19.0 CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM PROVISIONS
19.1 Filling of Vacancies
Any vacancies for 2672 – Assistant Houseparent or 2674 – Houseparent will be posted at 20 Cook Street and at every center. Civil Service permanent employees shall have the opportunity to transfer into vacant positions based on program needs, seniority and affirmative action. All thing being equal, seniority shall be the basis of such transfer.
19.1.1 In the absence of a Civil Service list, any as-needed employee shall be offered any vacant regular assignment based on program needs, seniority and affirmative action. All things being equal, seniority shall be the basis for such assignment. This shall follow permanent employees being offered the opportunity to transfer. Any employee who cannot be contacted for a period of five (5) working days shall be considered to have waived the position.
19.1.2 In the absence of a Civil Service list, temporary openings shall be filled on the basis of seniority, affirmative action and program needs. All things being equal, seniority shall be the basis for substitute assignments.
19.2 Child Care Study Committee
The District shall participate in a Child Care Study Committee. In addition to any instructional or management representation of said committee, a bargaining unit member selected by the Union shall be appointed to this committee. Such bargaining unit member shall be afforded release time to serve on such committee.
19.3 Assistant Houseparent
The District and the Union agree to form a Joint Committee of three (3) representatives designated by the Union to review the 2672 Assistant Houseparent classification’s role in the Child Development Department. The Committee shall meet within ninety (90) days of ratification of the agreement.