Kan. Admin. Regs. § 1-6-27 - Demotion

(a) Any employee with permanent status may be demoted to a position in a lower class if that position is in the same series of classes, or if the appointing authority determines that the employee can reasonably be expected to perform satisfactorily the duties of the position in the lower class. Each employee with permanent status who is demoted pursuant to this regulation shall be granted permanent status in the class to which demoted, effective on the date of the demotion.
(b) Each request for a voluntary demotion shall be subject to approval of the appointing authority. The employee shall not be entitled to appeal the voluntary demotion to the civil service board.
(c) The demotion of an employee with permanent status for unsatisfactory performance of duties, for disciplinary reasons, or for other good cause shall be managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures specified in K.S.A. 75-2944, K.S.A. 75-2949, K.S.A. 75-2949d, K.S.A. 75-2949e, and K.S.A. 75-2949f, and amendments thereto.
(d) An appointing authority may demote any new hire probationary employee or any probationary employee who was rehired on a basis other than reemployment or reinstatement to a class in a lower pay grade within the agency if the employee meets the qualifications for the lower class, if the employee can satisfactorily perform the duties of the lower class and if the employee has consented. Each employee with probationary status who is demoted under this subsection shall start a new probationary period that shall be no fewer than six months in length.
(e) Each unclassified employee who is voluntarily demoted to a regular classified position shall serve a probationary period in accordance with K.A.R. 1-7-4.
(f) This regulation shall be effective on and after June 5, 2005.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 1-6-27
Authorized by K.S.A. 2004 Supp. 75-3747; implementing K.S.A. 2004 Supp. 75-2949; effective May 1, 1979; amended May 1, 1983; amended May 1, 1984; amended Dec. 17, 1995; amended Aug. 1, 1997; amended June 5, 2005.

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