Senior Labor Relations Analyst

  • San Bernardino, California
  • May 19, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Human Resources and Personnel
  • Salary: $93,891.20 - $127,608.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job


The Human Resources Labor Relations Team seeks experienced Human Resources professionals with superior analytical skills and an extensive background supporting labor negotiations. We seek a dedicated team-leader who values accountability and thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced, dynamic environment and will embrace a challenge.

Competitive annual salary up to $127,608
>>Recruitment Bonus up to $3,000<<
Excellent benefits and bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Step 14.
Select our Modified Benefits Package and Boost your salary up to $132,712
Anticipated 4% salary increase effective 7/30/22**

The Senior Labor Relations Analyst will lead and guide a team providing analytical support and conducting research and complex studies in preparation for and during collective bargaining. The Senior Analyst will handle the most complex and sensitive assignments and make recommendations to the Labor Negotiators regarding costing proposals and the County's bargaining position.

Essential duties include:
  • Oversee and conduct salary and equity studies; research and identify comparable classifications; compile salary and total compensation data; maintain comparison data up-to-date.
  • Coordinates with other agencies to obtain data for use in negotiations.
  • Research and interpret provisions of external and internal labor agreements, legislation, and court decisions related to collective bargaining.
  • Perform competitive market analysis and assist in the development of new salary structures and career ladders.
  • Analyze data and make recommendations to be utilized in developing the County's bargaining positions.
  • Prepare presentation materials utilized in the labor negotiations process; may present and defend data and findings as needed.
  • Oversee and prepares complex calculations and costing reports relating to the labor negotiations process.
  • Creates, exports, and manipulates queries using the San Bernardino County payroll system (EMACS/PeopleSoft); gat hers data, including payroll, employee, financial and recruitment/retention information, and creates reports.
  • Compiles reports and creates tables, graphs, and charts using software such as Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Access.
  • Works closely with the County Administrative Office to gather budget and total compensation data for use in the preparation of costing reports for negotiations.
The County's Labor Relations Team, under the guidance of the Human Resources Director, is responsible for the development and implementation of the County's labor relations goals, policies and priorities in an effort to maintain productive and positive relations between the County and its employees, and the recognized employee organizations that represent them. The Team, led by the Human Resources Deputy Director for Employee and Labor Relations, provides guidance to County Management regarding labor relations issues, negotiates labor agreements, participates in issue-specific meet and confer sessions, and handles general interactions with the County's recognized bargaining agents.

The County of San Bernardino has a diverse workforce of approximately 22,000 employees who are represented by 12 employee organizations comprised of 26 bargaining units . To learn more about San Bernardino County's Human Resources Department click HERE .

Our HR Team is growing! We are also accepting applications for:
  • Senior Labor Relations Officer ( $100,692.80 - $137,030.40 Annually)
  • Labor Relations Analyst ( $69,388.80 - $94,494.40 Annually)
  • HR Business Partner I and II ( $91,166.40 - $123,884.80 Annually )
Please click on the links above or visit our jobs page to apply. A separate application is required for each job posting.

**Salary Increases are contingent upon Board approval and assessed values for previous fiscal year.

Minimum Requirements

Required Experience Option 1: Three (3) years of recent (at least one year within the last five years) professional level human resources experience supporting collective bargaining and labor relations processes (e.g., participating in labor negotiations, conducting classification, compensation and equity studies, compiling and analyzing salary data, developing/calculating labor costing reports and proposals, researching and interpreting labor agreements, laws and court decisions, researching and assisting in responding to grievances and unfair labor practices and preparing for hearings, etc).
Option 2: Three (3) years of recent (at least one year within the last five years) professional level human resources experience performing employee relations functions (e.g., advising and representing management on employee relations matters and handling employee grievances, investigations, disciplinary actions and hearings; participating in labor negotiations, etc.).

All qualifying experience must be obtained within a public sector (i.e., government) agency with a union represented workforce or a large private sector employer with a large, union represented workforce of at least 500+ regular employees.
Required Education
A bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral Science, Human Resources Management, Accounting, Finance, Statistics or a closely related field.

Candidates possessing an equivalent combination of qualifying work experience and training as described above will be considered.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have three (3) or more years of professional HR experience in labor relations or classification and compensation that included:
  • Conducting salary/compensation surveys, classification, organizational, and equity studies and making recommendations
  • Supporting labor negotiations and reviewing, writing, and/or analyzing labor contracts
  • Researching, analyzing information and data, and presenting findings in a concise format
  • Clearly presenting and explaining data and persuasively and effectively defending and countering challenges.
  • Utilizing Excel and other computer technology for data gathering, analysis and reporting
  • Effectively communicating both in writing and verbally
  • Efficiently handling multiple tasks and shifting work priorities as needed.

Selection Process

Application Procedure : To receive consideration for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application and/or the supplemental questionnaire.

Priority Application Review Date: Applications will be accepted and reviewed continuously until the position is filled; subsequent reviews after a sufficient number of qualified applications are received may be conducted as needed to meet business needs. Apply asap as recruitment may close at anytime once business needs are met.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by computer or browser used to submit the application.

Selection Process: The selection process will consist of a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the application and responses to the supplemental questions. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority for further consideration. Candidates advancing in the selection process will receive further information/instructions via email only.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .
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Job Address

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