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File #: 12-0840    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 7/2/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/28/2012 Final action: 8/28/2012
Title: Human Resources and Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt Resolution 121-2012 approving changes to the job specification and the salary range for Deputy Director of Maintenance and Operations. FUNDING: Road Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Dep Dir Maint Job Spec.pdf, 2. B - Dep Dir Maint Cost Summary 8-28-12.pdf, 3. C - BOS_reso_Dep Dir Maint Salary_revised 8-28-12.pdf, 4. D - Dep Dir Maint Job Spec w/Changes 8-28-12.pdf, 5. Executed Resolution 121-2012
Title
Human Resources and Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt Resolution 121-2012 approving changes to the job specification and the salary range for Deputy Director of Maintenance and Operations.

FUNDING: Road Fund.
Body
BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $14,570

Budgeted………………………… $14,570
New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $14,570

Change To Net County Cost…… $ 0


Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no change to net County cost. Total increase in salary and benefits at step 1 of the salary range is estimated at $14,570 and step 5 is estimated at $17,753. Increased costs will be funded from the Road Fund. Salary and benefit appropriations in the current year Road Fund budget are sufficient to accommodate this increase due to a current vacancy at the Deputy Director of Maintenance and Operations position.

Background
The Department of Transportation includes four Divisions led by Deputy Directors, which are Transportation Planning & Land Development, Engineering, Construction, and Maintenance. Three of the four Divisions are managed by a Deputy Director of Engineering, with the fourth managed by a Deputy Director of Maintenance and Operations (M&O) with a ten percent difference in the salary range for the two positions. Through a recent market analysis of comparator agencies and a re-evaluation of the position responsibilities, the salary range for the Deputy Director of M&O position was determined to be inequitable.

Reason for Recommendation
The Divisions managed by the Deputy Director of Engineering classification have between twenty and twenty-two professional and technical staff, overseeing the planning, design and construction of multi-million dollar road construction projects. In contrast, the Deputy Director of M&O is responsible for a Division of over 100 employees, is responsible for the maintenance of over 1,070 mil...

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