San Mateo

Senior Human Resources Analyst/Senior Risk Management Analyst

2 Positions: Recruitment/Classification and Compensation & Workers' Compensation and Employee Safety
Human Resources
San Francisco/Peninsula
3/2/2018 at 5pm or until 50 applicants
$8,041.00-$9,593.00 Monthly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


330 West 20th Avenue San Mateo, 94403


The City of San Mateo Human Resources Department is currently hiring for 2 positions: Senior HR Analyst (Recruitment/Classification and Compensation) and Senior Risk Management Analyst (Workers' Compensation and Employee Safety). 

The Senior Human Resources Analyst oversees full-cycle recruitment activities for the City. Duties include conducting recruitment planning meetings with hiring managers; overseeing the creation of job announcements and posting of positions on, professional websites and social media outlets; and determining appropriate examination processes to create employment lists. This position also monitors position control, builds new job specifications and recommends salary ranges, and coordinates reclassification studies.

The Senior Risk Management Analyst oversees the City’s self-insured workers’ compensation program. Duties include acting as liaison with our third party administrator, employees, and managers throughout the claims process. The position oversees aspects of employee safety, including DOJ criminal history reviews; DOT driver enrollment and required random drug screenings; and city-wide safety trainings. This Analyst serves as the City’s ADA coordinator, engaging in the interactive process with employees and managers and determining potential accommodations.

Experience and Training:

  • Senior Human Resources Analyst: At least seven years of increasingly responsible Human Resources experience
  • Senior Risk Management Analyst: At least five years of professional risk management administration, with at least two years in workers’ compensation

    For both: The equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

License or Certificate: 

Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license.

Bonus Points (highly desirable but not required): SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, HRCI-PHR, HRCI-SPHR, ARM, WCCA, or WCCP certification


Ideal Candidate

Who You Are

You are highly motivated and possess knowledge of advanced principles and practices of recruitment, classification and compensation; and/or workers’ compensation and employee safety processes

You have the passion and ability to direct and perform complex human resources work

You desire to contribute to a positive work environment that fosters motivation, collaboration, coaching and engagement of our workforce.



What We Offer

  • Comprehensive benefits package including generous paid leave and health benefits
  • CalPERS retirement (2% @ 55 for classic members; 2% @ 62 for new members). Classic employees contribute 7.5% to CalPERS and New members contribute 6.25% to CalPERS
  • Participation in the Social Security Program
  • City contribution of 1.5% of base salary to Deferred Compensation, and matching up to 1.0% of the Employee’s contribution
  • Free Fitness classes through City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Bilingual Differential $195 monthly (if applicable)
  • This classification is represented by the San Mateo Management Employees Association

Special Instructions

Are You Ready? Apply.

Submit an online application, résumé, and supplemental questionnaire at or to the Human Resources Department, City of San Mateo, 330 W. 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403, (650) 522-7260.

Application Deadline:

Recruitment will close by March 2, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m. or upon receipt of the first 50 applications, résumés, and supplemental questionnaires, whichever occurs first.

Interview Process

All applications, résumés (required) and supplemental questionnaires received will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. A limited number of the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the examination process which may consist of an oral panel interview, tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2018.

An eligible list will be established for those who pass the examination process. Current and future vacancies may be filled from this list. The list will remain in effect for at least six months, with the possibility of an extension for an additional six months. Once placed on an eligible list, and at the time a vacancy occurs, eligible candidates may be contacted by the hiring department and scheduled for additional department interviews.

Recruitment Contact

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