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File #: 21-0683    Version: 1
Type: Informational Items
In control: Civil Service/Equal Employment Commission Concurrent
Final action:
Title: NOTIFICATION OF ACTION TAKEN BY THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES TO AMEND THE CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE FIGHTER TRAINEE
Attachments: 1. Class Spec - Redline - Fire Fighter Trainee, 2. Class Spec - Final - Fire Fighter Trainee

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NOTIFICATION OF ACTION TAKEN BY THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES TO AMEND THE CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE FIGHTER TRAINEE

 

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RECOMMENDATION

 

This item is informational only. No action is required.

 

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Summary

 

This report is to inform the Civil Service Commission of action taken by the Director of Human Resources to amend the classification specification for Fire Fighter Trainee. Per Rule IV, section 5(b) of the Civil Service Rules and Regulations for Miscellaneous Employees, the Director of Human Resources shall approve all new or amended class specifications and file with the Secretary of the Commission.

 

DISCUSSION

 

Background

 

The changes to this class specification are a result of a request by the Fire Department. The classification specification for Fire Fighter Trainee was last updated on April 5, 2007.

 

Present Situation

 

Changes to the Fire Fighter Trainee specification include updating the class characteristics, minimum qualifications, and adding the abilities and physical/mental requirements. The approved classification specification was signed by the Director of Human Resources on September 22, 2021 and is included in this report.

 

The draft class specification was provided to the Stockton Firefighters’ Local 456 for review and concurrence on September 22, 2021. Human Resources received confirmation that the union had no objections regarding the proposed changes. 

 

 

AUTHORITY

 

Rule IV, section 4 of the Civil Service Rules and Regulations for Miscellaneous Employees provides the Director of Human Resources the authority, on behalf of the Civil Service Commission, to maintain and approve class specifications making up the Classification Plan.