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Clarke County Public Schools, VA: Pay and Classification Study

Evergreen Solutions was retained by Clarke County Public Schools (Division) to conduct a pay and classification study that provided internal equity and yet allow the division to be competitive in the marketplace in attracting and retaining qualified employees. Evergreen’s consultants assisted the division in reviewing and updating (if necessary) existing job descriptions and specifications to uniformly reflect distinguishing characteristics, essential job functions, minimum qualifications, working conditions, license requirements, regulatory requirements, standby/call out responsibilities, etc. for all classifications; obtained market data and made recommendations on updating the division’s classification plan to reflect the current market; reviewed current classification grade methodology, and proposed recommended strategies for the division; identify management, supervisory, professional, technical, and general employees, including Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Affordance Care Act (ACA) status (exempt/non-exempt); assisted in reviewing the division’s current salary administration guidelines and make recommendations on implementing strategies that will pay employees for additional duties, education, and qualifications, and ensure that the compensation plan remains competitive in future years; and recommended appropriate salary range for each existing or proposed position based on the classification plan, the compensation survey results, experience, and internal relationships and equity.