Job announcement postings are complimentary for public agency members or $150 per job posting for non-members, private employers, and search firms (payment is required prior to posting). To post a job to the Job Board, please contact our Vice President, Selina Zapien via email at (please cc: info@CalGovHR.orgor by phone (510) 668-4223.

  • 09/27/2023 8:48 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    The current vacancy is in the Benefits, Organizational Development, and Operations Division of the Human Resources Department and will report directly to the Administrative and Fiscal Operations Manager.  

    This is an outstanding career opportunity within the Human Resources Department. The position is responsible for high-level planning, analysis, and operational support for benefit program expansion and administration, overseeing benefit/payroll transaction processing, managing multiple high-profile projects and leading and mentoring assigned staff. The ideal candidate will have a strong Human Resources background preferably including benefits experience, possess excellent analytical, organizational and change management skills, proven ability to manage diverse and complex projects from beginning to end, have strong communication skills, and be comfortable interacting with staff at all levels in the County.

    The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they arise.


    Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees, including:

    • Management leave: 100 hours per year*
    • Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays*
    • Vacation leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25 days/year
    • Sick leave: 12 days/year*
    • Cafeteria plan: $5,000 per year to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash*
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance available for employees and dependents
    • Deferred compensation with 401(k) contribution matches up to $1,500/year
    • $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to employee
    • CalPERS retirement plans
    • Retiree medical insurance
    • Education allowance: up to $1,200 per year
    • Annual vacation cash out: up to 100 hours may be cashed out each year
    • Bilingual incentive: incumbents may be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of proficiency.

    *Amounts will be prorated for part-time employees and employees hired after the first of the year.

    The information above represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire about the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. For a detailed listing of benefits, please click here to view Management benefits.

    For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website.


    To act as a lead in the performance of administrative and analytical functions related to providing a variety of human resources services to assigned department(s); to serve as the primary human resources management advisor to assigned departments; to perform complex and difficult professional human resources analyst duties in the areas of civil service administration, employee relations, equal employment opportunity, recruitment and selection, performance management and discipline, leave management, classification, and salary, payroll and benefits administration; and to function as an effective and productive team member.


    This is the advanced journey level class in the Human Resources Analyst series.  Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, and by the high degree of broad based and specialized knowledge required.

    Employees perform the more difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including administering human resources services for assigned departments, advising and supporting assigned departments in the implementation of human resources activities, and exercising direct supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff.  Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all policies, procedures, and operational systems related to assigned areas of responsibility.


    Receives general direction from the Director of Human Resources or his/her designee.

    Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff.


    Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Serve as a resource to assigned team and its members in all areas of human resources administration and the support of assigned departments; provide technical direction, advice, and support to assigned departments in the areas of recruitment, selection, classification, salary administration, performance management and discipline, the civil service process, employee relations, payroll and benefits administration, and related laws, guidelines, and regulations.
    • Oversee, coordinate, and participate in maintaining the integrity of the County's recruitment/outreach, testing, and selection program; utilize and oversee the utilization of the County's automated applicant tracking system and pre-employment background and medical testing process.
    • Oversee, coordinate, and participate in maintaining the County’s classification plan; conduct and oversee job analyses and position reviews, develop or revise classification specifications, and prepare and present related recommendations for Civil Service Commission consideration.
    • Act as a major resource regarding employment opportunities and Civil Service procedures, advise assigned departments regarding the grievance process, MOU interpretation, performance management procedures and best practices, and/or disciplinary actions; review and analyze legislative bills and regulatory requirements to determine impact to human resources programs and services; interpret policies, regulations, and laws as they relate to a broad range of human resources services and activities.
    • Work with training and organizational development staff in presenting employee training; updating class course materials or orientation programs and providing professional support to departments regarding employee development.
    • Oversee the preparation of payroll documents and data input into the Countywide payroll system; track position history and reconcile department vacancies and funded positions.
    • Plan, coordinate, and administer the County's life, health, dental, and other employee benefit and/or deferred compensation programs; advise department management personnel on problems and policies involving employee group programs.
    • Develop, interpret, monitor, and maintain group coverages to maximize the stability of employee insurance, benefit and/or deferred compensation programs.
    • Review and analyze legislative bills and regulatory requirements to determine impact to the County benefits programs; coordinate and participate in annual open enrollment activities.
    • Develop and recommend strategies to ensure County compliance with changing tax laws governing employee benefits and/or deferred compensation, including discrimination testing, Dependent Care Assistance Program, Medical Reimbursement Program, Health Savings Accounts, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, the Cafeteria Plan, and Internal Revenue Service and other regulatory requirements.
    • Oversee the determination of employee eligibility for health, dental, vision, and/or life insurance plans, retirement programs, and deferred compensation; research and analyze new, existing, and proposed programs for County employees to identify the most appropriate programs or necessary changes in existing programs.
    • Oversee the calculation of retirement related benefits; respond to questions from members and retirees; manage the processing of service retirement and disability retirement applications, death benefits, separation benefits, and purchasable service requests.
    • Work with the County’s ADA Coordinator to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, California Family Rights Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and other Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.
    • Represent the County in the resolution of unemployment insurance claims, including claims administration, account monitoring, and preparing responses and information for the State Employment Development Department. Recommend and participate in the development and implementation of Human Resources Department goals and objectives for areas of assigned program and human resources administration responsibilities; establish schedules and methods for achieving work objectives; draft and implement policies and procedures within assigned areas of professional and team responsibilities.
    • Evaluate operations and activities of assigned team’s responsibilities and human resources service administration; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on status of assigned projects, operations, and activities.
    • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of assigned technical and clerical staff; participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed.
    • Oversee, coordinate, and participate in the administration of County’s equal employment program, including conducting investigations of discrimination and harassment complaints and overseeing the implementation of compliance enforcement activities for County departments.
    • Assist department’s management team in the preparation and monitoring of departmental budget; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for requested staff, supplies, and equipment; monitor and control expenditures on an on-going basis.
    • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and managers, and the community utilizing accepted principles of effective customer service.
    • Direct and manage the work of consultants; assist in the preparation of requests for proposals, review bids, interview and select consultants; manage workflow, set expectations and priorities, and review outcomes; negotiate and monitor contracts.
    • Maintain awareness of and participation in external professional environment and resources to ensure the highest level of professional standards are applied to service delivery within the County’s Human Resources Department.
    • Represent the County of Placer and its Human Resources Department to the public and to other agencies in a positive and productive manner; prepare and present recommendations to Boards and Commissions on behalf of the Human Resources Department.
    • Perform related duties as required.


    Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment and controlled temperature conditions. When assigned to serve as Americans with Disabilities Act Officer, work is typically performed out in the field at employee work stations and departments, which may be indoors or outdoors. Position may require travel to and from other locations in a variety of outdoor weather conditions and lifting various materials and supplies.


    It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.

    Experience and Training
    Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

    Experience: Two years of responsible professional human resources administration experience performing duties similar to a full journey level Human Resources Analyst II with Placer County.

    Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, human resources administration, behavioral science or a related field. 

    Required License or Certificate: 
    May need to possess a valid California driver’s license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

    Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department.

    Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.


    Knowledge of:

    • County Civil Service rules, labor relations, collective bargaining, and other policies and procedures related to administration of County human resources activities.

    • Principles and practices of public sector human resources administration.

    • Advanced principles and practices of organizational analysis and human resource planning.

    • Basic principles and practices of County-wide operations and County administration and organization.

    • Principles and methods of position classification, compensation, examination development and administration, performance management, and organizational analysis.

    • Principles and practices of payroll processing, leave management, and benefits administration.

    • Principles and techniques of case management and case recording.

    • Principles and techniques of program development and implementation.

    • Principles and practices of liability or workers compensation program administration, including government tort claims procedures under California law.

    • Principles and practices of investigative techniques, Principles and techniques of case management and case recording.

    • Principles and techniques of program development and implementation.

    • Principles and practices of liability or workers compensation program administration, including government tort claims procedures under California law.

    • Computer systems, applications, and software, including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, HRIS systems, and online payroll or applicant tracking systems.

    • English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

    • Investigative interviewing and counseling techniques, evidence preservation and accident reconstruction.

    • Pertinent local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

    • Principles of budget monitoring.

    • Principles of supervision, training and evaluating performance.

    • Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.

    • Report writing and methods of statistical research and presentation.

    • Principles and practices of work safety.

    Ability to:

    • Organize, implement, and direct assigned teams in administering human resources services for the County and its departments.

    • Analyze work papers and complete or oversee special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures; and explain Civil Service Commission, County and Human Resources Department policies and procedures to the general public and County staff.

    • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, or twist while working at public counter, conducting field job audits, carrying testing materials or retrieving/ returning files from drawers; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means or enter/retrieve data from computer; and lift light weight.

    • Plan, supervise, and evaluate work activities of professional, technical, and clerical staff.

    • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.

    • Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.

    • Negotiate agreement between differing individuals and groups.

    • Read, analyze, interpret, evaluate and summarize written materials and statistical data including reports, financial reports and budgets.

    • Development and implement innovative solutions to complex issues relating to accessibility, claims and disability programs.

    • Review and interpret position class specifications, job analyses and medical reports.

    • Work cooperatively and tactfully with medical providers, injured employees, attorney and County department personnel.

    • Monitor and assess, with departments, the performance of employees who have been assigned or modified or alternative work assignments.

    • Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.

    • Understand and interpret pertinent County and department policies and procedures, including Civil Service rules.

    • Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget.

    • Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.

    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


    Training & Experience Rating (100%)

    Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.


    Length of Probation:
    All permanent appointments from open eligible lists to positions in the classified service shall serve a probationary period of twelve (12) calendar months or two thousand eighty (2,080) hours, whichever is more.

    Bargaining Unit:


    Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.


    The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.


    Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.


    Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over),  marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), reproductive health decision making, political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.


    For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Andrea Marthaler, Administrative Technician, at or (530) 886-4664.

  • 09/27/2023 8:45 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    FILING DEADLINE: November 3, 2023

    SALARY RANGE: $187,368.00 – $227,760.00 Annually


    The Director of Human Resources plans, develops, implements, administers, and coordinates the activities and operations of the Human Resources/Risk Management Department including recruitment and selection, benefits management, performance management, training, staff development, organizational development, classification and compensation, discipline, safety, risk, volunteer management and compliance. The Director provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant City Manager. This position manages and supervises a broad range of complex organizational, human resource management and employee/labor relations matters frequently entailing issues of significant potential litigation risk, cost and exposure to adverse public reaction.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Provide on-going project support and staff assistance to the City Manager’s Office.

    • Ensure the City’s policies and contracts meet federal, state and local legal compliance and meet all required regulations.

    • Oversee the planning, development, implementation, administration and coordination of the City’s risk management, liability, property, loss recovery, workers’ compensation, employee safety and loss control programs.

    • Participate in contract negotiations, arbitration, collective bargaining agreement administration, and employee grievance process systems.

    • Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of division service delivery methods and procedures.

    • Assess organizational culture and ensure a positive, high performing working environment.

    • Create and present city council briefings, including closed session.

    • Participate in professional and public meetings as required.


    The ideal candidate will be an innovative, ethical, and personable leader and effective communicator with excellent managerial skills and a strong customer-service orientation. The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations as they relate to public employees, including employees in public safety, and be a creative professional with the highest moral character and integrity in all that he/she does, with a desire to build trust, accountability, and a solutions-oriented work culture. This position requires an engaging and results-oriented individual with the ability to facilitate positive change, work effectively with staff, executive leadership, bargaining units, elected officials; and have a willingness to work collaboratively and provide succession planning and employee development opportunities. Successful candidates will possess a proven track record implementing and completing projects, and creating an inspired, team-oriented environment.

    Key Attributes and Characteristics

    • A solid leader and role model with a positive presence; demonstrated initiative; action-oriented; exercises wisdom in judgment; and makes good, consistent decisions.

    • An active problem solver who anticipates and responds to issues in a timely manner, develops alternative solutions, and can bring timely resolution to problems, involving others as needed.

    • Excellent at writing clear, concise staff and other reports for presentation in oral or written format to city council or other elected bodies.

    • Service-oriented with a track record of providing outstanding customer service to internal and external customers.

    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

    • Strong business acumen, with the ability to carefully evaluate and improve the organization’s efficiency, effectiveness, and


    • Can understand and work in a political, public sector environment; and be flexible, transparent, and able to adapt to changing priorities.

    • A relationship builder who cultivates productive partnerships with staff, management, organized labor, external agencies and


    • Able to wisely, effectively, and sensitively address personnel issues including performance evaluations, discipline, grievances,

    interpretation of personnel policies and procedures, labor contracts, and related matters.

    • An outstanding manager of people who provides guidance and professional support to staff, offers regular feedback to

    employees, and serves as a mentor in providing training and growth opportunities.

    • A leader who is collaborative and supportive in working with executive leadership, ensuring the organization works toward a

    common goal.

    • A person with the highest ethical standards who is willing to make difficult decisions based on what is right, enforces not just the letter of the law, but the spirit of the law.

    • An excellent communicator willing to listen and able to build trust.


    Redlands is a city in the heart of the Inland Empire, in San Bernardino County. With a population of approximately 70,000 and founded in 1881 and incorporated in 1888, Redlands is a quintessential “big town” with a “small town” feel. For much of its history, it was the “Washington Navel Orange Growing Capital of the World,” with the citrus industry as the main focus of its economy. The City is known for more than just its citrus industry and historical Victorian architecture. Surrounded by gorgeous mountains, Redlands is located approximately 60 miles northeast of Los Angeles, and 45 miles west of Palm Springs which makes it an easy drive to reach mountains, beaches, and deserts.

    To learn more about the City of Redlands, visit the City’s website:

    For more details about this opportunity, please visit the job brochure at:

    To be considered, please electronically submit your resume, cover letter and a list of five professional references (references will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) at: Resumes should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed.

    For additional information, please contact:

    Frank Rojas

    Phone (510) 495-0448



  • 09/26/2023 4:56 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    As the heart of Solano County, Fairfield is a diverse and growing community located halfway between San Francisco and Sacramento, near Napa and Sonoma. Fairfield (pop. 120,000) is a great family community and thrives as a business hub with prime commercial real estate and a large and talented workforce. As a full-service city supported by 720 employees, the organization seeks to fill a critical HR Manager position to lead one of two HR divisions.

    The ideal candidate will be a knowledgeable, customer-oriented HR professional with a broad background in public sector personnel management. Exhibiting a flexible and responsive style, they will be solution-oriented and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment helping departments find creative approaches to achieving their goals. They will possess exceptional interpersonal skills maintaining open lines of communication with their team, department heads and City staff. Successful candidates will possess five years of HR management experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

    The salary range is $136,022 - $165,335; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. For additional information and to apply, visit This recruitment closes Sunday, October 22, 2023.

    Suzanne Mason  ●  562.631.2500

  • 09/19/2023 11:46 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Senior Management Analyst (Benefits and Wellness Program)

    Valley Water

    Salary: $129,916.80 - $166,358.40 Annually

    Closing: 10/3/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


    Valley Water is searching for top-tier candidates to fill this exciting opportunity.

    At Valley Water, we provide Silicon Valley safe, clean water for a healthy life, environment, and economy and are a leading and nationally recognized water resources management agency. You will find that we are serious about what we do and care for the community we serve. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work. When you join our team, you will find like-minded people that are passionate about what they do and have a customer focus to grow the people behind your water.

    We are seeking experienced candidates with a good blend of Benefits Administration and Wellness Program Administration experience to fill a Senior Management Analyst (SMA) position in Valley Water's Human Resources Division and Total Rewards & Data Analytics unit. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of relevant experience in HR and will be well-versed in all things Benefits and Wellness. The SMA will play an integral part in keeping the various programs running smoothly and efficiently.

    Reporting to the Benefits and Wellness Program Administrator, the SMA will coordinate the “Valley Water WELL” wellness program and support the Benefits program as a whole. For the Wellness function, responsibilities will include leading the wellness program; liaising with the benefits broker and vendors; coordinating program activities; monitoring program participation and performance measures; developing program communications; responding to questions and concerns regarding the wellness program; and evaluating the program's success by reviewing health carrier utilization data, participant satisfaction, and employee health indicators. For the Benefits function, responsibilities include conducting new hire orientations and exit meetings; providing retirement counseling; working within the HRIS and processing benefit transactions; assisting with leave of absence, annual open enrollment, Medicare enrollment, benefit plan renewals; and providing customer service and supporting the benefits hotline.

    Key Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

    • Lead on Valley Water-wide wellness program, including coordinating on-site and virtual wellness program offerings, the annual wellness program launch event, wellness fair, and lunchtime wellness seminars.

    • Quarterly/Annual monitoring and reporting of program participation and effectiveness.

    • Valley Water liaison with vendors, benefits broker, Wellness Committee, and executive leadership.

    • Draft wellness communications and respond to employee questions/concerns.

    • Conduct new hire orientations and exit meetings.

    • Assistance with administering Valley Water-wide benefit programs.

    • Assistance with leave of absence administration.

    • Assistance with open enrollment, benefit plan renewals, and customer service.

    Ideal Candidate's Background Includes:

    Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria as listed below.

    Ideal Experience:

    • Five (5) years or more of experience performing administrative, operational, or management of complex issues related to Human Resources with increasing responsibility.

    • Ideal experience will include supporting wellness initiatives and programs, specifically branding a wellness program and engaging remote workforce in wellness initiatives, as well as experience with employee benefits administration (healthcare renewals, comprehending benefit plan designs, personal file maintenance, processing HR transactions, etc.)

    • Experience using data to report on metrics and making recommendations to improve programs.

    • Experience leading employee orientations and guiding a wellness committee.

    • HRIS experience, including processing of various transactions and events (data entry for new hires, terms), creating and generating ad hoc reports and queries.

    • Extensive experience using all Microsoft Office Programs including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

    Ideal Skills and Abilities:

    • Project/program management techniques and concepts.

    • Ability to develop, implement, market, and promote programs Valley Water-wide.

    • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills with the ability to motivate others.

    • The ability to work both independently and as a part of a team to support employees at all levels with enthusiasm, initiative, and creativity.

    • Strong organization and time-management skills.

    • Ability to work well under pressure and use conflict management skills to ensure a positive employee experience.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, project management skills, well-organized, detail-oriented.

    • Handle sensitive and confidential employment information with tact and discretion.

    • Ability to relate effectively with a wide variety of people, both on the telephone and in person, and provide service in a courteous, prompt, and efficient manner.

    • Ability to leverage multiple vendor partnerships effectively to ensure maximum support and services are provided.

    • Public speaking/presentation skills to address small and large groups.

    Ideal Knowledge:

    • Knowledge of employment-related labor laws and regulations.

    • Employee benefits principles including benefits renewal process, open enrollment process, I-9 compliance, and personnel file/record retention requirements.

    Ideal Training and Education:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Public Administration, or a related field.

    • An advanced degree is a plus.

    • Continual attendance at seminars covering HR labor laws, compliance updates, and regulatory training.

    • HR Certification is a plus.

    Required License or Certificate

    Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for a reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

    To review the Classification Specification, please click

    Total Rewards and Data Analytics Unit (Position Code 923)COVID-19 vaccination requirement:

    *To protect our most valuable assets, our employees, as well as the communities we serve, Valley Water requires all newly hired Valley Water personnel to be fully vaccinated (for COVID-19) or to be formally excused from the requirement through the **reasonable accommodation process (for details, see bottom of job posting) Valley Water Telework Program: Eligibility for telework will depend on the type of work performed, operational needs, and the ability for the employee to perform the essential functions of their job duties while teleworking. Employment with Valley Water requires employees to live within 150 miles of their primary physical work location located in San Jose, California by their start date.

    This position is eligible for a hybrid telework schedule, typically working 40% remote and 60% onsite.

    Selection Process

    (1) The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance exercise, written exercise and/or interview.

    (2) The Employment Application, Qualifying Information Questions and/or Supplemental Questions will be evaluated based on the ideal candidate criteria listed above. Resumes are highly recommended.

    NOTE: Position and start date is subject to availability of funds. Valley Water retains the right to repost this position as deemed necessary.

    Consideration may be given to existing applicant pools within the same classification.

    Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement:

    Fully vaccinated means (1) it has been at least two weeks since a person has completed the entire recommended series of a COVID-19 vaccine, and (2) the person has provided proof of vaccination in a form consistent with the requirements for verification of vaccine status in the State of California's July 26, 2021, Public Health Officer Order.

    **Limited Exemptions to Vaccination Requirement

    An individual who has been provided a job offer may request a reasonable accommodation to the vaccination requirement if they:

    1. Have a contraindication recognized by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or by the vaccine's manufacturer to every approved COVID-19 vaccine. A contraindication means a condition that makes vaccination inadvisable;

    2. Have a disability and are requesting an exception as a reasonable accommodation based upon this disability; or,

    3. Object to COVID-19 vaccination based on their sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

    Valley Water's Equal Opportunity Non-Discrimination Policy is available for review upon request.

    Valley Water will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance of any special needs by calling 408-630-2260.

    Please be aware that once submitted all application materials become the property of Valley Water and will not be returned. Human Resources staff are not authorized to make copies of application materials for applicants.

    To apply, please visit

  • 08/29/2023 8:46 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    FILING DEADLINE: October 13, 2023

    SALARY RANGE: $149,613 – $188,087 Annually


    This newly created Administrative Services Director will oversee the Human Resources, Risk Management, and Communications Divisions. Additional divisions or functions may be added based on a department needs assessment. A solid track record managing human resources is vital. As a working director, the incumbent will be tasked with updating and streamlining division processes and communication methods, developing long term workforce solutions, enhancing public involvement, outreach and messaging, implementing innovative methods of employee engagement, and leading the City in enhancing its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

    This position will also oversee the City’s public relations and branding and ensure all communications include a clear, cohesive and transparent message to the public and the workforce. The director will take a hands-on approach on many Human Resources and Risk Management activities, including labor relations and workers compensation.

    The new Administrative Services Director will be instrumental in working with the city’s executive team in rebranding efforts for an ‘Employee Forward’ working environment.


    The ideal candidate will be an innovative, solutions-oriented, and collaborative leader with a strong work ethic, possessing strategic awareness and a sense of vision, a cooperative spirit, and excellent communication. The qualified Director will have the desire and confidence to work with leadership in a highly visible role to carry out the mission, vision and needs of the City. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff, executive management and other key stakeholders to implement positive outcomes. This position will require critical thinking, flexibility, a willingness to exchange and encourage new ideas, and the ability to build consensus while helping to move the City in an exciting new and prosperous direction. The successful candidate will provide leadership and inspire support in the efforts to encourage the City’s values:

    • Community: We care deeply for our community and strive to provide transparency and equitable services in an approachable and friendly way.

    • Opportunity: We are dedicated to enhancing Visalia by providing opportunities for economic and social development.

    • Vibrancy: We embrace unique perspectives and backgrounds to create a vibrant and welcoming community.

    Key Attributes and Characteristics

    • Develop a culture of high integrity, respect, transparency, and professionalism that supports training, employee growth and development.

    • An active problem solver who anticipates and responds to problems in a timely manner, develops alternative solutions, and is able to bring resolution to issues quickly, while involving others.

    • Champions diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization.

    • Stays current of social, political and economic trends and operating problems of municipal government, as well as new technology that improves business processes and community access and service.

    • A solid understanding of principles and practices of municipal government budget preparation and administration.

    • Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing public meetings.

    • Strong research methodology and report preparation and presentation.

    • A strong background in labor relations activities.

    • The ability to create and foster stability, succession planning and a department of high performance, accountability, and high morale through a positive and inspiring leadership style.

    • A leader who is honest and is able to build trust, while building a culture of teamwork and collaboration.

    • Understands how to do the right thing at the right time, and advocates for appropriate change as needed.


    If work-life balance is important to you, consider living in a thriving community that offers some of the most affordable housing in California and the typical commute time is less than 20 minutes. With a population of about 140,000, Visalia offers small town charm with metropolitan amenities. Visalia has a world class health care system, a flourishing arts community, local theatre companies, a downtown convention center, and numerous fine dining establishments.

    For more details about this opportunity, please visit the job brochure at:

    To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, and five work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to:

    Resumes should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as size of past organization(s). For additional information, please contact:

    Frank Rojas

    Phone (510) 495-0448



    Peter Smith

    Phone (510) 342-3233



  • 08/16/2023 4:43 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Job title: Employee & Labor Relations Analyst (Human Resources Analyst)

    Salary: $105,934.40 - $142,064.00 Annually

    Application link:

    Job Opportunity

    The City of Berkeley is looking for collaborative and communicative mediators who can help ensure a positive and fair workplace environment! As an Employee & Labor Relations Analyst (Human Resources Analyst), you will represent management during meet and confer processes, grievances, disciplinary actions, and other labor and employee relations activities. You will also analyze a variety of situations to evaluate options, determine the best approach, make recommendations, and implement policies.

    There are two vacancies in Employee & Labor Relations; one at Associate level and one at Senior level. Senior Human Resources Analysts perform more complex work and may be assigned to supervise the work of others.

    Benefits of Working for Berkeley

    Berkeley, California is a small city with a big reputation. At just ten square miles of land and seven square miles of water, Berkeley is famous around the globe as a center for academic achievement, scientific exploration, free speech, and the arts, and home to over 50 parks, a top-ranked university, and the largest public marina in the San Francisco Bay.

    As an employer, the City of Berkeley offers all the benefits of a career in the public sector while fostering diversity, creativity, and innovation. Join a team of high-caliber, experienced staff with a shared mission of serving the Berkeley community and promoting an accessible, safe, healthy, environmentally-sound and culturally-rich city.

    Benefited employees receive a myriad of financial and other benefits, including CalPERS pension and other retirement plans, medical and dental coverage, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more.

  • 08/09/2023 11:43 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    TB&Co. is seeking up to two Senior Recruiters to join our awesome team in 2023! If you have a strong HR background in local government and have served as a department head, city manager, assistant or deputy city manager and have a nerdy passion for recruiting, this might be your jam. If you want to do rewarding and meaningful work while still maintaining manageable work/life integration, appreciate flexibility and are a rock star at self-management, this might really be your jam!

    Other important qualities we are seeking include an obsessive commitment to quality, effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, coupled with outstanding project management abilities. The ability to flex and be adaptable in accordance with shifting client needs and a wicked sense of humor are essential for job satisfaction and success in today’s wild world of recruiting. Competitive candidates will have experienced our services firsthand working with the firm as a client or as a finalist in a previous recruitment.

    Check out the recruitment brochure for details. Remote work opportunity with occasional regional travel required. Confidential inquiries are welcome if you meet our criteria. Closes: NLT Sunday, September 24, 2023.

    Teri Black ● 424-285-1548

  • 07/28/2023 2:26 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Retirement Services Supervisor

    Exam # 29032-C

    Approximate Monthly Salary: $6,135.24 - $7,455.90


    Under direction, the Retirement Services Supervisor supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the activities of subordinate member services personnel located within the Sacramento County Employees Retirement System (SCERS) to assist in carrying out administrative procedures in accordance with the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other Retirement Board and state policies; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.


    Two years of full-time paid experience leading or supervising a group of employees responsible for performing administrative duties in a pension, retirement, financial services, benefits administration, or accounting field.

    Please refer to job announcement for cut-off dates.

    (*Final cut-off is at 5:00 PM on October 23, 2023)

    Please see job announcement for important testing information. This communication is a courtesy announcement only and is not meant to replace the full job announcement. Please view the official job announcement for all requirements and testing information. The full job announcement and online application is available for viewing on our website at


    • Provisional employees in this class should file for this examination.
    • Individuals in provisional positions must be reachable on the eligible list to be considered for permanent appointment.
    • If a provisional is not reachable, it is the appointing authority’s responsibility to take the appropriate action to terminate the appointment. Civil Service Rule 7.5 states, “Provisional appointments shall terminate within twenty (20) calendar days after the date on which the eligible list is established.”

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