Employers are responsible for allocating or reallocating each classified position to a class in the classification plan. Typically the allocation decision is made by the Human Resource (HR) Manager based on a recommendation from the HR Consultant. If you are new to HR and the allocation process, you may first want to check the Frequently Asked Questions.
Allocating positions is not always clear-cut. This guidance is intended to help HR in the allocation and position review process. The purpose of a position review is to determine which classification best describes the overall duties and responsibilities of a position. While allocations are on a case-by-case basis, this guidance provides a framework to help ensure more defensible allocations. Generally, position reviews include the following steps: