Human Resources Department

  • Policies and Procedures
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  • The Human Resources department is committed to maintaining updated policies that will better serve the County of El Paso and its employees. While these policies may change to keep up with changing legislation and trends, below are the most current policies which guide this organization.
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  •   Policies and Procedures

    PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS
    COMPENSATORY TIME
    SAFE HARBOR PROVISIONS FOR THE FLSA
    PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PLANS
    ANTI HARRASSMENT
    EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PLAN AND POLICY
    LABOR NEGOTIATION POLICY
    SICK LEAVE POOL
    VEHICLE USAGE AND TRAFFIC ACCIDENT POLICY

    Policies and Procedures

    ORGANIZATION
    PURPOSE
    EL PASO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT
    EL PASO COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
    GENERAL RULES
     
    EMPLOYMENT
    DEFINITIONS
    EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURES
    NEPOTISM
    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    LATERAL TRANSFERS
    PROMOTIONS
    DISCIPLINARY DEMOTIONS
    PAY UPON DISCIPLINARY DEMOTION
    VOLUNTARY DEMOTIONS
    REDUCTION IN FORCE
    REINSTATEMENT
    REEMPLOYMENT
    VOLUNTARY SEPARATION
    DEMOTION/SUSPENSION/DISMISSAL
    EFFECTIVE DATE OF SEPARATION
    WORKING HOURS SCHEDULING
    OVERTIME GENERAL
    OVERTIME PAY
     
    COMPENSATION
    COMPENSATION
    RECLASSIFICATION PROCEDURE
    IMPACT OF RECLASSIFICATION ON EMPLOYEES
    PAY UPON UPGRADE OR DOWNGRADE
    EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHANGES
     
    LEAVE POLICIES
    NOTIFICATION OF ABSENCE
    LEAVE CATEGORIES
    SICK LEAVE
    VACATION LEAVE
    ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE
    MILITARY RESERVE TRAINING
    VETERAN REEMPLOYMENT RIGHTS
    FUNERAL LEAVE
    HOLIDAYS
    LEAVE WITHOUT PAY
    WORKERS' COMPENSATION LEAVE
    SICK LEAVE POOL POLICY
     
    PERSONAL CONDUCT AND AFFAIRS
    CODE OF CONDUCT
    CODE OF ETHICS
    CONFIDENTIALITY
    CONDUCT OF EMPLOYEES AND USE OF COUNTY OWNED PROPERTY
    OFFICE DONATIONS
    OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT
    PERSONAL DATA CHANGES
    ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY
    VEHICLE USE AND TRAFFIC ACCIDENT POLICY
    TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
     
    DISCIPLINE/DISCIPLINARY ACTION
    GENERAL
    PROCEDURES FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION
    APPENDIX A: EMPLOYEE IDENTIFICATION BADGE
    POLICY & PROCEDURES
     
    APPENDIX B: POLITICAL ACTIVITY
    POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT
     
    APPENDIX D: FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
    SUMMARY OF BENEFITS
    ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES
    ELIGIBLE EVENTS
    SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION
    12-MONTH PERIOD
    HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
    FAMILY LEAVE
    CERTIFICATION
    COMBINED LEAVE LIMITS
    REDUCED SCHEDULED
    PAID LEAVE
    HEALTH CARE BENEFITS
    RECOVERY OF HEALTH CARE PAYMENT
    REINSTATEMENT
    NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS - EL PASO COUNTY
    NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYEES
    MEDICAL CERTIFICATION
    ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION
    FAILURE TO COMPLY
    RETURN TO WORK
    SENIORITY
    OPTIONS
    QUESTIONS
     
    APPENDIX E: EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND GROUP INSURANCE
    EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
    EL PASO COUNTY GROUP HEALTH, DENTAL AND LIFE INSURANCE
     
    APPENDIX G: EL PASO COUNTY SUBSTANCE ABUSE POLICY
    POLICY
    SUBSTANCE ABUSE AWARENESS PROGRAM
    PROHIBITIONS
    PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION
    FEDERAL GRANT EMPLOYEESS
    SANCTIONS
     
    APPENDIX H: EL PASO COUNTY PROGRAM FOR TESTING FOR ALCOHOL MISUSE AND USE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY DRIVERS OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES
    POLICY
    PURPOSE
    APPLICABILITY
    PROHIBITED CONDUCT
    PROPER APPLICATION OF THE POLICY
    TESTING FOR PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES
    PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING
    POST-ACCIDENT TESTING
    RANDOM TESTING
    REASONABLE SUSPICION TESTING
    RETURN-TO-DUTY TESTING
    FOLLOW-UP TESTING
    EMPLOYEE REQUESTED TESTING
    EMPLOYEE ASSESSMENT
    SYSTEM CONTACT
     
    APPENDIX I: POLICY REGARDING POSSESSION OF FIREARMS ON PARKS, PROPERTY AND BUILDINGS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS
    POLICY REGARDING POSSESSION OF FIREARMS ON PARKS, PROPERTY AND BUILDINGS OF EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS
     
    APPENDIX J: POLICY ON EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY HOLDING SECOND JOBS OR OPERATING BUSINESS
    APPLICATION AND PURPOSE
    THIS POLICY SHALL APPLY TO
    RESTRICTIONS ON JOBS AND CONDUCT OF BUSINESS
    EXAMPLES ILLUSTRATING INTENT OF THE POLICY
     
    APPENDIX K: EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    SUMMARY
    DEFINITION
    PARTICIPATION IN THE EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    ELIGIBILITY AND COVERAGE
    EMPLOYEES' RESPONSIBILITIES
    MANAGERS' AND SUPERVISORS' ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    CONFIDENTIALITY
    EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SCOPE OF SERVICE
    EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING
     
    APPENDIX L: EL PASO COUNTY CODE OF ETHICS
    PREAMBLE
    APPLICATION OF CODE
    DEFINITIONS
    CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN PROCUREMENT
    CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
    OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT
    POST EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTIONS
    GIFTS
    STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INTEREST
    POLITICAL ACTIVITY
    REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF THE CODE OF ETHICS
    CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS
    ENFORCEMENT: EL PASO COUNTY BOARD OF ETHICS
    EFFECTIVE DATE
    AFFIRMATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF THE CODE OF ETHICS
     
    APPENDIX M: POST RETIREMENT EMPLOYMENT
    POST RETIREMENT EMPLOYMENT

    Civil Service Procedures

    GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES
    GENERAL
    ELIGIBILITY
    SCOPE OF GRIEVANCE APPEAL PROCEDURES
    ORDER OF APPEALS
    TIME LIMITS FOR FILING AND RESPONSE
    GRIEVANCE RESOLUTION PROCEDURES
    PRE-HEARING MEETING AND OTHER PROCEDURES