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Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-35-120.01

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All offices and positions of Houston County shall be divided into the exempt service and the classified service.

(1) The EXEMPT SERVICE shall include:

a. The positions of all elected officials of Houston County.

b. The positions of voluntary personnel and personnel appointed to serve without pay.

c. The positions of consultants rendering temporary professional service.

d. All positions involving seasonal or part-time employment.

e. The positions of attorneys rendering legal service;  provided, however, such positions in the exempt service held by employees of boards and commissions may be placed in the classified service by resolution of the personnel board after favorable recommendation by such other board or commission, and the personnel board, in such resolution shall prescribe the conditions under which the employees holding such positions so transferred may acquire permanent status in such positions so long as such positions remain in the classified service.

f. Employees not paid exclusively by Houston County.


The classified service shall include all positions in the service of Houston County who are paid out of the general fund and all other funds of Houston County and out of funds of boards and commissions whose employees are placed in the classified service, and which are not specifically placed in the exempt service;  provided, however, the personnel board may by resolution, pursuant to a recommendation by the boards, remove any position from the classified service and place it in the exempt service. Unless otherwise specifically provided or clearly implied, this part shall apply only to the classified service.

Cite this article: - Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-35-120.01 - last updated December 30, 2022 |

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