In many cases, the Human Resource (HR) Consultant writes the position review decision for the HR Manager’s approval and signature.
A quality position review write-up:
If a request to reallocate a position is granted, the review letter will likely be shorter than if the request is denied. The employee’s letter will include:
If a request to reallocate a position is denied, or you determine a different class than what was requested, key points for the decision letter include:
Additional Tips and Considerations
· For represented employees the Classification article in the applicable CBA should be consulted.
· Sample position review decisions:
Ensure the manager/supervisor understands the impact of a reallocation.
· For rule questions, contact SHR rules staff at Rules@ofm.wa.gov.
Position Allocation Guidance Steps
Step 3: Understand Allocating Criteria
Step 5: Conduct Desk Audit
Step 6: Determine Appropriate Allocation