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File #: 1976-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 7/19/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Title: Budget Staffing Plan for the Parks and Recreation Services Department
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Jennifer Brizel, Human Resources Director

Prepared By: Jennifer Brizel, Human Resources Director

Budget Staffing Plan for the Parks and Recreation Services Department


Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the Budget Staffing Plan for the Parks and Recreation Services Department to add one Senior Office Assistant position, and delete one Office Assistant II position, and approve a FY 2019/20 budget adjustment between the General Services and the Parks and Recreation Services Departments.

The Human Resources Department received a request from the Parks & Recreation Services Department to review the classification, workload and scope of responsibilities of the Office Assistant II position. Human Resources staff reviewed the position classification questionnaire and conducted a desk audit of the employee as well as interviewed the department management to better understand how the classification is currently being utilized.

Classification is based upon the objective elements of a position and does not consider the person assigned to a job. The skills and performance of incumbents are not considered when classifying positions. Rather, factors such as the scope and level of the duties and responsibilities, required expertise, supervisory/leadership responsibility, nature of internal/external contacts as well as the relationship of the position to other positions and decision making autonomy are assessed.

Additionally, the study by Human Resources includes a review of the delineation of responsibilities between classifications. Although, some of the duties performed may fall outside of the scope identified in the "Typical Tasks" sections of the class descriptions, "Distinguishing Characteristics" are assessed to determine level of responsibilities as well as the preponderance of the work to determine the most a...

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