4670.2700 METHODS OF MAKING PROMOTIONS.
As far as is practicable and feasible, a vacancy shall be filled by promotion of a qualified probationary or permanent employee based upon the performance of the employee's duties, as evidenced by recorded service ratings, with due consideration for length of service and upon the employee's capacity for the new position. The appointing authority in making a promotion may consult with the supervisor about the promotional status of an employee. A candidate for promotion must be certified by the supervisor to possess the qualifications for the position as set forth in the specifications for the class of positions for which the employee is a candidate. The candidate shall be required by the supervisor to qualify for the new position by promotional competitive or noncompetitive examination administered by the supervisor.