Labor Relations Analyst I (human Resources Analyst I)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$56,957.47 - $94,929.54 Annually
Posted
Sep 03, 2022
Closes
Sep 24, 2022
Ref
22-02477
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County is one of the best employers in the region. Come work in the exciting field of Labor Relations as we move to implement collective bargaining as part of county operations. Reporting directly to the Senior Human Resources Consultant of Collective Bargaining Administration, this position s erves as an analyst in the County's labor relations division. Specific duties include:

  • Provides consultation and resources in the application and compliance with the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Provides support regarding interpretation of personnel regulations, policies, disciplinary actions, grievance procedures and performance management related to collective bargaining.
  • Gathers data, performs analysis and creates reports of required information for collective bargaining process.
  • Schedules and facilitates the Collective Bargaining Administration’s training.
  • Maintains and modifies online training modules and logistics for curriculum.
  • Prepares general correspondence and maintains division's data and filing system.
  • Creates and modifies intranet content for Collective Bargaining section.


Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

General
  • Develops a good working knowledge of assigned business areas and the operating processes and procedures within the County;
  • Applies established professional guidelines and may perform some research and/or analysis to make recommendations in solving problems;
  • Assists consultants as needed;
  • Serves as a team member;
  • Recognizing the implications of proposed changes, identifies and collaborates with appropriate individuals and groups to develop and implement the changes.

Classification
  • Completes/coordinates completion of classification/compensation/benefits surveys submitted by other jurisdictions/organizations;
  • Obtains or provides classification and/or pay data over the telephone;
  • Conducts routine classification and/or compensation studies under the leadership of a senior classifier, and prepares written reports summarizing findings and recommendations;
  • Reviews updated position descriptions to ensure the positions are still appropriately classified.


Personnel and Payroll
  • Performs or assists in technical, fiscal, regulatory, and organizational work requiring analysis, data gathering, routine correspondence, written and oral reports;
  • Responsible for specific tasks in payroll accounting, personnel actions, time and attendance, records management and automated systems for a program area and/or group of customers;
  • Provides technical assistance to customers;
  • Assists in providing training to staff and customers.

Organizational Development and Training
  • Supports the work of the Organizational Development & Training Division in the Department of Human Resources which manages instructional-related countywide programs including scheduling training, logistics for leadership programs, delivering training and entry level e-learning development with the assistance of the HR Analyst II’s and HR Analyst III’s;
  • Facilitates, teaches, and supports leadership training, as required;
  • Ensures training materials are accurate and up to date;
  • Uses Train-the-trainer Model to develop and teach other county employees the use of collaborative or virtual technologies to produce their own trainings.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of human resources administration and management principles and practices as they apply to a functional area;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and county laws, regulations, and ordinances pertaining to relevant human resources programs and management;
  • Skill in the use of computer hardware and software;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with applicants, employees, county officials and/or citizen groups;
  • Ability to gather and analyze data;
  • Ability to speak and write effectively;
  • Ability to work as a team member.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university in personnel administration, public administration or a related field.

BRIDGE CLASS EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level.
This class can serve as a bridge class enabling individuals who do not meet the educational or professional experience standards listed above to qualify for this class by possessing four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level.
The purpose of this bridge class is to promote upward mobility within the Fairfax County workforce. However, persons qualifying for this class on the basis of their technical experience may not substitute this technical experience for education, or for professional experience, in order to qualify for other employment opportunities.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Not applicable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • At least one year of full time professional experience in human resources that included employee relations, labor relations, or closely related work.
  • At least one year previous experience maintaining files and records in compliance with federal, state, local and organizational records management requirements;
  • Experience conducting training for supervisors and employees on Employee Relations related topics, policies, procedures and Employment law issues;
  • At least one year previous work experience that provided direct support and consultations to supervisors and managers in addressing employee relations incidents, grievances progressive discipline, performance management disputes, and discrimination investigations and complaints;
  • Working knowledge of ADR programs and processes;
  • Experience with/in collective bargaining agreements and/or unionized work environment;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
  • This position is considered essential personnel and will be required to report to work during times designated countywide as approved for unscheduled leave regardless of the emergency situation (i.e., weather, transportation, other disaster).
  • The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computer; and ambulation. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include a written exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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