Escondido Union School District
Application Deadline: 11/12/2013 8:00 AM Pacific
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must subscribe to an Oath of Allegiance, submit to a general tuberculosis examination, be fingerprinted, complete a pre-placement physical examination, and show proof of their identity and right to work in the United States as conditions of employment. The District has adopted a drug free work place policy. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results from drug testing. In order to be considered qualified for a vacancy in this classification, an applicant must possess the relevant training, education and experience required, and attain placement on the eligibility list by successfully passing all examination parts pertaining to the classification. CERTIFICATION - When a vacant position is to be filled, the Classified Personnel Director submits to the appointing power the names of the top three “ranks.” This is known as “certification,” and the appointing power may select any one of the persons certified. The names of those not appointed remain on the eligibility list. ELIGIBILITY LIST - Candidates successfully completing all phases of the application and examination process will be ranked on the appropriate eligibility list according to total examination score. This list normally is in effect for one year. EMPLOYEE SERVICE CREDIT – Employee service credit shall be added to the final composite scores in an open examination for regular employees of and those on re-employment lists for Escondido Union School District. Such employees shall receive a credit of one half point (.5) for each complete year of service in regular classified status as of the date of the establishment of the eligibility list to a maximum of five (5) points. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM - Employment and promotion are based strictly on personal merit and ability to perform essential job tasks with or without reasonable accommodation, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, medical condition, Vietnam veteran status, sexual orientation, or political affiliations. HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN - Employees working 5 hours or more receive family medical coverage, employee life and vision; and employee or family dental coverage. Employees working more than 4 hours but less than 5 receive 50% of the premium paid by the District if the employee pays the other 50%. HOLIDAYS - Regular classified employees are entitled to pay for authorized holidays, provided they were in a paid status during any portion of the working day immediately preceding or succeeding the holiday. Authorized holidays number 15 for twelve-month employees. LONGEVITY PAY - 3 1/2% increase added to base salary after 10 years, plus 3 1/2% after completion of fifteen years, plus 4% every five years thereafter. MERIT SYSTEM - Appointment and continuing employment of classified employees is based on the merit principle. Statements of these principles and policies are expressed in the merit system Rules and Regulations PROBATIONARY PERIOD - Regular non-Management classified employees must serve a six-month probationary period in a permanent position. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH - After one year of service, regular classified employees may earn additional salary increments for improving skills through continuing education. RETIREMENT - All new employees who work four hours or more must become members of the California Public Employees Retirement System and the Federal Social Security program; contributions are made towards this by both the District and employees. Effective July 1, 1991, employees working less than half time will have full retirement coverage under Social Security. SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL –A bargaining unit employee who is required to work more than four hours of his/her regular shift (non-overtime) between the hours of 5 p.m. And 8 a.m. shall be paid two ranges (approximately 5%) above the pay rate of the classification for those hours past 5 p.m. SICK LEAVE - Regular full time twelve-month employees shall earn 12 days paid sick leave for each year of service. Unused full pay sick leave may be accumulated without limit. Sick leave will be prorated for employees working less than twelve months. VACATION - Regular full time twelve-month employees shall earn 12 days paid vacation leave for each year of service. After 5 years of service, the number of days earned increases. Vacation will be prorated for employees working less than twelve months. VETERANS PREFERENCE - Veterans and disabled veterans preference points, as defined in Education Code Section 45196, shall be added to passing scores in an open examination on entry level classifications, in the amount prescribed.