Performs journey-level analytical work in a human resources function, which may include recruiting and selection, hiring, compensation, training, benefits, leave management, and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines, to meet the agency's needs; may be responsible for coordinating and maintaining programs in assigned area.
Example Of Duties
Under moderate supervision, performs a combination of the following job duties depending on area of assignment
- Performs journey-level analytical work related to one or more areas within Human Resources, including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs
- Analyzes, interprets, and remains up to date on applicable federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and procedures
- Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies
- Represents department on internal committees and/or task forces
- Gathers data for and prepares management for meetings
- Presents information during meetings
- Works with internal and external partners to determine needs and develops strategies to streamline processes
- Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public
- Conducts recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes, and other application materials
- Responds to departments on classification and compensation requests and issues, recommends compensation adjustments, makes recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and develops and updates job descriptions
- Performs functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work
- Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out
May be required to perform other related job duties
Requirements For Employment
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education
- Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field
- One year of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment
- A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions
Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.
The following are the preferred qualifications:
- Experience conducting journey level full-cycle recruitment and selection process
- Experience working in the public sector
- Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, workforce well-being, disability compliance, etc.
- Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency
- EEO and Affirmative Action rules and regulations
- Collective bargaining agreements
- Research and report preparation methods
- Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
- Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations
- Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data
- Communicating effectively orally and in writing
- Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc.
- Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
- Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence
- Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements
- Meet tight time constraints and deadlines
- Handle highly confidential information
- Utilize applicable business software applications
- Compile, analyze, and manage data
- Apply mathematical computations and formulas
- Read, write, speak, and understand English
Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.
To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.
All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR)
*Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.
Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
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