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Announcement of 2022 Personnel Commissioner Vacancy

Applications Being Accepted for “Commission Appointee” Position

SCOE News

The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) is seeking applications for an appointment to a seat on the SCOE Personnel Commission. Commissioner Rebecca Taylor, who has served on the Personnel Commission since 2019, is not seeking reappointment.

The Personnel Commission consists of three members—one appointed by the Sacramento County Board of Education, one appointed by the classified collective bargaining employee unit, and a third selected by the other two Commissioners. The vacancy is for the “Commission Appointee” position.

The Commission will review all applications and make the final appointment, which will be effective December 1, 2022. Commission appointments are for a three-year term.

Qualifications

To qualify for appointment to the Sacramento County Office of Education Personnel Commission, an applicant must:

  • be a registered voter and resident within SCOE’s territorial jurisdiction, and
  • support the concepts of employment, the continuance of employment, in-service promotional opportunities, and other related matters on the basis of merit and fitness.

Responsibilities

Personnel Commissioners have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure that classified employees receive fair and equitable treatment
  • Represent the public’s interest by providing a personnel system dedicated to the hiring and retaining of the best-qualified employees
  • Work in cooperation with the County Superintendent’s administrators in the quest for competent employees and good personnel administration

Profile

The three-member Personnel Commission is the public body responsible for the administration of SCOE’s Merit System, a civil service system for classified employees meant to foster the advancement of their career service. To execute these responsibilities, California Education Code requires Personnel Commissioners to classify positions; hear appeals of disciplinary and dismissal matters, and protests involving examinations, selection, and appointment procedures; and prescribe rules related to a variety of personnel practices.

The Commission typically meets monthly in the evening. Commissioners are paid $50 per meeting and are eligible to receive fringe benefits (health, dental, vision, etc.).