(a) The town manager shall endeavor to anticipate retirements and turnover and to have employees trained to assume positions of greater responsibility. In filling vacancies an effort shall be made to promote qualified employees from within the town work force before seeking an outside replacement.
(b) Employees being promoted must meet the qualification standards of education, training and experience for the class of positions to which promotion is being made. (Ord. of March 12, 1991, art. III, § 4)