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File #: 20-0889    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/1/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 136-2020 to amend the Authorized Personnel Allocation, adding one Development Technician I/II position to the Environmental Management Department. FUNDING: Non-General Fund / Environmental Health Permit Fees and County Service Area No. 10 Assessments.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Resolution Routing Sheet, 2. B - Resolution Authorizing Addition of 1.0 FTE Development Technician I/II, 3. Executed Resolution 136-2020
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Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 136-2020 to amend the Authorized Personnel Allocation, adding one Development Technician I/II position to the Environmental Management Department.

FUNDING: Non-General Fund / Environmental Health Permit Fees and County Service Area No. 10 Assessments.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
During the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 Budget preparation, the Environmental Management Department (Environmental Management) submitted a request to perform a classification study of a filled 1.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) Development Aide I/ll. The intent was to reclassify the position to a Development Technician I/II.

Upon review of the request the Human Resources Department (Human Resources) confirmed that a reclassification was not appropriate because the point-in-time analysis did not support a reclassification to the higher Development Technician position. While studying this position, it was discovered there is a growing workload for the Development Technicians and their supervisors, resulting in an increasing volume of work, increased overtime usage, and supervisors assuming a portion of duties from the group in an attempt to meet performance goals. Even with these measures in place, there are assigned tasks that are delayed because staff is not available to meet deadlines. Due to the increased workload and a reclassification not being appropriate, Human Resources recommended that Environmental Management request the Board’s approval to add 1.0 FTE Development Technician I/II to meet workload demands that are expected to continue for the foreseeable future.

During the review of Environmental Management’s proposed FY 2020-21 Budget, the Chief Administrative Office confirmed that sufficient funding is available to accommodate this request; however, notified Environmental Management that this would need to be a request to the Board outside of the FY 2020-21 Budget ...

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