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Solano County is seeking an experienced and talented LABOR RELATIONS MANAGER who will oversee the labor and employee relations needs for the Human Resources Department. This position will serve as the County’s Chief Labor Negotiator on meet and confer and employee relations matters, and partner with leadership and labor consultants. The successful candidate will have excellent analytical, collaborative, project management and communication skills and have the ability to think well on their feet, as well as a high degree of emotional intelligence. Additionally, you should bring some experience negotiating in a public sector labor environment and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
This position reports to the Human Resources Director, and will interface with outside Chief Negotiators, the Assistant Human Resources Director, County Administrator, County Counsel and the Board of Supervisors. The Labor Relations Manager serves as the chief negotiator on some successor negotiations and provides professional and complex labor relations services to the County on meet and confer and employee relations matters (grievances, disciplinary actions, etc.), and partners with leadership and labor consultants. This position will work with 19 bargaining units and all other departments in the County to gather information and support employee and labor relations.
This position will play an active role as a member of the County’s senior management team and be the main point of contact with all employee representatives. In addition, you will manage outside negotiators, prepare closed session materials, attend labor negotiation closed sessions, manage disciplinary action appeals and grievances, process PERB complaints, write policy, conduct compensation studies, compile survey materials, and may produce cost proposals for labor negotiations, etc.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The successful candidate will have excellent analytical, collaborative, project management and communication skills and have the ability to think well on their feet, as well as a high degree of emotional intelligence. Additionally, you should bring some experience negotiating in a public sector labor environment and have excellent written and verbal communication skills and mathematic ability to provide labor costs and data for decision makers. Political savvy, superior organizational skills and someone who enjoys a challenging, fast-paced work environment are a must. You will be a proven negotiation professional who has either been first or second chair at the negotiation table, and someone who takes initiative, is results oriented, builds positive relations through collaboration and diplomacy. You should be able to manage competing demands, have a passionate interest in employee and labor relations, and reflect our County’s Core Values as you work with internal and external partners:
Background and Education:
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary: $112,916 – 137,250 DOQ/DOE
Salary is supplemented by a generous benefit program
HOW TO APPLY: Open and continuous, but apply by April 5, 2017 for first consideration.
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