Under general direction, to perform a variety of confidential and complex Human Resources and clerical duties; to supervise clerical staff; and to do related work as required.
Performs various Human Resources and clerical duties of a complex nature, including typing, filing, mathematical calculations, and processing paperwork to facilitate smooth operations of programs; initiates, composes, types, and proofreads a variety of reports, letters, memos, and charts not requiring the supervisor's personal attention; researches, compiles, and analyzes data for a variety of Human Resources projects and reports; oversees maintenance of records and files; applies and advises employees and the public on Human Resources programs and procedural inquiries; coordinates and arranges meetings and interviews; operates calculator, personal computer and other office equipment; implements and recommends procedures related to assigned function; supervises, trains, and evaluates employees; and makes recommendations regarding hiring, promotions, and transfers.
Employment Standards: Knowledge of modern office methods, procedures, and equipment; proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; the principles of sound supervision; municipal organizations and their function; the functions of Human Resources systems, including the practices and procedures of City Memorandum of Understandings, Civil Service system, recruitment, selection, testing, classification and pay plans; mathematical and budgeting processes. Ability to develop, organize and maintain accurate reports and complex filing systems; understand and apply a wide variety of Human Resources requirements and policies; plan and direct the work of others; effectively supervise employees and evaluate their performance; operate a variety of office equipment; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; work independently and exercise sound judgment in performing assigned duties; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
Education/Training: Graduation from high school or equivalent; three years of increasingly responsible clerical work, including one year in a responsible supervisory or Human Resources capacity. Must be able to type accurately from clear copy at a speed of 50 net words a minute
A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent may be required at time of appointment. Typing certificate must accompany city application to be considered.
Selection Process: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following:
Supplemental Blind Screening Written Examination Oral Examination