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  • 04 Feb 2020 3:01 PM | Marla Merriwether (Administrator)

    Clackamas County's Human Resources Department is looking to fill a Classification & Compensation Analyst (Classified as a Human Resources Analyst) position.  The department is considering candidates meeting the Human Resources Analyst or the Senior Human Resources Analyst job requirements.

    The following links provide specific information, detailed description and distinguishing characteristics of the two classifications:

    Human Resources Analyst

    Senior Human Resources Analyst

    The level of placement (HR Analyst or Senior HR Analyst) of the selected candidate will be determined based on the combination of their education, training and/or experience and how it relates to the requirements of the position.

    IMPORTANT

    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT, INCLUDING "OTHER INFORMATION" SECTION. IT CONTAINS DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

    WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO PRINT OUT THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR YOUR REFERENCE. IT WILL NOT BE ACCESSIBLE AFTER THE CLOSE DATE.

    BENEFIT

    WHAT WE OFFER (PAY & BENEFITS):

    Clackamas County proudly offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including competitive wages, cost- of-living adjustments, merit increases (for eligible employees) and a robust sick and vacation plan for regular status employees.

    We encourage and support employee health and wellness by offering a variety of gym membership discounts, annual wellness fairs and alternative care benefits, so you can customize your wellness needs to fit your lifestyle.

    This is a full time (40 hours per week) County position. This is a non-represented position.

    COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

    Human Resources Analyst

    Annual Salary Range: $67,813 - $91,548

    Hourly Pay Rate: $32.60 - $44.01

    Senior Human Resources Analyst

    Annual Salary Range: $74,763 - $100,932

    Hourly Pay Rate: $35.94 - $48.52

    Attractive benefits package and incentives for employees in regular status positions are detailed below.

    Generous paid time off package, including:

    • 4.8 weeks of vacation per year
    • 9 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year
    • 8 hours per month sick leave accrual

    Employer paid 6% PERS retirement contribution

    • A Choice of Medical Plans with Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage
    • A Choice of Dental Plans
    •  Chiropractic Coverage and Alternative Care Benefit
    • Robust wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes
    • A variety of optional benefits (see Benefits section below) Longevity pay

    Non-Represented Benefits Summary

    Learn More About Benefits

    JOB INTRODUCTION

    • Are you an experienced and team-oriented classification and compensation professional?
    • Do you have exceptional analytical and organizational skills?
    • Do you thrive working in a team environment and are invested in team success?
    • Do you have exceptional skills in building partnerships through a commitment to providing excellent customer service?

    If you answered “yes” to the questions above, we want to consider you for the Classification & Compensation Analyst position at the Clackamas County Human Resources Department. This is a unique opportunity as the vacancy may be filled at either the Classification & Compensation Analyst or Senior Classification & Compensation Analyst level. If selected for this position, you will serve in a business partner role to assist in the development, implementation, execution and communication of the County’s classification and compensation programs. In this role, you will have an opportunity to use your strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, and a collaborative approach to develop, administer and maintain the County’s complex classification and compensation plans comprised of represented and non-represented employees. This will allow you to demonstrate your commitment to customer service by building and enhancing business partner relationships with our stakeholders and customer departments. One of the most critical components of this position will be to respond to the needs of County departments that encompass a variety of businesses and interests. This will include conducting job analyses, salary studies, analyzing internal pay equity, establishing new classifications/job descriptions, providing assistance with compensation and contract costing to the County’s bargaining teams, and reviewing and resolving classification and compensation issues with employees and management.

    This position is crucial to assisting County departments meet their strategic goals by acting as a Business Partner on Class/Comp issues. Support to departments includes review and allocation of new and existing positions, conducting classification and market studies, assisting in labor negotiations (costing) and providing assistance with organizational design. In addition, HR/Class & Comp is responsible for managing and implementing the Equal Pay Analysis which will have a significant County-wide impact in the coming years.

    Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

    • Experience conducting job analysis and developing, writing and/or revising job and classification descriptions Experience conducting salary studies and recommending salary grade placements
    • Experience using an enterprise-based HRIS system, such as Oracle PeopleSoft
    • Experience using Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to quickly shift focus and adapt to changing priorities
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to clearly convey information to individuals with various levels of knowledge or understanding of the subject
    • Strong interpersonal skills that translate into all of the following:
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with County management and employees, elected officials, union officials, other agencies, and the public
    • Ability to handle a wide range of situations and circumstances effectively, positively, and professionally and to maintain composure in difficult, stressful and quickly emerging situations
    • Ability to work well independently, as well as having a collaborative, team-oriented approach to work Be detail-oriented, respectful of the needs and interests of others, assertive, accessible and approachable, and self-directed (able to work without close supervision)
    • Exercising tact, good judgment and diplomacy, while working with people who at times may be displeased with information they receive
    •  Independent decision-making and problem solving skills
    • Possess cultural awareness and the ability to work well with diverse groups of individuals
    • Strong active/reflective listening skill
    • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy

    Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

    • Experience developing and maintaining compensation plans
    • Experience analyzing internal pay equity, documenting and recommending pay adjustments and reviewing changes in salaries for compliance with policy
    • Lead work experience that may include leading projects, programs or initiatives
    • Possession of a Classification & Compensation Professional (CCP), Professional in Human Resources (PHR)/SPHR, and/or any other job related professional certification
    • Experience performing classification and compensation work in a public sector and/or union environment Experience conducting cost analysis for collective bargaining
    • Experience working in a centralized HR department with a business partner model

    A TYPICAL WAY TO OBTAIN THE MINIMALLY REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES LISTED ABOVE WOULD BE:

    Classification & Compensation Analyst

    Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in related field and three (3) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position or an equivalent combination of education and experience (i.e. seven (7) years of education and/or experience).

    Experience must include a minimum of two (2) years of performing job analysis for a variety of jobs representing different industries as a primary job function.

    Senior Classification & Compensation Analyst

    Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in related field and five (5) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position or an equivalent combination of education and experience (i.e. 9 years of education and/or experience).

    Experience must include a minimum of four (4) years of performing job analysis for a variety of jobs representing different industries as a primary job function.

    *For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Conducts job analysis of new or modified positions via the Position Classification Questionnaire (PCQ) process; participates in studies to review positions within large employee groups; conducts analysis of individual positions to determine appropriate classification allocation; conducts interviews with employees and management; prepares written report on findings and recommendations.
    • Communicates results of position reviews to management and employees; responds to management, union or employee classification questions; evaluates employee classification appeals for appropriate action; organizes and participates in the formal appeal hearings process.
      Participates in the maintenance of the County’s classification and compensation plans; review position descriptions and drafts or assist with development of classification specifications; conducts salary surveys; analyzes classifications and salary data to determine market comparables; reviews market and internal equity relationships to recommend salary grade placement or adjustments; drafts official staff reports.
    • Utilizes job analysis techniques, internal and external equity analyses, market, and salary surveys to determine target hiring salaries for employees.
    • Researches and responds to requests for salary and classification information from other agencies and jurisdictions; participates in formal or informal salary surveys.
    • Provides technical information and advice to management on County classification and compensation policies, procedures, strategies and services.
    • Coordinates and completes various classification and compensation projects, studies and audits.
    • Participates on management bargaining team in labor contract negotiating sessions; provides information regarding classification and compensation related issues; identifies and researches significant or controversial issues; researches, analyzes and reports costs of contract proposals.
    • Utilizes the County’s HRIS and query tool to select employment information for a variety of HR projects; prepares and reviews payroll, benefits and personnel documents for compliance with human resources policies, uses HRIS in conjunction with other computer tools to provide analysis, costing and employee statistics, repots and documents; may provide business analyst support for system upgrades.
    • Maintain Classification & Compensation databases and spreadsheets; provide applicable information and guidance to DES management and staff.

    At the Senior level, consult with Executive management and County Administration to:

    • Provide solution-oriented advice to management regarding pay decisions and compensation guideline interpretation
    • Recommend best practices and approaches in meeting department business and organizational needs
    • Lead initiatives and projects on behalf of the Classification & Compensation Manager
    • Investigate and resolve complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding compensation practices
    • Assist with strategic reorganizations

    WORK SCHEDULE

    This position is included in the County’s alternate workweek program, working 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off). Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.

    EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY

    Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.

    Explore Clackamas County

    Clackamas County Core Values

    Working for Clackamas County

    Recreation, Arts & Heritage

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

    As an internal service department, the Department of Human Resources (HR) provides consultative services and the infrastructure that sustains County department customers. HR acts as a strategic partner to provide comprehensive, timely and progressive employment practices and services to support the departments' missions, which are carried out by County employees.

    The Department of HR consists of eight primary program areas - Office of the Director/Administrative Services, Workforce Data Management, Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation, Benefits and Wellness, Workforce Development and Planning, Risk Management and Safety, Employee and Labor Relations.

    The Mission of the Department of Human Resources (HR) is to provide employment services, benefits and wellness, risk management and workforce planning to County Departments and Agencies so they can have the resources they need to provide high quality services and achieve their strategic results.

    Learn more about Clackamas County Department of Human Resources

    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

    Help With Your Application:

    Application Process

    Help with the Application

    If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or  e-mail us.. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).

    HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE

    Request Veterans' Preference

    Learn more about the County's Veterans' Preference

    VISA SPONSORSHIP

    Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

    If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.

    COVER LETTER REQUIRED

    As part of the application process, applicants are required to submit (upload to their application) a cover letter that includes responses to the following two (2) open-ended questions:

    • Please describe your experience conducting job analysis. In your response, please include the following: a) number of years of experience, b) types of jobs reviewed, c) tools and/or processes you used in the review, and d) your role in communicating the results of the review.
    • Please describe the type(s) of organizational structure you have worked in as a Human Resources (HR) professional (i.e. centralized, decentralized, business partner model, etc.). In your response, please include the following: a) your role within the organization, b) your level of responsibility, and c) what factors you would consider if you were working in a business partner model.

    CLOSE DATE

     This Job Posting closes at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

    Please Note: The application deadline may be extended to expand the pool of qualified candidates. Any recruitment timeline changes will be communicated to all who have initiated an application process or have submitted an application.


  • 04 Feb 2020 2:18 PM | Marla Merriwether (Administrator)

    The Compensation & Benefits Manager develops, deploys, and supports the administration of compensation, benefits and wellness programs.  This position will ensure alignment with the organization’s business objectives through strategic compensation & benefits initiatives, programs, policies, processes and systems.  The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to affect change and improve the foundation for future growth.

    Here's what you can expect from the job and what you need to be successful:

    Job Duties

    Compensation

    • Proposes, implements and maintains competitive, cost-effective and compliant compensation programs and strategies that support Company short- and long-term objectives.
    • Lead the development, execution, and support of corporate compensation programs. (Incentive and bonus plans, job classification structure and job descriptions, salary structure, benchmarking activities, salary survey management, annual merit process, and communications, etc.)
    • Provide leadership in all areas of compensation; establish policies and strategy in support of our Total Rewards philosophy.
    • Provide guidance to HR and management on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluations. Ensure salary classifications (FLSA, EEO) are compliant with Federal and State regulations.
    • Conduct regular total compensation market analysis to validate total compensation structure, philosophy and market competitiveness for all positions/functions.
    • Oversees annual variable compensation plan development, merit increase process, annual and ongoing salary monitoring.
    • Ensures compensation programs and practices comply with applicable regulations such as Fair Pay Affirmative Action/EEO, and align with organizational guidelines.

    Benefits

    • Proposes, implements and maintains competitive, cost-effective and compliant benefit programs and strategies that support Company short- and long-term objectives.
    • Support the development and execution of the company’s benefits strategy; partner with broker to develop programs that are cost effective and in line with current benefits trends.
    • Conduct regular benchmarking & manage vendors to ensure that our internal customers are getting best in class service.
    • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations including, but not limited to, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, and HIPPA. Strong knowledge of California regulations required.
    • Provide additional guidance and support for our Workers Compensation programs.
    • Prepare and participate in internal and external audits as well as government (IRS, DOL) audits.
    • Manage employee benefit enrollments for new hires, open enrollment, family changes and status changes.
    • Oversee and administer leaves of absences (FMLA, STD, LTD, Personal leaves.)
    • Coordinate the 401(k) plan. Ensure compliance related to required communications, employee participation and testing.
    • Develop innovative communications to promote ongoing participant education and effective utilization of benefit programs in an effort to develop cost information for new plans and to make recommendations to management concerning sharing of costs.

    Special Projects/ Project Management

    • Provides leadership and/or support for special HR-related projects as needed.
    • Develops and implements project management tools and processes to assist others to effectively manage projects. Provides training as needed/requested.
    • Identifies and proposes projects in support of company objectives, being mindful of resource constraints and ROI.
    • Represents compensation and benefit strategy on enterprise projects

    Essential Skills

    • Strong knowledge and experience with compensation and benefits programs.
    • Thorough knowledge of labor laws and regulations and their impact on the organization’s compensation policy and practice.
    • Experience building, designing & implementing compensation & benefits solutions; proven ability to develop and implement action plans.
    • Deep knowledge of HR best practices in the areas of compensation & benefits.
    • Excellent project management skills.
    • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills required.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment with exceptional customer service skills.
    • Excellent problem solving skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve).
    • Education: Bachelor's degree and typically 10 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 8 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in a complex compliance driven organization preferred. Previous experience leading a team required. 
    • Certification/License: Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation preferred.

    Location: Hillsboro, OR 97124

     First Tech is not currently offering Visa sponsorship or transfers for this position

  • 04 Feb 2020 10:33 AM | Marla Merriwether (Administrator)
    Looking to further your career in compensation as part of an innovative and collaborative team? At Trüpp, we believe in harnessing the power of our collective team—valuing the unique talents, strengths, and even quirky traits of each of our employees.
     
    The Compensation Consultant/Analyst position at Trüpp plays a key role in gathering, analyzing and interpreting data to provide compensation business solutions for our clients. Activities will also include creating and deploying complex questionnaires, data management/analysis tools, and processes that support compensation projects for small to mid-sized organizations.

     
    Successful candidates will: thrive in a small energetic team environment; have a proven ability to excel at detail-oriented tasks; demonstrate excellent time-management and compensation skills; stay organized and focused in the midst of changing priorities; and consistently deliver quality work.

    WHAT YOU’LL DO
    • Work directly with variety of clients on projects that require follow-up, in-depth analysis and  recommendations for creative solutions.   
    • Evaluate jobs to identify quality benchmarks utilizing salary surveys  and public sector information to understand the job market.
    • Create and deploy job analysis, pay equity tools and questionnaires.
    • Apply advanced MS Excel and system expertise to manage, analyze, and report on complex compensation and client-data.
    • Develop compelling market surveys, spreadsheets, and tools to enhance efficiency, work quality, and client value.
    • Conduct job analyses to inform job description, compensation, and pay equity projects and update/create job descriptions.
    • Evaluate specific skills, knowledge and ability of a job to determine how it fits into a client’s classification structure to assign factors for pay equity, and determine the appropriate job level.
    • Ability to gather and analyze employee benefit plan data as it applies to overall rewards that are offered to the client’s employees.
    • Recommend internal process improvements that may include improving process flow, templates, and overall systems.
    WHAT’S IN YOUR TOOLBOX
    • Successfully apply advanced Excel skills, including using complex formulas, regression analysis, data modeling, pivot tables, and macro workbooks.
    • Working knowledge of HR policies and compensation programs/platforms, including but not limited to job structures (classifications and descriptions), and base pay structures (data acquisition and analysis).
    • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and time-management skills.
    • Organized and capable of prioritizing own work in a fast-paced setting with frequent and rapid priority and assignment changes.
    • Utilize active listening skills with colleagues and clients to mitigate conflict and improve operational efficiency.
    • Consistently deliver quality, timely, accurate and useful work products.
    • Demonstrate a high attention to detail.
    • Behave in a manner that supports Trüpp’s core values and represents the company in the best possible light.
    • Exemplify professionalism and a sincere concern for contributing to the success of our clients.
    • Treat confidential information gained through employment with Trüpp with sensitivity and tact.
     
    WHAT GOT YOU HERE
    • 3-5 years’ compensation and/or classification experience in similar role required.
    • Demonstrated expert working knowledge in Microsoft Excel and advanced working knowledge in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, market salary databases, web-based project management and survey software applications.
    • Bachelor’s Degree required in Human Resources, Accounting, Business Management or related field.

    A LITTLE ABOUT TRÜPP
    Trüpp (Swedish for “team” and pronounced as “troop”) was founded in 2011 and has been recognized four consecutive years as one of Oregon and SW Washington’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies and Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses. Providing HR Outsourcing and Consulting services to small and mid-sized employers locally and nationwide, we are a collaborative team of professionals, passionate about helping our clients thrive. 
     
    WHAT YOU’LL GET
    Trüpp values its employees! Our team members appreciate a modern, open office with loads of ambient light, ergonomic sit-stand desks, convenient access to public transportation, and a relaxed work environment where we enjoy supporting each other, sharing good laughs, and noshing on great food.
    • Medical insurance, with a significant portion of employee coverage paid by the employer, as well as buy-up options and option to extend coverage to employee dependents/spouse/partner.
    • Dental and Vision insurance 100% employer paid for employees, with the option to extend benefit participation to employee dependents/spouse/partner
    • Short-and Long-Term Disability paid 100% by employer
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Optional Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Generous paid time off program
    • Education reimbursement program
    • Flexible work schedules
  • 01 Feb 2020 9:47 PM | Beverley Menillo (Administrator)

    Working for Vestas, you are part of the global leader in the high-tech world of wind energy and you have international opportunities in a growing industry committed to preserving our planet for future generations.

    The Department

    Collaborative, fast-paced team, who work with a diverse employee population of 5000+.

    Responsibilities

    • Administers, communicates, implements and holds in compliance all employee benefit programs including health, welfare, leaves of absence, etc. and helps minimize health claims, mitigating costs through vendor negotiation while meeting Vestas' benefits philosophy.
    • Directly administers Canadian leaves, manages vendor administration for US leaves.
    • Designs and implements presentations, employee education, and updates on changing laws that impact benefit plans.
    • Analyzes current market, programs, trends, and costs to evaluate effectiveness of benefit programs. Makes recommendations to support company goals and maximize plan effectiveness and competitiveness.
    • Resolves employee questions and problems by interpreting benefit policies and procedures.
    • Reconciles benefits accounts and looks for trends and efficiencies in the data.
    • Ensures benefit programs are administered in compliance with plan documents and applicable federal and state regulations.
    • Develops and maintains trusted partnership with line managers to create value and help reach business goals
    • Manages benefit program vendors, brokers, insurance carriers and third-party service providers
    • Acts as backup for Worker's Comp administrator
    • Manages day to day tasks of a team of one
    • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, i.e. HRIS, Legal, Finance/Accounting departments.


    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business or equivalent combination of experience/education
    • Minimum 3 years' experience in analysis, design and/or administration of employee benefit programs, including compliance with federal and state laws, preferably in self-insured environment
    • Minimum 1 year administering Canadian leaves
    • Minimum 1 year of ADA claims
    • Knowledge of federal laws and guidelines, including but not limited to COBRA, HIPAA, ERISA, USERRA, FMLA and DOL

    Competencies
    • Excellent customer relations, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Ability to act independently and exercise judgment and discretion within the scope of the position; able to make decisions quickly and confidently
    • Strong ability to use Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint.
    Additional Information

    Position Location: Brighton, Co or Portland, OR

    What We Offer

    As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; paid time off (PTO); generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more

    It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

    About Vestas

    Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

    Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

    Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

    Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

    We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

    https://careers.vestas.com/job/Brighton%2C-CO-Benefits-Manager-CO-80603/582348001/

  • 10 Jan 2020 1:29 PM | Marla Merriwether (Administrator)

    The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of responsible professional, technical and analytical classification and compensation activities in support of the development, implementation and maintenance of the City’s classification and compensation systems; provides analytical and technical support for union negotiation teams; and performs related duties as assigned.

    This is a full-time, regular, exempt position. The schedule for this position is M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    Salary Range

    6,489.00 - 8,436.00

    Job Details

    Essential Functions:

    • Develop and administer exempt and nonexempt salary programs to ensure equitable and competitive pay practices for the City. Analyze survey data to determine the comparability of benchmark positions to similar positions; design compensation packages and/or recommend changes in salary structure as required; propose strategies for implementing changes and oversee implementation of changes.
    • Develop, review and revise job and classification descriptions.  Gather job and classification information through interviews with employees, management, and other job experts; conduct comprehensive job analyses; allocate and recommend jobs to specific classifications; and prepare analytical reports to support recommendations. 
    • Evaluate and recommend changes to compensation policies; develop new or revise existing compensation programs based on current trend analysis and policy direction. Ensure that total compensation policies and practices conform to state and federal standards and guidelines.
    • Conduct surveys in support of the negotiation teams and recommend contract language changes.
    • Advise department directors, managers, supervisors and employees on results of reclassification requests, classification studies and interpretation of classification and compensation policies and practices.
    • Perform FLSA reviews and determine appropriate status.
    • Provide staff support to the Salary Review Commission (citizen committee that determines the salary for the Mayor and Council); schedule meetings, perform research, and prepare the final report.
    • Keep informed of new trends, developments, laws, regulations related to the administration of classification and compensation.
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

    Qualifications

    Experience and Education

    • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible human resources generalist experience, with an emphasis in classification and compensation preferably in a public sector and unionized environment.
    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, public administration or related field.
    • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

    Computer Skills

    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Experience with automated HR/Payroll systems.

    Required Licenses and/or Certifications

    • Human Resources certification (e.g. IPMA-CP, PHR, CCP) is desirable.

    Knowledge

    • Best practices in classification and job analysis/evaluation and compensation administration
    • Pertinent federal, state and local laws and ordinances that pertain to classification and compensation
    • Research methods and data analysis techniques
    • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment
    • Use of personal computers and basic software

    Abilities

    • Prepare and analyze comprehensive reports; skill in researching complex issues and developing recommended actions
    • Interpret, apply, and explain human resources policies, techniques, procedures, and programs
    • Work with senior management, within short time constraints, often with changing priorities and some ambiguity
    • Build and foster strong relationships with peers and business partners
    • Handle multiple tasks and assignments, set appropriate priorities, and meet deadlines
    • Exercise exemplary judgment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, and maintain professional demeanor and composure in stressful or confrontational situations
    • Regularly exercise discretion, independent judgment, and personal initiative
    • Utilize a range of personal computer resources and applications
    • Strive for and promote inclusiveness of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in all areas of human resources and the organization
    • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Manage or participate in projects that support the business and work plans of the Human Resources department
    • Operate a personal computer and appropriate software
    • Work in a manner consistent with the City of Vancouver’s Operating Principles
    • Work and act as a team player in all interactions with other City employees
    • Provide a high level of customer service at all times
    • Project and maintain a positive image with those contacted in the course of work
    • Develop and maintain collaborative and respectful working relationships with team members and others
    • Consistently provide quality service
    • Maintain regular and dependable attendance 

    This position is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment reference check and a criminal background check.

    Job Posting End Date

    Open Until Filled

  • 10 Jan 2020 11:55 AM | Marla Merriwether (Administrator)

    Compensation Board For Elected Officials
    This board has one opening which carries a four-year term. The board conducts an annual review of the county’s elected officials’ salaries and recommends a compensation schedule to a budget committee. This board is seeking members knowledgeable in human resources and compensation management. Members attend four to five meetings each year from mid-February and mid-March.

    In order to have balance and diversity of membership in the areas of geography, gender, interest and experience, Commissioners are looking for members from all backgrounds and areas of Clackamas County.

    The deadline for applications is January 23. For more information contact Heather Pedersen at (503) 742-5484 or heatherped@clackamas.us.
    Opens : January 09, 2020
    Closes : January 23, 2020


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