Report I2019-3 Recommendation 15 Responses
Report I2019-3: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Wasteful and Improper Travel Payments, Improper Promotion and Hiring Practices, and Misuse of State Resources (Release Date: May 2019)
Case Number I2017-0474
Recommendation #15 To: Fish and Wildlife, Department of
Fish and Wildlife should require executive management and the current HR chief to undergo CalHR training on the proper use of promotions in place and on California's merit system.
Agency Response From June 2019
In May 2019 Fish and Wildlife informed us that it directed all deputy directors, assistant deputy directors, and HR staff to register for CalHR's "Best Hiring Practices" training. In June 2019 Fish and Wildlife provided us with evidence that all relevant staff completed the training.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented
Agency Response From April 2019
Fish and Wildlife stated that it plans to enroll its executive management, HR chief, and other HR staff in CalHR's "Best Hiring Practice" training scheduled for June 2019, which covers training on the proper use of promotions in place.