Working knowledge of statistics, record keeping systems and general office
Applicable City, State, and Federal laws, rules, and regulations affecting public agency personnel and labor relations procedures.
Computer applications, word processing, basic spreadsheet.
Mathematical computations including basic statistics.
Employee insurance and benefit programs and PERS retirement process.
Personnel recruitment, examination and selection methods and techniques, classification and compensation principles and labor relations practices
Principles and procedures of record keeping.
Perform responsible and difficult technical personnel work and assignments.
Respond to requests and inquiries for information regarding personnel policies and procedures.
Work with a variety of computer programs; skillfully use computer and software applications and other standard officer equipment.
Maintain confidentiality and employee privacy in personnel matters.
Prepare a variety of reports, surveys and presentations.
Interpret, explain, apply, and enforce a variety of laws, rules, regulations, policies, practices, benefits and memoranda of understanding to City staff and the public.
Effectively represent the personnel and employee relations functions of the Department with concerned individuals, organizations, and other government agencies.
Evaluate class specifications to determine appropriate recruiting and examination processes
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year college or university in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field is required. An Associate's Degree or the equivalent of (60) verifiable college units can be considered as suitable education for this position, if supplemented with additional work related experience. At least three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in human resources with expertise in one of more of the following areas including recruitment, testing, and selection; employee benefits administration; classification and compensation; wage administration and payroll support; employee and labor relations; workers compensation; personnel records management; administrative, personnel, and analytical functions.
Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various City and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
As of August 24, 2021, the City of Montebello implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before starting work. The City encourages applicants to get a free vaccination at a place of their choice or at any walk-in clinic. A candidate’s vaccination status will be reviewed as part of the post-offer pre-employment physical examination. Request for exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be submitted for a medical or sincerely held religious belief and will go through a determination process.