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

Evergreen is retained by the Oconee County to conduct a Classification, Compensation, and Time Use Study. Evergreen will perform the following services: provide 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; review all current job classifications, confirm, and recommend changes to hierarchical order of jobs using proposed evaluation system; recommend revision of policies and procedures related to compensation; establish appropriate benchmarking standards and conduct salary surveys as needed for similar positions with comparable municipalities as required; identify potential pay compression issues and provide potential solutions; analyze and recommend changes to the present compensation structure to meet market analysis. This recommendation may include recommendations for individual positions as well; evaluate how employees allocate their time during working hours and identify where time maybe wasted or where productivity can be enhanced; provide recommendations for guidelines, vehicles and tools for classification and compensation structure. The consultant will design guidelines for progression within job classifications; outline transition strategy and develop strategies for maintaining internal equity and market competitiveness over time; and assist the County in assessing financial impacts to achieve market parity and potential inequities.