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Department of Management Services

Definition of Terms Used in the Schedule of Salary Ranges

Listed below are the list of terms used in the Statewide Salary Schedule for the Career Service, Selected Exempt Service and Senior Management Service Pay Plans of the State of Florida.

These designations are the only designations which can be used to process official personnel transactions, unless there has been an official amendment issued by the Department of Management Services.

Class Code

A four-digit number which must be used on all official personnel, payroll and budget documents. The number identifies the class to which a position has been assigned.

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Class Series - (Applicable for Career Service Classes only)

This is a four-digit code. The first two digits indicate the Occupational Group (a systematic grouping of classes according to basic inherent commonality of job content) to which the class is assigned. The second two digits denote the series (a group of classes which are sufficiently similar in kind of work performed to warrant similar titles, but sufficiently different in level of responsibility to warrant different levels and rates of pay) within the Occupational Group to which the class is assigned. If the second two digits are "99," the class is not assigned to a series.

OCCGRP GROUP TITLE

  • 01 Office Support
  • 02 Administrative Support
  • 03 Purchasing/Distribution/Property
  • 04 Personnel
  • 05 Retirement
  • 06 Training
  • 07 Accounting
  • 08 Auditing/Budget/Banking/Finance/Tax
  • 09 Data Processing
  • 10 Management Analysis
  • 11Planning
  • 12 Grants
  • 13 Community Affairs
  • 14 Civil Defense
  • 15 Cultural Resources
  • 16 Statistical
  • 17Economics
  • 18 Employment Security/UnemploymentComp./Workers Comp/Benefits
  • 19 Insurance
  • 20 Photography
  • 21 Media
  • 22 Marketing
  • 23 Consumer Complaints
  • 24 Education
  • 25 Library Services
  • 26 Real Estate
  • 27 Architecture
  • 28 Engineering/Public Transp/Toll Coll./Hwy. Maint
  • 29 Environmental Protection
  • 30 Scientific
  • 31 Professional Health Care
  • 32 Medical Support
  • 33 Human Services
  • 34 Food/Laundry/Personal Care
  • 35 Operational & Maintenance
  • 36 Electronic Repair
  • 37 Veterinary
  • 38 Agriculture
  • 39 Forestry/Conservation
  • 40 Legal
  • 41Corrections
  • 42 Parole & Probation
  • 43 Security
  • 44 Investigation- Non-Certified
  • 45 Law Enforcement - Non-Certified
  • 46 Law Enforcement - Certified
  • 47 Safety
  • 48 Inspections
  • 49 Driver License/Financial Resp/Vehicle Reg
  • 50 Veterans Affairs

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Class Title

The title used on all official personnel, payroll and budget documents to indicate the class to which a position has been assigned in accordance with law.

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Collective Bargaining Unit Designation

A two-digit numeric designation used to identify the collective bargaining unit to which the class has been assigned. Collective bargaining units are designated and recognized by the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC). The collective bargaining unit designations are as follows:

01 - means that the class has been assigned to the Administrative and Clerical Unit. This Unit generally includes employees whose work involves the keeping or examination of records and accounts, or general office work.

02 - means that the class has been assigned to the Operational Services Unit. This Unit generally includes laborers and artisans, as well as technicians, mechanics, operators, and service workers.

03 - means that the class has been assigned to the Human Services Unit. This Unit generally includes employees involved in human or institutional services.

04 - means that the class has been assigned to the Professional Health Care Unit. This Unit generally includes those professional employees engaged in direct health care activities. (This Unit includes supervisory personnel.)

05 - means that the class has been assigned to the Professional Unit. This Unit generally includes non-health care professional employees whose work requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment in its performance. Work is predominantly intellectual and varied in character, and whose work requires knowledge of an advanced type in a field of science or learning customarily acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction and study.

06 - means that the class has been assigned to the Law Enforcement Unit. This Unit includes all sworn law enforcement officers and supervisors of law enforcement officers.

07 - means that the class has been assigned to the Supervisory Unit and is therefore excluded from the right to bargain collectively. Generally, supervisory employees spend the majority of their time communicating with, motivating, training and evaluating employees, and planning and directing employees' work. Supervisory employees have the authority to hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward or discipline subordinate employees or to effectively recommend such actions.

08 - means that the class has been assigned to the Security Services Unit. This Unit generally includes employees whose primary duties involve the direct care, custody, and control of persons involuntarily confined in state institutions.

09 - means that the class has been designated as being either Managerial or Confidential and is excluded from the right to bargain collectively. Generally, managerial employees who are involved in collective bargaining, personnel or budget administration, and employees who act in a confidential capacity to assist or aid managerial employees, are the only employees considered to be included in this category.

10 - means that the class has been assigned to the Special Agent Unit. This Unit includes employees whose primary duties involve conducting criminal investigations of suspected law violations primarily connected with organized crime and/or providing other specialized law enforcement services, including the investigation of other law enforcement officers.

11 - means that the class has been assigned to the Fire Service Unit. This Unit includes employees whose primary duties involve fire prevention, suppression, training and instruction. (This unit includes supervisory personnel).

12 - means that the class has been assigned to the Florida Highway Patrol Unit. This Unit includes all sworn law enforcement officers and supervisors of law enforcement officers in the Florida Highway Patrol.

18 - means that the class has been excluded from the right to bargain collectively, pursuant to Chapter 447, Florida Statutes.

Classes in the Selected Exempt Service are assigned to collective bargaining units as follows:

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE PHYSICIAN'S UNIT
CBU CLASS CODE CLASS TITLE
80 5278 Physician
80 5281 Senior Physician
SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE ATTORNEY'S UNIT
CBU CLASS CODE CLASS TITLE
81 7736 Attorney
81 7738 Senior Attorney

86 - means that the class has been assigned to the Non-professional Supervisory Unit.

87 - means that the class has been assigned to the Supervisory Unit and is therefore excluded from the right to bargain collectively.

89 - Other Selected Exempt Service classes are either eligible for representation but do not conform to any of the collective bargaining unit definitions or have been excluded from the right-to-bargain collectively pursuant to Chapter 447, Florida Statutes.

99 - Senior Management Service classes are not assigned to any collective bargaining unit and, as managerial employees, are excluded from the right-to-bargain collectively pursuant to Chapter 447, Florida Statutes.

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Competitive Area Differential

A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) is a pay additive for a class based on geographical, localized recruitment, turnover or competitive pay issuess. If a CAD has been approved by the Department of Management Services, it is applied to all positions in the approved class within the approved geographical area. The amount of the CAD is shown for each affected class. Pay Region I (which includes Palm Beach, Broward, Dade and Monroe counties) is the only exception.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Designation

An official numeric designation used to indicate a category of jobs. This numeric designation is used for maintaining records on the agency's equal employment opportunity (EEO) programs and preparing Federal EEO-4 reports. The category of jobs to which each code applies is:

01 - Officials and Administrators: Occupations in which employees set broad policies, exercise overall responsibility for execution of these policies, or direct individual departments or special phases of the agency's operations, or provide specialized consultation on a regional, district or area basis. Includes: department heads, bureau chiefs, division chiefs, controllers, wardens, superintendents, sheriffs, police and fire chiefs and inspectors, examiners (bank, hearing, motor vehicle, warehouse), inspectors (construction, building, safety, rent and housing, fire, license, dairy, livestock, transportation), assessors, tax appraisers and investigators, coroners, farm managers, and kindred workers.
02 - Professionals: Occupations which require specialized and theoretical knowledge which is usually acquired through college training or through work experience and other training which provides comparable knowledge. Includes: personnel and labor relations workers, social workers, doctors, psychologists, registered nurses, economists, dieticians, lawyers, systems analysts, accountants, engineers, employment and vocational rehabilitation counselors, teachers or instructors, police and fire captains and lieutenants, librarians, management analysts, airplane pilots, and navigators, surveyors and mapping scientists, and kindred workers.
03 - Technicians: Occupations which require a combination of basic scientific or technical knowledge and manual skill which can be obtained through specialized post-secondary school education or through equivalent on-the-job training. Includes: computer programmers, drafters, survey and mapping technicians, licensed practical nurses, photographers, radio operators, technical illustrators, highway technicians, technicians (medical, dental, electronic, physical sciences), police and fire sergeants, inspectors (production or processing inspectors, testers and weighers), and kindred workers.
04 - Protective Service Workers: Occupations in which employees are entrusted with public safety, security and protection from destructive forces. Includes: police patrol officers, fire fighters, guards, deputy sheriffs, bailiffs, correctional officers, detectives, marshals, harbor patrol officers, game and fish wardens, park rangers (except maintenance), and kindred workers.
05 - Para-Professionals: Occupations in which workers perform some of the duties of a professional or technician in a supportive role, which usually requires less formal training and/or experience normally required for professional or technical status. Such positions may fall within an identified pattern of staff development and promotion under a "New Careers" concept. Includes: research assistants, medical aides, child support workers, police auxiliary, welfare service aides, recreation assistants, homemakers' aides, home health aides, library assistants and clerks, ambulance drivers and attendants, and kindred workers.
06 - Administrative Support: Occupations in which employees are responsible for internal and external communication, recording and retrieval of data and/or information and other paperwork required in an office. Includes: bookkeepers, messengers, clerk typists, stenographers, court transcribers, hearing reporters, statistical clerks, dispatchers, license distributors, payroll clerks, office machine and computer operators, telephone operators, legal assistants, sales clerks, cashiers, toll collectors, and kindred workers.
07 - Skilled Craft Workers: Occupations in which employees perform jobs which require special manual skill and a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in the work which is acquired through on-the-job training and experience or through apprenticeship or other formal training programs. Includes: mechanics and repairers, electricians, heavy equipment operators, stationary engineers, skilled machining occupations, carpenters, compositors and typesetters, power plant operators, water and sewage plant operators, typesetters, power plant operators, and kindred workers.
08 - Service Maintenance: Occupations in which employees perform duties which result in or contribute to the comfort, convenience, hygiene or safety of the general public or which contribute to the upkeep and care of buildings, facilities or grounds of public property. Workers in this group may operate machinery. Includes: chauffeurs, laundry and dry cleaning operatives, truck drivers, bus drivers, garage laborers, custodial employees, gardeners and grounds keepers, refuse collectors, construction laborers, park rangers (maintenance), farm workers (except managers), craft apprentices/trainees/helpers, and kindred workers.

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Overtime Designation

Some positions are exempted from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act by specific exemptions. If a position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the incumbent employee must be compensated in accordance with the law for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours per work week (or the number of h ours in an approved extended period). It is the responsibility of the employing agency to ensure that any position not exempted from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act is properly compensated. Generally, because exemptions are narrowly defined under the Fair Labor Standards Act, an agency should carefully check the exact terms and conditions for each.

A position is generally considered to be non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act if it involves spending more than 50 percent of work time performing non-exempt duties. Non-exempt duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performing the same kind of work as the employees supervised.
  • Performing any production work, even though not like that performed by subordinates, which is not part of supervisory functions.
  • Making sales, replenishing stocks, returning stock to shelves, except for supervisory training or demonstration purposes.
  • Performing routine clerical duties, such as bookkeeping, billing, filing, operating business machines.
  • Checking and inspecting goods as a production operation, rather than as a supervisory function.
  • Keeping records on employees not under the employee's supervision.
  • Preparing payrolls.
  • Performing maintenance work.
  • Repairing machines, as distinguished from an occasional adjustment.
  • Cleaning around machinery, rearranging displays, taking an employee's place at the workbench, or on the sales floor.
  • For each class, either "Y" (Yes) or "N" (No) is shown indicating whether or not the incumbent in the class is required to be paid overtime in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act.

"Yes" means that an employee in the indicated class must be paid for overtime work at one and one-half times their hourly regular rate of pay during the workweek or approved extended work period during which the overtime was worked.

"No" means that an employee in the indicated class shall not be paid for overtime work. However, the employee shall be granted regular compensatory leave credits on an hour-for-hour basis for hours required to be worked in excess of the regular work period or approved extended work period.

If the agency head finds that the duties assigned to position(s) would exempt the position(s), there would be no compensation for overtime worked. However, if the assigned duties involve spending more than 50 percent of work time performing non-exempt duties such as those described earlier, the position is non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the incumbent employee must be compensated for overtime worked.

The majority of the classes in the Selected Exempt Service are exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

All classes in the Senior Management Service are exempt from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Classes in the Senior Management Service shall not be paid for overtime worked.

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Pay Grade Number

The number identifying a specific pay range. This number must be used on all personnel, payroll and budget documents to indicate the pay range to which a position or class has been assigned.

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Pay Plan

A two-digit number which identifies the service in which the class has been assigned.

01 - Career Service
08 - Selected Exempt Service
09 - Senior Management Service

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Probationary Period - (Applicable for Career Service Classes only)

The number (expressed in months) which is used to indicate the length of the probationary period for an employee filling a position in the class.

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Salary Range

The minimum base rate of pay to the maximum base rate of pay above which employees can not be paid, except where exceptions have been authorized in accordance with appropriate Personnel Rules.

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