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File #: 2019-1600    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 4/18/2019 In control: Committee on Human Resources
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: 5/7/2019 Enactment #: 303
Effective date: 5/8/2019    
Title: Resolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof. Cost not to exceed $225,000.00 over three years, subject to appropriation by City Council.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. Summary 2019-1600

Title

Resolution providing that the City of Pittsburgh enter into a Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contract(s) with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education for professional consulting services in connection with Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services, and providing for the payment of the cost thereof.  Cost not to exceed $225,000.00 over three years, subject to appropriation by City Council.

 

Body

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1                     The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into a contract(s) for professional consulting services with PSI Services, Talent Measurement & Education pertaining to the following Police Officer Recruit candidate examination and selection services:

 

§                     Conducting a job analysis/transportability analysis update to the 2015 Police Officer job analysis.

§                     The use of proprietary written and oral board test preparation guides and standardized examination materials.

§                     Training of oral board panel members (City of Pittsburgh Police) which includes an overview of the oral exam, the standard test procedures, elimination/reduction of biases, and reliability.

§                     Conducting statistical analyses on all examination components in accordance with organizational psychology practices and the Uniform Federal Guidelines on Employee Selection.

§                     Weighting and combining exam scores and setting passing scores; providing preliminary and final scores, statistical analysis reports, and final content validity reports.

§                     Revising the processes for background investigation and candidate selection phases.

 

Said Contracts shall be in a form approved by the City Solicitor and shall contain such terms and conditions as said Solicitor may require.  The total amount shall not exceed Two Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($225,000.00), chargeable to and payable from Account Code: 11101.109000.53.53901 for the appropriate year.

 

Section 2.       The City Controller shall encumber funds for the contract annually from the following chart, subject to appropriation by City Council in future years:

 

Budget Year

Account Code

Amount

2019

11101.109000.53.53901.2019

$75,000.00

2020

11101.109000.53.53901.2020

$75,000.00

2021

11101.109000.53.53901.2021

$75,000.00

 

Section 3.     Any ordinance or Resolution or part thereof conflicting with the provisions of this Resolution is hereby repealed so far as the same affects this Resolution.