256.10  Employment of professional staff.

The salary of the director shall be fixed by the governor within a range established by the general assembly. Appointments to the professional staff of the department shall be without reference to political party affiliation, religious affiliation, sex, or marital status, but shall be based solely upon fitness, ability, and proper qualifications for the particular position. The professional staff shall serve at the discretion of the director. A member of the professional staff shall not be dismissed for cause without appropriate due process procedures including a hearing.

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1410; 97 Acts, ch 212, §21

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