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Human Resources EEO Analyst II

Company: County of Sonoma
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Position Information

Human Resources EEO Analyst Wanted!
Bring your passion for equal employment opportunity and equity to our collaborative team.

Starting salary up to $45.81/hourly ($95,610/annually), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*

The Human Resources Department is seeking to fill a Human Resources EEO Analyst position at either the II or III level. If you are interested in applying at the other level of this opportunity, you must apply to the separate, concurrent recruitment being conducted for that level.

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to flexible work arrangements and excellent benefits* including:

A hybrid telework schedule that meets the needs of our staff, department operations, and the communities we serve may be available depending on the assignment
Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
County paid 100% premium contribution for the majority of employee-only and employee + family health plan options
An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance of up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
About the Position

We are seeking a human resources professional with experience in EEO functions to join our EEO Unit. The EEO Unit assists the County in maintaining a workplace free of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation by enforcing the County's antidiscrimination policy, investigating complaints, supporting racial equity work; consulting with managers and supervisors on employee issues; ensuring compliance with Federal ADA regulations, State and Federal EEO regulations, and mandated reporting; and creating and providing training to County employees on harassment and discrimination issues, conflict resolution, and the value of creating a diverse and inclusive environment. The position will have considerable latitude for independent judgment and action in providing professional services to County employees and departments. Responsibilities also include:

Conducting informal and formal EEO investigations (occasionally outside normal business hours)
Working effectively with a wide variety of individuals under conditions that require the utmost empathy and good judgment, including handling sensitive problems involving divergent viewpoints
Receiving and processing complaints
Providing input into HR's equity, diversity, and inclusion projects in collaboration with other HR units and County departments
Assisting in creating, implementing, tracking, and evaluating the goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards of the EEO Unit
What You Bring

The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker who is flexible and empathetic, as well as have the following qualifications:

Knowledge of EEO and ADA laws and the ability to analyze, implement, interpret, and explain them
Experience developing, coordinating, promoting, and delivering training on sexual harassment prevention and other EEO related trainings
Experience conducting interviews and/or complex EEO investigations and responding to the Office of Civil Rights (California Civil Rights Department ) and EEOC complaints
Exceptional verbal, nonverbal, and written communications skills, along with experience writing reports and presenting findings
Proven ability to establish credibility and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of internal and external contacts across all levels of an organization
Empathy, humor, patience, and openness in challenging and stressful situations
Strong analytical aptitude to identify key problems/issues
Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including Teams, and Zoom
Training in racial equity, conflict management, dispute resolution, or mediation is highly desired
Association of Workplace Investigators and/or HR certifications are highly desirable
About The Department

The Human Resources Department has 65 positions and is responsible for managing and administering a variety of programs and services through its' three program areas - Employee Benefits, Human Resource Services, and Risk Services. The Human Resource Services program is responsible for employee and labor relations, employee recognition and commissions, the human resources information system, recruitment and classification, and workforce development. The Employee Benefits program is responsible for employee and retiree benefits administration. The Risk Services program is responsible for, liability and insurance, workers' compensation, disability management, and safety.

Human Resources is currently recruiting to fill a Human Resources EEO Analyst position at either the II or III level. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. Qualified County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment. The Civil Service title for this position is Human Resources Analyst II.

*Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can be found in the Salary Resolution (SalRes) and our Employee Benefits Directory.

APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Academic course work which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, substantial course work in public administration, business administration, human resources, political science, psychology or closely related courses would provide such opportunity.

Experience: Training and/or experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, at least one year of professional experience as a Human Resources Analyst I would provide such opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position is required for most assignments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of: selection and Merit System principles and practices to include employee selection and advancement, classification and compensation, equal employment opportunity and employee/management relations; data research, compilation, and report writing; department rules, policies, procedures and work practices related to job analysis, examination development and management, or other assigned areas of activities; written and oral communications, including language mechanics, syntax and English composition; interview techniques sufficient to efficiently obtain and evaluate information related to employment and compensation matters; computer applications related to work including basic methods of graphic presentations.

Ability to: plan and organize research and statistical work related to various aspects of human resources administration such as job analysis, recruitment and examinations, volunteer programs, compensation and negotiations; synthesize information sufficient to produce complete, relevant, accurate, and logical results; apply analytical skills (i.e., discover, clarify and explain interrelationships of parts; examine and evaluate data with reference to criteria, standards and requirements) sufficient to arrive at and explain logical conclusions; apply problem solving skills (i.e., define issues, identify alternative solutions and related consequences, and make a logical decision) sufficient to reach appropriate solutions, take action, document, and complete work in a timely manner; manage a variety of simultaneous work projects or a recruitment and examination caseload sufficient to meet established timetables and commitments; set aside personal values related to differences in sex, cultural and ethnic groups in order to impartially conduct recruitment and examinations, complaint investigations, grievances, classification studies, and participate in negotiations; establish credibility and maintain cooperative working relationships with County management personnel, County employees, and the public in carrying out human resources administrative practices; perform data collection, interpretation and evaluation pertaining to human resources management; communicate ideas and information in a clear, organized, accurate and timely manner; make effective oral presentations before public bodies, community agencies, and other public groups.

Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying

Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.
Please visit Getting a Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the hiring process, including the application process, examination steps, and department selection process.

APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED.

Responses to supplemental questions will be scored using position-specific criteria. Please provide specific and detailed responses of a reasonable length to allow for a thorough assessment of your qualifications. Responses that state "See Resume" or "See Application" may be considered insufficient and therefore may not be scored.

The selection procedure will consist of the following examination:

An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass); and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions.
Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as the number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants.

Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer is contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are accepted online at www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org. Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted.

The County of Sonoma values diversity and is dedicated to creating a workplace environment that provides individuals with a sense of belonging. We are committed to having a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. The County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where all aspects of employment are based on merit, competence, performance, and business need.

HR Analyst: AK
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Keywords: County of Sonoma, Santa Rosa , Human Resources EEO Analyst II, Human Resources , Santa Rosa, California

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