County of San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo 93408

Ability to solve complex problems using best practices and knowledge of internal and external business issues to provide practical solutions.

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Human Resources Analyst I/ii/iii-compensation & Classification

County of San Luis Obispo
Permanent 1055 Monterey St d250, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408, United States


As a Compensation & Classification Analyst, you will serve as a subject matter expert and consultant for the Human Resources Department in support of all County departments.

Key duties include:

  • Lead compensation and classification projects and initiatives 
  • Conduct salary surveys and perform market analysis
  • Create and revise jobs (classifications) and job descriptions 
  • Perform position studies to determine appropriate employee classification 
  • Produce written reports and proposals and present them to County leadership
  • Develop and implement communication and training for compensation programs for recruiters, human resources professionals and managers to promote understanding

Preferred skills and experience: 

  • Excellent business writing skills 
  • Highly effective in communicating clearly and persuasively 
  • Ability to solve complex problems using best practices and knowledge of internal and external business issues to provide practical solutions
  • Education and experience in human resources, especially compensation management, or business management
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple high-priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Excel skills
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This recruitment may be used to fill future permanent, substitute, limited term, and temporary positions, both full-time and part-time throughout the County.

The Ideal Candidate

A combination of education, training and experience which could provide the required knowledge and abilities listed.  This may include:

Human Resources Analyst I-II- III:  Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in HR, Business Administration, Public Administration, safety or industrial engineering, or a related social or behavioral science field.

Human Resources Analyst I:  No additional experience required.

Human Resources Analyst II:  In addition, one year of professional HR management experience.

Human Resources Analyst III:  In addition, three years of professional HR management experience. 

Reasonable Accommodation Notice
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Veteran's Preference Points 
If you are applying for employment with the County of San Luis Obispo and you served in the United States Armed Forces, you may be eligible for veteran's preference points as part of the recruitment process. Some dependents and survivors of eligible veterans may also be eligible for preference points.   for more information and to learn how to apply for this benefit.  Please note that Veteran’s credits must be on file with the County of San Luis Obispo Veterans Services Office prior to the recruitment closing date indicated on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
The County is an equal opportunity employer. Objectives are directed toward assuring equal opportunity in selection / promotion, pay, and job assignments. Recruitment and selection procedures have been established to ensure non-discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinions or affiliations, age, sex, race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or other non-merit factors. In addition, the County complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act in hiring and retaining employees. For more information contact the Human Resources Department at (805)781-5959.