City of Camarillo, CA: Comprehensive Classification and Compensation Study

Evergreen Solutions is retained by the City of Camarillo to conduct a Comprehensive Classification and Compensation Study. The study will assess the current classification schedule and pinpoint needed changes in job duties, titles, salaries, and benefits. The study will also address the internal relationships within the organization to help determine proper equity in the classification and compensation study and will also help determine whether the existing salary and compensation schedule is competitive and consistent with comparable employers. In the end, Evergreen will provide a defensible and technically sound basis for compensating employees within the City. Evergreen will also evaluate the City’s current pay for performance plan and provide alternative compensation recommendations, including Cost of Living Arrangement structures.  Up to 10 single job audits will also be conducted.

City of Rocky Mount, NC: Classification and Compensation Study

Evergreen Solutions is retained by the City of Rocky Mount to conduct a Classification and Compensation Study.  Evergreen’s consultants will conduct a comprehensive salary study of appropriate public and private sector organizations as well as non-profits and utilities to determine whether the City’s salaries, benefits and wages are competitive within the appropriate job market and will review the effectiveness of the City’s overall compensation system.  Evergreen will further review the City’s salary structure and pay plan to ensure the City can support recruitment and retention of employees more effectively and will review the accuracy of position titles and descriptions regarding unique characteristics of the position, essential job functions, minimum qualifications, working conditions, licensing requirements, on-call requirements, and supervisory requirements, etc.  Evergreen will also provide an analysis of the existing internal hierarchy and internal career ladders where appropriate and assist the city with efforts to more fully develop and clearly outline job progression opportunities and provide recognizable compensation growth. In the end, Evergreen will develop and present final recommendations and implementation plan including impact of implementing recommended adjustments to current salaries both immediately and in the future.

San Jacinto Community College, TX: Compensation Consulting Services

Evergreen Solutions is retained by San Jacinto Community College to provide Compensation Consulting Services.  Evergreen will provide consultation and advisement in the following areas: review and analysis of the College’s current pay structures in line with competitive market and best practices; review and analysis of the College’s guidelines for determining the source of informational data and methods of collecting and analyzing the data; review and analysis of the current staff and administrator salary structure for grades thirty-two (32) and below regarding market equity and applicability; review and analysis of the current staff and administrator salary structure for grades thirty-two (32) and below regarding potential realignment of individual staff positions in an effort to align with market conditions; conduct an internal equity study for staff and administrator positions; review and analysis of hierarchical job titles reflecting levels of accountability; review and analysis of the method of determining starting salaries for new employees; review and analysis of the current job classification system; and review and analysis of the College’s compensation philosophy that is linked to the College’s mission and strategic plan, accountability-based performance evaluation system, differentiated compensation, and results-based orientation.

Northwest Missouri State University: Total Compensation Study

Evergreen Solutions is retained by Northwest Missouri State University to conduct a Total Compensation Study.  Evergreen will analyze the University’s current pay and benefit practices to determine whether they are competitive for its industry and geographic location in an effort to assist the University in attracting top talent.  Evergreen will develop a philosophy for calculating compensation for additional responsibilities above the base job expectations (temporary assignments, internship supervisors, extended season payments, etc.) and report to the University.  In the end, Evergreen will provide a recommendation to either adopt an alternative compensation structure or to maintain the current structure.

Dare County, NC: Classification and Compensation Study

Evergreen Solutions is engaged with Dare County to conduct a Classification and Compensation Study. Evergreen’s consultants will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of every job to determine relative worth within the County (internal equity), placement in the organizational structure, and to establishment appropriate pay ranges. Evergreen will further establish appropriate benchmarking standards to include a comparison and analysis of salaries and benefits of like or similar jobs (external equity) of comparable local governments and private employers in various markets for which the County competes for labor supply.

City of Clarksville, TN: Compensation and Classification Consulting Services

Evergreen Solutions is engaged with the City of Clarksville to provide Compensation and Classification Consulting Services.  Evergreen will review the City’s current compensation plan, gather necessary salary data from comparable organizations within a 200-mile radius.  Evergreen will further evaluate the City’s current classification positions, gather necessary employee information using a combination of job analysis questionnaires as well as supervisor and employee interviews to determine whether individuals are appropriately classified.  Evergreen will further update job descriptions and make FLSA determinations.

McLean County, IL: Compensation Study and Analysis

Evergreen Solutions is engaged with McLean County to conduct a Compensation Study and Analysis.  Evergreen’s consultant will perform a comprehensive, valid and reliable job analysis/evaluation of each job class within the County to determine if the current pay grade levels for all classified and appointed positions are still appropriate and will conduct a comprehensive wage and benefits survey(s) for the purpose of ensuring that the County pay plans/pay structures and benefits possess external equity and labor market competitiveness.  In the end, Evergreen will develop a maintenance program to address the need for new job analysis/evaluation (including pay grade recommendation), creation of new job description(s), and the continued maintenance of the Pay Classification Plans.

Texas A & M University: Compensation Study

Evergreen Solutions is engaged with Texas A & M University – San Antonio (TAMUSA) to conduct a Compensation Study.  Evergreen’s consultants will perform the following tasks: identify positions and incumbents where salary is not competitive based on use of compensable factors and ratios; validate that entry level pay grade minimums are comparable to the current San Antonio market; develop a plan to increase salaries to a competitive level to include phase-in options; develop guidelines to maintain internal equity and continue to compensate employees at competitive rates; and assist in recommending pay grades for staff members that are currently not tied to a formal pay grade, approximately 54 staff need to be linked to an appropriate pay grade range.