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HR Analyst needed to support our Health & Human Services Agency. FFD: 1/18/2019
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Job Category:
Human Resources
Job Type:
HR & Risk


Friday, January 18, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.


Annual Salary:  $67,954 - $82,509 (exempt)

Includes 2% COLA that will be received on 1/5/19

To view our excellent benefits package please visit our EMPLOYEE BENEFITS wepage.


Human Resources & Risk Management is recruiting for an experienced Human Resources Generalist who perform functions associated with the County’s Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA).  The incumbent will be under the direction of the Human Resources & Risk Management Director but will be housed within the HHSA building.

Under direction, to conduct studies and surveys, to analyze data and implement conclusions in the area of recruitment, selection, classification, affirmative action, labor relations, employee development, organizational development, and other personnel programs; and to perform related work as required.



The Human Resources Analyst is a fully-qualified, working-level class in this series.  Under direction, incumbent provides a variety of professional analytical personnel and risk management services for various departments within the County.  Incumbents are expected to have specific knowledge of program and functional areas of the Human Resources/Risk Management Office.  Incumbents in this class provide direction to support staff in implementing and providing services to other departments, outside agencies and the public.


  • Conducts HHSA related job analyses to determine minimum requirements to be used for recruitment; identifies critical tasks and responsibilities and determines appropriate knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job. 
  • Coordinates with central HR on recruitment plans for non-Merit Systems classifications; develops selection plans to evaluate critical knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Coordinates with Merit Systems Services on recruitment needs; proctors written examinations and maintains HHSA eligibility lists.
  • Designs, constructs, analyzes and evaluates written, oral and performance tests and other selection procedures for HHSA divisions to ensure job relatedness and content validity.
  • Advises HHSA executive team on methods and procedures for improving recruitment and selection processes for their job classifications; communicates current state, federal and county legislation, regulations and policies affecting selection and/or employment procedures.
  • Evaluates Merit Systems applicant’s qualifications to determine eligibility for participation in selection processes; counsels Merit Systems applicants regarding minimum qualifications and possible employment opportunities.
  • Conducts complex classification studies, reviews class specifications and position questionnaire forms in preparation for desk audits or amendments; collects background occupational and job comparison data; conducts interviews with incumbents and supervisors.
  • Analyzes positions to determine similarity with other internal or external positions or established classes; recommends allocation of positions to most appropriate classes.
  • Develops new or revised class specifications, class concepts, and career ladders and lattices based on job analysis; conducts internal and external salary reviews and recommends most appropriate salary and bargaining unit.
  • Prepares reports to assist agency director and division managers with job restructuring and other organizational adjustments to improve productivity; confers with managers on content of class specifications and salary recommendations.
  • Conduct agency specific new hire and promotional onboarding.
  • Coordinates with County Safety Specialist on safety programs and training, including those required by OSHA, in accordance with federal and state guidelines.
  • Conducts safety meetings and trainings, works with other County staff, and serves on committees and task forces as assigned.
  • Develop plans, procedures and training to promote a safe working environment for HHSA staff.
  • Assesses training needs, develops comprehensive training plans; schedules and coordinates training sessions and trainers.
  • Represents management on classification appeals conducted before Board of Supervisors hearing officers, or administrative panels; prepares necessary written and oral presentations which may be required; presents recommendations of studies conducted to employee groups, departmental management, or Board of Supervisors.
  • Assists in labor negotiations; researches issues, conducts salary surveys and makes presentations of findings; assists HHSA in processing grievances and disciplinary actions.
  • Receives, investigates, and strives to reconcile discrimination complaints; interviews complainants and various employees involved in alleged charges; advises parties involved of possible solutions.
  • Advises HHSA management team on performance management and organizational development.
  • Provides career and job counseling to agency staff.  Explains selection procedures to improve the capability and awareness of potential applicants who are having difficulty obtaining employment.
  • Develops and maintains contacts with a wide variety of community action groups to become aware of community feelings and activity and to establish the credibility of the County’s affirmative action program.
  • Analyzes proposed legislation, labor law, court cases, advisory committee recommendations, and decisions of hearing bodies to determine impact on HHSA operations and recommends a course of action.
  • Maintains an ongoing positive working relationship with the public, HHSA executive team and staff members and answers a variety of complex questions from employees regarding the personnel process.
  • Prepares a variety of reports, correspondence, manuals, training materials, records and other documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

Fundamentals of the laws and rules governing Public personnel policies, procedures, rules and regulations affecting employee benefits, grievance procedures, labor negotiation and contract administration, and safety regulations; personnel actions, such as equal opportunity employment, considerations of job relatedness, and County merit system rules; types of selections devices and procedures for recruiting and examining candidates; basic concepts of comparing jobs for classification and salary surveys; principles and practices of employee recruitment, selection, position classification and employee relations; principles and operations of workers’ compensation insurance programs; purposes, requirements, and mandated programs of state and federal agencies overseeing insurance, employee health, and worker safety activities; principles of supervision, training, and employee evaluation; policies, procedures and operations of Human Resources/Risk Management.


Skill and Ability to:

Analyze, interpret and apply policies, procedures, regulations, rules and standards; exercise sound, independent judgment within general policy guidelines; develop, administer and analyze tests and/or selection devices for a variety of occupations; plan and implement departmental programs and services; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; conduct job analysis interviews and identify important characteristics of positions and classes; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; prepare written reports, announcements and correspondence; evaluate departmental programs, services and operations, recommend new or revised approaches; plan and implement personnel services to promote the departmental programs and services.


Education, Training and Experience:

Any combination of training, experience and education, which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities, is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Personnel or Human Resources Management, Business or related field and five (5) years of responsible professional level experience in a human resources and risk management program.  The experience will have included work in the areas of recruitment, risk management, negotiations, safety, personnel management and program development.  Experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to two years of the suggested college education requirement.

Preferred:  Experience with Merit Systems Services processes and NEOGOV.


 Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.


Will be required to work occasional Saturdays to proctor Merit Systems written exams.


Interested individuals must submit the following:

  • Calaveras County application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.



Human Resources Division

891 Mountain Ranch Road, Building C, San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone (209) 754-6303 ~ Fax (209) 754-6333 ~


Calaveras County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming), national origin, age (40 and above), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation ( heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, gender identity, gender expression, transgender), medical conditions (cancer and genetic information including family medical history), disability (medical, mental or physical, including HIV or AIDS), request or denial of family medical care leave and pregnancy leave, AB60 driver's license or military or veteran status.

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