Personnel Policy

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It is the policy of the City of Marion to prohibit discrimination against any applicant, employee or citizen on the basis of that person's race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, political affiliation, age, handicap or any other non-merit factor.

The City of Marion Personnel Policy applies to all city employees except police and fire department employees, unless specifically stated otherwise.  The policy provides employment, promotion and benefits information along with discipline procedures and guidelines, including termination.


 City of Marion Personnel Policy Manual

 Section 1 - Employment/Promotion
1.1       Scope of Personnel Policies 
1.2       Equal Employment Opportunity 
1.3       Civil Services Laws Impact/Testing Procedures
1.4       Recruitment, Selection, Promotion and Transfer 
1.5       Residency Requirements 
1.6       Nepotism
1.7       Americans with Disabilities Act 
1.8       Employment Agreements

Section 2 - Employee Benefits
2.1       Overtime Compensation 
2.2       Absenteeism/Inclement Weather   
2.3       Holidays                                     
2.4       Library Holidays                         
2.5       Vacation                                     
2.6       Sick Leave                                      
2.7       Leave of Absence               
2.8       Maternity Leave                         
2.9       Life Insurance                                   
2.10     Health Insurance/Long-Term Disability Insurance     
2.11     Tuition Reimbursement/Education Credit      
2.12     Longevity Pay               
2.13     Uniform and Dress Code                        
2.14     Employee Assistance Program (EAP)                   
2.15     RESERVED                                                                                                    
2.16     Pay for Performance                               
2.17     Bereavement/Hospitalization - Flowers      
2.18     Family and Medical Leave        
2.19     Military Leave 
2.20     Temporary Light Duty  
2.21     Deferred Compensation Plan 
2.22     Retirement Health Savings Plan    
2.23     Volunteer Policy      
2.24     Breastfeeding Policy  

Section 3 - Discipline and Employee Guidelines

3.1       Working Hours     
3.2       Sexual Harassment          
3.3       Conflict of Interest                      
3.4       Political Activity     
3.5       Personnel Files/Employee Access        
3.6       Travel Regulations  
3.7       City Vehicles    
3.7A     Vehicle Safety     
3.8       Performance Evaluations          
3.9       Disciplinary Practices and Procedure   
3.10     Access to City Manager     
3.11     Internal Investigations      
3.12     Public Records        
3.13     Safety       
3.14     Right-To-Know Law      
3.15     Disciplinary Review Board    
3.16     Drug-Free Workplace  
3.17     ADA Grievances     
3.18     Drug & Alcohol (Commercial Drivers Licenses) 
3.19     Workplace Violence          
3.20     Internet E-Mail Usage      
3.21     HIPPA Privacy and Security Practices   
3.22     Employee Identification Badges       
3.23     Tobacco Free  
3.24     Mobile Device Policy          

Section 4 - Employment Termination
4.1       Layoff and Recall

Drug & Alcohol Testing - CDL
Dress Code Memo

Safety Rules
HIPAA Policy
Iowa Code 362
Iowa Code 22
Iowa Gift Law

Please contact Human Resources with an questions or concerns regarding the Personnel Policy.

Jen Ketelsen - Human Resources Generalist
1225 6th Avenue | Marion, Iowa 52302
p 319-743-6318

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