I. Extra-help

Usage:

  • Temporary absence of a regular employee
  • Short-term variation in workload
  • Short-term special project/assignment/pilot program
  • Temporary filling of a vacant position

Eligible Classifications:

Classifications represented by AFSCME and SEIU, other than seasonal/periodic and relief.

Compensation:

Hourly wage, at the same rate of pay as regular employees who are in the same classification

Health Benefits:

Eligible under the criteria listed in Section 19 Health Insurance

Hours Limitations:

Cannot work more than 1,040 hours in a fiscal year, unless an exemption is filed by the department and approved by the County Manager’s Office

II. Seasonal/Periodic

Usage:

Operational need for increased staffing is on a predictable seasonal or periodic basis

Eligible Classifications:

  • Seasonal –Park Aide and Pest Detection Specialist
  • Periodic – Election Technician

Compensation:

Hourly wage. For all but the Park Aide classification, the wage is at the same rate of pay as regular employees who are in the same classification

Health Benefits:

Eligible under the criteria listed in Section 19, Health Insurance

Hours Limitations:

Cannot work more than 1,040 hours in a fiscal year, unless an exemption is filed by the department and approved by the County Manager’s Office

III. Relief

Usage:

Where there is an ongoing need, based on health/safety requirements in certain 24/7 County operations, for an ongoing relief pool of skilled professionals who work on a per diem basis.

Eligible Classifications:

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist I/II Communications Dispatcher I/II Electrograph Technician I/II Imaging Specialist
  • Laboratory Assistant I/II
  • Licensed Psychiatric Technician Licensed Vocational Nurse Medical Records Coder I/II Medical Records Technician I/II Operating Room Technician Pharmacist
  • Radiologic Technologist I/II/III Residential Counselor I/II
  • Respiratory Therapist I/II/III Shelter Care Counselor I/II

Compensation:

The hourly wage for relief classifications is 5% above the rate for regular employees in the same classification.

Health Benefits:

Relief employees are not covered by Section 17, Hospitalization and Medical Care.

Hours Limitations:

Relief employees are not limited to working 1,040 hours per fiscal year.

IV. Limited Term

Usage:

Circumstances listed in Section 30 (Limited Term Employees) of this MOU.

Eligible Classifications:

Classifications represented by AFSCME and SEIU.

Compensation:

Eligible for the same base rate of pay as regular employees in the same classification.

Eligible for holiday, vacation and sick leave at the same rate as regular employees with the same tenure.

Eligible for continuing education and rest periods as regular employees in the same classification.

Eligible for monetary payment or by compensatory time off for overtime based upon the applicable Work Groups as regular employees.

Eligible for County contributions to a 401(a) plan in accordance with Section 30 (Limited Term Employees) this MOU.

Health Benefits:

Eligible for health benefits and coverage as provided to regular employees in the same classification.

Hours Limitations:

As defined by the County, not to exceed three (3) years.