Determining the Comparability of the Value of Work
(1)The authority for this rule is found in ORS 1.002 (Supreme Court) and 292.956 (Methodology for determining comparability of value of work).
(a)Comparability of the value of work: The value of work measured by the needs of the employer an the knowledge, composite skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions required in the performance of the work;
(b)Hay Method: The Hay Guide Chart-Profile Method of job evaluation.
(3)Use of the Hay Method of Job Evaluation: The Judicial Department shall use the Hay Method of job evaluation to determine the comparability of the value of work. This methodology measures the knowledge, composite skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions required in the performance of work.
(4)Job Evaluation Factors: The Judicial Department shall apply the following Hay Method job evaluation factors:
(a)Know-how, which measures the various types and levels of every kind of knowledge and skill, however acquired necessary to perform the work of the classification. It encompasses:
(A)The Knowledge base;
(B)Managerial know-how; and
(C)Human relations skills.
(b)Problem-solving, which measures the complexity of the work. It encompasses:
(A)The environment in which thinking takes place; and
(B)The mental challenge required to perform the assigned work.
(c)Accountability, which measures answerability for actions, the results of actions taken, and decisions made. It encompasses:
(A)Freedom to act;
(B)Impact of the job on end results of the organization; and
(C)The magnitude of that impact.
(d)Working conditions is a job context factor not common to each classification. This factor applies only when the duties assigned to a classification include those:
(A)Requiring unusual sensory and/or muscular effort;
(B)Exposing an individual to physically unpleasant and/or hazardous conditions; or
(C)Causing exceptional nonphysical work demands such as time demands, role loading, and/or emotion loading.
Rule 198-001-0010 — Determining the Comparability of the Value of Work,