Human Resources Analyst Ii

Fairfax, Virginia
$65,747.97 - $109,579.81 Annually
Sep 24, 2022
Oct 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works as an experienced Workforce Planning Analyst (Human Resources Analyst II) to provide analytical expertise and assistance with the design, administration and maintenance of the classification and compensation program. Conducts position reviews and analysis in accordance with the county's classification plan. Analyzes and processes moderately complex HCM organizational changes in FOCUS and serves as the county-wide expert regarding position control and job class maintenance processes. Provides training to employees/supervisors in such areas as writing position descriptions and understanding the position control and classification processes.

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.)

  • Responds to customer needs of average difficulty, applying standard practices and regulations;
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with customers;
  • Researches, assesses, and analyzes situations;
  • Develops options and strategies to resolve issues, problems, and complaints;
  • Manages assigned special projects and programs;
  • Answers questions as knowledgeable resource in one or more functional area;
  • Recognizing the implications of proposed changes, identifies and collaborates with appropriate individuals and groups to develop and implement the changes.

  • Under the leadership of a senior classifier, aids county managers in creatively solving difficult problems in the areas of classification, compensation, staffing, organizational development, etc;
  • Conducts classification and/or compensation studies of average difficulty, and participates in more complex reviews under the leadership of a senior classifier;
  • Drafts class specifications for new or revised classes, coordinating changes with affected parties;
  • Provides training to employees/supervisors in such areas as writing position descriptions and understanding the position control and classification processes.

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 various functional areas;
  • Knowledge of group/team dynamics;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and county laws, regulations, and ordinances pertaining to 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, analyze and present data;
  • Ability to speak and write effectively;
  • Ability to work as a team member.

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 two years of professional-level human resources experience.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

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.

  • Some experience working with classification within a merit based system;
  • Experience working with managers;
  • Experience in analyzing and processing Human Capital Management Changes (HCM);
  • Experience in analyzing and maintaining job class changes in FOCUS and Ne-Gov.

This position is generally sedentary in nature; however, the essential job duties include walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching, and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor; ability to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer; and may require one to lift up to 15 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include 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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