Senior Human Resources Analyst (Employee Relations)
East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)
Location: Oakland, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $118,368 - $170,928 Annually
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 23-030
This Senior Human Resources Analyst will be working in the Employee Relations Division of the Human Resources Department, reporting to the Manager of Employee Relations. The successful candidate will be assigned a variety of interesting and challenging labor and employee relations work and will be expected to make decisions under general direction.
Typical assignments may include: • Conducting workplace investigations and providing a variety of support and counsel to managers and supervisors on disciplinary matters. • Responding to grievances and informal concerns and assisting managers and supervisors with their responses. • Staffing and documenting meetings involving union representatives on a wide variety of employment matters and following up on action items. • Participating in and/or leading labor negotiations, including developing proposals, identifying costs, savings and other organizational impacts, drafting agreements and preparing reports and presentations to a variety of stakeholders. • Assisting labor attorneys in preparation and presentation of arbitrations or Civil Service hearings, which may include testifying in legal proceedings. • Meeting with staff to gather information and make recommendations intended to resolve a wide variety of personnel concerns. • Interpreting, explaining, applying and training others on labor agreements, personnel rules, policies, procedures, regulations and relevant state and federal laws. • Participating in and/or leading special projects, including re-organizations of work activities and other initiatives that require research, development of initiatives and options, and preparation of recommendations and reports. • Participating in cross functional work teams, including workplace violence prevention and leave/disability management.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate: • expertise in all aspects of public sector labor relations as outlined in the description of typical responsibilities and the ability to exercise good judgment. • experience applying state and federal laws related to labor relations including FLSA, FMLA, ADA, MMBA, DOT, CFRA and CFEHA. • ability to develop good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders and to maintain a professional and cordial demeanor at all times. • skill in communicating and interacting with others on complex matters with concision, both orally and in writing. • experience working as a lead with assigned staff. • experience developing and presenting training and other presentations. • familiarity with other public sector human resources activities including recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, training and benefits administration. • SHRM and Labor Relations Masters certification are preferred but not required. • public sector experience is preferred but not required.
The annual salary is $118,368 up to $170,928. Initial placement within the range is based upon qualifications. Appointment is typically made at or below the control point ($153,876 annually).
EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.
Requirements: 1. Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. 2. Three years of experience in employee relations work, or its equivalent. 3. Valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. 4. Willingness to work during evening and weekend hours as needed.
Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 14, 2023. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.
EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability www.ebmud.com Job Hotline: (510) 287-0735
East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is a public utility formed under California’s Municipal Utility District Act. EBMUD supplies water and provides wastewater treatment for parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the East San Francisco Bay Area. EBMUD’s water systems serves approximately 1.3 million people in 332-square-mile area: and the wastewater system serves approximately 650,000 people in an 88-square-mile area.
Headquartered in Oakland, EBMUD is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors elected from wards within the service area. The Board determines overall policies, which are then implemented under the direction of the Board appointed General Manager.
EBMUD employs nearly 2,000 employees at locations throughout the East San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Stockton, Camanche and Pardee Reservoir areas. Explore the different careers paths available at EBMUD with descriptions of skills, experience, education, certifications and licenses needed to move and grow within the organization!
EBMUD offers employees a wide range of benefits and programs designed to suit their individual needs and promote balance between their work and everyday live...s. You can read more about our employee benefits program at http://www.ebmud.com/jobs/job-resources/employee-benefits-program/.
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