County of Ventura
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Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
$63,347.52 - $105,817.93 Annually, plus Benefits

Under general supervision (Personnel Assistant) or general direction (Personnel Analyst I), the IT Services Human Resources Personnel Assistant/ Analyst I provides professional, generalist human resources services including recruitment, certification, exam development, benefits, and return-to-work duties specifically for the Ventura County Information Technology Services Department.  The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Experience working as an HR Coordinator or HR Assistant in Human Resources with some knowledge of recruitment, examination, onboarding, and benefits.
  • The ability to be self-motivated and be a team player; have strong written and oral communication skills, detail orientated, good decision-making skills and an ability to work with a wide variety of customers. 
  • The ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment while maintaining outstanding customer service.
  • Experience working with automated HR systems, such as PeopleSoft.

  • New hires may be eligible for a one-time New Hire Incentive up to 10% of the current annual base wage.  
  • In compliance with specific requirements, a regular employee may be eligible for an Employee Referral Incentive of $500. 
  • Once hired upon meeting specific criteria, a regular employee may be eligible for an Employee Retention Incentive of up to 10% of the current annual base wage.  

Personnel Assistant-NE/Personnel Analyst I
Personnel Assistant-NE ($30.46 - $42.64 hourly) is a management classification and is eligible for overtime compensation.
Personnel Analyst I ($6,298.07 - $8,818.16  monthly) is a management classification and is not eligible for overtime compensation.

County Executive Office, Information Technology Services

Any combination of education and experience which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. An example of qualifying education and experience includes:

Personnel Assistant:
An equivalent to an associate degree in a related field or a Human Resources Certificate from an accredited university; AND one (1) year of experience providing administrative support in a human resource capacity.

Personnel Analyst I:
An equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a highly related field from an accredited university AND one (1) year of professional level generalist human resources experience which includes experience in one of the following HR functions: recruitment, classification and compensation, examination development, return to work/interactive processes, leave of absence activities or assisting with disciplinary actions.

Experience above and beyond that required may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis and vice versa.
  • Excellent written communication skills must be demonstrated in the completion of the employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
  • Some experience conducting research and/or analyzing data
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances related to general HR administration

  • Professional human resources experience in a public sector setting
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Experience working with automated HR systems for applicant tracking and HR/payroll
  • Strong customer service skills

To apply online, please refer to our website at www.ventura.org/jobs. A paper application can be obtained by calling (805) 654-5129.  Our address is County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Ave., L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

Sufficient information must be provided under the Education/Work Experience portions of the application and supplemental questionnaire to thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications to determine eligibility. A resume may be attached to supplement your responses in the above sections; however, it may not be submitted in lieu of the application.

The selection process will likely consist of an Oral Exam, which may be preceded or replaced with the score from a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E), contingent upon the size and quality of the candidate pool. In a typical T&E, your training and experience are evaluated in relation to the background, experience and factors identified for successful job performance during a job analysis. For this reason, it is recommended that your application materials clearly show your relevant background and specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities. It is also highly recommended that the supplemental questions within the application are completed with care and diligence.

For further information about this recruitment, please contact Michelle Antonetty by e-mail at Michelle.Antonetty@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 477-7260.

The County of Ventura is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.