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Article 9 - Department of Personnel - Charter

Section 901. Department of personnel; commissioner.
  902. Powers and duties.

Section 901. Department of personnel; commissioner. There shall be a department of personnel headed by a commissioner, who shall be appointed by the county executive subject to confirmation by the county legislature.

Section 902. Powers and duties. The commissioner of personnel shall have, with reference to the civil service of the county, the powers and duties of a county civil service commissioner as provided by the civil service law, and, he or she shall be subject to supervision and control by the state civil service commission as are county civil service commissions. Provided, however, that the state civil service commission shall have exclusive jurisdiction to prepare and rate examinations and establish eligibility lists for all positions under the jurisdiction of the county personnel commissioner. The commissioner shall perform such additional and related duties as the county executive may prescribe.

Article 9 was formerly numbered Article VIII.