The Purpose of Reviewing a Position's Allocation

The purpose of a position review is to ensure the position's designated job classification accurately reflects the duties performed by the incumbent.

A position's allocation is based on the majority of work assigned to a position and performed by the incumbent.

Factors not considered:

  • Volume of work
  • Comparisons to other employees
  • Employee's expertise and training (unless legal requirement)
  • Performance
  • Ability to perform higher-level work