Revision 251B Rule 10-11 Standard Work Week
Rule Revision 250B Rule 9-32, How Implemented (Pay Adjustments
Rule Revision 249B Rule 9-22, Rule 10 and Related Rules
Rule Revision 248B Standby Pay 9-10.1 and 10-8
Rule Revision 247B Layoff Rule
Rule Revision 246B Reallocations 9-64
Rule Revision 245B Military 11-51&55
Rule Revision 244B Budget Required Furlough
Rule Revision 243B Abolish Red Circle Policy
Rule Revision 242B Merit Increase
Rule Revision 241B 2-62
Rule Revision 240B 9-91
Rule Revision 239B 1 - definition of Denver metropolitan area; 8-40
Rule Revision 238B 9-94
Rule Revision 237B 16-1
Rule Revision 236B 11-14
Rule Revision 235B 9-6
Rule Revision 234B 2-9
Rule Revision 233B 16-30 (E) (2)
Rule Revision 232B Rule 9-91
Rule Revision 231B 16-50
Rule Revision 230B 15-20, et al

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