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James City County, VA: Classification and Compensation Study

Evergreen Solutions was retained by James City County to conduct a Classification and Compensation Study. Evergreen evaluated market competitiveness and the compensation structure, as well as internal equity and classification accuracy applicable to all County employees. This study included a review of current compensation practices and the development of a compensation philosophy, defining the appropriate labor market to which James City County should be compared, evaluated the FLSA status of each position, made salary recommendations for various jobs based on market data collected, completed an assessment of total compensation, and the provision of recommendations to assist with implementation. Employees were given the opportunity to attend orientation sessions, employee focus groups and participate in the Job Assessment Tool process for classification valuation as a component of these analyses.