ITEM:

ACTION ITEM

 

19.

CONSIDER ADDING THE POSITION OF PUBLIC OUTREACH COORDINATOR/ PUBLIC OUTREACH SPECIALIST TO THE DISTRICTíS ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

 

Meeting Date:

September 19, 2022

Budgeted:

Yes

 

From:

David J. Stoldt,

Program/

Salary & Benefits

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:

 

 

Prepared By:

Suresh Prasad

Cost Estimate:

Range 26 $89,516; Range 32 $103,811 ( + benefits/taxes)

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Finance and Administration Committee reviewed this item on September 12, 2022 and recommended approval.

CEQA Compliance:This action does not constitute a project as defined by the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15378.

 

SUMMARY:District has contracted with TMD for Public Outreach and Marketing services since 2020 to provide PR and Public Outreach services, however, the District did not renew the contract for FY 22-23.District staff would like to add the position of Public Outreach Coordinator or Public Outreach Specialist to the Districtís Organizational Chart due to the growing need for an in-house Public Outreach person.Based on level of experience and qualifications, the District would hire a Public Outreach Coordinator, a senior position, or a Public Outreach Specialist, a position that performs many of the desired functions and advances to the Coordinator with additional experience at the District.This new position will assist the District by making the Districtís mission and story known to a greater audience via social media, email lists and an increased community presence.The full job description can be found attached as Exhibit 19-A: Public Outreach Coordinator/Public Outreach Specialist- Job Description. The Public Outreach Coordinator/Public Outreach Specialist will receive immediate supervision from and reports to the General Manager.

The position would be placed at Range 26 for the Public Outreach Specialist and Range 32 for the Public Outreach Coordinator on the Districtís salary chart.This placement would be consistent in maintaining internal relationships with other MPWMD job classifications, their requirements, and level of responsibility.The salary range would be consistent in comparison with other agencies for comparable positions in the area. Range 26 monthly salary is between $6,137.05 to $7,459.63 monthly and Range 32 is between $7,117.09 to $8,650.87.

 

RECOMMENDATION: The Finance and Administration Committee recommends that the Board authorize staff to add the Public Outreach Coordinator/Public Outreach Specialist position to the Districtís current organization chart and associated salary range.

 

IMPACTS TO STAFF/RESOURCES: The FY 2022-2023 budget included fully funded position at Range 26.

 

EXHIBITS

19-A††† Public Outreach Coordinator/Specialist- Job Description

19-B†††† Proposed District Organizational Chart

 

 

 

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