Superior Court of California, Contra Costa County-Senior Human Resources Analyst

01/12/2022 8:54 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

$84,739.82 - $108,151.89 annually

Final Filing – 5:00 pm Monday, January 31, 2022

The Court is conducting an open recruitment to fill the vacancy of Senior Human Resources Analyst. Under the general direction of the Human Resources Director, the Senior Human Resources Analyst will perform a variety of professional level work in some or all of the following areas: worker’s compensation, leave administration, recruitment and selection, employee relations, and labor relations. Only incumbents who meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing date may apply.

The Senior Human Resources Analyst responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1.) Plans, coordinates and directs various human resources projects and activities to support management in the delivery of services;

2.) Interprets and applies personnel policies, rules regulations and provisions of labor agreements;

3.) Consults with, advises and makes recommendations to court managers on performance coaching, counseling and training issues;

4.) Conducts investigations relative to employee complaints and grievances and meets with employees and employee organization representatives on such matters;

5.) Coordinates workers’ compensation programs; monitors cases; reviews and updates procedures; analyzes restrictions and assists in determining modified duty or new work assignments; oversees Americans with Disabilities Act cases and issues; coordinates equal employment opportunity activities;

6.) Participates in the recruitment process (i.e. creating job announcements, testing and interviewing of potential candidates);

7.) Identifies and analyzes problems related to organizational structure, staffing and salary levels, classification, examining procedure, and other human resource related activities;

8.) Assists in the development and maintenance of personnel management policies, procedures and programs;

9.) Consults with incumbents and supervisors to prepare written classification descriptions; analyzes duties and responsibilities for classification purposes; determines and recommends proper allocation of positions;

10.) Confers with managers and staff in identifying safety needs and in developing required safety programs;

11.) May chair, or serve as a member on various committees (e.g. training, safety, human resources);

12.) Provides direction to clerical and technical staff assigned to the Court's Human Resources Unit; and

13.) Performs other duties as assigned.

The individual appointed to this position must be able to: 1.) Work well with others as well as work independently; 2.) Have the ability to handle multiple demands and deadlines; 3.) Maintain a positive and professional attitude and possess good interpersonal and oral communication skills; and 4.) Work in a confidential working environment. Regular and punctual attendance is essential.

The IDEAL CANDIDATE should have the following knowledge and abilities:

Knowledge of:

• Accepted human resources administration principles and practices relative to employee relations, staff and organizational development, recruitment, examination, classification, compensation and benefits administration, safety, workers' compensation and performance management;

• Applicable laws, rules and regulations that govern human resources administration in the courts;

• Effective management and maintenance of personnel information, including the use and maintenance of HRIS systems;

• Development of administrative policies and procedures; and

• Analysis of existing and proposed legislation, legal standards and regulatory mandates.

Ability to:

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

• Work independently under limited direction;

• Collect and analyze information and make sound recommendations and decisions;

• Correctly interpret rules and regulations;

• Prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence;

• Set priorities and complete projects in a timely manner;

• Effectively use word processing, spreadsheet software and related office automation software;

• Exercise appropriate discretion with regarding to the communication of confidential information;

• Provide lead direction and coordinate the work of professional, technical and clerical staff; and

• Develop and maintain harmonious and effective relationships with judicial officers, employees and the public.

Benefits Package:

• Three (3) weeks of vacation per year, accrued on a bi-weekly basis increasing with years of service;

• Twelve (12) days of sick leave per year, accrued on a bi-weekly basis, with no maximum accrual;

• Thirteen (13) fixed paid holidays;

• Twenty-four (24) hours personal floating holiday, pro-rated based upon hire date;

• Seventy-five (75) hours of administrative leave each January 1st, pro-rated for new appointments;

• Membership in the County’s retirement plan under the County Employees’ Retirement Law of 1937;

• Choice of health coverage with Court contribution of 100% for employee and family of the lowest premium plan offered by each carrier;

• Dental and vision plans with Court contribution of 90% of the cost for employee and family;

• Court paid life insurance.

• Voluntary benefit programs including flexible spending accounts, supplemental life and disability plans and commuter benefits;

• Annual professional development allowance; and

• Deferred compensation program.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, business administration, public administration or a closely related field; and

• Three (3) years of full-time, progressively responsible staff or administrative experience performing technical personnel work in a public or private organization.

Work experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis.

Application and Selection Process:

Interested individuals must complete a Court application on-line, provide a valid email address, and respond to four (4) supplemental questions online. Only applications submitted electronically will be considered.

To apply, go to: and click on the Job Opportunities tab. All communications will be via email. Please add and to your email address book to ensure delivery of emails. For additional information email: .

Depending on the number of applications received, an application evaluation committee may be convened to review and evaluate each candidate’s application package, and those deemed best qualified will be invited to an oral interview. The court reserves the right to make revisions to this process in accordance with Court Personnel Plan and accepted selection practices. The court reserves the right to make revisions to this process in accordance with the Court Personnel Plan and accepted selection practices policy.


Conditions of Employment

Successful completion of fingerprint and a criminal record background check is required prior to appointment and is a condition of employment.

All employees of the court who operate a vehicle on court business must certify they possess a valid California Driver’s License and required levels of automobile insurance.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

It is the Contra Costa Superior Court’s policy that all persons hired on or after October 31, 2021 must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before reporting to work and must provide proof of vaccination to Human Resources prior to reporting for work. However, if because of a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you are not able to be vaccinated, you must notify Human Resources at least ten (10) business days before you are scheduled to report for work so that the Court may engage in an interactive process with you, to determine what, if any, accommodation is appropriate. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact Human Resources.


Felony and misdemeanor convictions MAY BE disqualifying for employment with the court. The court will assess the nature and gravity of the offense, the time that has elapsed since the offense was committed, and the nature of the job duties to be performed.

Employment Eligibility:

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired after November 6, 1986, are required to present to the Court, at the time of appointment, original documents which show satisfactory proof of: 1.) identity and 2.) U.S. Citizenship or a legal authorization to work in the United States.

Union Representative

This position is an exempt, unrepresented position.

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