STATE OF CALIFORNIA

RPA BUDGET APPROVAL

DGS OHR 37 (Rev. 7/2021)


INTRODUCTION

This form must be completed for the following Requests for Personnel Action (RPA) and must be signed by the Office of Fiscal Services (OFS) prior to submitting an RPA to the Office of Human Resources (OHR):

    −Requests to establish a new coded position*

    −Requests for a blanket position (i.e., 900 series serial number)

    −Requests to reclassify a position to a higher salary

    −Requests for positions with a maximum (max) salary above the Department of Finance (DOF) Threshold of$12,359 or higher               

 *Please note, if the max salary of either the "to" or the "from" class is above the DOF Threshold, therequest requires DOF approval.

*For coded positions established in a Budget Change Proposal (BCP), the Request Change in Established Positions (DGSOHR 25) can be submitted with an RPA in lieu of the DGS OHR 37. The DGS OHR 25 is developed and signed by OFS whenthe coded positions are approved through the BCP. OFS provides the signed DGS OHR 25 to the DGS program orcontracted client agency, as well as the OHR’s Classification and Pay (C&P) Unit and the Personnel Transactions Unit(PTU). If the program or contracted client agency utilizes the OHR 37 for new coded positions established in the BCP,then the program or contracted client agency can reference the BCP number and fiscal year in Section 3.This form is not required for backfills of previously established coded positions.

This form is not required for backfills of previously established coded positions.


Instructions

Once you have completed Sections 1, 2, and 3, attach this form to an email and send to your program’s OFS Budget Analyst with a copy to the Budget Analyst’s Manager. Once it is returned and signed by your program’s OFS Budget Analyst, submit this form along with the other RPA documents to OHR’s Classification and Pay Unit.


Pay Differential

If this position is eligible for a pay differential, which is defined as a special additional pay recognizing unusual competencies, circumstances, or working conditions, applying to some or all incumbents in select classification, then Section 2 must be completed.


Expiration

Please note, this form expires 90 calendar days after it is signed by OFS.

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

RPA BUDGET APPROVAL

DGS OHR 37 (Rev. 7/2021)


SECTION 1 – POSITION INFORMATION

** If the proposed classification has a max salary of $12,359 or higher, the request requires DOF approval.


STATE OF CALIFORNIA

RPA BUDGET APPROVAL

DGS OHR 37 (Rev. 7/2021)


SECTION 2 – MISCELLANEOUS CHANGE/OTHER

Is this position eligible to receive pay differential?


STATE OF CALIFORNIA

RPA BUDGET APPROVAL

DGS OHR 37 (Rev. 7/2021)


SECTION 3 – JUSTIFICATION


STATE OF CALIFORNIA

RPA BUDGET APPROVAL

DGS OHR 37 (Rev. 7/2021)


Download Document

Once you have completed Sections 1, 2, and 3, and downloaded the document, attach this form to an email and send to your program’s OFS Budget Analyst with a copy to the Budget Analyst’s Manager. Once it is returned and signed by your program’s OFS Budget Analyst, submit this form along with the other RPA documents to OHR’s Classification and Pay Unit.