Human Resources Analyst Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$75,669.98 - $126,116.85 Annually
Sep 17, 2022
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply; all applications will be considered.

Fairfax County Government employs over 12,000 individuals in a variety of positions and locations. Our employees are dedicated to discovering, developing and delivering innovative ways to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. But our mission also entails something more. As a county government, we seek to maintain high ethical standards and a culture that values honesty, integrity and transparency in all that we do. Our decisions are driven by what is right for the residents. And we are committed to our employees, to the environment in which we live, and to the community we serve.

We couldn’t provide best-in-class programs and services without attracting, hiring, and retaining our fabulous employees, which is where this position comes in. As a business partner and consultant to assigned departments, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and/or delivering on all facets of the recruitment process. Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Utilizes multiple HR systems to review job requisitions submitted by agencies, approved position descriptions, class specifications and supplemental questions to develop and finalize the official job posting.
  • Creates appropriate screening filters, scoring plan and other screening tools for efficient and effective review of applications.
  • Reviews and analyzes candidate responses to supplemental questions with stated qualifications in their applications to determine certification based on the county's minimum employment standards, job requirements and the agency's preferred qualifications to provide a referral list of the best qualified candidates.
  • Reviews and approves all hire action requests of candidates selected for merit appointment.
  • Supports multiple types of job openings, including regular, promotional, underfills, acting capacity promotions, reclassifications, etc., and a variety of positions.
  • Researches, recommends, and participates in a variety of recruitment events, activities and initiatives.
  • Monitors open recruitments and identifies need to modify recruitment strategies, and works with departmental HR staff to increase attractiveness of job postings.
  • Interprets and provides advice and guidance on rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Responds to inquiries from candidates, agencies and county leadership.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with co-workers, agency contacts, other county personnel, and external agency personnel.
  • Provides consultation and expertise in working with compensation and workforce analysis (CWA) staff.
  • Assists in the development of division policies and procedures. Provides recommendations on countywide policies and procedures.
  • Actively leads, participates and contributes to process improvement strategies, projects and initiatives within the Department of Human Resources and within the Employment Division.
  • Treats sensitive personal data with the highest integrity and with strict confidentiality.
  • Maintains knowledge of talent acquisition system and other county HR systems, and federal, state, and county personnel rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to employment activities.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to employment.
  • Knowledge of hiring and classification practices, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to collect and interpret data and information.
  • Knowledge of HR concepts, principles and practices related to identifying, attracting, and selecting candidates.
  • Ability to analyze information and make correct inferences or draw accurate conclusions.
  • Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.

Employment Standards

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 with a bachelor's degree in personnel administration, public administration or a related field, plus four years of professional-level human resources experience.

  • 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.
  • The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.
  • Additional work time may be needed including evenings and weekends to meet established deadlines and attend recruitment related activities.
  • Six years or more of recruitment experience within a human resources organization, including but not limited to, developing job advertisements, building candidate pipelines, evaluating candidate qualifications against established employment standards, utilizing applicant tracking/talent management systems, and interviewing and selection processes, preferably in local, state, or federal government.
  • Ability to operate well under pressure and handle a high volume of recruitments to meet established deadlines.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
    Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized.
  • Strong analytical and solid decision-making skills.
  • Strong initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Experienced using an applicant tracking system.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Human Resources Certification (SHRM, HRCI, IPMA, etc.)
Work is generally sedentary, performed in a normal office environment. Must be able to travel to work sites for meetings. Requires ability to operate keyboard. May be required to do some walking, stooping, bending, and carrying of items up to 15 pounds in weight. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include an analytical and 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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