Personnel Analyst I/II

City of Vallejo
Published
July 13, 2022
Location
Vallejo, CA
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Description

Description
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The City of Vallejo Human Resources Department is seeking an experienced public sector human resources professional to fill one full-time Personnel Analyst I/II vacancy.

THE CITY OF VALLEJO
The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks.

THE DEPARTMENT
"When government has the right people, and the right system, and the right intentions, many good things are possible. The trick is knowing which ones they are." - Alan Ehrenhalt

The Human Resources Department is a collaborative partner, providing a full-range of services to all City departments and employees. Human Resources recruits, retains and develops a highly qualified, diverse work force. The City of Vallejo is an equal opportunity employer of over 600 individuals, dedicated to providing excellent service to the citizens of Vallejo.

THE POSITION
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The department may choose to fill this vacancy at the I or II level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool, although filling it at the II level is highly desired.

Personnel Analyst I: To perform a variety of professional, technical, and analytical work involved in the implementation of the City's Human Resources Department programs including recruitment, labor relations, classification, compensation, and training and organization development.

Personnel Analyst II: Incumbents perform a variety of professional, technical, and analytical work involved in the implementation of the City's Human Resources Department programs including recruitment, labor relations, classification, compensation, and training and organization development. Ideal candidates will have a solid working knowledge of human resources in a City or County organization. Proficiency in recruitment and selection/classification and compensation are required, although generalist experience is also highly desired.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Personnel Analyst I: This is the entry level class in the Personnel Analyst series. This class is distinguished from the Personnel Analyst II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series including not being expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters related to established procedures and guidelines as are positions allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.

Personnel Analyst II: This is the full journey level class within the Personnel Analyst series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Personnel Analyst I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including the most technical and analytical projects. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level, or when filled from the outside, have prior experience.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives direction from the Human Resources Director, or designee.
Examples of Duties
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES - Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participate in the operations and activities of the Human Resources Department; assist in recommending improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
  • Participate in a variety of studies; collect, monitor and analyze data; provide management level analysis of issues and actions relative to Human Resources Department responsibility; assist in providing recommendations for improving the operational efficiency of the Human Resources Department.
  • Assist in the implementation of procedures for the City's employment program; coordinate and participate in planning and conducting recruitments for all levels of City positions; perform job analysis, establish selection criteria, and select examination methods.
  • Develop the outreach and recruitment plans including the advertisements, exam announcements, and correspondence for employee selection.
  • Participate in organizing and administering the examination and selection process; review and evaluate applicant selection; prepare and maintain eligibility lists; manage the applicant tracking system.
  • Participate in administering pre-employment exams.
  • Interpret human resources policies and procedures; respond to requests for information and assistance from employees, management, outside agencies and the public.
  • Coordinate the labor/employee relations program; manage and coordinate the parties, contracts and procedures necessary to ensure the administration and implementation of contract provisions, laws, regulations, rules and related matters.
  • Assist the Chief Negotiator during the negotiation, mediation, and arbitration process; assist the Human Resources Director in contract grievances, disciplinary meetings and Civil Service appeals.
  • Consult and train line department personnel regarding labor and employee relations issues and procedures including discipline, civil service process, skelly hearings and appeals.
  • Participate in composing, distributing, receiving and analyzing salary and benefits surveys; complete various reports.
  • Participate in the maintenance of the classification system; assist in implementing procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations; conduct job classification audits and prepare or revise job specifications and audit recommendations as assigned.
  • Manage the Training and Organization Development Program; plan, organize, conduct and evaluate training programs and services; perform organizational problem solving or analysis of organizational needs; develop strategy and policy for the program.
  • Assist in the administration of the City's affirmative action policy.
  • Maintain compliance with pertinent Federal, State and local laws, regulations and ordinances.
  • Participate in budget administration; develop, manage, and administer program budgets; prepare analysis and justification.
  • Participate in developing and maintaining a variety of complex data files; trouble-shoot system problems.
  • Attend and participate in a variety of professional groups and committees.
  • May technically and functionally supervise the work of various clerical, technical or professional staff.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Typical Qualifications
Personnel Analyst I:

Knowledge of:
Modern principles and practices of human resources administration.

Basic principles for job evaluation and analysis.

Ability to:
Learn techniques of recruiting, testing, and selecting applicants for employment.

Learn wage and salary/benefit administration principles and practices.

Learn pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Gather, organize and analyze statistical data.

Participate in developing operational reports and recommendations.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Personnel Analyst II:

Knowledge of:

Modern principles and practices of human resources administration.

Basic principles for job evaluation and analysis.

Techniques of recruiting, testing, and selecting applicants for employment.

Wage and salary/benefit administration principles and practices.

Principles for job evaluation and analysis.

Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:
Learn techniques of recruiting, testing, and selecting applicants for employment.

Learn wage and salary/benefit administration principles and practices.

Learn pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Gather, organize and analyze statistical data.

Participate in developing operational reports and recommendations.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Participate in developing operational reports and recommendations.

Interpret and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

Effectively administer assigned programmatic responsibilities.

Personnel Analyst I:
Experience:
Some professional human resources management experience is preferable.

Training:
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in personnel management, public or business administration, or a related field.

Personnel Analyst II:
Experience:
Two years of professional human resources management experience preferably in a public organization.

Training:
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in personnel management, public or business administration, or a related field.
Closing Date/Time: 8/1/2022 5:00 PM Pacific

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