The School District of Lee County, FL: Compensation Structure and Framework

Evergreen Solutions is again retained by the School District of Lee County to provide a Compensation Structure and Framework. The project will determine if the salary schedules of all employee groups are competitive with other school systems and the market in general, identify any existing classification problems, recommend necessary changes to correct identified problems, recommend options for implementation of a plan to correct existing problems, and provide tools to allow the District to conduct periodic reviews of market data beyond the initial comprehensive study.

Oconee County, SC: Classification, Compensation, and Time Use Study

Evergreen was retained by the Oconee County to conduct a Classification, Compensation, and Time Use Study. Evergreen performed the following services: provided for a comprehensive evaluation of every job within the County to determine relative worth within the organization for internal equity and for the establishment of pay ranges and progressions within the ranges; reviewed all current job classifications, confirmed, and recommended changes to hierarchical order of jobs using proposed evaluation system; recommended revision of policies and procedures related to compensation; established appropriate benchmarking standards and conducted salary surveys as needed for similar positions with comparable municipalities as required; identified potential pay compression issues and provided potential solutions; analyzed and recommended changes to the present compensation structure to meet market analysis. This recommendation included recommendations for individual positions as well; evaluated how employees allocate their time during working hours and identified where time maybe wasted or where productivity can be enhanced; provided recommendations for guidelines, vehicles and tools for classification and compensation structure. Evergreen designed guidelines for progression within job classifications; outlined transition strategy and developed strategies for maintaining internal equity and market competitiveness over time; and assisted the County in assessing financial impacts to achieve market parity and potential inequities.

Irving Independent School District, TX: Organizational Review Consulting Services

Evergreen Solutions was retained by the Irving Independent School District to provide Organizational Review Consulting Services.  Evergreen conducted a full evaluation of the district’s organizational and staffing structure by department/ and/or campus and provided recommendations regarding effective staffing levels and practices by using peer comparison/benchmark data.  After evaluating the District’s staffing structure, Evergreen provided a comprehensive summary of findings, recommendations, and proposed new staffing model and informed the District of the areas needing improvement in order to improve staff effectiveness and organizational efficiencies.