Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1120-02-.11 - PROMOTIONS

(1) Methods of Making Promotions. A vacancy may be filled by the promotion of a qualified employee with the approval of the Commissioner. Promotions between departments or agencies shall be approved by the respective Appointing Authority in the individual departments and/or agencies. Promotions of employees to preferred service appointments shall be made by a process as determined by the Commissioner. If it is an open position, they must also be posted in the applicant tracking system as approved by the Department of Human Resources. Any employee who has been demoted may be promoted, at the discretion of the Appointing Authority and with the approval of the Commissioner, to a preferred service position in a classification without additional assessment or certification if the employee was a Preferred Service Employee in that classification in that agency.
(2) Promotion by Competitive Assessment. The Commissioner and the Appointing Authority may fill a vacancy by a promotional assessment. The promotional pool of candidates resulting from such assessment shall be established in accordance with the applicable provisions of this chapter.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1120-02-.11
(For history prior to January 2, 1988, see pages 1-2 of the Introduction at the beginning of the chapters.) Repeal and new rule filed November 18, 1987; effective January 2, 1988. Amendment filed August 25, 1994; effective December 29, 1994. Repeal and new rule filed December 14, 2010; effective May 31, 2011. Repeal and new rule filed July 5, 2012; effective October 3, 2012. Amendments filed May 17, 2019; effective August 15, 2019. Rule was previously numbered 1120-02-.13 but was renumbered 1120-02-.11 with the deletion of original rules 1120-02-.04 and 1120-02-.09 filed January 18, 2023; effective 4/18/2023. Amendments filed January 18, 2023; effective 4/18/2023.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 8-30-104, 8-30-105, 8-30-303, and 8-30-306.

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