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230.16

230.16 Applications and examinations.

230.16(1)

(1)

230.16(1)(a)

(a) The administrator shall require persons applying for admission to any examination under this subchapter or under the rules of the administrator to file an application with the division a reasonable time prior to the proposed examination.

230.16(1)(am)

(am) The administrator may require in connection with the application such supplementary work history, educational transcripts, statements of physicians or others having knowledge of the applicant, as needed for qualification evaluations.

230.16(1)(b)

(b) The division shall furnish application forms without charge to all persons requesting them.

230.16(2)

(2) Competitive examinations shall be free and open to all applicants who have fulfilled the preliminary requirements stated in the examination announcement. To assure that all applicants have a fair opportunity to compete, examinations shall be held at such times and places as, in the judgment of the administrator, most nearly meet the convenience of applicants and needs of the service.

230.16(3)

(3) The administrator may appoint boards of examiners of at least 2 persons for the purpose of conducting oral examinations as a part of the examination procedure for certain positions. All board members shall be well-qualified and impartial. All questions asked and answers made in any examination of applicants shall be recorded and made a part of the records of the applicants.

230.16(4)

(4) All examinations, including minimum training and experience requirements, for positions in the classified service shall be job-related in compliance with appropriate validation standards and shall be subject to the approval of the administrator. All relevant experience, whether paid or unpaid, shall satisfy experience requirements.

230.16(5)

(5) In the interest of sound personnel management, consideration of applicants and service to agencies, the administrator may set a standard for proceeding to subsequent steps in an examination, provided that all applicants are fairly treated and due notice has been given. The standard may be at or above the passing point set by the administrator for any portion of the examination. The administrator shall utilize appropriate scientific techniques and procedures in administering the selection process, in rating the results of examinations and in determining the relative ratings of the competitors.

230.16(6)

(6) If any applicant is unable to complete the examination in the form presented to the applicant due to a disability, the division shall provide a reader, an appropriate place to take the examination or other similar prerequisites to ensure equality of opportunity in the examination.

230.16(7)

(7)

230.16(7)(a)

(a) A preference shall be given to those veterans and to those spouses of veterans specified in subds. 1. to 6. who gain eligibility on any competitive employment register and who do not currently hold a permanent appointment or have mandatory restoration rights to a permanent appointment to any position. A preference means the following:

230.16(7)(a)1.

1. For a veteran, that 10 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)2.

2. For a disabled veteran, that 15 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)3.

3. For a disabled veteran whose disability is at least 30%, that 20 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)4.

4. For the spouse of a disabled veteran whose disability is at least 70%, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(a)5.

5. For the unremarried spouse of a veteran who was killed in action, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(a)6.

6. For the unremarried spouse of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(b)

(b) An applicant who is certified for a position after receiving a preference under par. (a) 4., 5. or 6. and who is appointed to that position may not obtain a preference under par. (a) 4., 5. or 6. for any other civil service position for which the applicant subsequently applies.

230.16(7m)

(7m)

230.16(7m)(a)

(a) In this subsection, "veteran" means a person who fulfills at least one of the following requirements:

230.16(7m)(a)1.

1. Served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces for at least 180 days, not including training.

230.16(7m)(a)2.

2. Was discharged from the U.S. armed forces because of a disability incurred during active duty or because of a disability that is later adjudicated by the U.S. department of veterans affairs to have been incurred during active duty.

230.16(7m)(a)3.

3. Was honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(a)4.

4. Is eligible to receive federal veterans benefits.

230.16(7m)(b)

(b) The office shall accept an application after its due date from a veteran if all of the following apply:

230.16(7m)(b)1.

1. The register established on the basis of timely applications was established not more than 60 days before the applicant's separation from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(b)2.

2. The register has not expired.

230.16(7m)(b)3.

3. The application was filed not more than 45 days after the applicant's separation from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(b)4.

4. The examination for the position is a written, nonessay examination that is scored by a machine.

230.16(7m)(c)

(c) Within 30 days after acceptance of an application under par. (b), the office shall give the applicant an examination.

230.16(9)

(9) The officials in control of state, municipal and county buildings, upon requisition by the administrator, shall furnish without charge adequate rooms and building services for the administration of examinations.

230.16(10)

(10) Every reasonable precaution shall be taken to prevent any unauthorized person from gaining any knowledge of the nature or content of the examinations that is not available to every applicant.

230.16(11)

(11) Records of examinations, including a transcript or recorded tape of oral examinations, given under this subchapter shall be retained for at least one year. Inspection of such records shall be regulated by rules of the administrator.

230.16 - ANNOT.

History: 1971 c. 270 ss. 12, 24, 35 to 37; Stats. 1971 s. 16.12; 1977 c. 196 ss. 40, 111, 130 (5), (6); 1977 c. 272; Stats. 1977 s. 230.16; 1981 c. 26, 140; 1983 a. 148 s. 10; 1983 a. 430, 538; 1987 a. 399; 1989 a. 31; 1991 a. 2, 101; 1997 a. 27, 307; 1999 a. 87, 102; 2003 a. 33.

230.16 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. ER-MRS 6, Wis. adm. code.

230.16 - ANNOT.

A Massachusetts civil service preference for veterans did not deny equal protection to women. Personnel Administrator of Mass. v. Feeney, 442 U.S. 256 (1979).

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Statutes > Wisconsin > 230 > 230.16

230.16

230.16 Applications and examinations.

230.16(1)

(1)

230.16(1)(a)

(a) The administrator shall require persons applying for admission to any examination under this subchapter or under the rules of the administrator to file an application with the division a reasonable time prior to the proposed examination.

230.16(1)(am)

(am) The administrator may require in connection with the application such supplementary work history, educational transcripts, statements of physicians or others having knowledge of the applicant, as needed for qualification evaluations.

230.16(1)(b)

(b) The division shall furnish application forms without charge to all persons requesting them.

230.16(2)

(2) Competitive examinations shall be free and open to all applicants who have fulfilled the preliminary requirements stated in the examination announcement. To assure that all applicants have a fair opportunity to compete, examinations shall be held at such times and places as, in the judgment of the administrator, most nearly meet the convenience of applicants and needs of the service.

230.16(3)

(3) The administrator may appoint boards of examiners of at least 2 persons for the purpose of conducting oral examinations as a part of the examination procedure for certain positions. All board members shall be well-qualified and impartial. All questions asked and answers made in any examination of applicants shall be recorded and made a part of the records of the applicants.

230.16(4)

(4) All examinations, including minimum training and experience requirements, for positions in the classified service shall be job-related in compliance with appropriate validation standards and shall be subject to the approval of the administrator. All relevant experience, whether paid or unpaid, shall satisfy experience requirements.

230.16(5)

(5) In the interest of sound personnel management, consideration of applicants and service to agencies, the administrator may set a standard for proceeding to subsequent steps in an examination, provided that all applicants are fairly treated and due notice has been given. The standard may be at or above the passing point set by the administrator for any portion of the examination. The administrator shall utilize appropriate scientific techniques and procedures in administering the selection process, in rating the results of examinations and in determining the relative ratings of the competitors.

230.16(6)

(6) If any applicant is unable to complete the examination in the form presented to the applicant due to a disability, the division shall provide a reader, an appropriate place to take the examination or other similar prerequisites to ensure equality of opportunity in the examination.

230.16(7)

(7)

230.16(7)(a)

(a) A preference shall be given to those veterans and to those spouses of veterans specified in subds. 1. to 6. who gain eligibility on any competitive employment register and who do not currently hold a permanent appointment or have mandatory restoration rights to a permanent appointment to any position. A preference means the following:

230.16(7)(a)1.

1. For a veteran, that 10 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)2.

2. For a disabled veteran, that 15 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)3.

3. For a disabled veteran whose disability is at least 30%, that 20 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)4.

4. For the spouse of a disabled veteran whose disability is at least 70%, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(a)5.

5. For the unremarried spouse of a veteran who was killed in action, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(a)6.

6. For the unremarried spouse of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(b)

(b) An applicant who is certified for a position after receiving a preference under par. (a) 4., 5. or 6. and who is appointed to that position may not obtain a preference under par. (a) 4., 5. or 6. for any other civil service position for which the applicant subsequently applies.

230.16(7m)

(7m)

230.16(7m)(a)

(a) In this subsection, "veteran" means a person who fulfills at least one of the following requirements:

230.16(7m)(a)1.

1. Served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces for at least 180 days, not including training.

230.16(7m)(a)2.

2. Was discharged from the U.S. armed forces because of a disability incurred during active duty or because of a disability that is later adjudicated by the U.S. department of veterans affairs to have been incurred during active duty.

230.16(7m)(a)3.

3. Was honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(a)4.

4. Is eligible to receive federal veterans benefits.

230.16(7m)(b)

(b) The office shall accept an application after its due date from a veteran if all of the following apply:

230.16(7m)(b)1.

1. The register established on the basis of timely applications was established not more than 60 days before the applicant's separation from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(b)2.

2. The register has not expired.

230.16(7m)(b)3.

3. The application was filed not more than 45 days after the applicant's separation from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(b)4.

4. The examination for the position is a written, nonessay examination that is scored by a machine.

230.16(7m)(c)

(c) Within 30 days after acceptance of an application under par. (b), the office shall give the applicant an examination.

230.16(9)

(9) The officials in control of state, municipal and county buildings, upon requisition by the administrator, shall furnish without charge adequate rooms and building services for the administration of examinations.

230.16(10)

(10) Every reasonable precaution shall be taken to prevent any unauthorized person from gaining any knowledge of the nature or content of the examinations that is not available to every applicant.

230.16(11)

(11) Records of examinations, including a transcript or recorded tape of oral examinations, given under this subchapter shall be retained for at least one year. Inspection of such records shall be regulated by rules of the administrator.

230.16 - ANNOT.

History: 1971 c. 270 ss. 12, 24, 35 to 37; Stats. 1971 s. 16.12; 1977 c. 196 ss. 40, 111, 130 (5), (6); 1977 c. 272; Stats. 1977 s. 230.16; 1981 c. 26, 140; 1983 a. 148 s. 10; 1983 a. 430, 538; 1987 a. 399; 1989 a. 31; 1991 a. 2, 101; 1997 a. 27, 307; 1999 a. 87, 102; 2003 a. 33.

230.16 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. ER-MRS 6, Wis. adm. code.

230.16 - ANNOT.

A Massachusetts civil service preference for veterans did not deny equal protection to women. Personnel Administrator of Mass. v. Feeney, 442 U.S. 256 (1979).

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Statutes > Wisconsin > 230 > 230.16

230.16

230.16 Applications and examinations.

230.16(1)

(1)

230.16(1)(a)

(a) The administrator shall require persons applying for admission to any examination under this subchapter or under the rules of the administrator to file an application with the division a reasonable time prior to the proposed examination.

230.16(1)(am)

(am) The administrator may require in connection with the application such supplementary work history, educational transcripts, statements of physicians or others having knowledge of the applicant, as needed for qualification evaluations.

230.16(1)(b)

(b) The division shall furnish application forms without charge to all persons requesting them.

230.16(2)

(2) Competitive examinations shall be free and open to all applicants who have fulfilled the preliminary requirements stated in the examination announcement. To assure that all applicants have a fair opportunity to compete, examinations shall be held at such times and places as, in the judgment of the administrator, most nearly meet the convenience of applicants and needs of the service.

230.16(3)

(3) The administrator may appoint boards of examiners of at least 2 persons for the purpose of conducting oral examinations as a part of the examination procedure for certain positions. All board members shall be well-qualified and impartial. All questions asked and answers made in any examination of applicants shall be recorded and made a part of the records of the applicants.

230.16(4)

(4) All examinations, including minimum training and experience requirements, for positions in the classified service shall be job-related in compliance with appropriate validation standards and shall be subject to the approval of the administrator. All relevant experience, whether paid or unpaid, shall satisfy experience requirements.

230.16(5)

(5) In the interest of sound personnel management, consideration of applicants and service to agencies, the administrator may set a standard for proceeding to subsequent steps in an examination, provided that all applicants are fairly treated and due notice has been given. The standard may be at or above the passing point set by the administrator for any portion of the examination. The administrator shall utilize appropriate scientific techniques and procedures in administering the selection process, in rating the results of examinations and in determining the relative ratings of the competitors.

230.16(6)

(6) If any applicant is unable to complete the examination in the form presented to the applicant due to a disability, the division shall provide a reader, an appropriate place to take the examination or other similar prerequisites to ensure equality of opportunity in the examination.

230.16(7)

(7)

230.16(7)(a)

(a) A preference shall be given to those veterans and to those spouses of veterans specified in subds. 1. to 6. who gain eligibility on any competitive employment register and who do not currently hold a permanent appointment or have mandatory restoration rights to a permanent appointment to any position. A preference means the following:

230.16(7)(a)1.

1. For a veteran, that 10 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)2.

2. For a disabled veteran, that 15 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)3.

3. For a disabled veteran whose disability is at least 30%, that 20 points shall be added to his or her grade.

230.16(7)(a)4.

4. For the spouse of a disabled veteran whose disability is at least 70%, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(a)5.

5. For the unremarried spouse of a veteran who was killed in action, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(a)6.

6. For the unremarried spouse of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability, that 10 points shall be added to the spouse's grade.

230.16(7)(b)

(b) An applicant who is certified for a position after receiving a preference under par. (a) 4., 5. or 6. and who is appointed to that position may not obtain a preference under par. (a) 4., 5. or 6. for any other civil service position for which the applicant subsequently applies.

230.16(7m)

(7m)

230.16(7m)(a)

(a) In this subsection, "veteran" means a person who fulfills at least one of the following requirements:

230.16(7m)(a)1.

1. Served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces for at least 180 days, not including training.

230.16(7m)(a)2.

2. Was discharged from the U.S. armed forces because of a disability incurred during active duty or because of a disability that is later adjudicated by the U.S. department of veterans affairs to have been incurred during active duty.

230.16(7m)(a)3.

3. Was honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(a)4.

4. Is eligible to receive federal veterans benefits.

230.16(7m)(b)

(b) The office shall accept an application after its due date from a veteran if all of the following apply:

230.16(7m)(b)1.

1. The register established on the basis of timely applications was established not more than 60 days before the applicant's separation from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(b)2.

2. The register has not expired.

230.16(7m)(b)3.

3. The application was filed not more than 45 days after the applicant's separation from the U.S. armed forces.

230.16(7m)(b)4.

4. The examination for the position is a written, nonessay examination that is scored by a machine.

230.16(7m)(c)

(c) Within 30 days after acceptance of an application under par. (b), the office shall give the applicant an examination.

230.16(9)

(9) The officials in control of state, municipal and county buildings, upon requisition by the administrator, shall furnish without charge adequate rooms and building services for the administration of examinations.

230.16(10)

(10) Every reasonable precaution shall be taken to prevent any unauthorized person from gaining any knowledge of the nature or content of the examinations that is not available to every applicant.

230.16(11)

(11) Records of examinations, including a transcript or recorded tape of oral examinations, given under this subchapter shall be retained for at least one year. Inspection of such records shall be regulated by rules of the administrator.

230.16 - ANNOT.

History: 1971 c. 270 ss. 12, 24, 35 to 37; Stats. 1971 s. 16.12; 1977 c. 196 ss. 40, 111, 130 (5), (6); 1977 c. 272; Stats. 1977 s. 230.16; 1981 c. 26, 140; 1983 a. 148 s. 10; 1983 a. 430, 538; 1987 a. 399; 1989 a. 31; 1991 a. 2, 101; 1997 a. 27, 307; 1999 a. 87, 102; 2003 a. 33.

230.16 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. ER-MRS 6, Wis. adm. code.

230.16 - ANNOT.

A Massachusetts civil service preference for veterans did not deny equal protection to women. Personnel Administrator of Mass. v. Feeney, 442 U.S. 256 (1979).

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