Training and Experience Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate Degree in business, public administration, personnel management or related field and two (2) years of progressively responsible human resources experience in performing personnel support functions. One (1) year of HRIS experience is desirable.
License Requirement Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License, proof of insurance and a satisfactory driving record is required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: principles and practices of public personnel administration including the City Memorandum of Understandings, Civil Service system, and related federal, state and local laws employee benefit packages and insurance programs; proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; business letter writing, and research methods; operation of office equipment including personal computers for word processing, spreadsheet and calendar applications.
Skills and Ability to: communicate effectively both in writing and orally; prioritize multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment; work confidentially with discretion; work independently with little direction; organize and maintain files; interpret and apply related laws and regulations; maintain accurate records; exercise sound judgment; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
Other Important Information
Work Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Pull Notice System An incumbent appointed to this position is subject to enrollment in the California DMV Pull Notice Program. The Pull Notice program provides information on the incumbent's driving record and Driver's License status on a periodic basis to the City of South Gate. An employee assigned a City vehicle must acknowledge receipt and understanding of City Administrative Regulations covering the use of City vehicles.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Incumbents are not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.