This chapter applies to permanent full-time police officers and fire fighters in cities having a population of more than eight thousand, and to all appointive permanent full-time em- ployees in cities having a population of more than fifteen thousand except:
1. Persons appointed to fill vacancies in elective offices and members of boards and commissions and the clerk to the civil service commission.
2. The city clerk, chief deputy city clerk, city attor- neys, city treasurer, city assessor, city auditor, city engineer, and city health officer.
3. The city manager or city administrator and assistant city managers or assistant city administrators.
4. The head and principal assistant of each department and the head of each division. This exclusion does not apply to assistant fire chiefs and to assistant police chiefs in cities with police departments of two hundred fifty or fewer members. However, sections 400.13 and 400.14 apply to police and fire chiefs.
5. The principal secretary to the city manager or city administrator, the principal secretary to the mayor, and the principal secretary to each of the department heads.
6. Employees of boards of trustees or commissions es- tablished pursuant to state law or city ordinances.
7. Employees whose positions are funded by state or federal grants or other temporary revenues. However, a city may use state or federal grants or other temporary revenue to fund a position under civil service if the position is a permanent position which will be maintained for at least one year after expira- tion of the grants or temporary revenues.
[SS15, § 1056-a32; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 5694; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, § 365.6; C75, 77, 79, 81, § 400.6]
83 Acts, ch 186, § 10103, 10201; 86 Acts, ch 1138, § 3; 88 Acts, ch 1058, §1
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