Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-07-065 How is the department of personnel organized?
Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, 2828 Capitol Boulevard, Tumwater, WA, on November 8, 2007, at 8:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: November 8, 2007.
Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 586-4694 by November 1, 2007. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by November 1, 2007, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this amendment is to update the names and descriptions of the divisions within the department of personnel.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of personnel, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Kristie Wilson, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6408; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of Personnel.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.
October 1, 2007
Eva N. Santos
(1) Personnel services: Provides consultation and services related to recruitment, assessment, affirmative action, human resources, salary surveys, compensation plan administration, and classification to state agencies, institutions of higher education, and related higher education boards.
(2) Organization and employee development services
(located at 600 South Franklin Street, Olympia, Washington):
Provides consultation on human resource development
activities to agencies, training which is interagency in
scope, and guidelines for agency planning and evaluation of
human resource development.)) Provides organizational,
management, and employee development services to all state
(3) Administrative services: Provides support services
for facilities and supplies, financial services including
payroll and travel, duplicating and mailroom services,
combined fund drive, forms and records management,
administration of agency and statewide master contracts, and
administers the statewide employee survey. Within the
administrative division, the employee ((
(EAS))) assistance program (EAP) helps with personal or work
related problems affecting work performance. EAP offices are
at the following locations: (( 3400 Capitol Boulevard,)) 1222
State Ave NE, Suite 201, Olympia, Washington; (( 613 - 19th
Avenue E., Suite 101,)) 701 Dexter Ave. N, #108, Seattle,
Washington; and at Suite 604, Northtown Office Building,
(4) Legal affairs: Provides affirmative action consultation, rule interpretation, labor/employment discrimination guidance, legislative services and responds to requests for public records. Provides director's review and appeal services (located at 2828 Capitol Blvd., Olympia, Washington), processes and adjudicates requests for director's reviews and provides administrative support for personnel resources board appeals.
(5) Director's office: Provides agency leadership, internal human resources, planning and performance, communication services, and operational support.
Human resources i)) Information services (located
at Building #1, Rowesix, 4424 6th Avenue, Lacey, Washington):
(( Administers the central personnel/payroll and insurance
eligibility computer systems.)) Administers all central
statewide technology systems supporting human resources
[Statutory Authority: [Chapter 41.06 RCW.] 06-19-064, § 357-07-065, filed 9/19/06, effective 10/20/06; 05-01-202, § 357-07-065, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]