Rate of pay

Human resources is responsible for developing salary offers and in this regard, studies pay rates from both an internal and external equity perspective. The rate of pay for a new classified or unclassified civil service employee with no equivalent and relevant level of experience and education in excess of the classification’s minimum requirements will be the entry rate of the pay grade to which the job classification is assigned.

The rate of pay for new employees, whose experience and education can be verified, may be placed in the range according to their experience, education, and other criteria consistent with procedures set forth for salary calculation methodology within the classification and compensation system.

The appointing authority may recommend, and the urban county council may approve, a rate of pay above the recommended rate when it is found to be difficult to recruit qualified persons at the recommended rate of pay or in recognition of the experience or exceptional qualifications of a candidate.

The compensation for unclassified civil service positions that are not assigned a pay grade shall be as provided by ordinance or budget.

Reference:
Code of Ordinances, Sec. 21-26. – Entrance rates.
Code of Ordinances, Sec. 22-23. – Entrance rates.

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