San Joaquin County
Job Category
Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
$80,102- $97,365 base salary per year which includes a 10% confidential supplement. Additional benefits available include a 1% employer contribution to the County's Deferred Compensation Plan, 10 days of vacation leave per year (up to 23 days after 20 years), 14 paid holidays per year, vacation cash-out of up to 8-days annually, 125 flex spending benefits plan, and a county contribution to health insurance, dental and insurance plans.

About the position
San Joaquin County is recruiting a journey level Personnel Analyst to join our Classification and Compensation Unit. This opportunity provides an opportunity to conduct a variety of classification and compensation studies and projects, which can be analytically challenging and conducted with autonomy. The Class and Comp unit supports several functional areas of Human Resources (e.g., labor relations, employee benefits, employment services) and provides exposure to all County operations and service areas. Your demonstrated HR experience will allow you to contribute to the team, and this opportunity will allow you to develop your compensation and job analysis skills. With formal and on-the-job training, as needed, this position will perform complex and detailed professional assignments to enhance the level of HR services provided to County departments. The Class & Comp unit develops and revises class specifications; conducts job audits, analyzes questionnaires and researches collateral material; and conducts total compensation surveys.

The ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be an experienced public sector HR professional with a big-picture mindset, who enjoys in-depth project work, written communication, and “out-of-the-box” thinking. A working knowledge of MS Word and Excel are a must with the ability to learn HRIS platforms for the purpose of data collection. A proven track record to learn and transition topics quickly, develop relationships with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, and make data driven recommendations will add value to the team.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, social science, industrial psychology or closely related field.
Experience: One year of full-time professional public personnel or related administrative analytical work equivalent to a Personnel Analyst I in San Joaquin County service. Experience in Class & Comp is preferred.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis. 

Recruitment Incentives*
• Vacation accrual rate consistent with candidate’s total years of Public Service
• Sick leave credit up to 160 hours of unreimbursed sick leave from prior public employer
• Reimbursement of qualifying moving expenses up to $2,000
*Recruitment Incentives may be available. Incentives must first be approved by the San Joaquin County Administrator.

Application and Selection
The competitive process includes submittal of a completed San Joaquin County Employment application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application package. If a formal exam process is utilized, qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an oral examination interview which may include a practical exercise. The top-scoring candidates will be referred to the department for a hiring interview. To apply, submit a completed application on or before the final filing date.
To apply, visit our webpage at www.sjgov.org

Final Filing Date: October 14, 2022