Evergreen Solutions was retained by Sedgwick County to conduct classification and compensation study for approximately 2,766 employees. Employees participated in focus groups, interviews, and job analysis to determine the best classifications for the work performed. Classifications were reviewed, as needed, and FLSA determinations were be made. Evergreen consultants reviewed pay policies and practices and pay ranges in the public and private sector was analyzed to determine the appropriate pay levels for all included jobs.
Recommendations were provided to improve the fairness and equity within the County and a plan was provided to address maintenance of implemented changes to the County’s classification and compensation system. In addition, Evergreen provided County staff with the necessary training and materials so that an understanding of the methodology and how to implement, administer, and maintain the recommended total classification and compensation system will be accomplished.