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File #: 16-1008    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/15/2016 In control: Human Resources
On agenda: 10/4/2016 Final action: 10/4/2016
Title: Adoption of Resolution Authorizing Salary Grade Adjustment to Registered Veterinary Technician from Salary Grade S28B to Salary Grade S29D
Sponsors: Human Resources
Attachments: 1. Resolution 16-125

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Human Resources
MEETING DATE: October 4, 2016


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Heidi Dunham
PHONE:
234-6600


ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
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Adoption of Resolution Authorizing Salary Grade Adjustment to Registered Veterinary Technician from Salary Grade S28B to Salary Grade S29D
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Adopt Resolution authorizing the salary grade adjustment to the classification of Registered Veterinary Technician from Salary Grade S28B to Salary Grade S29D; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On June 21, 2016, the Board of Supervisors adopted the Master Position Allocation Table for FY 2016 - 2017 Budget, Resolution No. 16-071.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Human Resources Department is charged, as part of the overall maintenance of the classification and compensation plan, to evaluate current classifications, create new classifications (including appropriate salary levels), reclassify positions, examine requests for salary grade adjustments, analyze allocations, and make recommendations for additions, modifications, and corrections.

Human Resources has reviewed the classification of Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with respect to the salary grade. Based on an analysis of the compensable factors of RVT and other classifications in the same and nearby salary grades, RVT is found to be assigned to a lower salary grade when compared with classifications with similar responsibilities, scope of duties, and certification requirements, such as Licensed Vocational Nurse and Nurse Case Assistant. Incumbents work under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian providing routine paramedical health care treatment to animals, assisting the veterinarian performing surgery, and rendering emergency care as directed by the veterinarian. There is no series associated with RVT, it is a single-class position; incumbents mu...

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