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File #: 18-0904    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/25/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve the following: 1) Revised department-specific class specification for the Environmental Management Department: Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor (Title change from: Supervising Environmental Health Specialist); 2) Revised department-specific class specification for the Public Defender’s Office: Assistant Public Defender; and 3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to Resolution 128-2018 to approve the bargaining unit change and new salary range for the Assistant Public Defender classification. FUNDING: General Fund, Public Safety Sales Tax Revenue, Public Safety Realignment.
Attachments: 1. A1 - Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor CLEAN 6-26-18, 2. A1 - Revised Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor CLEAN 6-26-18, 3. A2 - Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor REDLINE 6-26-18, 4. A2 - Revised Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor REDLINE 6-26-18, 5. B1 - Assistant Public Defender CLEAN 6-26-18, 6. B2 - Assistant Public Defender REDLINE 6-26-18, 7. C - Final Resolution Class Study Implementation 6-26-18, 8. D - Approved Blue Route 6-26-18, 9. Executed Resolution 128-2018
Related files: 18-1340, 18-0931
Title
Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve the following:
1) Revised department-specific class specification for the Environmental Management Department: Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor (Title change from: Supervising Environmental Health Specialist);
2) Revised department-specific class specification for the Public Defender’s Office: Assistant Public Defender; and
3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to Resolution 128-2018 to approve the bargaining unit change and new salary range for the Assistant Public Defender classification.

FUNDING: General Fund, Public Safety Sales Tax Revenue, Public Safety Realignment.
Body
DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve the following:
1) Revised department-specific class specification for the Environmental Management Department: Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor (Title change from: Supervising Environmental Health Specialist).
2) Revised department-specific class specification for the Public Defender’s Office: Assistant Public Defender.
3) Adopt and authorize the Chair to Resolution 128-2018 to approve the bargaining unit change and new salary range for the Assistant Public Defender classification.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In June 2016, the County engaged Koff and Associates (K&A) for the provision of professional services to design, conduct, and assist in recommending an implementation approach of a classification (Phase I) and compensation (Phase II) study for all County positions. The overall goals of the classification and compensation study included: developing a competitive and fiscally responsible pay and benefit structure that is based upon market data and meets the needs of the County with regards to recruitment and retention of qualified staff; ensuring employees be recognized for the level and scope of work performed, and that they are paid on a fair and competitive basis, and ensuring class specifications reflect current programs...

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