Staff reclassification

Reclassification is the review of a position’s classification due to a permanent change to the job description. Keep in mind that reclassification requests evaluate a position, not an employee’s performance. Performance in a position or the quality of an employee’s work are not considered for reclassification.

The reclassification process is not intended for when

  • tasks and responsibilities are currently in your job description;
  • the quantity or volume of work has increased; or
  • the changes to the work are short-term changes.

Requests for reclassification that are submitted to HR Compensation are reviewed in the order that they are received.

Open the sections below for more information on the reclassification process and links to the reclassification forms for specific employee groups.



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