The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Human Resources Analyst I/II within the Human Resources and Organizational Services Department. Under supervisory guidance, this position performs a broad range of complex and professional analytical duties in support of a centralized human resources, organizational services and risk management office. Major responsibilities could include merit based recruitments, classification and compensation studies, organizational studies, employee training and development, support of labor and employee relations, and human resources metrics and information systems management.
The ideal candidate will have Human Resources related experience in a fast-paced environment and possess the interpersonal skills to successfully interact with a variety of individuals from all levels of the organization and the public. They will have a solid understanding of California and Federal Labor Law and experience in the area of recruitment, classification & compensation, labor and employee relations, risk management, organizational development, employee benefits and/or Human Resources Information Systems. Strong analytical and problem solving abilities are critical, as are strengths in project management, business writing and attention to detail.
Level I Minimum: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, public or personnel administration, industrial relations, business, economics, or a closely related field. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree and can demonstrate they possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities are encouraged to apply.
Level I Preferred: In addition to the minimum qualifications, experience in human resources administration which has included recruitment, benefits, classification, compensation and/or the interpretation of human resources policies or possession of a valid SPHR/PHR certification.
Level II Minimum: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, public or personnel administration, industrial relations, business, economics, or a closely related field and two years of experience equivalent to a Human Resources Analyst I. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree and can demonstrate they possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities are encouraged to apply.
Level II Preferred: In addition to the minimum qualifications, possession of a valid SPHR/PHR certification, and/or an advanced degree in a closely related field and additional years of professional experience in a private/public sector human resources department. Knowledge of risk management, cost analysis and/or employee safety or experience in a public agency setting is desirable.
Save the Date: A Qualification Appraisal Panel is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Selected applicants will receive an invitation after the final file date via e-mail. Please arrange your schedule accordingly.
CONFIDENTIAL PAY: $250.00 monthly
MERIT INCREASE: Typically 5% each year for the first 7 years.
RETIREMENT: For CalPERS pension reform details please visit http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/departments/personnel/Benefits.aspx
Miscellaneous Classic = 2% @ 55
Miscellaneous New = 2% @ 62
VACATION: 12 days for first 5 yrs with incremental increases every 5 yrs thereafter, up to 20 years.
HOLIDAYS: An average of 11 paid holidays per year.
FLOATING HOLIDAYS: Employees receive up to 16 hours per year.
SICK LEAVE: Accrued each payroll period, up to 12 days per year.
HEALTH INSURANCE: The County pays 90% of the Basic Plan premium for employee only or 70% for employee and eligible dependent(s).
DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE: The County pays 100% of the Basic plan premiums for employee or 80% for employee and eligible dependent(s).
LIFE INSURANCE: The County provides $50,000 in life insurance for employee only. An additional $50,000 in coverage is funded by the employees contribution to the STD program. Total coverage is $100,000. Employee may purchase supplemental coverage for themselves and/or eligible dependents.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY (STD) INSURANCE: The County provides a self-funded plan in-lieu State Disability Insurance. The employee withholding rate is 1% of taxable wages. This benefit provides 75% of salary up to the current weekly maximum established by the SDI program for up to 90 days while on leave for a limited or total disability.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary Deferred Compensation plan(s) are available.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PLAN: County paid confidential family wellness plan for up to 5 visits per incident per eligible family member.
UNION AFFILIATION: None
Submit an official Yuba County employment application, copies of valid license(s), certificate(s), and college transcripts, diploma or grade reports to County of Yuba – Human Resources and Organizational Services, 915 Eighth Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901 or on-line. Official County applications and materials are available online through CalOpps at at www.co.yuba.ca.us.
Note: All diplomas or degrees must be from an accredited college or university. To obtain information regarding accreditation, refer to the US Department of Education Office of Post Secondary Education at: ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx
To begin the hiring process, an applicant must submit a completed County application prior to the final filing deadline. Applications must be completed legibly, all questions must be answered, and the required documentation must be provided. Please be sure to use the current application located on the County website. Old applications cannot be accepted. All applicants will be given written notice regarding the status of their application and selection procedures. The County prefers to communicate via email, if provided, to expedite communication. It is also recommended that applicants review their SPAM mail daily as to not miss any important communication from the County. Please refer to the Employment Application Instructions, which accompanies the County application, for additional details. Failure to provide the required documentation may result in rejection of your application. Any and all experience and/or training MUST be identified on your application. Resumes, letters and other materials will not be evaluated or considered in lieu of the application.
Applicants must provide the following documents by the filing deadline:
- Completed Yuba County Employment Application
- Completed Supplemental Questionnaire
- Any Diploma and Unofficial Transcripts
A completed supplemental questionnaire is an essential part of the application process for this position. The responses will be reviewed for sufficient detail and will be utilized to assess knowledge, skills and abilities within related areas of Human Resources. Any experience and/or training listed MUST be identified on your application. Resumes, letters and other materials will not be evaluated or considered as responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The supplemental questionnaire may be weighted and utilized to establish the employment list for this position.
QUALIFICATIONS APPRAISAL PANEL:
This is an examination process. Applicants who successfully completed the screening processes and meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in a qualifications appraisal panel. The process consists of three or four panel members along with a subject matter expert who will ask individuals questions related to the essential functions and/or attributes required for the position.
Save the Date: A Qualification Appraisal Panel is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Selected applicants will receive an invitation via e-mail. Please arrange your schedule accordingly.
If special accommodations are required at any stage of the selection process, complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation in the Examination Process Form and provide the required documentation by the final filing deadline. The form can be obtained by accessing the link on the Human Resources and Organizational Services homepage or by contacting Human Resources.
All applicants who have successfully completed the application/selection procedures and examination process may be eligible for veteran’s credit. Applicants must have served on active duty for a period of not less than 90 days in the armed forces in time of war or national emergency, or in time of peace in a campaign or expedition for service in which a medal has been authorized by the government of the United States and who has been discharged or released under honorable conditions, and widows of such persons shall be allowed credit. Military Records Form DD214 must be submitted for further review and determination of appropriate credits.
WAIVER OF SELECTION PROCEDURES:
When selection procedures have been publicly announced and the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position is five or less, the Human Resources Director may, at her/his discretion; a) Waive the competition entirely and submit the names of the applicants meeting the minimum qualifications to the appointing department, b) Revise the conditions of competition to a more practical basis under the circumstances.
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY LIST:
An employment eligibility list is established for those applicants who successfully pass all phases of the examination process. This list will be held for a minimum of six (6) months from the date the list is certified. For each vacancy the top five (5) ranks on the list will be certified to the department for final selection, which will include a departmental interview.
The Human Resources department will notify the applicant of the date and time of his/her interview. The applicant will be asked a series of questions about his/herself and his/her related experience, education and training that exhibit the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the job. The applicant may also be asked questions about hypothetical situations to test his/her ability to make decisions and use sound judgment and common sense.