BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:
RESOLVED, that the proposed specifications for the new civil service classification of safety and training officer, which were approved by the civil service board on April 4, 2006, and which are filed with the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________, are approved; that said classification shall be subject to the city’s collective bargaining unit with its supervisory unit employees; and that pay range for said classification shall be ranges 1100-1110. The proper city officials are authorized to execute and implement an agreement with the union to provide for employing one or more unit members consistent with this resolution.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This classification was created as part of a restructuring of the human resources division. The focus of this position will be to develop, administer and monitor safety and training programs within the city. On-the-job safety is a crucial component in lowering medical expenses incurred by the city, and the addition of this position should allow the city to focus on meeting its safety goals. The pay range negotiated for the classification is Range 1100 to 1110, $4,891 to $6,237 per month.