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Classified Human Resources

Classified employees provide essential non-teaching support to the students and staff of the Pleasant Valley School District. Classified employees manage the business of education; serving positions in Food Services, Business Services, Technology, Human Resources, Instructional Support, Administrative Support, Facilities, Maintenance & Operations, Transportation, and Purchasing/Warehouse. 

Classified Human Resources is governed by a three-member Personnel Commission, with the responsibility of ensuring that all personnel management functions are in accordance with the principles of the merit system. Core merit-based functions encompass fair and equitable practices as described in the California Education Code, Sections 45240 to 45320.  The primary responsibilities of Classified Human Resources in a merit system district include:

  • Recruitment and assessment on the basis of merit and fitness for duty
  • Retaining an efficient workforce by correcting inadequate performance
  • Training employees for quality performance
  • Classification and compensation
  • Evaluation and performance management
  • Ensure fair employee practices
  • Merit Rule development and administration
  • Compliance with state and federal regulations

We encourage you to explore our website to learn about the district, as well as the opportunities available to join our team! Should you have questions or require additional information, please contact us at (805) 389-2100 or


The Personnel Commission is reviewing and updating our Merit Rules & Regulations; please contact our office for the latest version

Meet the Classified Human Resources Team

Shellie Pote

Shellie Pote
Director of Classified Human Resources
805-389-2100 ext. 1303




Pilar S. Romero
Classified Human Resources Specialist
805-389-2100 ext. 1302


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Vanessa Olmos
Classified Human Resources Technician II
805-389-2100 ext. 1304

Employee Benefits Information:
Benefits Specialist

(805) 389-2100 ext. 1164
Employee Benefits Information

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