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File #: 1418-2018    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 5/15/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 6/19/2018 Final action: 6/19/2018
Title: Classification Specifications and Salary Ranges for the Fleet Shop
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. EX A - Senior Equipment Mechanic draft, 3. EX B - Fleet Shop Supervisor Description
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Jennifer Brizel, Human Resources Director

Prepared By: Jennifer Brizel, Human Resources Director

Classification Specifications and Salary Ranges for the Fleet Shop


Adopt a resolution amending the City Classification Plan by adopting the new classification specification and salary range for Senior Equipment Mechanic, and revising the classification specification and salary range for Fleet Shop Supervisor.

The Public Works Department requested the Human Resources Department conduct a study of the Equipment Mechanic classification series to determine appropriate classification levels according to the scope of duties and various levels of responsibility.

The Public Works Department has identified a need for using industry standard certifications to elevate the incumbents' skill set, keeping them up to date on vehicle knowledge, equipment knowledge, and changing automotive and diagnostic technologies, that will be contributing to improved quality and safety as well as greater efficiencies. Using industry standard certifications supports the "Automotive Service Excellence (ACE) Blue Seal of Excellence" program which requires at least 75% of technicians performing diagnosis and repairs to be ASE certified. The City of Napa earned its certification in 2013. In addition, these industry standard certifications would include the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) mechanics certification that covers skills necessary to provide service to the critical fire apparatus fleet.

The Public Works Fleet Shop currently utilizes the following Equipment Mechanic classifications: Equipment Service Worker, Equipment Mechanic and Fleet Shop Supervisor. It is reasonable to have an entry level classification to hire someone with more limited experience that could grow into a journey-level role. However, the existing incumbents occupy the Equipment ...

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