Are you an employee and labor relations professional committed to establishing and maintaining positive working relationships? Do you enjoy developing strategies and influencing others on matters of significance? The Inland Empire Utilities Agency is seeking a solution-oriented, innovative, and influential professional to serve as its Employee and Labor Relations Advocate. The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal skills, is an excellent communicator and conducts themselves with the utmost integrity. Top candidates will be well-versed in California's public sector labor relations with experience conducting workplace investigations and managing employee performance management programs. Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, the incumbent will have significant involvement and oversight of the employee and labor relations functions, including performance management.
WHO WE ARE:
An Employer of Choice in the Inland Empire
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) secures and supplies supplemental water; collects and treats wastewater; produces high quality renewable products such as recycled water, compost and energy; and promotes the sustainable use of groundwater and development of local water supplies. IEUA serves approximately 875,000 residents in a 242-square mile service area in western San Bernardino County, California. As a regional wastewater treatment agency, IEUA provides sewage utility services to seven contracting agencies and provides wholesale imported water to seven retail agencies. IEUA owns and operates four facilities specializing in regional water recycling services. The facilities take in approximately 50 million gallons of wastewater per day for treatment, producing high-quality recycled water. IEUA also manages the recharge of recycled, storm and imported water through the Chino Basin Groundwater Recharge Program and coordinates regional water-use efficiency and education programs. IEUA is committed to meeting the needs of the region by providing essential services in a regionally planned and cost-effective manner while safeguarding public health, promoting economic development and protecting the environment.
There is one (1) vacancy in the Human Resources Department
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list. Open Until Filled First Review of Applications scheduled for December 2, 2019
Salary Range: UN 186 ($115,739 - $141,017/Annually)
Includes a generous benefit package including: health, life, dental and vision insurance; and CalPERS retirement. The Agency promotes flexible work schedules (e.g. 4/10, 9/80, 10/80).
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Under direction, plans, manages, executes and monitors the Agency's employee relations and labor relations functions; oversees and performs complex human resources analysis and/or acts as a subject-matter expert in area(s) of assignment; manages and executes the Agency's EEO/Affirmative Action program(s); advises Agency management on complex employee relations and labor relations matters; negotiates and executes agreements on behalf of the Agency; and performs related duties as assigned.
The Employee and Labor Relations Advocate is responsible for performing highly difficult, technical, complex and professional work in one or more assigned functional areas of human resources management and managing professional staff engaged in performing complex professional work and technical analyses associated with a variety of human resources management-related programs and initiatives. The incumbent participates in the work of the section and performs highly complex analyses, exercising latitude and seasoned professional judgment in selecting appropriate methodologies and presenting sound proposals and recommendations to achieve the Agency's mission and objectives.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in human resources, business administration, social sciences or a closely related field, and at least seven years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Professional experience performing labor relations activities in the public sector is required.
Working knowledge of Meyers-Milias Brown Act (MMBA) is preferred. A Juris Doctor degree is preferred.
LICENSE; CERTIFICATES; SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A valid California Class C driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Agency's vehicle insurance program.
Professional HR Certification (SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR) is preferred.
APPLY ONLINE. This recruitment is Open Until Filled. First Review of Applications scheduled for December 2, 2019. Applications must be completed and submitted electronically. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. A complete job description, online Agency Employment Application, and Supplemental Questionnaire is available online at: www.ieua.org (click on Job Openings).
Excellent Benefits Package:
Social Security, CalPERS, 457 Deferred Compensation Plans, Competitive Salaries, Certification Incentives, Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance w/Agency-paid monthly contribution of $898 - $1,450 per month, Paid time off for holidays, vacation, bereavement and sick leave. Additional information is available on our website at: http://www.ieua.org/about-us/human-resources/benefits/.