Human Resources Analyst Job at Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Chino, CA

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  • Inland Empire Utilities Agency
  • Chino, CA

Job Description

Salary : $102,067.16 - $124,359.04 Annually

Location : Chino CA 91708, CA

Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Job Number: 072 23 24 20001803

DivisionDepartment: Human Resources Department

Opening Date: 06/18/2024

Closing Date: Continuous

THE POSITION:

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our team is dedicated to improving the way IEUA employees work, develop, and thrive! If you are looking for a traditional Human Resources job, this opportunity may not be for you. We are a group of highly motivated individuals that do so much more than push paper. We are creative thinkers, business partners, and motivators. If you have a passion for helping others succeed and connecting with stakeholders to build talent pipelines for the future workforce, then this is an opportunity that you do not want to pass up.

We are looking for someone who is organized, works collaboratively, is analytical, and is an excellent problem solver. Reporting to the Human Resources Officer, the Human Resources Analyst is responsible for leading projects and implementing solutions. Additionally, the individual in this role will exercise lead responsibilities over talent acquisition focusing on the talent acquisition objectives and implementing the department's career outreach strategic plan.

This position might be the perfect fit for you if:

  • You like to build teams, find efficiencies, develop goals, and implement solutions.
  • You enjoy interacting with various stakeholders and teammates to complete projects.
  • You are able to lead and provide work guidance to team members and communicate well with supervisors.
  • You are organized and able to maintain records, reports, and analyses.
  • You have a knack for conducting research and utilizing data to provide recommendations and solutions.
  • You contribute to and ensure an open work environment committed to teamwork, mutual trust, and respect.
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA/Agency) serves approximately 935,000 residents in western San Bernardino County and is proud of our reputation of promoting greater water supply reliability through significant contributions to a diverse regional water supply portfolio, including water from stormwater capture, recycling and reuse, and imported water supplies. The Agency continues to be fully committed to ensuring long-term success for the region by leading the way in water resource management, environmental sustainability, and providing essential sanitation services in a regionally planned and cost-effective manner while safeguarding public health and promoting economic development.

Here are a few ways the Inland Empire Utilities Agency is committed to helping you feel your best, work your best, and live your best while working with us:

  • A 4-day work week with remote hybrid work schedules for some positions
  • A pension through California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • Generous employer monthly health benefit allowances to go towards the cost of medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive vacation, floating holiday, sick time in addition to 9 agency paid holidays
  • Education Reimbursement up to $5,250 per fiscal year
  • Professional Development Stipend of $1,000 per fiscal year
  • Basic life insurance coverage provided
  • Wellness Stipend of $500 per fiscal year
  • 457b Deferred Compensation Contribution
  • Interest free loan for a computer purchase up to $3,000

This position is open until filled. The deadline for the first review of applications is 11:59 PM on Monday, July 8, 2024. Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline.

There is one (1) vacancy in the Human Resources Department.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list.

Salary Range: UN 181

FLSA: Exempt

Probationary Period: 12 months

Under broad supervision, performs responsible and complex professional and analytical activities in support of the Agency's human resources programs and initiatives in one or more human resources disciplines; performs complex analyses and provides sound, professional recommendations; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

A Human Resources Analyst performs journey-level to advanced journey-level professional assignments in one or more human resources disciplines. Incumbents provide professional advice and counsel to Agency management and non-management staff and perform their responsibilities with a significant degree of independence and application of professional experience and judgment, and may provide direction and technical guidance to lower-level staff and interns.

Employees in this class typically report to the Human Resources Officer.

Human Resources Analyst is distinguished from Human Resources Officer in that incumbents in the latter class manage a team of human resources professionals and are responsible for planning, organizing, managing, and participating in the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of human resources programs.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

Designs, implements, and administers a variety of complex professional and analytical activities for human resources programs and initiatives in compliance with applicable policies, practices, law, and regulations; prepares comprehensive documents, recommendations, and executes decisions within level of authority, to implement, administer, and monitor activities.

Leads, provides work guidance and direction and participates in the work of department members; participates in interviews, selection, scheduling, assigning and monitoring work of other employees for completeness, accuracy and conformance with Agency/departmental standards; provides information, instruction and training on work processes, proper uses of equipment and safe work practices; provides input to supervisor on employee work performance and behaviors; may provide estimates for personnel, equipment and material requirements for areas of assignment; may order work materials and supplies; assists in ensuring a fair and open work environment in accordance with the Agency's commitment to teamwork, mutual trust and respect.

Researches and develops key HR metrics; collects and compiles data from a variety of sources, including human resource information systems (HRIS), management and employee surveys, exit interviews, personnel records, government labor statistics, competitor practices, and other sources.

Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns; performs analysis on the effectiveness of human resources programs and initiatives; prepares reports of data results; proactively develops and presents recommendations related to human resources programs and initiatives.

Prepares and maintains a variety of reports, records, and analyses; attends meetings; serves on various task forces, committees, and teams for a variety of purposes.

Develops, coordinates, and presents human resources related training and presentations to management and non-management staff; monitors, evaluates, and updates all professional technical training for the Agency in areas of assignment.

Represents the Agency in a wide variety of external interactions; may serves as an Agency liaison with member agencies, institutions, and organizations in areas of assignment; speaks and presents in meetings and in public forums; plans, develops and coordinates programs with member agencies, institutions, and organizations; answers questions and provides information to individuals and groups in areas of assignment.

Participates on project teams that analyze human resources programs for efficiency; creates project plans and tracking metrics; assists in selecting and forming project teams; facilitates and implements solutions within the department and externally on multi-department projects.

Participates in the development of Board Letters and Presentations for resolutions, program contracts, and various annual reports and performance matrices in areas of assignment.

Participates in the development of requests for proposals, contracts, and agreements for human resources professional contractors, consultants, and vendor services; participates in the evaluation and selection process; coordinates department review of vendor deliverables and delivery of services for accuracy and completeness, ensuring that department needs, and requirements have been met in areas of assignment.

Interprets and explains policies, procedures, and regulations to management, non-management staff, and the public; analyzes trends, proposed legislation, and regulations for impacts on Agency human resources programs and policies and makes recommendations for any required changes.

Assists in the labor relations process; collects and analyzes data for use in formulating negotiations proposals; reviews and updates Agency policies, procedures, MOUs, and personnel manuals.

Assists in the development and implementation of the goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned area of responsibility; directs, develops and participates in the preparation of programs, projects and reports relating to current and long-range goals of the Department and the Agency.

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in human resources, business administration, public administration, psychology, or a closely related field, and at least four years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in a public agency is preferred.

LICENSES; CERTIFICATES; SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A valid California Class C driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Agency's vehicle insurance program. Professional HR Certification (SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR) is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Theory, principles, practices, and techniques of public human resources management.

Employee/labor relations principles and practices, including contract administration.

Agency Personnel Manuals Memorandum's of Understanding provisions regarding areas of assignment. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and Agency policy and practice.

Research methods and financial and statistical data analysis techniques.

Agency ordinances, codes, procedures, and practices regarding areas of assignment.

Principles and practices of sound business communication.

Customer service principles, practices and etiquette.

Agency labor contract provisions.

Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.

Basic principles and practices of employee supervision.

ABILITY TO:
Carry out responsibilities in a manner that promotes accountability, employee engagement, staff development, respect, and collaboration.

Effectively and professionally work with a diverse group of staff and community members.

Accurately administer comprehensive human resources programs in alignment with Agency policy, practice, and procedure.

Analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and make sound, appropriate recommendations.

Exercise sound independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines.

Understand, interpret, and accurately explain the application of policies, procedures, and requirements pertaining to assigned areas of responsibility.

Represent the department effectively in meetings with other departments and union representatives.

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Understand and follow written and oral instructions.

Operate a computer and standard business software and other standard office equipment.

Prepare clear, concise, and accurate analytical reports, correspondence, and other written materials.

Develop and present presentations, proposals, and recommendations clearly, logically, and persuasively.

Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex, and confidential personnel issues and employee situations.

Maintain confidential information.

Principles and practices of effective supervision.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.

Be present onsite at Agency locations during the normal business hours

Be physically present at non-Agency locations including, but not limited to, member agencies, conferences, and other work-related events that occur offsite.

SELECTION PROCESS:

All employment applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job-related qualifications. Applicants with the strongest background relating to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the testing process which may include one or more of the following: written test, oral interview, performance/practical examination. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background/reference check and pre-employment physical examination including a drug screen (for safety sensitive position) at no cost to the candidate. Please visit our website at and select the Human Resources Department for additional information regarding the Agency, the hiring process and benefit information.

Any applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the Human Resources Office at (909) 993-1640 or hrdept@ieua.org at least 72 hours in advance of the need for accommodation.

THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND ANY PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS BULLETIN MAY BE MODIFIED OR REVOKED WITHOUT NOTICE.

"The Agency's success is obtained by creating a positive and diverse work environment which recognizes individual differences and experiences".

The Agency offers a comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees and their eligible dependents. These include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a variety of voluntary benefits. Programs and benefit amounts vary and are based on bargaining unit and employment type.


This benefits overview is a summary and is not to be considered all-inclusive or applicable to all employees.


THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND ANY PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS BULLETIN MAY BE MODIFIED OR REVOKED WITHOUT NOTICE.


Retirement
California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) :
An employee who becomes a "new" member of CalPERS for the first time on or after January 1, 2013 (and who was not a member of another California public retirement system prior to that date) will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2.0% @ 62 benefit formula with a three-year final compensation in accordance with Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). New members (PEPRA) will be required to pay half of the normal cost (Govt. Code Section. 7522.30(c)) currently 6.75% of eligible earnings toward the employee contribution.


An employee who is a "classic" member of CalPERS, or a current member of another California public retirement system, who is hired on or after January 1, 2012, will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2.0% @ 55 benefit formula with a three-year final compensation. Classic members shall contribute 7% of eligible earnings toward the employee contribution.


Social Security/Medicare:
Along with CalPERS retirement, the Agency also participates in Social Security and Medicare. The Agency pays 7.65% on your behalf (6.2% Social Security + 1.45% Medicare), and the employee pays 7.65% via payroll taxes.


Medical
The Agency shall make a maximum monthly contribution towards the cost of his/her health insurance as follows:


Agency Medical Contribution

Health insurance is offered through CalPERS, and enrollment is optional with evidence of health coverage from another source. Eligible employees who waive their medical benefit receive a cash incentive payment. Coverage is effective the first day of the month following enrollment.


Dental and Vision Insurance
The Agency offers two dental plans - Delta Dental (PPO) and Western Dental (DPO). Enrollment in one of the plans is mandatory. Coverage is effective the first day of the month following enrollment.


Vision insurance is offered through EyeMed Vision Plan and enrollment is voluntary. Coverage is effective the first day of the month following enrollment.


Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan
Upon completion of six months of employment, employees may participate in the Agency's Section 125 Cafeteria Program. Participants in this program may take advantage of tax savings offered through a medical care flexible spending account, a dependent care flexible spending account, or purchase supplemental benefits including critical illness and accident insurance with pre-tax dollars. In addition, employees can purchase supplemental life insurance with post-tax dollars.


Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Life and AD&D insurance is offered through Cigna Life Insurance. Executive Management employees are provided with 1 time their annual earnings up to $300,000. Unrepresented Management employees are provided with an Agency paid $90,000 Life and AD&D policy. Unrepresented non-management, and members of the Supervisors', Laboratory, Professional, General, or Operators' Unit are provided an Agency paid $50,000 Life and AD&D policy. Enrollment into a basic $10,000 Life and AD&D policy is required and paid by the employee. Employees may purchase dependent life, for their spouse and/or eligible child(ren), or additional Life and AD&D coverage for themselves up to $500,000. Coverage is effective the first day of the month following date of hire.


Disability Insurance
Employees are insured by an Agency-paid long-term disability insurance, which will provide income for an employee who is totally disabled from illness, injury, or accident. The basic benefit provides for 60% of the first $10,000 of monthly salary, reduced by deductible income, after a 365-day waiting period. Coverage is effective the first day of the month following the date of hire.


Short-term disability insurance is available through State Disability Insurance (SDI). Employees covered by SDI are covered by two programs: Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave. Per applicable MOU and/or Personnel Manual, cash-out option available.


Employee Assistance Program
Agency employees are provided access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides 24/7 assistance needed to help resolve life's challenges.

401(a) & 457(b) Deferred Compensation
Participation in a 457 deferred compensation plan is available through Empower Retirement. The Agency will contribute $25.00 per pay period to a single 457(b) account for each employee who has made an elective deferral of twenty-five ($25) or more to the plan. Also, participation in a 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan is available within 60 days of hire.


Flexible Work Arrangements
Whenever possible, the Agency strives to be flexible to help employees achieve a balance between work and home responsibilities. Most employees participate in a 4/10 work week.

PAID TIME OFF
Holidays

The Agency offers nine (9) paid holidays. Additional paid floating holidays are available every fiscal year as follows:Executive Management:6 Floating Holidays per FY & 6 Executive Leave days
Unrepresented Management:10 Floating Holidays per FY
Unrepresented Non-Management:6 Floating Holidays per FY
Supervisors' Unit:8 Floating Holidays per FY
Laboratory Unit:5 Floating Holidays per FY
Professional Unit6 Floating Holidays per FY
Operators' Association:6 Floating Holidays per FY
General Unit:60 hours Floating Holidays per FY

Vacation Leave
Employees accrue 80 hours of vacation leave per year depending on length of employment, progressing to 200 hours per year. Executive Management employees accrue 120 hours of vacation leave per year depending on length of service, progressing to 240 hours per year. Per applicable MOU and/or Personnel Manual, cash-out option available.

Sick Leave
Employees accrue 96 hours of sick leave annually.


Vehicle Allowance
Executive Management and Unrepresented Management employees may receive a monthly vehicle allowance

Safety Equipment Stipend
Members of the Laboratory Unit shall be provided with safety glasses. Payment shall be on a reimbursement basis, not to exceed $250 per fiscal year. Additionally, Laboratory members will receive $300 safety equipment stipend.

Professional Development Stipend
Employees not on original probation shall be entitled to a professional development stipend of one thousand dollars ($1000) per calendar year. The professional development stipend shall be paid every twenty-fifth (25th) pay period. Refer to specific MOU or Personnel Manual for details and payment information.

Educational Reimbursement Program
The Agency may reimburse eligible employees for the cost of educational courses up to $5,250 per fiscal year for the cost of educational expenses that are related to the employee's work. Limited Term employees are not eligible for this benefit.

Wellness Stipend
Employees not on original probation shall be entitled to a wellness stipend of five hundred dollars ($500) per calendar year. The wellness stipend shall be paid every twenty-fifth (25th) pay period.

Computer Loan Program
Eligible employees may receive an interest-free loan up to $3,000 to purchase a personal computerLimited Term employees are not eligible for this benefit.


This benefits overview is a summary and is not to be considered all-inclusive or applicable to all employees.

01


I understand that I must thoroughly complete the Education (including high school information regardless of any additional higher education), Employment History (including contact information and reason for leaving), Certificates & Licenses, and Supplemental Questions sections of my application, as applicable. This includes a detailed description of all work experience for at least the last ten years, if applicable. I also understand that I may not submit resumes in lieu of filling out the application or answering the Supplemental Questions.
  • Yes
  • No

02


I have read the above statement and understand that failure to provide sufficient information may result in my application being rejected.
  • Yes
  • No

03


Do you possess a valid California Driver's License?
  • Yes
  • No

04


Check the type of driver's license you possess. Note: For out-of-state applicants, a valid driver's license is required and a valid California Class "C" driver's license must be obtained within ten (10) days of appointment (CA Vehicle Code 12505c).
  • Class C
  • Class B
  • Class A
  • Out of State
  • I have no driver's license, California or otherwise

05


Do you possess at least four years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management?
  • Yes
  • No

06


Have you graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in human resources, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field?
  • Yes
  • No

07


Which option below best describes your highest level of education? (NOTE: You will be required to verify your education level if you continue in the selection process.)
  • Some high school
  • High school or G.E.D.
  • Some college
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctorate degree
  • None

08


If you answered bachelor's degree or higher for your education please enter your major here: (If you do not have an bachelor's degree or higher, state "not applicable.")

09


Do you have an equivalent combination of education training and experience to equal that of graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in human resources, business administration, public administration, psychology or a closely related field, and at least four years of related experience?
  • Yes
  • No

10


If you answered yes to the previous question, please describe in detail your equivalent combination of education, training and experience that makes you qualified. Include the employer's name, your position title, and the time period of the experience. Make sure your response specifically addresses the qualification above. An incomplete answer, including "please see resume" or similar language may remove you from further consideration. If you do not have experience, state "no experience."

11


Do you have experience designing, implementing, and administering complex professional and analytical activities for human resources programs?
  • Yes
  • No

12


Describe in detail your experience designing, implementing, and administering complex professional and analytical activities for human resources programs. Include the employer's name, your position title, and the time period of the experience. Make sure your response specifically addresses the qualification above. An incomplete answer, including "please see resume" or similar language may remove you from further consideration. If you do not have experience, state "no experience."

13


How many years of experience do you have conducting research, including: collecting data from a variety of sources and human resources information systems (HRIS), analyzing data, preparing reports, and presenting recommendations related to human resources programs?
  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • More than 1 year but less than 2
  • More than 2 years but less than 3
  • More than 3 years but less than 4
  • Over 4 years of experience

14


Describe in detail your experience conducting research, including: collecting data from a variety of sources and human resources information systems (HRIS), analyzing data, preparing reports, and presenting recommendations related to human resources programs. Make sure your response specifically addresses the qualification above. An incomplete answer, including "please see resume" or similar language may remove you from further consideration. If you do not have experience, state "no experience."

15


Check the HR functions in which you have performed during your previous work experience (checkall that apply):
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Benefits Administration
  • Job evaluation/job analysis
  • Labor relations
  • Performance Management - advising leadership personnel
  • HRIS
  • Compensation
  • Classification
  • DEI
  • Succession Planning
  • Workforce Development (Career Outreach)

16


Please describe in detail, your experience performing the selected options above. Include the employer's name, your position title, and the time period of the experience. Make sure your response specifically addresses the qualification above. An incomplete answer, including "please see resume" or similar language may remove you from further consideration. If you do not have experience, state "no experience."

17


Select the certification(s) that you currently possess:
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources California (SPHR-CA)
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • International Public Management Association Certified Professional (IPMA-CP)
  • International Public Management Association Senior Certified Professional (IPMA-SCP)
  • Other
  • None

18


If you selected "Other" in the previous question, briefly describe any other human resources or related certifications you possess.

19


Individuals selected for the position will serve a 12 month original/technical probation period. Individuals serving an original probation period may be terminated at any time during the 12 month period. Are you able and willing to abide by these requirements?
  • Yes
  • No

20


I understand that communications to me regarding this recruitment will be communicated by email, and that I will need to monitor my inbox/spam/junk email folder regularly to ensure that I do not miss any relevant communication.
  • Yes
  • No

21


I hereby understand and declare that the statements on this supplemental questionnaire are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. As applicable, I hereby authorize the Agency and/or designees to contact the references listed to verify the information I have supplied. I hereby release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that the Agency reserves the right to validate information received on the supplemental questionnaire and that I will be subject to disqualification and/or termination if any statement in this supplemental questionnaire is found to be untrue or determined to be misleading.
  • Yes
  • No

Required Question

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