Pender County requests proposals for a Classification and Compensation Study and Benefits Survey. Proposals are due Thursday, July 30th at 2:00 pm EST. See complete RFP for all requirements.
As of June 16, 2020, Pender County Government had a total of 535 employees, (421 full-time and 114 regular part-time employees) under approximately 263 job classifications. The County has one salary schedule consisting of 28 pay grades, each containing 20 steps within the grade. A copy of the current salary schedule is included as Attachment A. Attachment B is the Pay & Classification Plan and Attachment C is relevant policies related to the County’s classification plan, pay plan.
A thorough classification and compensation study and analysis of the County and those organizations that draw on a shared labor market will indicate the County’s current position and its ability now and in the future to recruit and retain talented employees to provide quality services to Pender County. It is expected that the study will determine what actions should be taken, if any, to avoid loss of qualified staff and difficulties in recruiting new employees for County employment, while competitively compensating current employees. In addition, it is expected that the study will recommend adjustments to the County’s current pay plan and salary structure, incluRFP Salary Study 2020
ding variable/incentive pay options, to allow appropriate compensation, to account for individual employee’s service/special achievements, or to rectify compression/equity issues and a total compensation comparison.