- Starting salaries for all positions for the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be from the minimum to the midpoint of the assigned pay grade. The starting salary recommendation must consider factors including, but not limited to: Employee’s education and special certifications
- Relevant experience
- Salaries and experience of current staff in comparable positions
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will review the pay plan annually and consider adjusting the plan or ranges as needed to reflect changes in the cost of living and consider the market rate paid by other public utility employers in the area.
Pay For Performance Plan
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority also maintains a pay for performance plan to reward employees that are performing at levels that qualify for a pay for performance salary increase. A standardized performance appraisal system is used and employees are evaluated annually prior to the following fiscal year budget adoption.