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Senior Human Resources Analyst (Classification and Compensation)

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City of Tacoma
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WA (Washington)
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The mission of the Human Resources Department is to provide comprehensive and innovative Human Resources services to City of Tacoma departments and employees for the benefit of our community. Under the direction of the Benefits Manager, the Senior Human Resources Analyst, Classification and Compensation provides strategic direction, leadership, and administers the overall structure of the compensation and classification systems, including making policy and system recommendations based on collective bargaining agreements, equity, best practices, fiscal sustainability, and meeting workforce recruitment and retention goals.

The Senior Human Resources Analyst serves as a key advisor in support of the City of Tacoma's classification and compensation systems, providing advice and guidance to City Senior Leadership Teams regarding the classification and compensation structure. Advises managers and supervisors on compliance with federal, state and local laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), state wage and hour laws, apprenticeship programs, related regulations, and policies and processes. This position leads the market review of all positions, maintains the salary table and data on classifications and related compensation, as well as completing assessments and analyses of system changes as need to meet critical business needs. Provides training, produces analyses and reports and maintains relevant records and data. Approximately 75% of the City's 3,600 employees are in 29 bargaining units represented by 12 different labor unions.

Job Requirements (Optional): 

Education and Training to include an equivalent combination of:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree with a focus on human resources, business, social or organizational sciences, public administration or a related field and three years of broad-based professional human resources experience, including classification and compensation, and advising and consulting on human resources issues;
• Four to six years human resources experience directly related to classification and compensation.

Experience in a public or government agency is preferred.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate competencies and significant accomplishments from prior work experience.

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Applications are accepted online only at