HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
$54,641.60 - $109,262.40 Annually
Posted
Feb 12, 2021
Closes
Feb 26, 2021
Ref
1101-21A-SRF-KH
Hours
Full Time
Position Information

Arlington County Sheriff's Office ( ACSO) is seeking a high energy Human Resources professional to coordinate and oversee talent acquisition/management, performance management, employee relations, and payroll supervision for 290 full-time staff in a public safety environment. The position supervises a Human Resources Administrative Specialist and reports to the Director of Administration.

The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills, the ability to handle sensitive situations while maintaining confidentiality, and the ability to pay close attention to details.

Specific duties include:
• Providing professional, consistent, and clear interpretation of County regulations and policies and ensuring department compliance;
• Leading department's performance management system to ensure fair and timely feedback is provided to staff, allowing department leadership to make informed reassignment, development, and promotion decisions;
• Assisting with the new hire and promotional examination process;
• Consulting with and advising hiring managers on recruitment and classification of positions to ensure vacancies are filled with qualified candidates; and
• Managing payroll administration of both shift and non-shift timekeeping, ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and County regulations.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to multi-task continuously changing priorities and deadlines while ensuring accuracy and an attention to detail. The employee selected for this position must possess a broad knowledge of Human Resources.

Selection Criteria

Minimum:
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Public or Business Administration, Organizational Development or a related field PLUS considerable years of progressively responsible experience in human resource management, personnel administration, or a closely related field. One year of this experience must include experience in recruitment, employee relations, talent management, and/or performance management

Substitution:
Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master's degree in a closely related field may substitute up to one year of general human resources experience.

Desirable:
Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
• Coaching and counseling managers and staff in a variety of performance related issues;
• Successfully overseeing talent acquisition and management in conjunction with hiring managers;
• Managing shift timekeeping with Kronos or a similar system;
• Compiling metrics, conducting analysis, identifying trends, and preparing reports and presentations; and/or
• PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) or a related certification.

Additional Information

Work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection (or application) process and are required for this position. Please do not give “see resume” as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Candidates for the position must pass a Character/Background Investigation prior to assignment to the position. The background investigation will be conducted by the Sheriff's Office, after a conditional offer of employment has been made, and will include a polygraph examination administered by a licensed/certified polygraph examiner. Additionally, candidates must pass a drug screening test prior to hire. This position is not in the County's competitive service, however, Sheriff's Office employees receive all other County benefits, to include eligibility for retirement.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: www.arlingtonva.us/pers.

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.

01

Please indicate what field of study your Bachelor's or Master's degree is in:
  • Human Resources Management
  • Public Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Organizational Development
  • Other related field
  • Other unrelated field
  • I will be using years of experience as a substitution.


02

Please indicate how many years you have of progressively responsible experience in human resource management, personnel administration, or a closely related field.
  • Less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • 5 years or greater
  • I will be using a Master's degree as an experience substitution.


03

Please indicate how many years experience you have in recruitment, employee relations, talent management, and/or performance management
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years or greater


04

Please indicate which of the following you possess:
  • Experience coaching and counseling managers and staff in a variety of performance related issues
  • Experience successfully overseeing talent acquisition and management in conjunction with hiring managers
  • Experience managing shift timekeeping with Kronos or a similar system
  • Experience compiling metrics, conducting analysis, identifying trends, and preparing reports and presentations
  • PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) or a related certification
  • None of the above


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