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Human Resources Manager

Company: Superior Court of California
Location: Hanford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF KINGSInvites Applications for Positionof Human Resource ManagerAnnual Salary $60,450 - $77,197Closing Date: Open Until FilledDefinition: Under executive/administrative direction, the Human Resources Manager leads, oversees and performs complex, professional human resources and administrative work. The position oversees division functions and is responsible for management of assigned subordinate staff providing professional, technical and analytical human resources services. The Human Resources Manager plans, implements, coordinates and manages projects and activities of major significance to the development and delivery of Court programs and services and performs other related duties as required. This classification is unrepresented and "At-Will"-- -.Distinguishing Features: The Human Resources Manager is a single-position classification and is responsible for technical program areas such as classification, compensation, recruitment, data management, record retention, employee and labor relations, training and workforce development, benefits and leave administration, employee safety and Worker's Compensation. The Human Resources Manager assists in the program planning, systems design and quality of operations for the Division.Essential Duties: (May include, but are not limited to, the following) Plans, manages, organizes, coordinates, assigns, reviews work and evaluates personnel assigned to the Human Resources Office; Schedules daily work assignments; monitors employee performance, coaches and mentors staff; Determines and implements employee training schedules; Meets with employees regarding performance, improvement and development; Works as a team to encourage and create a highly organized, efficient customer service-oriented department that supports both internal and external customers; Conducts a variety of studies and analyzes data related to employee classification, compensation, personnel practices and organizational and position control management; Approves and makes recommendations on recruitment methods and ensures Court positions are properly classified; Manages, organizes and conducts employee recruitments including candidate examinations, scheduling interviews and the selection process; Advises executive team, management and employees on the selection and placement of employees; Assists with investigating allegations of performance issues and harassment; Makes recommendations to administration and managers on appropriate level of disciplinary actions, provides consultation and advises managers on appropriate actions; Prepares notices and determinations based on prescribed legal parameters and Court Personnel Rules; Prepares narrative reports and recommendations; Manages the grievance process including reviewing and investigating employee grievances; Participates in disciplinary or grievance hearings; May represent the Court in arbitration hearings; Ensures grievances are resolved in a timely manner consistent with labor contract provisions; Coordinates with and manages outside counsel as directed on labor and employment matters; Remains updated and knowledgeable of current developments in the human resources field, including new techniques for personnel administration, recent Court decisions and applicable pending legislation to determine impact on the Court; Identifies training needs and plans training programs related to supervisory techniques, orientation and other human resources areas; Recommends, develops and implements policies and procedures; Develops communications and training materials, personally conducts training sessions; Receives employee complaints and takes appropriate action to resolve; Meets with employee organization representatives to clarify Court policies and procedures and to provide information as necessary; Participates in labor negotiations as a member of the management bargaining team; Consults with insurance brokers, actuaries, attorneys, consultants and vendors on matters related to employee benefits, ADA and Workers Compensation matters; Provides cost analysis and projections for economic proposals submitted by employee representative organizations during the bargaining process; Recommends changes to language in Memorandum of Understanding Agreements [MOU] and Personnel Policies; Responds to a variety of inquiries and surveys conducted by other jurisdictions; Attend staff and other work-related meetings, workshops, seminars and other continuing education opportunities to implement human resources policies.EMPLOYMENT STANDARDSEducation / Experience: The combination of education and experience listed as follows are the minimum qualifications: Education equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources management, business or public administration, organizational development or a closely related field and three years of progressively responsible experience in management-level human resource activities, including one year in a supervisory capacity.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: Principles, functions and practices of public personnel administration including job classification, salary administration, recruitment, selection and assessment techniques, investigative and interview techniques, progressive discipline, consultative and coaching skills for managers; Local, state and federal labor and employment law, practices and trends; Concepts of long-term leave provisions and regulations, Worker's Compensation benefits and procedures; Enforcing workplace health, security and safety procedures; Statistical analysis, data collection and report preparation; and principles and practices of human resources supervision, evaluation and training. Skill/Ability to: Evaluate problems with conflicting evidence, think strategically and assess and balance competing values; Exercise sound, independent judgment and discretion within overall policy guidelines; Prepare written and verbal presentations; Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing; Use patience, tact and courtesy in dealing with others; Establish confidence and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with Court staff, judicial officers, members of the legal community, public officials, media, representatives from outside agencies and the public; Collect, interpret and evaluate a variety of narrative and statistical data; Perform research; Create procedures, correspondence and narrative and statistical reports; Properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and policies; Exercise discretion and independent judgment; Plan and execute projects and programs; Organizational analysis and development and leadership competencies; Promote personal and professional growth for self and others; Organize and coordinate people and delegate responsibility to ensure program goals are met; Assign and review the work of subordinate staff; and operate a personal computer and related software.EMPLOYMENT PROCESS AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITSTHE EMPLOYMENT PROCESSApplication: Application materials must be submitted in person or by mail, before the final closing date listed on the front of the job announcement, by 5:00 p.m. A resume or faxed application will not be accepted in lieu of the original Court application. The Court application is available at our website: Applications will be reviewed and evaluated to determine the most highly qualified candidates. Those candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an application review, written, oral, or performance examination or any combination thereof.Exam Accommodation: Disabled applicants who require special testing arrangements must contact the Human Resources Department.Employment List: Employment lists contain names of applicants who have obtained passing scores. Employment lists remain active for six months, unless otherwise determined by the Human Resources Manager.Condition of Employment: Selected candidate is required to pass a pre-employment security clearance. A reference check and/or background investigation may include fingerprinting, review of criminal and traffic record checks, random drug testing and regular TB [Tuberculosis] testing, at no cost to the candidate.Special Notice: Candidates selected as full-time employees for positions in this classification are unrepresented, confidential employees and "At-Will"-- -.Driver's License: Selected candidate must possess a Class "C"-- - California Driver's License.Immigration Law: Prior to employment, applicants are expected to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.Drug Free Workplace: The Court is a drug-free workplace and has a comprehensive substance abuse policy.COMPENSATIONSalary range has seven steps, with 5% each year for the first five years, 2.5% at year seven and 2.5% at year ten.EMPLOYEE BENEFITSThe information listed below is a general summary of benefits. The Court has a variety of benefit options available to regular, full-time employees.Vacation: Accrued Sick & Vacation: 10 days initially; [accrual-based on hours worked]Holidays: 13 Court holidays per yearInsurance: A flexible benefit plan for employee to purchase a variety of health plans such as medical, dental and vision; dependent coverage also available. Additional plans available for purchase are life insurance, cancer policy and short-term/long-term disability.Retirement: A retirement plan is provided [2% at age 62], through the California Public Employees Retirement System [CALPERS]. A classic CALPERS member retirement plan is offered [2% at age 55], only if the member does not have a six-month break in service as a previous CALPERS member or retirement plan member that is reciprocal with CALPERS.Other Benefits/Plans: Administrative Leave, Medical Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program [EAP], Deferred Compensation, IRS Section 125 Program (provides tax savings for insurance costs, dependent care costs and unreimbursed medical expenses).Job Type: Full-timePay: $60,450.00 - $77,197.00 per yearAbility to commute/relocate:Hanford, CA 93230: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Experience:Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:Professional In Human Resources (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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