HR Analyst III

Location
FAIRFAX (EJ32), VA
Salary
$70,550.69 - $117,584.69 Annually
Posted
Feb 18, 2019
Closes
Mar 04, 2019
Hours
Full Time

Serves as the manager of the Personnel and Time Administration section for the Payroll Division. Supervises, coordinates and directs the work of HR analysts involved in personnel and time administration work, including: auditing and verifying all personnel action requests, reviewing time and attendance error reports, conducting control audits; and monitoring for compliance with county, state and federal laws and personnel regulations and county procedure.

Illustrative Duties GeneralManages/oversees a major function/program, project or team;Proactively develops, manages, and evaluates programs and procedures that are responsive to the changing needs of the customer and the business environment;Develops, recommends, and implements personnel policies, procedures, and programs consistent with County, State, and Federal laws and regulations;Serves as an expert witness; presents testimony at official proceedings such as Civil ServiceCommission and in Court;Applies systems solutions to business problems; trains users in system functions;Proactively develops solutions; facilitates problem solving among different individuals/groups toreach effective outcomes;Provides advice and consultation regarding immediate situations;Works independently to define and meet customer needs, facilitating innovation and explorationof non-traditional ideas;Recognizing the implications of proposed changes, identifies and collaborates with appropriateindividuals and groups to develop and implement the changes;Leads change initiatives throughout the department or with customers to improve services andmeet the needs of the customer;Investigates/responds to individual, agency, or County-wide issues, questions or grievances fromthe public, employees, and/or County/State/Federal agencies;Develops and presents material on various topics to individuals and groups.
Personnel and PayrollPerforms complex technical, fiscal, regulatory, and organizational work that requiresindependent planning and evaluation; analysis; data gathering and interpretation; written and oral reports and presentations;Responsible for a program area or function in payroll accounting, personnel actions, time andattendance, records management and automated systems including: policies and procedures;subject matter and technical expertise; customer support and service;Supervises personnel and payroll staff and/or oversees the work of others in a program area,project or team;Plans and implements training for staff and customers.
OtherPrepares budget in accordance with County and agency guidelines.
Provides quarterly expenditure projects. Monitors section expenditures for compliance with approved budget.Prepares and submits necessary budget documents. Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities Knowledge of the principles, methods and problems of organization and management;Knowledge of the principles and practices of public sector human resources administration in relevant areas;Knowledge of group/team dynamics;Knowledge of federal, state and county laws, ordinances, rules and regulations pertaining to all aspects of human resource management;Skill in use of computer hardware and software;Skill in facilitation;Skill in mediation and conflict resolution;Ability to gather, analyze and present facts;Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with citizens, employees and public officials;Ability to work as a team member or leader;Ability to speak and write effectively. Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, 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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Not applicable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Six or more years of human resources experience; including five or more years of supervisory experience;
Substantial knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures related to human resources, payroll and time administration;
SAP experience strongly preferred;
Familiarity with payroll trends and changing rules and regulations;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Strong mathematical, technical, analytical and accounting skill;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with all levels, including senior management;
Work independently with minimal supervision;
Ability to prioritize and multi-task and handle interruptions in a fast paced environment;
Ability to think analytically and strategically;
Create and maintain effective working relationships with staff and clients;
Respond to and effectively resolve issues, concerns and questions.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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.
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include a written exercise.

Merit Positions

Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • LiveWell Program
  • Flexible Spending Programs
  • Paid Leave (annual, sick, parental, volunteer activity, and more!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Child Care Center
  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Continuous Learning Opportunities
  • For additional details please visit the County's benefits webpage.

    Non-Merit Temporary Positions

  • Temporary Benefit Eligible: scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year.
    • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
    • Flexible Spending Program
    • Deferred Compensation
  • Temporary Part-Time: scheduled to work a maximum of 900 hours in a calendar year.
    • No benefits
  • 01 What is the highest level of education that you have completed?
    • Less than 12th grade
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
    02 Is your degree in one of the following disciplines?
    • Human resources management
    • Psychology
    • Industrial/labor relations
    • Business administration
    • Public administration
    • Other (related field)
    • Other (non-related field)
    • Not applicable
    03 If you answered "Other (related field)" or "Other (non-related field)" for the previous question, please list the discipline of your degree. If this question does not pertain to you or you do not possess a degree, enter "N/A".
    04 If you answered "Some college" for the highest level of education completed, please indicate the number of quarter or semester hours you have completed towards a related degree.
    • Less than 45 quarter hours
    • 45 to less than 90 quarter hours
    • 90 to less than 135 quarter hours
    • 135 to less than 180 quarter hours
    • 180 or more quarter hours
    • Less than 30 semester hours
    • 30 to less than 60 semester hours
    • 60 to less than 90 semester hours
    • 90 to less than 120 semester hours
    • 120 or more semester hours
    • Not applicable
    05 Do you possess any of the following human resources professional certifications? Check all that apply.
    • PHR/CP
    • SPHR/SCP
    • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)
    • IPMA-HR Certified Professional (IMPA-CP)
    • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
    • None of the above
    06 How many years of full-time equivalent professional-level human resources experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years
    07 How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have in time administration and time error reports and resolutions?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years
    08 How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have working with an enterprise system, such as SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Lawson, etc.?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years
    09 How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have in personnel administration as it applies to complex policy/regulation application?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years
    10 How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have working in human resources for a local, state, or federal government, and applying public sector personnel regulations and procedural memoranda?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years
    11 How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have in conducting research and analyzing your findings?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years
    12 How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have managing projects?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years
    13 How many years of full-time equivalent staff supervisory experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six to less than seven years
    • Seven to less than eight years
    • Eight or more years

    Required Question

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