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There is a published pay scale but the range is so large that my salary would fall within either range. Range 1 (1894-3606 month) range 2 (2277-4915). As you can see the low end and high end are double. However, due to the job classification description, I would be in the 2nd range and have never been moved out of the 1st. I believe that was an automatic minimum 5% raise and that change in experience probably happened 3-4 years ago. There is no one else who does exactly what I do, my job is about 45% the same as the person who gets $70k but the rest is something done only by me. I do not believe that the people paid more than me have a job that requires more expertise, as my job has become mostly technical and there's are primarily clerical/assistant type jobs. My position description has been submitted for a reevaluation at this point and they included the following language.
Increased duties and responsibilities have occured in this position since last accessed in March 2007, primarily in the area of providing support for CIRS related functions, including but not limited to answering telephone calls and providing administrative assistance, manging user id's, training notifications and other related administrative functions. Since 2007, this role has expanded to support technical manual updates for the PIMS manual, transferring various production files to outside vendors, and being solely responsible for office administrative duties.
Unfortunately, this is not a true reflection of the change of duties, as the primary change in duties has been in the techical area not administrative. I check programs for errors that are in production on a mainframe system, that volume of work has increased by about 60% since I started. My administrative change of duties has been marginal.
Does this change anything?
Can they force me to sign a job description that is incorrect? Especially if I get a nominal raise, if any?
Thank you for your help!
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