Departmental Human Resources Officer (Information Technology Department/ROV)

County of Alameda - Oakland, CA3.9

Full-time
Introduction
This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County.

Reinstatement:
Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.

Transfer:
You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.

Voluntary Demotion:
You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position.

DESCRIPTION

THE DEPARTMENTS:
ITD and ROV are looking for a Departmental Human Resources Officer to join our growing team. This position will report to a Departmental Human Resources Manager and will technically be housed in HRS but will be onsite with ITD/ROV. While there will initially be a focus on recruiting and exam creation, this would be a generalist position touching all aspects of HR.

Our HR Department’s Mission: Through collaboration and strategic partnerships, to attract, develop, and retain a workforce with deep technical competence that is innovative and adaptable. Encourage a culture of lifelong learning.

ITD's MISSION AND VISION STATEMENT:
Our Mission: Through technology, we empower Alameda County.

Our Vision: We will be innovators and leaders in information and technology services at Alameda County. As agents of change we will lead the County with technological innovation, excellence in customer service, superiority in technology and unsurpassed availability of information resources.

Our Goals Include the following:
Improve Alameda County Services and Information Delivery.
Continue to develop mobile applications in support of internal business practices and to meet the needs of citizens doing business with the County.
Host Alameda County Apps Challenge events to promote open data, transparency and collaboration.
Encourage staff mobility by providing collaboration tools.
Implement the Countywide Efficiency Initiative.
Utilize public and private Cloud technologies.
Continue to centralize Technology Services.
Expand the use of FileNet & SharePoint to reduce the use of paper.
Continue to modernize legacy systems: Implement the Person and Event Phase of Corpus 2.0 Modernization Project.
Complete the Document Processing and Exemptions for the Assessor’s IMPROVE.NET system.
Click here to view our full strategic plan here and for more information about the department go to https://itd.acgov.org/index.page.

ROV's MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission of the Registrar of Voters (ROV) is to encourage all eligible residents to exercise their right to vote, conduct elections in a fair, accurate, and efficient manner that inspires public confidence in the County elections process, maintain a continuous professional level of service to the public, and develop new techniques to improve outreach services that acknowledge the diversity of Alameda County.

All services provided by the ROV are mandated by the California Elections Code, the California Government Code, and the California Constitution. These mandated services include voter registration, voter outreach, candidate services, elections services, and vote by mail. Additional information on these mandated services is in the Major Service Areas section of this chapter.

For more information about the Registrar of Voters go to www.acvote.org

THE POSITION:
Under general direction, to perform professional, human resources management work in a County department or agency assisting, developing and maintaining a program of human resources management and administration including, recruitment/staffing, workforce planning, training and development, examination development and administration, employee selection, position classification, performance evaluations, affirmative action, disciplinary and grievance procedures and employee relations; and to perform other related duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:
The equivalent of one year of full-time experience as a Departmental Human Resources Officer Trainee or 18 months as a Human Resources Trainee in the Alameda County classified service.
Or II

The equivalent of three years of full-time experience as a Human Resources Technician or in an equivalent or higher classification performing human resources related activities in the Alameda County classified service.

Substitution:
Completion of the Alameda County Management Academy “Management and Supervision Certificate Program’ may substitute for six (6) months of the required qualifying experience.

OR

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required qualifying experience.

Or III

Education:
Possession of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university.

AND

Experience:
The equivalent of three years of full time professional level human resources management experience involving compensation analysis, workforce planning, training and development, recruitment/staffing employee relations, requiring the use of the knowledge and skills described in this specification.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Knowledge of:
Recruitment & Staffing
  • Public human resources administration including job analysis and position classification, conducting audits, wage and salary administration, recruitment and personnel selection, employer-employee relations, and training.
  • Federal, State and local laws, rules and guidelines relating to the hiring process and other areas of human resources-related activities.
  • Internal workforce assessment techniques & employment policies, practices, & procedures
  • Federal, State and local laws, rules and guidelines relating to the hiring process and other areas of human resource-related activities.
  • Successful recruiting strategies to attract high caliber diversity candidates.
Employee & Labor Relations
  • Knowledge of labor relations laws, practices, and trends
  • Progressive discipline
  • Grievance resolution
  • Consultative & coaching skills with managers
  • Investigative and interview techniques
  • Labor relations laws, practices and trends.
Health & Safety
  • Federal, State and Local workplace health, safety, security & privacy laws & regulations.
  • Enforcing procedures of workplace safety, health & security.
  • Awareness of potential violent behavior and workplace violence conditions.
Administrative
  • Computer applications and hardware and software related to the work.
  • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment.
Ability to:
  • Demonstrate commitment to the county’s mission, credo, and goals.
  • Be visionary, strategic, and innovative, working with change.
  • Collaborate with other agencies and departments to meet overall countywide needs while leveraging financial and other resources.
  • Use business acumen to build a strong organization that delivers results.
  • Use interpersonal skills to communicate effectively.
  • Promote personal and professional growth for self and others.
  • Provide the highest level of service delivery to diverse customers.
  • Work effectively as a member and leader of diverse teams.
  • Plan and organize workload.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Create HR policies, programs, and services with Diversity imbedded.
  • Create employee programs that will demonstrate to the community the organization’s commitment to Diversity.
Selection Plan

TO APPLY:
To apply please contact Erica Grant at 510-208-9782 or erica.grant@acgov.org.

You are encouraged to apply immediately as this position is open until filled an may close at anytime..

Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

BENEFITS
Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
Vision or Vision Reimbursement
Share the Savings
Basic Life Insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
County Allowance Credit
Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
Employee Assistance Program
For your Financial Future

Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)
For your Work/Life Balance

11 paid holidays
Floating Holidays
Vacation and sick leave accrual
Vacation purchase program
Management Paid Leave**
Catastrophic Sick Leave
Employee Mortgage Loan Program
Group Auto/Home Insurance
Pet Insurance
Commuter Benefits Program
Guaranteed Ride Home
Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
Child Care Resources
1st United Services Credit Union
  • Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the