RECLASSIFICATION/ UPGRADING OF POSITIONS. What is Reclassification?. A form of staffing modification and/or position classification action applied only when there is substantial change in the regular duties and responsibilities of the position. What is Reclassification?.
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A form of staffing modification and/or position classification action applied only when there is substantial change in the regular duties and responsibilities of the position
This may result in a change in any or all of the position attributes:
It generally involves a change in the position title and may be accompanied by an upward or downward change in salary
Reclassification is the generic term for changes in staff/position classification
Involves the upward change in salary grade allocation without change in position title.
Upgrading is a form of reclassification
General limitations. – The use of the provincial, city and municipal funds shall be subject to the following limitations:
(f) no changes in designation or nomenclature of positions resulting in
- promotion or
- demotion in rank or
- increase or decrease in
except when the position is actually vacant, and the filling of such positions shall be strictly made in accordance with the civil service law, rules and regulations.
3.2 It shall not cover, however the following positions:
Legal Officers, Engineers, Librarians, etc. and those which require passing bar/board examinations;
Medical and Allied Medical positions under RA 7305 requiring passing the board examinations;
Position rendering security of buildings;
Chief Accountants and lower level accountant positions which head accounting units; and filled Accountant positions.
Municipal/City/Provincial Government Assistant Department Heads/Department Head; and
Positions performing line function of the agency, e.g. : carpenters in engineering Districts, bookbinders in the National Printing Office, and photographers in Office of the Press Secretary.
Coverage: Constitutional Bodies; Depts., Bureaus and Agencies of NatlGovt; GOCC and SUCs
“9. The appointment of an incumbent whose position was reclassified should be approved even if the incumbent is not qualified. The incumbent of reclassified position has a vested right to the reclassified position.