Human Resource Analyst
City of Oakland, CA - Oakland, CA

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The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Human Resource Analyst vacancy within the Recruitment & Classification Unit of the Department of Human Resources Management. Incumbents perform journey level HR duties in the administration of recruitment and examination, classification and compensation employee relations, employee training and organizational development programs.
The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies that may occur within the City including full-time and permanent part-time positions. Applicants may also be considered for a current temporary, part-time position.

Examples of Duties:
Develop recruitment plans; prepare examination announcements, employment advertising and other recruitment materials; attend job fairs and other events to publicize City job opportunities.
Develop, coordinate and administer the examination process, including conducting job analysis, designing and developing job related selection procedures, evaluating employment applications, developing examination schedules, and administering and evaluating oral, written, physical ability and performance tests, and other assessment instruments.
Perform statistical analysis of examination results.
Provide information and guidance to employment applicants and the general public concerning employment opportunities and examination procedures.
Provide information concerning personnel policies, procedures, wage rates and terms of labor contracts to departmental personnel.
Conduct classification studies, including auditing positions by questionnaire and interview, preparing and revising classification specifications, and recommending the allocation of positions to new or existing classifications.
Conduct salary surveys; respond to compensation and classification survey requests; prepare amendments to the Salary Ordinance; assist in analyzing salary data and preparing related reports.
Conduct preparatory research on contract and bargaining matters for labor negotiations, including surveying prevailing wages, benefits and working conditions, and analyzing labor proposals.
Provide classification expertise in the conduct of labor negotiations.
Develop, modify, evaluate and conduct training programs for City employees, including English language skills, conflict resolution, sexual harassment, interpersonal communications and other specialized mandated and user specific programs.
Utilize computer software applications to support and conduct recruitment and selection, compensation, labor relations, classification and employee development activities.
Develop brochures and training materials.
Facilitate and conduct orientations for new employees.
Evaluate programs offered by training consultants.
Develop and disseminate a training calendar.
Assign, direct and evaluate the work of clerical and technical staff.
Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements for Application:
Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable:

Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, social science or a closely related field.

Three years of progressively responsible experience in public personnel administration.

Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of public personnel administration, including recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, employee training, organizational development and labor relations.
Principles of organization and management.
Computer systems and software applications.
Legal and professional standards and procedures for the development, administration and validation of assessment instruments.
Principles and practices of supervision. Report format, content and preparation. Ability to:
Communicate effectively orally and in written form.
Prepare and present clear, concise and accurate reports orally and in writing.
Collect, analyze and interpret a wide variety of employment related information and data.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, managers, employees, labor representatives, employees of other agencies and the general public.
Establish and execute comprehensive work plans in a timely and competent manner.
Interpret and apply regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Function effectively in stressful and difficult situations.
Utilize computer systems and related software programs.
Supervise clerical and technical level employees.

Supplemental Information:
The Selection Process

Stage I: The first stage in the selection process will consist of a review of each applicant employment application, current resume, and supplemental questionnaire for minimum qualifications (weighted pass/fail). Applications submitted without all required materials will not be given further consideration.

Stage II: The second stage will consist of subject matter experts evaluating and rating the completed supplemental questionnaires. Applicant responses to the supplemental questions must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section of this announcement. The evaluation of supplemental questions may be weighted 100% of an applicant score (before residency and/or veteran points) and may determine rank on the eligible list. If a sufficient number of quality application packets are received, the supplemental screening may be followed by a third stage and the most qualified applicants will be invited to the next stage. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to Stage III

Stage III: The third stage may consist of an oral examination that may be preceded by a brief written exercise (weighted 100%)

The ranked eligible list may be developed directly from the supplemental screening OR the results of Stage III. Candidates must earn a scale score of 70 in this examination process to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.

The City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.

How to Apply
Apply prior to the posted final filing date. Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at:

When applying with a hard copy, submit required materials to: Department of Human Resources Management, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-2019 by 5:00 pm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.

Date Of Examination:
To Be Announced

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