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Departmental Human Resources Officer (HR GENERALIST)

Alameda County


Location:
Oakland, California 94612
Date:
11/06/2017
2017-11-062017-12-06
Job Code:
0460
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • HR Generalist
Alameda County
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Job Details

THE POSITION:

Departmental Human Resources Officers, under general direction, perform professional, human resources management work in a County department or agency assisting, developing and maintaining a program of human resources management and administration including, recruitment/staffing, workforce planning, training and development, examination development and administration, employee selection, position classification, performance evaluations, affirmative action, disciplinary and grievance procedures and employee relations; and to perform other related duties.

Departmental Human Resources Officer is a journey-level classification in the Departmental Human Resources Officer flex series located in County operating departments/agencies. This class is distinguished from the next higher-level, Departmental Human Resources Manager which functions as a first line supervisor to Departmental Human Resources Officer positions and other multidisciplinary professional and support staff.

THE VACANCY:

We are currently recruiting to establish a countywide eligible list that will be used by any County department or agency needing to fill a vacancy in this classification.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

In addition to the minimum qualifications and knowledge and skills listed below, ideal candidates for these positions will have track records of successfully assisting, developing and maintaining a program of human resources management and administration including, recruitment/staffing, workforce planning, training and development, examination development and administration, employee selection, position classification, performance evaluations, affirmative action, disciplinary and grievance procedures and employee relations; and they perform other related duties as needed. In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications stated below, the Departmental Human Resources Officer will possess the following critical attributes:     

  • A resourceful advisor who seeks to understand problems and provide accurate and timely guidance to employees, contractors, managers, supervisors, and others seeking information about human resource related activities;      
  • Someone who develops collaborative relationships in an effort to facilitate and accomplish work goals;      
  • A professional who is a detail oriented strategic thinker, who seeks, collects, and synthesizes information from a variety of sources to make recommendation;     
  • Someone who demonstrates a collaborative, eager spirit to actively participate as a member of a team;       
  • A strong communicator, both orally and in writing, who clearly conveys information and ideas to a variety of individuals or groups; an individual who effectively presents and receives information and concepts and who actively listens to ensure understanding;     
  • An effective planner who organizes work activities, manages several tasks at once, and ensures that the work is completed efficiently;  
  • A problem solver, who identifies problems and uses logic, judgment, and data to evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions to achieve the desired organizational goals or outcomes;       
  • Someone who works effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, motivations or background; and    
  • A technically knowledgeable human resources practitioner who applies knowledge of Federal, State, local and/or private sector Human Resources laws, rules and regulations and who understands human resources programmatic terminology, procedures and practices, and who demonstrates continued exposure to current trends and developments in the field.

Requirements

Internal Experience Track #I:   The equivalent of one year of full-time experience as a Departmental Human Resources Officer Trainee or 18 months as a Human Resources Trainee in the Alameda County classified service.

OR

Internal Experience Track #II:   The equivalent of three years of full-time experience as a Human Resources Technician or in an equivalent or higher classification performing human resources related activities in the Alameda County classified service. 

Substitution (applies only to internal track #II): Completion of the Alameda County Management Academy “Management and Supervision Certificate Program may substitute for six (6) months of the required qualifying experience; or, possession of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required qualifying experience.

OR

External Experience Track #III:

- Education:   Possession of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university.

and

- Experience:   The equivalent of three years of full-time professional level human resources management experience involving compensation analysis, workforce planning, training and development, recruitment/staffing employee relations, requiring the use of the knowledge and skills described in this specification.

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