§ 2-241. Education incentive.  

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  • (a) An employee who has completed his six-month probationary period will receive a five (5) percent increase in pay upon the completion of an Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree or a Masters Degree provided that the degree is job-related.

    (b) Where the state requires certification for an employee to perform the duties and responsibilities of his position, a five (5) percent increase in rate of pay will be given upon the award of certification.

    (c) Where certification is not required by the state, an increase in pay of up to five (5) percent will be given upon the award of certification providing the following conditions are met:

    (1) A written recommendation is made by the department head and approved by the city manager.

    (2) Certification is governed by examination through a responsible affiliation, association, state agency or federal agency.

    (3) Certification is related to the primary function of the employee's job description.

    (d) A five (5) percent increase will be given upon the award of a "C," "B," or "A" certificate for the operation of the water or wastewater plant.

(Ord. No. 94-18, § 1, 9-20-94; Ord. No. 2007-08, § 1, 4-4-07)