Rules promulgated by the board shall be effective when filed as required by law. The rules shall provide, among other things, for:

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 10-9-13

  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.

A. a classification plan for all positions in the service; B. a pay plan for all positions in the service;

C. competitive entrance and promotion tests to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of applicants to perform the duties of the position for which they apply. Such rules shall also provide for the awarding to those applicants having a passing grade of two preference points for each year of residency in New Mexico not to exceed a total of ten preference points;

D. exemption from competitive entrance tests for those professional persons applying for classified positions in the service who possess recognized registration or certification by another state agency;

E. a period of probation of one year during which a probationer may be discharged or demoted or returned to the eligible list without benefit of hearing;

F. the establishment of employment lists for the certification of the highest standing candidates to the prospective employers and procedure to be followed in hiring from the lists;

G. hours of work, holiday and leave;

H. dismissal or demotion procedure for employees in the service, including presentation of written notice stating specific reasons and time for the employees to reply thereto, in writing, and appeals to the board;

I. the rejection of applicants who fail to meet reasonable requirements as to age, physical condition, training, experience or moral conduct; and

J. employment of any apparently qualified applicant for a period of not more than ninety days when an emergency condition exists and there are no applicants available on an appropriate employment list as provided in Subsection F of this section. The applicant, if employed, shall be paid at the same rate as a comparable position covered by the Personnel Act.