4-2-16        RANKS.  For the purposes of the administration and operation of the Merit System of the Union County Sheriff’s Department, the ranks in the Sheriff’s Department shall be:

Deputy Sheriff (Captain)

Deputy Sheriff (Lieutenant)

Deputy Sheriff (Sergeant)

Deputy Sheriff

        4-2-17        POSITION AND ASSIGNMENTS.  The ranks of Captain, Lieutenant and Sergeant are considered positions rather than assignments and persons meeting the requirements of the qualifications and appointment procedures stated elsewhere in these Rules, Regulations and Procedures can attain tenure in these positions.  The Sheriff, if appointed to an unexpired term from the ranks of tenured personnel, reverts back to his tenured position and rank at the end of his term.

        4-2-18        RESERVED.