County of Los Angeles-Principal Human Resources Analyst

6/20/2022 8:48:35 AM 342


$87,086.16 - $120,588.00 Annually


Los Angeles County, CA

Job Type


Remote Employment


Job Number




Closing date and time

7/8/2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

POSITION TITLE:                  Principal Human Resources Analyst
SALARY:                                $7,257.18 - $10,049.00 Monthly
                                               $87,086.16 - $120,588.00 Annually  
WORK LOCATION:                Hybrid (Primarily remote, based out of Downtown LA)

ORIGINAL FILING PERIOD:  09/17/2021 - 10/08/21

NEW FILING PERIOD:            06/17/22 - 07/8/22
EXAM:                                     R9894J
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:     Open Competitive Job Opportunity

This recruitment is being reopened. 
Those who applied during the original filing period should not reapply.

This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies in multiple areas of Human Resources. Current Vacancies are in the Recruitment & Staffing, Classification & Compensation, Learning & Development, Benefits, and Disability & Leave Management teams. Experience in all areas is not required or expected.

Experience in all areas is not required.


Los Angeles Superior Court is the largest unified trial court in the United States. Its 580 judges and commissioners work in one of the 40 facilities within the Court's 12 judicial districts and are supported by more than 4,500 full-time Court employees. The Court has an annual budget of more than $855 million. Located in Southern California, Los Angeles County is geographically one of the nation's largest counties, covering 4,084 square miles and, with over 10,400,000 residents, is also one of its most populous counties.   


Principal Human Resources Analyst is the advanced professional class in the Human Resources Analyst class series that carries out difficult and complex responsibilities requiring a high degree of professional and organizational knowledge and skill. This is a dual-concept classification, where incumbents may either serve as high-level analysts in support of a human resources function, or serve as technical or administrative supervisors to participate in, and lead the work of a small group of other unit staff. Specific responsibilities may include:
  • Leading or supervising the delivery of human resources programs and services in an assigned area of functional responsibility.
  • Providing professional advice and counsel on human resources issues to Court management and employees relative to their area(s) of expertise.
  • Demonstrating highly-refined interpersonal skills to address sensitive and/or confidential human resources issues with management and staff.

For a detailed job description, please click here. Please note the requirements in the job description may vary from the requirements in the bulletin. Applicants must meet requirements stated in this bulletin.

To qualify, you must meet the following requirements upon the final filing date of this bulletin:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university**.

Three (3) years of progressively responsible analyst-level* experience in one or more human resources functions.

*Analyst-level work is defined as work performed to assist and support the organization's management by conducting research and making recommendations for the solution of problems such as organization, use of personnel or resources, budget allocation and funds, workload and/or workload fluctuations, or programs and procedures for accomplishing work objectives.

A Master's-level or Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university will be accepted for two (2) years of the experience requirement.  A Ph.D.-level degree from an accredited college or university will be accepted in lieu of the experience requirement. 

The ideal candidate will possess the following desirable qualifications:
  • Experience supervising, leading, and coaching a team
  • Experience managing large-scale projects
  • Project Management Certification (ie PMP, Six Sigma)
  • Human resources professional certification (ie PHR/SPHR, SHRM Certification, CLRM)

A legible copy of your college diploma -OR - transcript(s) (unofficial are acceptable) with the degree posted from the college or university 
must be attached to your online application at time of submission

For a list of acceptable accredited institutions or international universities, please visit http://ope.ed.gov/accreditationwww.chea.org/search, or http://whed.net/home.php.
Foreign studies must be evaluated by an academic credential evaluation agency and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. For a list of acceptable evaluation agencies, please visit www.naces.org or http://aice-eval.org/members/. Foreign studies submitted without acceptable evaluation will be rejected.

Part I: Qualifying evaluation of education, training and experience based upon submitted application.

Part II: Online examination, weighted 100%, covering business communications, verbal reasoning, deductive reasoning, management potential, professional potential, thoroughness, reliability, achievement, innovation, influence, and independence.

No person may complete this assessment more than once every 12 months.


Applications may only be filed online. To learn how to apply online, please access the Online Employment Application Guide. Los Angeles Superior Court reserves the right to verify all submitted documentation prior to appointment. The Court will only consider completed applications submitted, along with the required documents, and will reject incomplete applications.  A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application.  To facilitate the full and proper consideration of your work experience, clearly specify what professional experience meets the required job qualifications.  When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience for each position.  
Please provide a current and accurate e-mail address for the Court to communicate with you about this job opportunity.  Human Resources staff will notify all applicants of their application status via e-mail.  We recommend that you add info@governmentjobs.com to your safe senders list to avoid the notification being filtered as spam mail.
Los Angeles Superior Court is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process can contact the email address provided below.  For additional employment information, please click here.

Questions regarding this posting may be emailed to APatterson@lacourt.org.

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed.  Applicants who successfully pass each (and all) examination part(s) will be placed on an eligible list which will remain valid for six months.  Other vacancies may be filled using this list.


Court employees are considered disaster service workers under California Government Code section 3100 and are needed to deliver the statutorily mandated, time-sensitive and emergency services in times of local, state, and national emergencies. The Court takes its responsibilities for ensuring a safe workplace and providing essential public services to those who are required to come into a courthouse seriously; including its legal and ethical obligations to protect the workforce, justice partners, and the public from COVID-19.  The Court has implemented various policies and protocols to protect the health and safety of its employees while delivering statutorily mandated essential services. This includes implementing technology to facilitate remote appearances for court users and expanding telework opportunities for employees. 

Exam #R9894J
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Applications may be filed online at: www.lacourt.org
OR via the HR computer kiosk at
Los Angeles Superior Court
Human Resources Administration
111 N. Hill Street, Room 203
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles
(213) 633-0377
111 N. Hill Street, Rm. 203

Los Angeles, California, 90012