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Alameda County, CA,

Salary Ordinance

Article 1


1-1.1 -Where a biweekly schedule of rates is shown, those are the rates of compensation for that classification, subject to the provisions of Article 4 of this Ordinance.

1-1.2 -Where the schedule of rates or rate is preceded by a prefix, the compensation relating to each such prefix shall be as follows:


D Flat rate per day.
H Flat rate per hour.
S Flat rate per session or meeting.


This is not the official Alameda County Salary Ordinance adopted by the Board of Supervisors, but a compilation which contains approved staffing levels in each Agency/Department in effect on July 1, 2006, current rates of pay, special performance and assignment compensation, salary administration criteria, and other provisions.

Article 1 of the Alameda County Salary Ordinance is hereby amended by adding Section 1-1.3 that reads as follows:

1-1.3 -Each and every employment agreement between the Board of Supervisors and a Board appointed department head that has been or will be executed by the President of the Board of Supervisors is hereby incorporated by this reference into the Salary Ordinance once the signature of the employee and the President have both been affixed, provided the appointment of the department head by the Board of Supervisors has been or is announced at an open and public meeting of the Board of Supervisors.  (BOS approved 2/11/14)


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1-2.1 -When any of the following letters appear after a Job Code, it denotes that the special condition indicated by such letter shall apply to persons occupying positions in the classification designated by that Job Code and capital letter or letters, notwithstanding any other provisions of this Ordinance:

N Services-as-needed employment. Employees in classifications so designated or with intermittent or (SAN) in the class title, are compensated at the hourly or daily rate shown unless they were employed by Alameda County in that classification and were compensated at the fourth or fifth step of the former salary range prior to July 1, 1973, in which case they are compensated at the biweekly rates shown.
P Designates positions which are funded as part of limited tenure projects.
SE Positions in class are designated - Senior Executive Management.
EM Positions in class are designated - Executive Management.
SM Positions in class are designated - Supervisory Management.
PA Positions in class are designated - Professional Administrator.
CA Positions in class are designated - Confidential Administrator.
MA Positions in class are designated - Mixed Administrator (Appropriate).
M Positions in class are designated - Mixed Administrator (Inappropriate).

1-2.2 -Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and exceptions as hereinafter set forth, the compensation of persons employed by the County in the classifications listed is hereby fixed as set forth.

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