Employee Relations Analyst II-III

County of Sonoma

Salary $5,897 - $8,056/Mo.
The Human Resources Department is seeking an analytical and solution-oriented professional to join the Employee/Labor Relations Unit
Starting salary up to $46.32/hour ($96,675/year)
Plus, a cash allowance of approximately $600/month.
Plus, a cash contribution of $342 per pay period, estimated to end in early 2019*
Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:
An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
Three weeks annual vacation accrual, and increased accrual rates with longevity; 12 holidays per year, plus an additional 8 hour floating holiday; and generous sick leave accruals
County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
401(a) - 3% of Base Salary County Contribution
Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range 
About the Position
The Employee Relations Analyst performs a wide range of professional-level employee/labor relations responsibilities including playing a vital role in conducting and supporting negotiations of collective bargaining agreements and conducting meet and confer meetings. Additionally, this position is responsible for consulting with and providing recommendations to managers regarding performance management and disciplinary actions, the grievance process, contract interpretation, and County policies and procedures. The position requires the ability to be resourceful to perform in-depth research, gather information from a variety of sources, analyze findings, and provide recommendations for information requests, grievances, mediation, arbitration, and contract negotiations.
The ideal candidate will be:
A highly motivated self-starter with strong and persuasive verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in current human resources practices and procedures
Strong at critical thinking and have the ability to see the bigger picture
Able to analyze and make sound decisions in light of ambiguous factors
Able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing
Customer-focused and able to partner with a diverse client base
Poised under pressure
Able to thrive in an organization that maintains a fast pace coupled with a challenging workload and competing priorities
Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, minimum qualifications, & to apply online, please visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 10/30/18