Human Resources Analyst
Under general supervision, performs a variety of human resources work involving recruitment, selection, classification, salary administration, risk management, career development, retirement, benefits and other related human resources programs.
This classification is assigned to the confidential group for labor relations purposes and is subject to overtime assignments.SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Direct supervision is provided by the Human Resources Manager. The Human Resources Analyst may supervise technicians and office support staff.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a professional human resources position with first level supervisory duties in a discrete sub-divisional organizational component involving the human resources programs/functional area within the department. The job incumbent has responsibility for the day to day assigning, supervising, and directing the work of staff assigned to the City-wide human resources programs and functions of the City. Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with law, ordinance, and City policy.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Assists in the planning, development and implementation of human resources programs.
- Develop, evaluate, and validate selection instruments such as written, oral, and/or performance examination activities.
- Conduct position classification studies, including audit and analysis of positions and classifications.
- Prepare and revise classification specifications including preparation of related documentation necessary for formal adoption.
- Supervises and directs the work of staff with human resources responsibilities.
- Supervises the activities of subordinates including employee selection, training, instruction, task assignment, work review, performance evaluation and administration of progressive discipline as needed.
- Ensures close coordination with other City departments and affected outside groups.
- Occasionally may assist with presentations before various groups, including City Council, and professional and public meetings, as needed.
- Participates in recruitment and selection activities; makes recommendations for appointment of new staff; assists with staff orientation and training.
- Conduct salary and employee fringe benefit surveys, analyze data and recommend adjustments and internal relationships.
- Assist with the management of City self-insurance plans including health insurance and workersí compensation benefits.
- Assists in the resolution of employee disciplinary and grievance complaints.
- Assists in the development and implementation of negotiated labor agreements.
- Assists with the administration of formally adopted health, retirement, workersí compensation, drug & alcohol, blood borne pathogens and employee incentive programs.
- Provides assistance to City Departments and employees on human resources problems, staffing and organizational needs, the interpretation of human resources policies and procedures, and in resolving human resources problems.
- Provide orientation for new employees on City operations and a variety of human resources, retirement and benefit programs.
- Provide career advise and counseling to individual and groups.
- Assist with administration of the operational functions of the city memorandum of understanding, retirement, benefits, and deferred compensation programs in accordance with established policies, regulations and requirements.
- Assist with the supervision of staff including provision of timely performance evaluations; provides staff development; and maintains high standards necessary for efficient, professional operations.
- Answers questions; provides information to the public; recommends corrective actions; investigates, reports, documents and resolves complaints.
- Builds and maintains respectful, positive working relationships with staff, supervisors, outside agencies and the public using principles of good customer service; provides effective conflict resolution, as needed.
- Models appropriate professional conduct; maintains appropriate confidentiality of sensitive information; complies with and supports City policies and procedures, labor laws, and MOU provisions.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
- Fundamental principles and practices of public human resources management including recruitment, selection, classification, salary, career development, equal opportunity, benefit, and retirement programs.
- Public agency administration.
- Federal, State and local laws and regulations relating to human resources management.
- Principles of organization and management.
- Statistical concepts and methods.
- Career development planning techniques and methods.
- Principles of employee supervision, career development and training.
- The concepts of word processing, micro-computer and computer applications.
- Modern methods of records management.
- Principles and practices of supervision, staff selection, training and human resources management.
- Safe work practices and related regulations.
- Principles of public speaking, conflict resolution and excellent customer service.
- Plan, organize, direct, review and supervise the work of a small administrative and office support staff.
- Delegate authority and responsibility effectively.
- Perform professional, technical human resources management analysis including the preparation of complex analytical reports and documents.
- Interpret and apply human resources management laws, rules, regulations, policies and guidelines.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with elective officials, administration, other employees, and the general public.
- Present ideas effectively orally and in writing.
- Read, comprehend and apply complex laws and regulations.
- Lead, supervise, evaluate and train personnel effectively and maintain discipline.
- Organize, implement and supervise departmental goals and City objectives.
- Use computer and needed programs effectively.
- Organize, analyze, manage and implement a variety of human resources programs. Establish and maintain respectful, effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Communicate effectively, orally, electronically and in writing.
Three years of increasingly responsible administrative support or technical work in human resources that would have provided the opportunity to develop the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Possession of a bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of public administration, business administration, human resources management or related fields preferably including course work in the area of human resources management.LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of a valid California Driverís License in the category necessary to perform essential duties of the position may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Maintenance of a valid California Driverís license and proof of automobile liability insurance thereafter is a condition of continued employment.
Maintain the following physical abilities: See well enough to read instructions, read fine print, view computer screen, operate vehicle and related equipment; hear well enough to converse on the telephone and in person, assist the public and other staff; use hands and fingers for use of computer keyboard, copy machine, filing, writing, drive vehicles and answer telephone.