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File #: 17-0198    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/15/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/28/2017 Final action: 2/28/2017
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 037-2017 revising the salary for the position of Director of Human Resources, reducing the maximum salary from $173,971.20 to $164,570, effective upon the appointment of a permanent Director of Human Resources. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution 2-28-17, 2. Executed Resolution 037-2017
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 037-2017 revising the salary for the position of Director of Human Resources, reducing the maximum salary from $173,971.20 to $164,570, effective upon the appointment of a permanent Director of Human Resources.

FUNDING: General Fund.
Body
DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board adopt Resolution 037-2017 revising the salary for the position of Director of Human Resources, reducing the maximum salary from $173,971.20 to $164,570, effective upon the appointment of a permanent Director of Human Resources.
DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On July 30, 2013, the Board approved a recommendation from the Chief Administrative Officer to increase the maximum salary of the Director of Human Resources from $125,300 to $157,809.60. Due to negotiated cost of living and salary increases, the maximum salary has increased to the current amount $173,971.20.
In the July 30, 2013 staff report, the Chief Administrative Office stated “….this salary increase was necessary due to the historically high turnover rate and the two recent failed recruitments for the position of Director of Human Resources.” Although there is a long history of turnover in this position, the Interim Director of Human Resources and her staff are unable to locate any documentation of two failed recruitments prior to the hiring of the last permanent Director of Human Resources in September 2013, and to their recollection the most recent prior recruitment for a Director of Human Resources was conducted around 2009. In addition, the Interim Director of Human Resources is unable to locate any salary comparisons that were used to determine the July 2013 recommended salary amount totaling $157,809.60.
Based on salary comparisons provided by Koff and Associates, the current maximum salary for the Director of Human Resources is 2.6% less than the comparable position in Placer Cou...

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