(55 ILCS 5/3-14020)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-14020)
Appointments to classified service.
of the institution, department or office in which a position classified
under this Division is to be filled, shall notify the president of the
board and said commission of that fact, and said commission shall certify
to the appointing officer the name and address of the candidate standing
highest upon the register for the class or grade said position belongs to,
except that in case of laborers, where a choice by competition is
impracticable, said commission may provide by its rules that the selection
may be made by lot from among those candidates proved fit by examination.
In making such certification, sex shall be disregarded. Said appointing
officer, meaning thereby the president of said board, shall notify said
commission of each position to be filled separately, and shall fill such
place by the appointment of the person certified by said commission
therefor, which appointment shall be on probation for a period to be fixed
by said rules. At or before the expiration of the period of probation, the
officer having the power of appointment may, with the consent of said
commission, discharge such person so appointed on probation, upon assigning
in writing to said commission his or her reasons therefor.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)