Human Resources Analyst I/II

City of Hayward
Published
March 5, 2019
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COMPENSATION
 $7,858.93 - $9,550.67 Monthly
DEADLINE TO APPLY
 03/25/19 05:00 PM
This position will remain open until filled; all applications received by 5:00 PM by March 25, 2019, will be considered for the first review.
THE DEPARTMENT
The Human Resources Team is committed to providing professional guidance and expertise in the areas of: benefits administration, employee relations, recruitment and employment, safety, and training and development. The Human Resources Team works to cultivate positive working relationships by creating and enhancing valuable services that attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.
THE POSITION
The City of Hayward is excited to announce its recruitment for the position of Human Resources Analyst I/II. Under general direction, performs a variety of professional human resources duties including: recruitment and selection, classification, compensation, training, benefits and leave management, workers' compensation, safety, insurance, risk management, and/or employee and labor relations; provides analytical support to City management and supervisory staff; and performs a variety of other related duties as assigned. This position requires discretion to work with confidential and sensitive issues on a regular basis.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Human Resources Analyst I - This is the entry level class in the Human Resources Analyst series that allows the incumbent to develop journey level knowledge and abilities. Initially, under close supervision, incumbents perform the more routine and less complex human resources assignments while learning City policies and procedures. As experience is gained, there is greater independence of action within established guidelines. Advancement from the entry level to the Human Resources Analyst II level is in accordance with City policies and procedures, including receiving recommendation for advancement from the respective Department Director or designee.
Human Resources Analyst II - Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and may be filled by advancement from the lower level of Human Resources Analyst I or by candidates possessing at least two years of experience equivalent to that of a Human Resources Analyst I. Human Resources Analyst II is the journey-level class in the Human Resources Analyst series, and it is expected that an incumbent would perform the full range of duties for this class independently and without close supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from that of a Human Resources Analyst I by the greater complexity of assignments received and by the greater independence with which an incumbent is expected to work.
Essential Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Coordinates the planning, development and implementation of the recruitment and selection process to obtain qualified candidates; develops job announcements, advertisements, and supplemental and interview questions for oral examinations; develops and administers a variety of tests and uses other selection tools to determine the qualifications of job applicants; reviews and screens job applications; analyzes test data; arranges appraisal panels; establishes eligibility lists; and monitors the selection progress and EEO compliance.
Conducts job analyses to establish job-related qualifications, including researching and collecting data through interviews and observation, analyzing data, and documenting results.
Participates in administering a comprehensive benefits program, including retirement, short- and long-term disability, health, life, dental, vision, deferred compensation, and employee assistance; responds to employee and retiree questions and issues; interfaces with third-party administrators to resolve claims, appeals and provides guidance in policy interpretation and plan documents.
Researches, analyzes, and recommends changes in benefit program design and contract provisions.
Conducts position classification and compensation studies and audits; prepares new or revised class descriptions; collects and analyzes compensation and benefit data; makes recommendations of findings.
Minimum Qualifications
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Human Resources Analyst I
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field.
Experience: None required; previous experience in Human Resources, public or private, highly desirable.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License.
Human Resources Analyst II
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Business, or Public Administration or a closely related field.
Experience: Two (2) years professional human resources administration experience performing duties similar to a Human Resources Analyst I with the City.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver's License.
SELECTION PROCEDURE
Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application, and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications.  Applications submitted without all required materials will not be considered.
Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination.
The examination process will result in a ranked eligible register of candidates for hiring consideration by the department. Actual hire depends on success in the departmental selection process.
Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting.
Applicants will be notified electronically via Government Jobs as to their status in the selection process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they can receive email notice from Neogov/Government Jobs and the City of Hayward.
A complete job description and list of duties can be found at:
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