City of Montebello-Classified Human Resources Manager

6/4/2020 5:49:40 PM 301

Salary$6,922.86 - $8,445.02 Monthly $83,074.32 - $101,340.24 Annually

$83,074.32 - $101,340.24 Annually

Location Montebello, CA

Montebello, CA

Job Type

Full-Time Permanent


Classified Personnel

Job Number


Closing date and time

6/30/2020 at 4:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana


Position Information:

This is an Open Competitive recruitment to create an eligibility list for one (1) current vacancy. Incumbents in this classification perform technical duties that require specialized subject matter expertise in principles and techniques associated with Human Resources Management, including research and analysis, job analysis and employment examination development, public administration and analysis. Incumbent is expected to work eight (8) hours a day, five (5) days a week, and twelve (12) months a year.  

Under direction of the Director of Classified Human Resources, oversees and manages staff assigned to the Classified Human Resources and Personnel Commission functions.  With limited supervision, performs technical analytical work pertaining to employee recruitment, selection, classification compensation, training, rules, employment services and related duties as assigned.
Incumbents in this class perform complex, technical duties that require specialized subject matter expertise in principles and techniques associated with Human Resources Management, including research and analysis, job analysis and employment examination development, public administration and analysis.  Incumbents have direct technical supervisory responsibility over support staff; report to the Director of Classified Human Resources and may perform the duties of the Director in the event of the Director's absence.  Incumbents in this classification act with a high level of independence and provide advice and counsel to District administrators, staff, applicants and the general public.


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  1. Directs the design and administration of job analysis studies for the purposes of position classification, salary evaluation, test construction and validation, recommendation of minimum qualifications, performance appraisal criteria and staff development content.
  2. Develops examination plans, including the development of employment selection tests, and recommends test parts and weights.
  3. Plans, supervises and participates in the administration of employment exams; trains evaluators and interview panels; reviews examination results and explains tests and examination results to candidates.
  4. Obtains rater for interviews and other test parts and instructs raters regarding procedures and standards to be applied.
  5. Composes a variety of technical written materials, including rules, class specifications, classification and salary reports, employment examinations, recruitment materials, responses to employment examination appeals, eligibility lists, agenda of the Personnel Commission meetings, Board of Education action items, special studies, annual reports of the Personnel Commission, classified employee recognition and related correspondences.
  6. Delivers or assists in delivering oral presentations in formal and informal settings.
  7. Interprets policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to employment and the merit system provisions of the State Education code to administrators, staff, union representatives and the public.
  8. Analyzes and applies employment-related laws, reports, publications and court decisions.
  9. Assists the Director in developing work plans to achieve the goals, objectives and mission of the Personnel Commission and to implement and meet milestones.
  10. Supervises and/or exercises direct lead responsibility over support personnel and interns.  Plans, assigns tasks and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel, establishes performance requirements and personal development targets; regularly monitors performance and provides coaching for performance improvement and development; subject to management concurrence, takes disciplinary action to address performance deficiencies in accordance with Personnel Commission laws and rules, human resources policies and collective bargaining agreements.
  11. Maintain a variety of records and files regarding classified personnel; research and prepare related reports; review and implement Board of Education action items and reports as they relate to classified personnel.
  12. Cooperates with certificated personnel management team on a variety of projects, including cross-training for assigned personnel and allocation of resources to meet the District needs
  13. May substitute for the Director in his/her absence.
  14. Performs related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
  1. Principles and practices used in the development and administration of positions classification and compensation plans.
  2. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and California Wage Orders.
  3. Cal/OSHA mandates pertaining to health and safety in the workplace.
  4. Principles and practices used in employment exam development and validation.
  5. Job analysis methodologies.
  6. Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  7. Merit System Provisions of the Education Code, and public human resources law.
  8. Job audit procedures.
  9. Recruitment strategies and sources.
  10. Basic statistics.
  11. Principles of staff training and development.
  12. Federal, State and local laws, guidelines and court decisions governing public employment practices.
  13. Personnel Commission and Board of Education policies, rules and structure.
  14. Employee diversity principles.
  15. Salary survey techniques.
  16. Laws and regulations, including PERB rulings, pertaining to public employee unions and associations.
Ability to:
  1. Use computers and computer software that is related to human resources work.
  2. Effectively organize and prioritize workload under the pressure of multiple projects and deadlines.
  3. Write clear, concise reports and other materials, in accordance with professional business writing methods and standards.
  4. Deliver oral presentations, proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively.
  5. Understand and explain merit principles, rules, laws and guidelines and general procedures.
  6. Perform complex analytical work.
  7. Analyze and resolve problems in the areas of classification, compensation and employee selection.
  8. Supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate staff.
  9. Provide guidance and training to staff.
  10. Listen effectively, establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, co-workers, employees, candidates and members of the public.
  11. Understand the concepts of diversity in the workplace.
  12. Maintain confidentiality of information.
  13. Work independently.
  14. Make sound decisions and show accountability for actions taken.
  15. Demonstrate flexibility by considering alternative solutions and/or being receptive to change where appropriate.
  16. Demonstrate initiative when making decisions and recommendations.
  17. Demonstrate effective customer service skills.
  18. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues; and resolve conflicts.
  19. Work variable hours, including weekends.
  20. Be service and team oriented.
  21. Compile, tabulate, analyze and compute data accurately.
  22. Read, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Education, Training and Experience:
  • Five years of public sector human resources management experience, including two (2) years at supervisor level or higher within the past three (3) years preferably including which includes technical experience in construction of civil service exams, test validation methods, classification studies and job analysis.
  • Graduate work in a closely related field such as Public Administration, Human Resources or Organizational Psychology may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis up to two years.
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning is required, preferably with a major in behavioral science or public administration with a specialty in human resources.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
  • A valid California Driver License.
  • Proof of insurability.
  • Use of private transportation.
  • CSPCA Merit System Academy Certificate is desirable.
  • School Action for Safety and Health (SASH) Certification is desirable.
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
  • Lift, carry, push, pull, bend, twist, stoop, kneel, walk, run, and crawl.
  • Perform light physical exertion.
  • Lift 25 pounds.
  • Carry 15 pounds.
  • Reach in all directions.
  • Stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations.
  • Read, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Incumbents in this classification must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this class with reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis and depend, in part, on the specific requirements for the job, the limitations related to disability and the ability of the selection authority to accommodate the limitation.

This class description is not a complete statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.  Entrance requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skill, and/or abilities. To the extent permitted by law, management retains the discretion to add or change typical duties of a position at any time, as long as such addition or change is reasonably related to existing duties.

Examination Information

Examination Information

After the evaluation of minimum qualifications, examination parts for this recruitment may include, but are not limited to the following: scored supplemental questionnaire, written exam, performance exam, oral appraisal interview, physical ability test, oral presentation, project assignment, etc. 

Applicants must submit a full application. Failure to submit a complete application will result in disqualification from this recruitment.

 The Personnel Commission reserves the right to change, alter, cancel, add or modify examination parts, as well as weights and dates.

Montebello Unified School District
(323) 887-7900
123 S. Montebello Blvd
Room # 6
Montebello, California, 90640