Job Title: Position Control/Compensation Specialist

Reports to:Superintendent
Job Group:Professional Technical


Job Code:1722
Salary Schedule:APT01


Monitor allocations and compensation to ensure compliance within budgetary constraints and established compensation and salary schedules.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.


  1. Plan and implement a system of feedback and evaluation regarding the effectiveness of position control and compensation as perceived by the users of their services.
  2. Respond to all levels of employees for problem resolution of pay disparities and other inquiries and concerns in a timely manner.

Critical Thinking

  1. Maintain and monitor administrative, instructional, and non-instructional allocations in schools and departments in order to keep allocations current and prevent allocation overfills.
  2. Administer the District’s financial program for salary forecasting in order to develop salaries and benefits within budgetary constraints.
  3. Review and analyze data and information relative to position control and compensation related matters.
  4. Calculate the financial impact of any proposed or actual compensation changes.

Proactive Orientation

  1. Oversee position control and compensation functions for all District employees to ensure fiscal responsibility for the District.
  2. Coordinate with Finance and Human Resources staff to ensure financial accountability for district positions.


  1. Provide technical expertise and support services to all District work locations through the development, negotiation, communication and administration of position control and compensation consistent with the District’s goals.
  2. Collaborate with other departments to ensure accuracy in position control and employee compensation.

Continuous Improvement

  1. Assume responsibility for self-development by keeping abreast of current research, trends, and best practices relevant to employee compensation and position control.
  2. Assume responsibility and remain current with the technology being utilized by the District or within the fields of employee compensation and position control.
  3. Stay abreast of development in compensation design, innovations, laws, and regulations related to compensation.
  4. Model the routine, intentional and effective use of technology in daily work, including communications, organization, and management tasks.

Constancy of Purpose

  1. Manifest a professional code of ethics and values.
  2. Support the District Strategic Plan.


  1. Provide expertise regarding compensation and wage and salary schedules for all employees as appropriate.
  2. Work closely with the Finance, Human Resources, and Employee Relations Departments to effectively facilitate position control activities and compensation-related activities in support of organizational goals and objectives.


  1. Make and share decisions in a timely manner.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders in written and oral form, including electronic media, using positive interpersonal skills
  • Organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Apply knowledge of current trends in compensation theory, wage and salary practices, job evaluation methods, pay plan design, position control procedures, and reward strategies
  • Exhibit effective financial and mathematical computation skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively use technology in analyzing allocation and compensation data


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resource Management, or a related field
  • Three (3) years’ experiences in accounting, employee classification, employee compensation, finance, or human resources
  • Experience in cost accounting




  • Society of Human Resource Management’s Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification, Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, or the WorldatWork Society’s Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation
  • Experience in various pay programs, strategies and reward systems, various software programs, and analysis methods
  • Experience in public sector compensation and accounting
  • Experience in public school system accounting, budgetary operations, or staffing




Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Position Control/Compensation Specialist;   EST: October 5, 2010;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: October 5, 2010

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