(55 ILCS 5/3-7006)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-7006)
Rules, regulations and procedures; ranks.
to recognized merit principles of public employment, the Board shall
formulate, adopt, and put into effect rules, regulations and procedures for
its operation and the transaction of its business. The Board shall
establish a classification of ranks including those positions which shall
be exempt from merit classification. The Board shall establish a
classification of ranks of the deputy sheriffs in the County Police
Department, a classification of all correctional officer employees in the
County Department of Corrections, and a classification of all full-time
deputy sheriffs not employed as county police officers or county
corrections officers and shall set standards and qualifications for each
such rank and employee.
For the purposes of this Division, "full-time" means an average work week
of 40 hours throughout the calendar year.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)