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These policies and procedures are designed to provide information about working conditions, employee benefits, and of the policies affecting employment at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. They describe the responsibilities of the employees of the department and outline benefits provided to employees. The department's objective is to provide a work environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth.

A policy says “what”. It is the behavior or action expected of staff. It is a value statement and principle that helps people makes decisions. A procedure says “how”. It is a way of doing something or getting something done, especially by a series of steps. It can contain forms or templates used to initiate, document and approved an action taken to implement a policy.

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CHAPTER NAME/NUMBER POLICY NUMBER POLICY NAME POLICY DATE
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.01
of 1.10
Conduct and Ethics March 3, 2014
Chapter 1-Employee Relations

1.02
of 1.10

Affirmative Action and Employee Relations May 3, 2004
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.02-01
of 1.10
Office of Employee Relations Procedures March 29, 2002
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.02-02
of 1.10
Alternative Dispute Resolution Process March 29, 2002
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.02-03
of 1.10
Non-Discrimination/Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedures April 29, 2016
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.02-04
of 1.10
DELETED-Incorporated into 1.02-03  
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.02-05
of 1.10
Grievance Procedures December 6, 2006
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.02-06
of 1.10
Grievance Review Request Form March, 2014
Chapter 1-Employee Relations

1.02-07
of 1.10

DELETED-Incorporated into 1.02-03  
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.02-08
of 1.10
Employee Assistance Program Procedures March 29, 2002
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.03
of 1.10
Employee Records February 18, 2004
Chapter 1-Employee Relations

1.04
of 1.10

Employee Advisory Council September 7, 2010
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.04-01
of 1.10
Employee Advisory Council Procedures September 7, 2010
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.05
of 1.10
Americans with Disabilities Act July 5, 2006
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.06
of 1.10
Protection under the Whistleblower's Law January 5, 2005
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.07
of 1.10
Multicultural Affairs Committee September 21, 2001
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.08
of 1.10
Discipline January 27, 2014
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.08-01
of 1.10
Discipline Procedures January 27, 2014
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.09
of 1.10
Political Activity by Department Employees October 6, 2003
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.10
of 1.10
Critical Incident Stress Management May 23, 2011
Chapter 1-Employee Relations 1.10-01
of 1.10
Critical Incident Stress Management Procedures May 23, 2011
Chapter 2-Communications 2.01
of 2.03
Communications January 8, 2007
Chapter 2-Communications 2.01-01 
of 2.03
Media Procedures September 9, 2013
Chapter 2-Communications 2.01-02
of 2.03
Link to Non-Department Websites February 2, 2004
Chapter 2-Communications 2.02
of 2.03
Sunshine Law Requests September 2, 2009
Chapter 2-Communications 2.02-01
of 2.03
Sunshine Law Request Procedures December 18, 2008
Chapter 2-Communications 2.03
of 2.03
Internet Acceptable Use June 7, 2010
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.01
of 3.12
Hours of Operation and Work Schedules February 9, 2007
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.02 
of 3.12
Telecommuting August 21, 2003
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.03 
of 3.12
Suspension of Operations or Closures February 15, 2007
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.04 
of 3.12
Delegation of Administrative and Operational Authority January 26, 2006
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.05 
of 3.12
Timekeeping December 23, 2008
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.06
of 3.12
Overtime and Overtime Compensation December 31, 2008
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.06-01
of 3.12
Overtime and Overtime Compensation Procedures March 29, 2002
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.07
of 3.12
Alcohol, Smoke and Drug-Free Workplace June 1, 2006
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.08
of 3.12
Workplace Security March 17, 2003
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.09
of 3.12
Employee Health and Safety March 17, 2003
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.09-01
of 3.12
Measures to Prevent Exposure to Pathogens March 17, 2003
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.10
of 3.12
Risk Management Committee March 17, 2003
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.10-01
of 3.12
Risk Management Committee Procedures March 17, 2003
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.11
of 3.12 
Automatic External Defibrillator Program January 29, 2007
Chapter 3-Work Environment 3.12
of 3.12
Lactation April 11, 2016
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01
of 4.09
Hiring and Promotions 2007
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-01
of 4.09
Preparing to Hire Procedures December 27, 2011
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-02
of 4.09
Interview and Evaluation of Candidate Procedures September 25, 2006
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-03
of 4.09
Appointment Procedures October 15, 2007
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-04
of 4.09
Transfer Procedures October 31, 2005
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-05
of 4.09
Hiring of Multilevel Allocations Procedures February 1, 2008
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-06
of 4.09
Position and Employee Action Request (PEAR) Form and Procedures March 13, 2015
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-07
of 4.09
Position Description Forms May 10, 2004
Chapter 4-Employment 4.01-08
of 4.09
Employee Checklist January, 2016
Chapter 4-Employment 4.02
of 4.09
Salary Considerations January 9, 2009
Chapter 4-Employment 4.03
of 4.09
Performance Management September 27, 2010
Chapter 4-Employment 4.04
of 4.09
Nepotism February 22, 2002
Chapter 4-Employment 4.05
of 4.09
Layoff of Employees June 7, 2010
Chapter 4-Employment 4.07
of 4.09
Rehiring Retired Employees December 28, 2015
Chapter 4-Employment 4.09
of 4.09
Responding to a Subpoena January 23, 2012
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.01
of 5.11
Leave with Pay December 19, 2008
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.02
of 5.11
Leave without Pay December 19, 2008
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.03
of 5.11
Family and Medical Leave Act March 29, 2012
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.04
of 5.11
Shareleave  January 23, 2015
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.04-01
of 5.11
DELETED  
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.05
of 5.11
Military Leave January 23, 2002
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.06
of 5.11
Holidays April 2, 2002
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.07
of 5.11
Training and Education January 2, 2015
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.07-01
of 5.11
Training Procedures January 2, 2015
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.07-02
of 5.11
Educational Reimbursement Procedures January 2, 2015
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.08
of 5.11
Reimbursement of Professional Dues and Organizational Memberships August 7, 2006
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.09
of 5.11
Worker's Compensation December 21, 2005
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.09-01
of 5.11
Worker's Compensation Procedures December 21, 2005
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.10
of 5.11
Temporary Modified Duty November 15, 2002
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.10-01
of 5.11
Temporary Modified Duty Procedures November 15, 2002
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.11
of 5.11
Employee Recognition December 18, 2008
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.11-01
of 5.11
Retirement Recognition Awards July 11, 2012
Chapter 5-Employee Benefits 5.11-02
of 5.11
Sample Retirement Reception Checklist July 11, 2012
Chapter 6-Travel 6.01
of 6.04
Use of State Vehicles December 17, 2012
Chapter 6-Travel 6.01-01
of 6.04
State Vehicle Procedures December 17, 2012
Chapter 6-Travel 6.01-02
of 6.04
Accident Reporting Procedures December 21, 2005
Chapter 6-Travel 6.01-03
of 6.04
DNR Vehicle Inspections Procedures December 21, 2005
Chapter 6-Travel 6.01-04
of 6.04
DNR Fleet Fuel Card Procedures(click here for referenced forms/templates) July 1, 2011
Chapter 6-Travel 6.02
of 6.04
Out of State Travel June 25, 2012
Chapter 6-Travel 6.02-01
of 6.04
Out of State Travel Procedures June 25, 2012
Chapter 6-Travel 6.02-02
of 6.04
DELETED  
Chapter 6-Travel 6.03
of 6.04
State of Missouri Administrative Policy on State Aircraft July, 2004
Chapter 6-Travel 6.04
of 6.04
Travel May 5, 2014
Chapter 6-Travel 6.04-01
of 6.04
Expense Account Procedures (click here for referenced forms/templates) May 5, 2014
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.01
of 7.12
DELETED  
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.02
of 7.12
Payroll Payment December 19, 2008
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.03
of 7.12
Relocation and Recruitment Expenses March 15, 2004
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.04
of 7.12
State Property Accountability February 27, 2007
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.04-01
of 7.12
State Property Accountability (Fixed Asset) Procedures June 13, 2011
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.05
of 7.12
Revenue Collection and Cash Receipts December 21, 2015
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.06
of 7.12
Purchasing June 25, 2012
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.06-01
of 7.12
Purchasing Procedures June 25, 2012
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.06-02
of 7.12
State of Missouri Wireless Telephone Equipment and Services Usage Procedures January, 2002
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.06-03
of 7.12
State of Missouri Agency Provided Food January, 2002
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.07
of 7.12
Payments December 21, 2015
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.07-01
of 7.12
Payment Procedures December 21, 2015
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.08
of 7.12
Grants and Other Funding Agreements July 1, 2005
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.08-01
of 7.12
Grants and Other Funding Agreements Procedures March 28, 2007
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.09
of 7.12
DNR Awarded Subgrants and Other Financial Assistance
(Subgrant Terms and Conditions)
November 14, 2011
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.09-01
of .12
DNR Awarded Subgrants and Other Financial Assistance Procedures July 1, 2005
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.10
of 7.12
Financial Reporting and Cost Accounting July 1, 2008
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.11
of 7.12
Cost Recovery December 9, 2011
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.12
of 7.12
Purchasing Card June 25, 2012
Chapter 7-Financial Management/Purchasing 7.12-01
of 7.12
Purchasing Card Procedures June 25, 2012
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.01
of 8.05
IT Project Request and Evaluation  Policy and Procedures April 10, 2015
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.01-01
of 8.05
DELETED  
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.01-02
of 8.05
DELETED  
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.02
of 8.05
Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata February 7, 2005
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.02-01
of 8.05
Overview of Geospatial Metadata Review Procedures February 7, 2005
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.02-02
of 8.05
Metadata Content Review Procedures February 7, 2005
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.03
of 8.05
Digital Geospatial Metadaa Component Content Standard October 6, 2010
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.03-01
of 8.05
Metadata Component Review Procedures June 4, 2004
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.04
of 8.05
Locational Data Elements, Types and Code Sets September 8, 2006
Chapter 8-Information Technology Governance 8.05
of 8.05
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