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Testing Terms & Definitions

Classification: Assignment of a job to a class.  Jobs similar in duties, responsibilities, and worth are grouped together and given the same standard title.

Job: A specific group of duties and responsibilities served by one employee.

Register: A list of candidates who have taken and passed the Civil Service examination, per classification. Registers are listed in order of highest score.

Veterans Preference: Veterans who were discharged under honorable conditions and certain other individuals may be eligible for additional points on an original entry Civil Service exam.

 

Contacts

  • Jennifer L. Early Schaefer
    Human Resources Representative
    217/206-8464
    jearl3@uis.edu
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