Report 2015-608 Recommendation 9 Responses

Report 2015-608: High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements (Release Date: May 2015)

Recommendation #9 To: Emergency Services, Office of

Cal OES should develop a process by December 2015 to measure and evaluate its workforce and succession planning activities at least annually, and update its plans as necessary, to ensure that its activities are effective. This process should include evaluating the trends in retirements for leadership and technical positions.

60-Day Agency Response

Cal OES has developed a process to measure and evaluate its workforce and succession planning activities. This process will include quarterly monitoring and progress updates for each initiative and will measure the department-wide effectiveness of our workforce and succession planning practices. A spreadsheet showing the initiatives, responsibilities, performance indicators and status updates is provided for your review.

  • Completion Date: July 2015
  • Response Date: June 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2015-608

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.