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File #: 21-0756    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/28/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: Human Resources Department and Chief Administrative Office, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness and Response Division, recommending the Board: 1) Approve and adopt the new class specification for Chief Administrative Office: Sr. Defensible Space Inspector; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 048-2021 to: a) Approve the salary range, job class number, and bargaining unit for the new classification of Sr. Defensible Space Inspector; and b) Amend the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution by adding one Sr. Defensible Space Inspector (1.0 FTE) allocation to the Chief Administrative Office and delete one (1.0 FTE) vacant Defensible Space Inspector I/II allocation from the Chief Administrative Office. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution 5-18-21, 2. B - Approved Blue Route 5-18-21, 3. C - Sr. Defensible Space Inspector FINAL, 4. Executed Resolution 048-2021
Related files: 19-0630
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Human Resources Department and Chief Administrative Office, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness and Response Division, recommending the Board:
1) Approve and adopt the new class specification for Chief Administrative Office: Sr. Defensible Space Inspector;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 048-2021 to:
a) Approve the salary range, job class number, and bargaining unit for the new classification of Sr. Defensible Space Inspector; and
b) Amend the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Authorized Personnel Allocation Resolution by adding one Sr. Defensible Space Inspector (1.0 FTE) allocation to the Chief Administrative Office and delete one (1.0 FTE) vacant Defensible Space Inspector I/II allocation from the Chief Administrative Office.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Board of Supervisors adopted the Vegetation Management and Defensible Space Ordinance on April 30, 2019 (Legistar #19-0630). Responsibility for developing and implementing a program to support and enforce the ordinance has been placed within the Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Preparedness Division of the Chief Administrative Office.

The addition of 1.0 FTE Sr. Defensible Space Inspector is recommended to coordinate vegetation management and defensible space program activities with other departments, outside agencies, and fire agencies. The position will assist and participate in the development and implementation of long and short-term planning, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the Vegetation Management program. Further, the position will serve as the primary defensible space inspector on fire agency referred parcels for defensible space enforcement and abatement.

The current classification structure of the Emergency Preparedness Division does not have an advanced journey-level classification to perform these coordination duties. Therefore, Human Resources developed the classification of Sr. Defensible Sp...

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