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Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum D: SECTION 7 COMPENSATION

7.2 Wage Schedule Placement

Employees shall be hired at Step 1 of the base in the pay range for the classification for which they are hired. Except for employees hired as Custodial Trainee I’s at Range 2, employees shall be advanced one step in the pay range effective with the start of the pay period in which the six (6) months is completed and shall be advanced one step annually thereafter until they reach the maximum step of their classification pay range.

Employees hired as a Custodial Trainee at Range 2 shall remain at Step 1 of Range 2 for six (6) months (or, if his/her probation is extended, until the successful completion of his/her probation). After the successful completion of probation, the Custodial Trainee shall advance to Step 1 of Range 5 as a Custodial Trainee and shall remain at this position for six (6) months. After six (6) months as a Custodial Trainee (start of thirteenth (13th) month of employment), the employee shall advance to Step 3 of Range 7. Employees shall be advanced one step annually thereafter until they reach Step 5 of their classification pay range. Trainees may be responsible for securing a District facility, provided however, that the Trainee has received the proper training in securing the facility.

Employees who are promoted shall be advanced to the new grade at the same step as in the previous grade. Employees shall be advanced one step in the pay range effective with the start of the pay period in which the six (6) months is completed and shall be advanced one step annually thereafter until they reach the maximum step of their classification pay range.

Employees who transfer laterally to another position or job title in the same wage range shall receive wage increment increases as though no transfer had been made.

Employees who are demoted because of reorganization or for other reasons beyond their control shall retain their present wage. If their present wage is above Step 5 for the position to which they are demoted, they shall not be eligible to participate in annual or negotiated adjustments until their red circled wage falls within the established range for the position. Employees who bid on a posted job shall not be entitled to red circle consideration.

Custodial Worker I’s who are permanently assigned (i.e. not substituting) and work alone during the second shift in two-custodial position schools shall be compensated at the range 8 pay grade level.