40:68A-33. Officers, agents and employees; civil service
a. Every municipal port authority, upon the first appointment of its members and thereafter on or after February 1 in each year, shall annually elect from among its members a chairman and a vice-chairman who shall hold office until February 1 next ensuing and until their respective successors shall have been appointed and qualified. Every municipal port authority may also appoint and employ a secretary and a treasurer and it shall determine their qualifications, terms of office, duties and compensation. Such municipal port authority may also appoint and employ such other agents and employees as it may require and it shall determine their duties and compensation.
b. (1) Whenever the governing body of the municipality which established the municipal port authority has adopted the provisions of Title 11 of the Revised Statutes, all positions and employments of the municipal port authority shall be subject to the provisions of Title 11 of the Revised Statutes, and shall be allocated to appropriate titles by the Civil Service Commission.
(2) The Civil Service Commission shall provide the municipal port authority with a list of the positions and employments allocated to the classified service and the appropriate titles. Within 30 days of the receipt of the list, the municipal port authority shall certify to the Civil Service Commission the names of all those persons employed with the municipal port authority in the allocated positions and employments on the effective date of this act. After passing a qualifying examination, the employees so certified shall be recorded, under the appropriate titles, as having been permanently appointed in the classified service of civil service as of the date of their original appointment. Thereafter, the employees shall be under and subject to the provisions of Title 11 of the Revised Statutes.
Persons appointed and employed by the municipal port authority after the effective date of this act shall be subject to the civil service examination and appointment procedures of Title 11 of the Revised Statutes.
L.1960, c. 192, p. 812, s. 5, eff. Feb. 15, 1961. Amended by L.1984, c. 116, s. 2, eff. Aug. 3, 1984.
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