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File #: 18-0482    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/16/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/3/2018 Final action: 4/3/2018
Title: Health and Human Services Agency and Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 054-2018 to the re-titling of re-title the County classification of Eligibility Systems Specialist to System Support Analyst in order to maintain uniformity with Merit System Services classification structure. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Eligibility Systems Specialist Retitle Resolution 4-3-18, 2. Executed Resolution 054-2018
Title
Health and Human Services Agency and Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 054-2018 to the re-titling of re-title the County classification of Eligibility Systems Specialist to System Support Analyst in order to maintain uniformity with Merit System Services classification structure.

FUNDING: N/A
Body
DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Health and Human Services Agency and Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 054-2018 to the re-titling of re-title the County classification of Eligibility Systems Specialist to System Support Analyst in order to maintain uniformity with Merit System Services classification structure.


DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Pursuant to California Government Code Sections 19800 - 19810, the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that counties receiving federal funds for programs within their social services and child support services departments adhere to the federal merit principles. CalHR has contracted with CPS HR Consulting (herein after referred to as Merit System Services or MSS) to provide recruitment and selection as well as classification services that meet the federal mandates.

Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) utilizes Merit System Services (MSS) classifications for social services programs and County classifications for non-social services programs that are identical in the scope and complexity of the responsibilities and tasks performed, and the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. These classifications typically have the same or similar title and the same rate of pay.

When the System Support Analyst class specification was originally adopted by the County, it was titled “Eligibility Systems Specialist”, although the MSS title was System Support Anlayst. In researching the reasoning to adopt an alternative title, it was found that the ...

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