Personnel Administration Systems

Form of Government

Personnel Administration System Authorized

Council Form

Council may establish a personnel system for all employees, except elected officials. Administrative control is vested with county council.

Council-Supervisor Form

The elected supervisor is the county's chief administrative officer. The supervisor is responsible for administering the county's personnel policies, adopted by council. The supervisor employs/discharges employees but has no authority over elected officials, except through the administration of the county's general personnel policies in all departments.

Council-Administrator Form

The council appointed administrator is responsible for the personnel function. The administrator has no direct control over elected officials of their employees.

Council-Manager Form

The manager is in charge of the personnel management function, including administration of county personnel policies and salary and compensation plans. The manager has no direct control over elected officials of their employees other than through general organizational policies.