The Los Angeles Metro's Talent Acquisition Department is recruiting for a Principal Human Resources Analyst. This position will be working in a team environment and be responsible for performing a variety of the most complex professional, technical and analytical classification and compensation activities related to the development and maintenance of the agencies compensation system. Candidate's will demonstrate the advanced professional skills in the areas described above to be placed in the Qualified Candidate Pools (QCP's) for open positions within the agency.
Example Of Duties
Reviews new positions in anticipation of recruitment to ensure appropriate classification. Based on position-specific information, determines if an existing description can be used for classification
Reviews employees’ request for classification review and makes recommendations. This includes reviewing job questionnaires, conferring with managers and employees, evaluating jobs and preparing written reports on findings. Communicates with stakeholders regarding the result of compensation work
Reviews jobs for strategic management reorganizations, contractual reviews and projects, including both job audit and evaluation. Documents job-specific findings and recommendations to contribute to a comprehensive project report
Researches situations as they arise related to aspects of compensation to provide clarity for resolution in consideration of contract provisions, historical practices, similar situations, etc.
Develops and documents procedures to streamline processes and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements
Provides analytical support and data analysis on projects and human resource metrics
Reviews and recommends salary placements for new hires
Plans, conducts, and takes the lead or project management role on assigned teams as well as major projects; reviews and evaluates results
Provides guidance for other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs
Gathers and/or develops data and identifies and forecasts program costs
Recommends and implements new policies or programs to meet unforeseen or unmet agency-wide needs
Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, and employees
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
Requirements For Employment
Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration or other related field
4 years' senior-level experience performing complex human resources work related to compensation and classification
Master's degree in Business, Public Administration, or related field AND/OR possession of a professional certification in Human Resources or other related field is desirable
Successful candidates will demonstrate the following criteria beyond the minimum qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to coordinate, persuade and involve diverse stakeholders using a customer service focus
Demonstrated ability to lead assigned teams as well as classification compensation projects
Note: Additional requirements may be assessed based on the needs of each position. Candidates will be notified of those additions at the time of the interview beyond the Qualified Applicant Pool.
Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency
Research and report preparation methods
Item analysis techniques
Forecasting and succession planning methods
Perform complex human resources management work
Compile and analyze complex data
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Handle highly confidential information
Manage a project from inception to culmination
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Lead staff members providing work direction and guidance
Exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
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.
Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:
METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012
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. kf
*Open to the public and all Metro employees
This 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.