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6. The age limitations for admission to the service of the department shall be as follows for the respective positions herein below enumerated:
7. No application shall be accepted for examination for a position which belongs to one of the recognized mechanical trades unless it shall be shown that the applicant has served as apprentice or journeyman, or both, at said trade for such periods as the board of police may prescribe.
Amend Regulation VI, as follows:
Paragraph 5, line 3, after the word “ Of” insert the figures " 35" in place of the figures “ 70.” In the same line, after the word “examination,” insert the words “and athletic examination when this is required.” In the same line, after the word “appointment" insert the words "for merit.” In the same paragraph, line 4, strike out the words “ general average, in registers” and insert the words “ their arerages on lists.” In the same paragraph, line 6, after the word “ eligibles ” insert the words "for merit." Strike out that portion of the paragraph commencing with the words “ The term of eligibility” and ending with the words “ unless extended by the board of police.”
After paragraph 5, insert paragraphs “a," “b,” “C," “d” and “e."
Paragraph 12, line 1, strike out the first word “ Persons ” and insert at the beginning of the paragraph the words “All persons covered by the provisions of Regulation V, paragraph 3."
So that Regulation V shall read as follows:
1. Examination papers embracing scholastic tests shall be rated on a scale of 100, and the subjects therein shall have such relative weights as the Civil Service Board may prescribe. The relative weights of the subjects therein shall be determined by the Civil Service Board when the examination is for the admission of persons to the service of the department, and by the police board when the examination is for promotion.
2. Each competitor in each mental examination shall be notified of the general average attained upon examination.
3. All applicants for positions in the uniformed force or as surgeon or matron must undergo a medical examination by the police surgeons to test physical fitness for the duties of the position sought. The nature of such medical examination shall be prescribed by the Civil Service Board after consultation with the board of police surgeons, and subject to the approval of the board of police.
4. Applicants for patrolman and doorman shall undergo such athletic examination to test their strength and development as the board of police may determine.
5. All applicants for admission to the service of the department who successfully pass the medical examination and athletic tests, when these are prescribed, and who attain a general average of 35 or more upon mental examination and athletic examination when this is required, shall be eligible for appointment for merit to the position for which they were examined, and their names shall be enrolled, in the order of their averages, on lists to be known as the registers of eligibles for merit.
(a) In the exercise of the authority granted it by the provisions of section 2 of chapter 428 of the Laws of 1897, the board of police hereby designates the seretary of the Police Civil Service Board and the chief examiner thereof a board to conduct cxaminations to determine the fitness of applicants for admission to the department.
(b) The merit of applicants for promotion shall be determined by examination conducted by the police board and the fitness of such applicants as shall be certified to be eligible for promotion for merit shall be determined by examination to be conducted by the board of police.
(c) Lists shall be prepared of competitors who successfully pass the examinations for merit and fitness and the period of eligibility of persons upon such lists shall be one year from date of registration upon same.
(d) No competitor who fails to attain at least 35 per cent. upon examination for fitness shall be deemed eligible for appointment.
(e) The fitness of applicants for appointment shall be determined by physical and athletic examinations where these are prescribed, under paragraphs 3, 4, and 5 of Regulations VI; in all other cases of applicants for appointment the examination to test merit shall be determined by an examination to be conducted by the board of police.
6. The names of all eligibles who are veterans shall be placed in the order of their averages at the head of the proper register of eligibles.
7. Any eligible for admission to the service of the department having previously served in that grade of the classified service to which he is eligible, may, upon the written request of the board of police, be specially certified for appointment irrespective of his standing upon the eligible register; the request stating that said eligible was separated through no delinquency or misconduct of his own, and within one year next before the date of the request, from that grade of the service to which he is eligible.
8. When two or more eligibles on a register have the same average rating precedence in enrollment shall be determined by the order in which their applications were filed.
9. The names of applicants for the labor service shall be recorded in a book called the “ Laborer's Register.” The order of registration shall be as follows:
(a) Veterans with dependent families.
All applications for the labor service shall be recorded in the said labor register in the exact order of their approval as to form, each in its proper subdivision as aforesaid. Said laborer's register shall be regarded as the register of laborers eligible for admission into the service of the department, and shall show the name, address, position sought, former occupation, the name of the vouchers for each applicant, and such other facts as may be needed to determine the order of registration to which the applicant is entitled.
10. Ne person shall be re-examined for the same position during the period of his eligibility. No person failing to pass a medical, mental or athletic examination will be admitted to any examination whatever within six months of the date of such failure, except that in failure to pass a medical or athletic examination an applicant may, upon statement of the removal of the medical or athletic disability for which he was was rejected, be re-examined at any time within six months upon the written order of a police commissioner.
11. Whenever an eligible may be shown to have been guilty of a falsehood, intoxication, or of other notoriously disgraceful conduct, or of a violation of law, his name shall be stricken from the register, the reason for such action being recorded opposite the name of such eligible. - 12. All persons covered by the provisions of Regulation V, paragraph 3, whose examinations have been cancelled for collusion, persons dismissed from the department for misconduct, and probationers failing to secure absolute appointment, shall not be admitted to any examination whatever thereafter except upon resolution of the board of police.
REGULATION VII: 1. Whenever a vacancy is to be filled by the admission of an eligible into the service of the department, the board of police shall make requisition upon a form provided for that purpose upon the Police Civil Service Board for the certification of the names of three eligibles, if there be so many, having the highest general averages on the proper register of eligibles. The said Civil Service Board will thereupon certify the required three names, their addresses, and general averages upon a proper form, and shall transmit said certification, together with the applications and examination papers of the persons certified to the board of police.
From each certification the said board of police must select at least one person for appointment. The names of the persons selected from each certificate shall be thereupon transmitted to the said Civil Service Board, and the papers of the persons certified shall be returned with the report of selection. I
2. Each eligible for admission into the service of the department shall be entitled to three certifications if the said eligible is not sooner selected. But no name shall be certified more than three times to the appointing officer. 1.
3. (For further consideration.)
4. If an eligible (who is not entitled to certification is certified and appointed, or appointed without certification, his appointment shall be immediately revoked by the board of police upon notification of the facts in the case by the Civil Service Board.
5. All appointments to the service of the department shall be made for a probationary period which shall in no case continue less than one month. The probationary terms shall be—for the labor service and for the grade of patrolmen, one month; for all other grades, three months.
6. A person selected for appointment shall be notified of his, or her selection by the chief clerk, and upon acceptance and oath of office, shall be assigned to probationary duty forth with. It shall be the 'duty of the immediate superior officer of each probationer to carefully observe and note the conduct and capacity of such probationer, and at the end of the probationary term to report in writ