Salary Ordinance

Article 3 – Notes Applicable To Positions and Classifications Listed in Article 2 Preceding:

Sections 3-1 to 3-12

SECTION 3-1. AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT

3-1.1 – (BOS approved deletion 2/4/20)

SECTION 3-2. ASSESSOR DEPARTMENT

3-2.1 – The person occupying the position under Job Code 0025EM shall receive biweekly compensation as follows: $6,744.00 effective January 1, 2007; and effective January 1, 2008, January 1, 2009, and January 1, 2010, respectively, the salary for the position shall be increased by the average increase for Senior Executive Managers on or about the same date, provided that the amount of said increase shall be no less than 3 percent and no more than 9 percent. Effective in calendar year 2007 and in each subsequent calendar year, the incumbent shall also be entitled to the maximum amount allowed by Internal Revenue Code 457, including “overage catch up” provisions; to be contributed to the County’s Deferred Compensation Plan. The incumbent will also receive 9.6 percent of base salary in addition to other compensation provided in this ordinance.

3-2.2 – (BOS approved deletion 9/24/19)

3-2.3 – (BOS approved deletion 7/23/19).

3-2.4 – (BOS approved deletion 7/23/19)

3-2.5 – The person occupying the position job code 0025EM (ASSESSOR) shall receive biweekly compensation as follows: $9,756.00 effective January 1, 2023; and on or after January 1, 2024, and on or about January 1, 2025, and on or about January 1, 2026, the salary shall be increased by the same general cost of living percentage increase received by the majority of the County of Alameda Board- appointed department heads, during the 12 months immediately preceding the date of each increase, said percentages to be calculated by the County Administrator and Human Resource Services Director.

Effective January 1, 2013, the incumbent’s contribution towards health premiums, deductible amounts and/or co-pays shall be consistent with those of the unrepresented executive management for each year of the plan years 2023 through 2026.

Effective January 1, 2023, the flexible spending plan shall be consistent with the plan of the unrepresented executive management for each of the plan years 2023 through 2026. (BOS approved 11/21/17) (BOS approved 11/2/21)

3-2.6 – Persons employed under Job Code 0323SM may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the salary range for said classification as determined by the Assessor (BOS approved 6/29/21)

SECTION 3-3. AUDITOR-CONTROLLER AGENCY

3-3.1 – The person occupying the position under Job Code 0032EM shall receive biweekly compensation as follows: $6,507.20 effective January 1, 2007; and effective January 1, 2008, January 1, 2009, and January 1, 2010, respectively, the salary for the position shall be increased by the average increase for Senior Executive Managers on or about the same date, provided that the amount of said increase shall be no less than 3 percent and no more than 9 percent. Effective in calendar year 2007 and in each subsequent calendar year, the incumbent shall also be entitled to the maximum amount allowed by Internal Revenue Code 457, including “overage catch up” provisions; to be contributed to the County’s Deferred Compensation Plan. The incumbent will also receive 9.6 percent of base salary in addition to other compensation provided in this ordinance.

3-3.2 – Not to exceed one (1) employee in Job Code 0150SM or 0151SM (effective December 12, 2021) assigned to provide oversight and manage central Payroll, shall receive an additional five percent (5%) compensation of the base pay. (BOS approved 12/7/21)

3-3.3 – The person occupying a position under Job Code 0145 who audits and evaluates computerized accounting information systems on a county-wide basis shall receive biweekly compensation at the same rate as Job Code 0146SM.

3-3.4 – (BOS approved deletion 7/23/19)

3-3.5 – Persons employed under Job Code 0146SM may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries for that classification, as determined by the Department Head, and approved by the Director of Human Resource Services.

3-3.6 – Effective April 6, 2008, not to exceed one person per unit occupying a position under Job Codes 1528 and 1529 shall receive an additional five percent compensation above their base salary when assigned lead responsibilities for other Auditor Associate I, II and/or III positions in the Alameda County Auditor-Controller Agency. (BOS approved 6/17/08)

3-3.8 – Effective April 6, 2008, persons under Job Codes 1527, 1528 and 1529 (Auditor Associate I, II and III) within the Central Payroll Unit shall receive an additional compensation of five percent higher than the equivalent step of Job Code 1125 (Payroll Records Clerk) if their compensation is not already at or above five percent higher when assigned specialized and independent work related to processing Countywide payroll and ensuring that the payroll from each department is correct within the specified payroll processing time. (BOS approved 7/22/08)

3-3.9 – (BOS approved deletion 7/23/19)

3-3.10  Effective January 1, 2014, the person occupying the position under Job Code 0032EM when designated by the Board of Supervisors to serve as the Recorder shall be compensated an additional 25 percent of the base salary for Job Code 0032EM, and in addition when designated by the Board of Supervisors to serve as the County Clerk shall be compensated an additional 10 percent of the base salary for Job Code 0032EM. (BOS approved 12/8/09)

3-3.11 – Effective September 29, 2013, persons employed under Job Code 2090PA, may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries shown for that classification, as determined by the Auditor-Controller. (BOS approved 9/24/13)

3-3.12 – (BOS approved deletion 7/23/19)

3-3.13 – The person occupying the position job code 0032 (AUDITOR-CONTROLLER) shall receive biweekly compensation as follows: $9,413.60 effective January 1, 2023; and on or about  January 1, 2024, and on or about January 1, 2025, and on or about January 1, 2026, the salary shall be increased by the same general cost of living percentage increase received by the majority of the County of Alameda Board-appointed department heads, during the 12 months immediately preceding the date of each increase, said percentages to be calculated by the County Administrator and Human Resource Services Director.

Effective January 1, 2023, the incumbent’s contribution towards health premiums, deductible amounts and/or co-pays shall be consistent with those of the unrepresented executive management for each year of the plan years 2023 through 2026.

Effective January 1, 2023, the flexible spending plan shall be consistent with the plan of the unrepresented executive management for each of the plan years 2023 through 2026. (BOS approved 11/21/17) (BOS approved 11/2/21)

SECTION 3-4. LOCAL AGENCY FORMATION COMMISSION

3-4.1 – Commission members and alternates shall be paid a per diem of $100 while they are in attendance at meetings of the Commission. (BOS approved 11/25/14)

SECTION 3-6. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR DEPARTMENT

3-6.1 – Positions under Job Code 0600MA are established in order to permit interchange and flexibility among management classes in accordance with policies and procedures developed and administered by the County Administrator and the Director of Human Resource Services. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Ordinance, appointments to positions in this class shall either specify one of the step rates of compensation shown, or specify a relationship to the compensation for a position in which the incumbent has tenure. Any adjustment in compensation must be approved by the appointing authority, the County Administrator and Director of Human Resource Services, except for an increase resulting from the annual salary adjustment for the class which requires only the appointing authority’s approval. Persons so appointed to those positions from regular County classes will maintain benefits which accrue to their regular County class and will not receive any other or any additional benefits by virtue of appointment to this class.

3-6.2 – The person occupying the position under Job Code 1227MA when assigned as Secretary to the County Administrator, shall receive an additional 7 percent compensation.

3-6.3 – One position of 1220M (Secretary II) assigned as Assistant/Secretary to the Oakland/ Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority Commission shall receive an additional 10 percent compensation.

3-6.4 – Effective January 1, 1997, the person employed under Job Code number 0035EM, in addition to other compensation provided herein, shall be entitled to the sum of $7500 each calendar year to be contributed to the Deferred Compensation Program. If the Deferred Compensation Program becomes unavailable to this person, he/she shall have the option of cash or any other benefit, in lieu thereof.

3-6.5 – Not to exceed one position of 0245PA assigned in writing by the County Administrator to be the Finance Analyst, shall receive up to 10 percent additional compensation.

3-6.6 – Effective March 21, 1999, one position of 1220M (Secretary II) or 1227 (Administrative Secretary) when assigned overall office procedures management for the County Administrator’s Office, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-6.7 – Persons employed under Job Codes 0224PA, 0240PA, 0243PA, 0245PA, 0250PA, 0251PA, 0252PA, 0253PA, 0254PA, 0255SM, 0259PA, 0270PA, 0271SM, 0469SM, 0470PA, 0475SM, 0478SM, 0486PA, 0487PA, 0488PA, 0489PA, 0490PA, 0491PA, 0492SM, 0493PA,1008SM, 0258SM, and 1229CA may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries shown for those classes as determined by the Department Head. It is further provided that the salaries shall not be subject to the 5-step salary plan nor to general adjustments prescribed for other County employees. In order for an incumbent to receive a salary in excess of 22% above the first step, but not to exceed five percent (5%) below the top step the incumbent must meet criteria 1 or 2, and 3.

  1. Regularly and individually handle complex assignments requiring skill, expertise, sensitivity, and judgment beyond that normally required for the journey level position.
  2. Have lead responsibility over a group of positions in the same job class.
  3. Achieve an above-average performance rating.

The top five percent (5%) of the respective salary range for each class is reserved for employees who are assigned, on a continuing basis, the most difficult and/or sensitive projects, those having administrative/managerial responsibilities not normally part of their ongoing assignment, and/or performance evaluations deemed by the Department Head to be extraordinary. (BOS approved11/7/17) (BOS approved 10/26/21)

3-6.8 – Not to exceed one person under Job Code 0255SM assigned in writing by the County Administrator to be the Clerk, Board of Supervisors, shall receive up to 10 percent additional compensation.

3-6.9 – Effective March 7, 2021, not to exceed one (1) employee in either Job Codes 0245PA or 0255SM when authorized by the County Administrator to be assigned as the County-wide Budget Coordinator shall receive up to 10% additional compensation of the base pay. (BOS approved 3/23/21)

3-6.10 – Not to exceed one person under Job Code 0245PA assigned in writing by the County Administrator to serve as the Executive Officer for the Local Agency Formation Commission shall receive up to 10 percent additional compensation.

3-6.11 – The person employed under Job Codes 0260EM and 5142PA may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the salary range shown for that classification as determined by the Department Head. It is further provided that the salary shall not be subject to the Five Step Plan nor to the general adjustments prescribed for other County employees. (BOS approved amendment 7/28/20)

3-6.12 – The person employed under Job Code 0035SE may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the salary range for this classification as determined by the Board of Supervisors. (BOS approved 3/14/06)

3-6.13 – Effective December 26, 2010, not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 0270PA, who is assigned to act as the Deputy Director of the East Bay Economic Development Alliance, shall receive up to ten percent compensation. (BOS approved 12/7/10)

3-6.14 – The persons employed under Job Code 0257EM may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the salary range shown for that classification as determined by the Department Head. It is further provided that the salary shall not be subject to the Five Step Plan nor to the general adjustments prescribed for other County employees. (BOS approved 5/5/15)

3-6.15 – Effective August 2, 2015, not to exceed one position under Job Code 0219PA, when assigned to supervise and coordinate the work of some support staff position and /or equivalent positions in the County Administrator’s Office, shall receive an additional 5% percent compensation. (BOS approved 7/28/15)

3-6.16 – Effective July 31, 2016, not to exceed one position under Job Code 1137CA, when assigned to lead other Administrative Associate, CAO positions in the Assessment Appeals Unit and assisting with the coordination of the Statement of Economic Interest Form 700 process, shall receive an additional 10% compensation. (BOS approved 8/2/16)

3-6.17 – Effective September 6, 2020, not to exceed one (1) employee in Job Code 5142SM shall receive an additional five percent (5%) compensation of the base salary upon establishing and maintaining proof of certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties. (BOS approved 11/24/20)

SECTION 3-8. COUNTY COUNSEL DEPARTMENT

3-8.1 – Persons employed under Job Codes 3220PA, 3230PA, 3240SM, 3245SM and 3250EM may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries shown for that classification, as determined by the Department Head. However, effective December 27, 1998 the top 6.8 percent of the respective range for each of these classes shall be reserved only for those persons assigned, on a regular basis, the most complex and difficult cases, and those having managerial/administrative responsibilities, or who have outstanding performance evaluations based on criteria established by the Department Head. It is further provided that the salaries shall not be subject to the Five Step Plan nor to general adjustments for other County employees.

3-8.2 – One person occupying a position under Job Code 1240 shall be compensated an additional 5 percent when formally assigned by the County Counsel to lead responsibilities over persons occupying positions in clerical classes. (BOS approved 6/25/02)

3-8.3 – The salary level, within the range of salaries shown, for the incumbent of 3260SE (County Counsel) shall be determined by the Board of Supervisors. It is further provided that the salary shall not be subject to the Five Step Plan nor to general adjustments prescribed for other County employees.

3-8.4 – The person employed under Job Code 0246SM may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries shown for that classification as determined by the Department Head.

3-8.5 – Effective July 25, 2021, not to exceed one (1) employee in Job Code 3240SM, when designated by the appointing authority, and assigned, in addition to their regular assignment, to perform California State Bar education accreditation compliance and organization, coordination of training for new attorneys, and oversight of the mentoring program for the Summer and Graduate Law Clerks, shall receive an additional five percent (5%) compensation of the base pay. (BOS approved 7/13/21)

SECTION 3-9. DISTRICT ATTORNEY DEPARTMENT

3-9.1 – Persons employed under Job Codes 0045EM, 3300PA, 3390PA, and 3400PA may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries shown for that classification as determined by the Department Head. However, effective December 27, 1998 the top 6.8 percent of the respective range for each of the classes shall be reserved only for those persons assigned, on a regular basis, the most complex and difficult cases and those having managerial/administrative responsibilities, or who have outstanding performance evaluations based on criteria established by the Department Head. It is further provided that the salaries shall not be subject to the Five Step Plan nor to general adjustments prescribed for other County employees.

3-9.2 – The person occupying the position under Job Code 0047EM shall receive biweekly compensation as follows: $8,930.40 effective January 1, 2007; and effective January 1, 2008, January 1, 2009, and January 1, 2010, respectively, the salary for the position shall be increased by the average increase for Senior Executive Managers on or about the same date, provided that the amount of said increase shall be no less than 3 percent and no more than 9 percent. Effective in calendar year 2007 and in each subsequent calendar year, the incumbent shall also be entitled to the maximum amount allowed by Internal Revenue Code 457, including “overage catch up” provisions; to be contributed to the County’s Deferred Compensation Plan. The incumbent will also receive 9.6 percent of base salary in addition to other compensation provided in this ordinance.

3-9.3 – Any person occupying a position under Job Codes 8533CA, 8535CA, 8536SM, 8540SM, 8543SM, 8545SM, or 8575SM, and effective April 26, 2015 Job Code 8544SM, designated as a peace officer as defined in Section 830.1 of the Penal Code, when certified as having met the criteria for eligibility established by the Board of Supervisors for the District Attorney’s Training Incentive Program, shall for one year, effective on the first day of the calendar month following the certification of completion, be compensated an additional 7 percent which shall be renewable for a like period of time upon completion of 30 hours or 3 units of Department Head-approved seminars or courses prior to such renewal. (BOS approved addition of one classification 9/29/15)

3-9.4 – Persons employed Job Codes 8533CA, 8535CA, 9213PA, or 9215PA may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries for each class as determined by the Department Head. (BOS approved 5/24/16 Job Code 8518PA effective 6/5/16)

3-9.5 –(BOS approved deletion 7/23/19)

3-9.10 – (BOS approved deletion 7/23/19)

3-9.11 – Effective December 21, 2014, not to exceed six positions under Job Code 3300PA, when assigned to perform the function of a Team Leader over other Deputy District Attorneys in the District Attorney’s Office shall receive up to an additional 2.5% compensation. (BOS approved 12/16/14)

3-9.12 – The person occupying the position job code 0047 (DISTRICT ATTORNEY) shall receive biweekly compensation as follows: $14,248.80 effective January 1, 2023; and on or about January 1, 2024, and on or about January 1, 2025, and on or about January 1, 2026, the salary shall be increased by the same percentage increase received by the County of Alameda Board-appointed department heads during the 12 months immediately preceding the date of each increase, said percentages to be calculated by the County Administrator and Human Resource Services Director.

Effective January 1, 2023, the incumbent’s contribution towards health premiums, deductible amounts and/or co-pays shall be consistent with those of the unrepresented executive management for each year of the plan years 2023 through 2026.

Effective January 1, 2023, the flexible spending plan shall be consistent with the plan of the unrepresented executive management for each of the plan years 2023 through 2026. (BOS approved 11/21/17) (BOS approved 11/2/21)

SECTION 3-11. GENERAL SERVICES AGENCY

3-11.1 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 1710, Supply Clerk II, or Job Code 9320, Truck Driver, when assigned on a full-time basis to work as lead for the Manager, Property and Salvage, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-11.2 – Not to exceed two persons occupying positions under Job Code 9240, one assigned to North County Facilities, and one assigned to South County Facilities when designated and working as lead over a group of employees in the same Job Code number, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-11.3 – Not to exceed a total of eleven persons assigned to the Specialist Group under Job Codes 7410 and 7410N shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation. (BOS approved 6/25/02, amended 3/27/12 eleven persons)

3-11.4 – (BOS approved deletion 2/26/19)

3-11.5 – The person employed under Job Code 1735SM and the person employed under Job Code 0330SM may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries shown for those classifications, as determined by the Agency Head.

3-11.6 – Persons employed under Job Codes 0175SM, 0179SM (effective 4/6/08), 0181PA (effective 4/1/08), 0183SM (effective 4/5/09), 0184SM (effective 3/7/10), 0194EM, 0195EM, 9285PA, 9289SM or 1260 may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries for those classifications, as determined by the Agency Head. (BOS approved 0179SM and 0181PA 3/25/08) (BOS approved 0183SM 3/31/09) (BOS approved 0184SM 2/9/10)

3-11.7 – The person occupying a position under Job Code 0190EM who acts as the Purchasing Agent shall not be entitled to receive additional compensation therefor.

3-11.8 – (BOS approved deletion 2/26/19)

3-11.9 – Persons occupying positions under Job Codes 0176PA, 0178SM, 0185SM, 0193EM, 0196EM, 0236SM, 0421SM, 0451SM, 2218SM, 2219SM, 7425SM, 9445SM, 9689M, 9690SM, 9691PA, 9692SM, 9693PA, 9695MA, 9698PA, 9699SM, or 9702SM may be compensated at any biweekly amount in the salary range for that class as determined by the Director, General Services Agency.(BOS approved amendment 6/9/20) (BOS approved amendment 8/4/20) (BOS approved amendment 11/17/20)

3-11.10 – Not to exceed eight persons occupying positions under Job Codes 9670 Stationary Engineer, 9260 Plumber, 9230 Electrician and 9232, Automatic Guided Vehicle Technician, when assigned on a full time basis to assist a Supervisor, Building and Plant Maintenance (Job Code 9680SM), or when assigned lead responsibility in a remote location, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation. (BOS approved 3/27/12 the addition of job code 9232)

3-11.11- Not to exceed two (2) persons occupying positions under Job Code 9680SM (Supervisor, Buildings and Plant Maintenance), who have 24/7 building maintenance responsibilities for the Santa Rita Jail facility shall receive an additional ten percent (10%) compensation.  (BOS approved 7/23/19)

3-11.12 – (BOS approved deletion effective 9/20/11)

3-11.13 – Not to exceed three persons occupying positions under Job Code 9220, two assigned to North County facilities and one assigned to South County facilities, when designated and working as lead over a group of employees in the same Job Code number, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-11.14 – (BOS approved deletion 11/8/16)

3-11.15 – (BOS approved deletion 2/26/19)

3-11.16 – (BOS approved deletion 2/26/19)

3-11.17 – The salary level, within the range of salaries shown, for the incumbent of Job Code 0190SE (Director, General Services Agency) shall be determined by the County Administrator. It is further provided that the salary shall not be subject to the Five Step Plan nor to general adjustments prescribed for other County employees.

3-11.18 – (BOS approved deletion 6/18/19)

3-11.19 – Not to exceed one person per vehicle service center (Hayward, Oakland and Santa Rita), occupying a position under Job Code 9420 when assigned “lead” responsibilities over one or more employees, shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 7/24/07) (BOS approved amendment 11/25/14)

3-11.20 – Effective October 5, 2008, not to exceed two persons occupying positions under Job Code 7210, one assigned to the San Leandro Garden Center and one assigned to the Santa Rita Garden Center, when assigned lead responsibility shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 10/21/08)

3-11.21 – Effective March 8, 2009, not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 9695, when assigned, in addition to the regular assignment, responsibility for County-wide space allocation analyses and recommendations and for providing project management for new projects submitted to General Services Agency from project initiation through project funding authorization, requiring multi-disciplinary expertise coordination and reviewing the work of multiple departments within GSA, such as the Technical Service Department, Real Property Management, Building Maintenance Department and the Communications Department, shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 3/3/09)

3-11.22 – (BOS approved deletion 2/26/19)

3-11.23 – Effective February 16, 2014, not to exceed three employees in Job Code 0173NM, Procurement & Contracts Specialist II, when assigned “lead” over a Unit of other Procurement & Contracts Specialist, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation. (BOS approved 2/11/14)

3-11.24 – Effective April 9, 2017, one person occupying a position under Job Code 0185SM when assigned to oversee the Office of Acquisition Policy (OAP) shall receive an additional five (5) percent compensation. (BOS approved 3/28/17)

3-11.25 – (BOS approved deletion12/19/17 effective 12/14/19)

3-11.26 – (BOS approved deletion 3/12/19 effective January 25, 2020.)

3-11.27 – (BOS approved 6/19/18) (BOS approved 6/2/20) (BOS approved amendment 12/15/20) (BOS approved deletion 12/15/20 effective 6/26/21).

3-11.28 – (BOS approved deletion 10/20/20 effective 12/26/20)

SECTION 3-12. HEALTH CARE SERVICES AGENCY

3-12.7 – (BOS approved deletion 9/24/19)

3-12.8 – Persons occupying positions under Job Codes 5137 and 5139 employed prior to November 1, 1986 or under Job Code 5137N and 5139N, employed prior to May 1, 1988, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation upon established proof of eligibility for certification from the appropriate American Specialty Board. Any person employed under Job Codes 5137 and 5139 on or after November 1, 1986 or any person employed under Job Code 5137N and 5139N on or after May 1, 1988 shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation upon establishing proof of eligibility for certification from the appropriate American Specialty Board and must be certified by the appropriate American Specialty Board within 3 years of establishing eligibility for certification to continue to receive the additional 5 percent compensation.

In addition to the compensation provided in this note above, effective June 29, 1997, employees occupying positions under Job Codes 5137, 5137N, 5139 and 5139N, who are Board-certified in child psychiatry, and who are regularly assigned to perform a full range of psychiatric-care related duties in a Children’s Services Unit in the Behavioral Health Care Services Department, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation, upon established proof of eligibility for certification from the appropriate American Specialty Board. (BOS approved 6/25/02)

Effective January 1, 2012, employees occupying positions under Job Codes 5137 and 5139 or under Job Codes 5137N and 5139N, who are hired on or after January 1, 2012, shall receive an additional five percent compensation above the employee’s base salary upon establishing proof of certification from the appropriate American Specialty Board. Continuously maintaining such certification is required to remain eligible for this additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 3/13/12)

3-12.12 – Employees occupying positions under Job Codes 5743N, 6491, 6491N, and 6492 shall be compensated an additional ten percent (10%) when licensed and assigned to administer medications.  (BOS approved amendment 6/9/20)

3-12.19 – Persons occupying positions under the following Job Codes may be compensated at any biweekly amount within the range of salaries shown for that classification, as determined by the Director of Health Care Services: 0225EM (effective 11/14/10, BOS approved 11/2/10); 0302PA (effective 3/7/10, BOS approved 2/9/10); 0310PA, 0313SM, 0401SM Director of Interagency Children’s Policy Council (effective 3/15/15, BOS approved 3/10/15); 1500SM (effective 6/6/16, BOS approved 5/24/16); 5021NM (effective 6/28/20, BOS approved 6/23/20); 5044EM, 5045EM (effective 5/26/13,BOS approved 5/21/13); 5046SM (effective 6/14/20, BOS approved 6/9/20); 5047SM, 5049PA (BOS approved 3/11/08); 5055SM (effective 6/17/16, BOS approved 7/12/16); 5056EM (BOS approved 12/19/17); 5061SM, 5062SM (effective 7/2/17, BOS approved 6/27/17): 5063SM, 5064SM (effective 1/12/20; BOS approved 1/14/20); 5065SM, 5067SM, 5069SM (effective 4/13/14, BOS approved 4/8/14), 5071PA; 5074SM (effective 1/24/21; BOS approved 1/12/21); 5075SM (effective 2/3/13, BOS approved 1/29/13); 5077SM, 5079SM, 5080SM, 5086SM (effective 1/25/09, BOS approved 1/27/09); 5088PA, 5091SM (BOS approved 12/19/17); 5095PA (effective 12/21/14, BOS approved 12/16/14); 5096SM (effective 09/20/09, BOS approved 9/15/09); 5098SM (effective 3/21/10, BOS approved 3/1610); 5390PA (effective 7/29/18, BOS approved 7/24/18); 5391PA (effective 10/3/10, BOS approved 9/28/10); 5643PA (effective 9/23/07); 5681EM (effective 11/1/20); 5693SM (effective 2/1/15, BOS approved 1/27/15); 5760SM (effective 2/14/16, BOS approved 2/2/16); 5777PA, 5778SM (effective 7/28/19, BOS approved 7/23/19); 5782SM (effective 3/26/17, BOS approved 3/21/17); 5789SM (effective 9/24/17, BOS approved 9/12/17); 5791SM (effective 9/23/07); 5801SM (effective 11/15/09, BOS approved 11/10/09); 6141PA, 6186SM, 6494SM, 6645SM, 6516SM, 6517SM (effective 4/4/10, BOS approved 3/30/10); 6518PA (effective 11/14/10, BOS approved 11/2/10); 6647SM (effective 1/25/09, BOS approved 1/27/09); 6780SM (effective 7/28/19, BOS approved 7/23/19); 6910PA (effective 7/28/19,BOS approved 12/19/17); (BOS approved amendment 2/4/20) (BOS approved amendment 10/20/20); (BOS approved amendment 1/12/21)

3-12.21 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 1498SM when assigned to manage the Substitute Payee Program shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-12.23 – Persons employed under Job Codes 5383 and 5383N, when qualified and assigned to perform a full range of primary care related duties in a general medical setting (as opposed to a specialty clinic setting) shall receive an additional 5.4 percent compensation.

3-12.24 – Salary increases of more than 22 percent above the first step for positions under Job Code 0212SM require the approval of the Human Resource Services Department and the Agency Director or his/her designee. Salary increases resulting from the annual salary adjustment require only the approval of the Agency Director or his/her designee.

3-12.25 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 6640P, assigned to the Pre-Vocational Program shall be compensated an additional 5 percent.

3-12.26 – (BOS approved deletion 5/8/18)

3-12.32 – Persons employed under items #5301N and 5305 shall be compensated an additional $8.00 per shift, in addition to such other compensation as may be provided, when assigned as a Charge Nurse for four hours or more per shift, not to exceed one person per work unit or clinic.

3-12.37 – Persons employed under Job Codes 5135, 5137, 5383, or 5887 may be compensated at any step in the salary range for that classification as determined by the Agency Director and the Director of Human Resource Services.

3-12.38 – Not to exceed one person under Job Code 0305M in the Alcohol and Drug Department when assigned department-wide responsibility for coordination, review, and submission of all grants shall be compensated an additional 7 � percent.

3-12.42 – The provisions of paragraph 1 of Section 4-1 of this ordinance do not apply to employees in Job Codes 5300, 5301N, 5305, 5315, 5337, 5383, and 5383N. Movement through the salary ranges for these classes shall be as set forth herein. After an employee completes the equivalent of 26 full-time biweekly pay periods of service in the same classification, at the first, second, third, or fourth steps, s/he shall advance to the next step. After an employee completes the equivalent of 104 full-time biweekly pay periods of service in the same classification at the fifth step, s/he shall advance to the next step. After an employee completes the equivalent of 52 full-time biweekly pay periods of service in the same classification at the sixth step, s/he shall advance to the next step.

Effective December 14, 2008, employees will advance to the eighth step after one year of continuous service at the seventh step.

3-12.43 – Persons employed under Job Codes 0424SM and 5068SM may be compensated at any step in the salary range as determined by the Department Head and approved by the Director of Human Resource Services.

3-12.44 – (BOS approved deletion 10/29/19)

3-12.48 – One person occupying a position under Job Code 1495 when assigned the additional responsibilities of providing formal on-the-job training and performing manual quality assurance audits to agency or departmental employees, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation. Persons providing formal on-the-job training only to those employees supervised as part of their regular assignment are not eligible for this additional compensation.

3-12.49 – Persons employed under Job Codes 5383 or 5383N, when assigned to act as a lead over a unit of at least two other Mid-Level Practitioners, Clinical Nurses or Licensed Vocational Nurses shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-12.51 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 6495 or 6495P when assigned lead responsibilities in the Substance Abuse Services unit shall receive 5 percent additional compensation.

3-12.52 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 1138SM, when providing training in the Information Systems Division of Health Care Services Agency, Mental Health Services, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation. Persons providing formal training only to those employees supervised as part of their regular assignment are not eligible for this additional compensation.

3-12.53 – One person occupying a position under Job Code 5620SM when assigned as the Communicable Disease Division Director shall receive an additional 10 percent compensation.

3-12.55 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 6316, requiring a “Forensic Specialty” approved by the Civil Service Commission, when assigned to regularly serve as the “expert witness” in the Department of Mental Health Services court proceedings shall receive an additional 10 percent compensation.

3-12.56 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 5305, when assigned to serve as the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Program Coordinator for Alameda County, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-12.57 – (BOS approved deletion 4/19/16 effective 5/8/16)

3-12.58 – Not to exceed nine persons under Job Codes 6492, 6497, 6510 and 6640, when assigned in writing by the department head to provide direction, prioritize, coordinate, and assign the work of other Mental Health Specialists, Marriage, Family and Child Counselors, Psychiatric Social Workers, Clinical Nurses and Rehabilitation Counselors in a service team within the Behavioral Health Care Services Department, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-12.61 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 6510 or Job Code 6497 (Job Code 6497 effective February 24, 2008) when assigned to serve as the Residential Care Level 13/14 Placement Coordinator shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation.

3-12.62 – Not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 6316 when assigned lead responsibilities in the Guidance Clinic shall receive and additional 5 percent compensation.

3-12.63 – Not to exceed one person in the Tuberculosis Field Nursing and TB Control in the Public Health Department occupying a position under Job Code 5391PA shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation when assigned to serve as the Tuberculosis Controller and to manage the Tuberculosis Program.

3-12.65 – Persons employed under Job Codes 5139 and 5139N shall receive an additional five percent compensation when designated in writing and assigned lead responsibility over a group of employees in the same Job Code number.

3-12.67 – Effective September 10, 2006, one position (position 310413) under Job Code 1142 (Administrative Assistant) shall receive an additional five percent compensation for specialized work to comply with the State mandated Performance Outcomes Program requiring technical skills related to database management and project management.

3-12.68 – Effective September 10, 2006, one position (position 310858) under Job Code 1142 (Administrative Assistant) shall receive an additional five percent compensation for specialized and independent work related to the Contracting and Monitoring section, and assisting with operational studies.

3-12.69 -Effective July 10, 2022, not to exceed ten (10) employees  in Job Codes 5139NM and/or 5139N who perform the full range of criminal justice mental health services and psychiatric care duties in the Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services shall receive an additional 25% compensation of base pay. The compensation authorized by this footnote will  be subject to a review by the Director of Human Resource Services on or before July 8, 2024 .(BOS approved 12/13/06) (BOS approved 7/22/08). (BOS approved 3/13/12 new eff. dates) (BOS approved 3/24/15) (BOS approved 9/15/15) (BOS approved 1/12/16) (BOS approved 3/8/16) (BOS approved 7/24/18) (BOS approved amendment 12/4/18) (BOS approved 7/19/22)

3-12.70 – Effective December 31, 2006, the salary level within the range of salaries shown, for the incumbent of Job Code 5050SE (Director of Health Care Services) shall be determined by the Board of Supervisors. It is further provided that the salary shall not be subject to the five step plan nor to general adjustments prescribed for other County employees.

3-12.71 – Effective September 23, 2007, not to exceed one employee occupying a position under Job Code 5143 when assigned by the Director, Health Care Services Agency to serve in the dual role of both the Director of Public Health and County Health Officer, shall be compensated an additional four percent.

3-12.72 – Not to exceed one employee occupying a position in Job Code 0229 when assigned lead responsibilities over a comparable job code when working on the preparation of the annual Health Care Services Agency budget and other special projects assigned by the Director, shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 6/17/08)

3-12.73 – (BOS approved deletion 2/7/17 effective 2/12/17)

3-12.74 – Effective October 4, 2009, not to exceed one employee occupying a position under Job Code 5143SM when assigned by the Director, Health Care Services Agency, to serve as the role of the County Health Officer, shall be compensated an additional five percent. (BOS approved 9/22/09)

3-12.75 – Effective October 4, 2009, not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 1462 when assigned lead responsibilities over the other Health Care Claims Examiner I and/or II positions in the Claims Processing Center, shall receive an additional five percent (BOS approved 9/22/09)

3-12.76 – Effective January 24, 2010, one position under Job Code 1315M, Accounting Technician, when assigned the supervision of Job Code 1497, Patient Services Technician II in the Health Care Services Agency, shall be compensated 5% above the Patient Services Technician II. (BOS approved 1/12/10)

3-12.77 – Effective September 19, 2010, not to exceed one person occupying the position under Job Code 6415, when assigned “lead” responsibilities over one or more employees in the Alameda County Asthma Start program, shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 9/14/10)

3-12.78 – Effective May 29, 2011, not to exceed one person occupying the position under Job Code 0217MA, when assigned “lead” responsibilities over one or more employees in the same job code in the Finance Unit, with the Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Department, shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 5/24/11)

3-12.79 – Effective February 10, 2008, not to exceed one person occupying a position under Job Code 1120, when directed by the Agency/Department Head or his/her designee to perform duties of videotaping and photographing training, conferences and other events, operating video editing and lighting equipment, producing multiple copies of videos for training purposes, downloading digital images from camera to computer, and other related videography and photography duties, for four or more hours per pay period, shall receive, for that pay period, an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 9/20/11)

3-12.80 – Effective February 19, 2012, not to exceed one position under Job Code 5785SM, when assigned highly technical and specialized administrative and programming responsibilities over the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency, Public Health Department’s Geographic Information System, shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 2/7/12)

3-12.81 – Effective July 8, 2012, not to exceed one position under Job Code 6645SM, when assigned leadership, direction and oversight responsibilities for the Ashland Youth Center in the Health Care Services Agency, shall receive an additional five percent compensation. (BOS approved 6/26/12)

3-12.82 – (BOS approved deletion 3/12/19)

3-12.83 – Effective December 6, 2015, not to exceed one position in Job Code 1460NM, when assigned lead functions over equivalent positions of Medical Records Technicians, in the Public Health Departments California Children’s Service (CCS) Program, shall be compensated an additional five percent of base pay (BOS approved 12/1/15).

3-12.84 – (BOS approved deletion 7/23/19)

3-12.85 – Effective September 24, 2017, not to exceed one person under Job Code 6706NM, when assigned the additional responsibility of providing formal substance abuse training and consultation to Health Care Services Agency and CBO staff, shall be compensated an additional five percent. (BOS approved 9/12/17)

3-12.86 -(BOS approved11/7/17 and 8/7/18 effective 11/14/20)

3-12.87 – Effective two pay periods following adoption of the 2017-2022 ACMEA General Government and Confidential MOU, by the Board of Supervisors, employees occupying positions under Job Codes 5141 and 5143 shall receive an additional five percent compensation above the employee’s base salary upon establishing proof of certification from the appropriate American Specialty Board. Continuously maintaining such certification is required to remain eligible for this additional five percent compensation.

In addition to the compensation provided in this note above, effective two pay periods following adoption of the 2017-2022 ACMEA General Government and Confidential MOU by the Board of Supervisors, employees occupying positions under Job Codes 5141 and 5143, who are Board-certified in child psychiatry, and who are regularly assigned to supervise Physician IIs and IIIs performing a full range of psychiatric-care related duties in a Children’s Services Unit in the Behavioral Health Care Services Department, shall receive an additional 5 percent compensation, upon established proof of eligibility for certification from the appropriate American Specialty Board. (BOS approved 2/6/18)

3-12.88 – Effective July 29, 2018, not to exceed one (1) employee in Job Code 0315SM, when assigned, in addition to the regular assignment, clinical and oversight responsibilities over public health emergency response functions in the Public Health System Preparedness and Response Unit, shall be compensated an additional five percent (5%) compensation. This footnote will sunset on October 1, 2022 and shall be deleted from the Salary Ordinance upon the sunset date. (BOS approved 7/24/18) (BOS approved 10/20/20)

3-12.89 – Effective February 24, 2020, not to exceed three (3) employees in Job Code #5305NM (Registered Nurse II) in the Division of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention – Immunization Unit, when formally assigned as the primary trainer to other professional-level health care nursing staff, shall be compensated an additional five percent (5%) of the base pay. Such additional compensation shall only apply to the hours the employee(s) are assigned to conduct training at the discretion of the Public Health Director, and/or their designee. (BOS approved 4/21/20)

3-12.90 Effective December 27, 2020, employees in Job Codes 6505NM, 6510NM, 6496NM, 6497NM, 6638NM, and 6640NM, assigned to work at Santa Rita Jail (“SRJ”), are required to participate in pre-planned use of force (“PPUF”) incidents with Alameda County Sheriff’s Office sworn staff, to include the facilitation of crisis intervention, de-escalation and therapeutic needs of a client, shall be compensated an additional 15% of the base pay.

Employees in Job Codes 6505NM, 6510NM, 6496NM, 6497NM, 6638NM, and 6640NM who are not regularly assigned to work at SRJ, but work overtime shifts at SRJ, are required to participate in PPUF incidents shall be compensated an additional 15% of the base pay when working such shifts. (BOS approved 12/15/20) (BOS approved amendment 1/12/21)

3-12.91– Effective December 27, 2020, employees in Job Codes #6490NM, #6491NM and #6492NM, assigned to work at Santa Rita Jail (“SRJ”), are required to accompany licensed or licensed-eligible clinicians to participate in pre-planned use of force (“PPUF”) incidents with Alameda County Sheriff’s Office sworn staff to include crisis intervention, de-escalation and therapeutic needs of a client, shall be compensated an additional 15% of the base pay.

Employees in Job Codes 6490NM, 6491NM and 6492NM who are not regularly assigned to work at SRJ, but work overtime shifts at SRJ, are required to participate in PPUF incidents, shall be compensated an additional 15% of the base pay when working such shifts. (BOS approved 12/15/20) (BOS approved amendment 1/12/21) (BOS approved amendment 6/29/21)

3-12.92 – Effective December 27, 2020, employees in Job Codes #6527SM and #6525SM, assigned to work at Santa Rita Jail, are required to participate in and have supervisory oversight of the clinician’s role in pre-planned use of force incidents with Alameda County Sheriff’s Office sworn staff, to include crisis intervention, de-escalation and therapeutic needs of a client, shall be compensated an additional 15% of the base pay. (BOS approved amendment 1/12/21)

3-12.93 – Effective January 23, 2022, persons newly hired or newly promoted into Job Codes 6490NM, 6491NM, 6492NM, 6638NM, 6640NM, 6505NM, 6510NM, 6525SM, 6527SM and 5065SM assigned to Santa Rita Jail, shall receive a hiring incentive to be paid in specified increments over a three (3) year period as follows:

Mental Health Specialist I (JC #6490NM)/Mental Health Specialist II (JC #6491NM)/Mental Health Specialist III (JC #6492NM)/Rehabilitation Counselor I (JC #6638NM/Rehabilitation Counselor II (JC #6640NM) – $8,000

  • $1,500 after completion of 6-months (13-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $2,000 after completion of 1-year (26-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $2,000 after completion of 2-years (52-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $2,500 after completion of 3-years (78-pay periods) of employment following hire date

Behavioral Health Clinician I (JC #6505NM) – $10,000

  • $1,500 after completion of 6-months (13-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $2,000 after completion of 1-year (26-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $3,000 after completion of 2-years (52-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $3,500 after completion of 3-years (78-pay periods) of employment following hire date

Behavioral Health Clinician II (JC #6510NM) – $12,000

  • $2,000 after completion of 6-months (13-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $2,500 after completion of 1-year (26-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $3,000 after completion of 2-years (52-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $4,500 after completion of 3-years (78-pay periods) of employment following hire date

Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor (JC #6525SM) – $14,000

  • $2,500 after completion of 6-months (13-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $3,000 after completion of 1-year (26-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $4,000 after completion of 2-years (52-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $4,500 after completion of 3-years (78-pay periods) of employment following hire date

Behavioral Health Clinical Manager (JC #6527SM) – $15,500

  • $3,000 after completion of 6-months (13-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $3,500 after completion of 1-year (26-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $4,000 after completion of 2-years (52-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $5,000 after completion of 3-years (78-pay periods) of employment following hire date

Assistant Director, Forensic, Diversion & Re-Entry System of Care (JC# 5065SM) – $17,000

  • $3,000 after completion of 6-months (13-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $4,000 after completion of 1-year (26-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $4,500 after completion of 2-years (52-pay periods) of employment following hire date
  • $5,500 after completion of 3-years (78-pay periods) of employment following hire date

This provision shall sunset effective June 30, 2023 and shall be deleted from the Salary Ordinance upon the sunset date. (BOS approved 3/8/22)

3-12.94 – Effective January 23, 2022, not to exceed one (1) employee occupying a position under Job Code 5143SM who oversees critical operations for psychiatric care in the Criminal Justice Mental Health Services at the Santa Rita Jail shall receive an additional twenty-five percent (25%) compensation of the base pay.This footnote shall sunset effective December 31, 2025 and shall be deleted from the Salary Ordinance upon the sunset date.(BOS approved 3/8/22)

3-12.95 – Effective June 12, 2022, not to exceed one (1) employee in Job Code 0305PA in the Health Care Services Agency, Alameda County Behavioral Health, Vocational Services Division, when assigned lead responsibilities for providing oversight, guidance, training, coaching and interpreting program policies to staff within the respective assigned program, shall receive an additional five percent (5%) compensation of the base pay. This footnote shall be reviewed on or before December 25, 2023.  (BOS approved 6/7/22)

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