Report I2012-1 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report I2012-1: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Bribery, Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud, Improper Overtime Payments, Improper Use of Lease Proceeds, Improper Travel Expenses, and Other Violations of State Law (Release Date: December 2012)

Case Number I2009-1341

Recommendation #16 To: Athletic Commission, State

The athletic commission should make greater efforts to broaden its hiring and increase the number of applicants who are not full-time state employees by posting hiring announcements at locations where the athletic commission has a presence, such as gyms and venues at which it holds events.

Agency Response From February 2013

As of February 2013, the Athletic Commission has hired at least six additional inspectors as a result of the effort of posting job announcements at locations where the commission has a presence. At the time of hire, these individuals were not otherwise employed by the state. The executive officer reported that he personally posted job announcements at several gyms. In addition, the executive officer reported that he received an application from a gym where he did not post an announcement, indicating the announcement may have spread through word of mouth.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From December 2012

The athletic commission is exploring options to broaden the applicant pool for the athletic inspector classification. (See 2013-406, p. 281)

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

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