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The state's classification system is broken down by job categories. Each job category has assigned job codes. Job codes use the format 1AA1 through 9ZZ7. The first number of the job code indicates the job category, while the last number indicates skill level. Any new hire will start at the minimum of the salary range, unless otherwise posted. The descriptions listed for each job category are to be used as a general guideline and may not be all inclusive.

Job Categories

    Clerical, Office Machine Operators, and Technicians (COMOT)
    Codes: 3AA1-3ZZ6, SSWBB

    These are positions that would be "clerical" in nature and may not require college training or specific professional training. The following are positions that would be considered "clerical": Clerical Assistants, Account Clerks, Stores Clerks, Secretaries, Claims Takers
    Executive, Scientific and Medical (ESM)
    Codes: EAA1-EZZ7, EXBB

    These are positions such as Directors, Department Heads or highly specialized occupations.
    Labor, Trades, and Crafts (LTC)
    Codes: 4AA1-4ZZ5, SSWBB, HTBB

    These positions would be considered "general labor and or maintenance" and help maintain and repair state facilities. The following are positions that would be considered general labor/maintenance: Building Custodians, Auto Mechanics, Maintenance Repairperson, Grounds Foreman
    Professional, Administrative, and Technological (PAT)
    Codes: 1AA1-2ZZ6, ITBB, PMBB

    Occupations that require specialized or theoretical knowledge through college training or through extensive work experience that requires on-going training, which provides comparable knowledge.
    Protective Occupations-Law Enforcement (POLE)
    Codes: 5AA1-5ZZ4

    These are positions such as Correctional Officers, Security Guards, Arson Investigators and Conservation Officers
    Supervisors and Managers (SAM)
    Codes: 6AA1-6ZZ8; 7AA1-7ZZ8; 8AA1-8ZZ8; 9AA1-9ZZ7

    These occupations normally require a level of formal education which ranges from completion of high school through an advanced college level degree depending upon both the job category supervised and level of job in the supervisory hierarchy.

Pay Plan

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The salary range for each job classification correlates to the assigned skill level for each job code.

  • The first number indicates the job category. The last number indicates the skill level.
  • Any new hire will start at the minimum of the salary range unless otherwise posted.
  • Some positions are hard to fill and have been assigned a recruitment differential. See the recruitment differential schedule.

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