CLOSING DATE: December 23, 2022
Return Applications to: Mason County Human Resources
Mailing Address: 411 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584
Physical Address: 423 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584

Position Title: Human Resources Analyst
Salary: $55,505-$67,553 (annually)

Job Summary
Full position description is available at the Human Resources Office. Contact information below.
This position serves as the Human Resources (HR) Analyst under the direction of the Human Resources Director. The HR Analyst is a highly skilled professional level classification with expertise in various Human Resources functions and able to routinely provide analysis and recommendations on highly complex, sensitive, and confidential assignments and issues. This position routinely provides detailed analysis in support of policy decisions, classifications, compensation, labor relations, employee relations, and plays a central role in the County’s determination of its mission, functions, and service levels. This position works collaboratively with county elected officials, department heads, employees, and citizens.

Examples of Duties
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class). Assist and participates in the development and implementation of collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) and labor relations obligations. Assists with analyzing language in CBAs for compliance with federal, state, and local laws and policy and management practice. Conducts confidential research for labor negotiations including salary & benefit survey and development of bargaining positions. Serve as primary administrative and data support for the lead negotiators. Prepare negotiations materials. Serve as the County’s note taker as it relates to labor relations. In consultation with the Director, provides advice, interpretation, and counsel to county department heads, elected officials, managers and supervisors regarding regulations, practices and procedures. Also provides interpretation of bargaining unit contracts, county personnel policies, and federal and state laws. Assesses Human Resources needs and strategies for departments to promote effective relations and resolving problems. Provides advice on a variety of sensitive employee relations and discipline issues, which require knowledge of employment law. Performs impartial pre-disciplinary and other investigations initiated by management or employees. Assists in the resolution of complaints and grievances; investigates and analyzes situations and evaluates information to make recommendations on the appropriate course of action. Assists with development of new or revised policies and procedures, job classification descriptions, performance evaluation systems, and other restructuring or reorganizing practices to achieve goals. Regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Degree in Human Resources or related discipline, OR two years of applicable experience in a Human Resources discipline, generalist or supervisory position.

Licenses and Certifications
If you drive to and from work and/or for any work-related matter you must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and vehicle insurance or request and get approval for a reasonable accommodation.

Application & Selection Process
Applicants are required to submit a Mason County Application. The completed application may include additional pages of employment history using the application format, and a resume may be attached. The completed application will be used as the primary document to determine if minimum qualifications are met for this recruitment. Misrepresentation, incomplete, or inaccurate entries may be the cause of application rejection, removal from the employment list, or discharge from county service. Applicants will be screened based upon education and experience, and the top candidates will be scheduled for interviews. Selection factors will include demonstrated knowledge and abilities for the particular position. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Please read the reverse side for additional information. This selection process may be subject to change.

This information does not constitute an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment. Any provision contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

Application Instructions
Carefully read the posting and note the minimum qualifications and the selection process. Please indicate all relevant education and experience on the application. A County application is always required and is utilized as the primary document to determine if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications. Resumes can be included as a supplement but cannot be used in lieu of completing the application. Applications must be entirely completed, and “see resume” will not be acceptable. Applicants applying for more than one position must complete a separate application for each position. Applications must be signed and dated, and returned to the Human Resources Department on or before the closing date. Completed applications should be submitted or mailed to: Mason County Human Resources, 411 North Fifth Street, Shelton, WA 98584, Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than the closing date. Additional materials will not be accepted after the closing date (with exception to mailed applications/material with postmark by the closing date). Applicants should keep a copy of their completed application and any supplemental pages because they will not be returned nor copied after receipt.

Applicant Qualifications
All candidates must meet minimum requirements. Often, the most competitive applicants will possess qualifications far exceeding the required minimum. If a large number of applications are received, only the most qualified applicants will be involved in the selection process.
Authorization to Work: Successful candidates must present documentation proving authorization to work in the United States (as required by federal law).
Work Environment: Mason County maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits smoking in all County buildings.
“At-will” Positions: Some positions are considered “at-will” or at the pleasure of the employer. Therefore, the County does not need to establish “just cause” or “cause” to terminate the employment relationship. Selection to at-will position does not create or constitute an employment contract or agreement.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity: Mason County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair employment practices and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other bias prohibited by federal, state or local law.
Accommodation: Applicants with a disability requiring accommodation during the selection process should notify the Human Resources Department at (360) 427-9670 Ext. 290.
Health Insurance: Regular full-time employees and their qualifying dependents are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Some regular part-time employees may receive the same coverage. Employees may partially contribute premiums depending upon the type of coverage selected.
Paid Leave: Sick leave, holidays, and vacation are provided in accordance with the County policy or union contracts. Vacation accrual rates increase at regular intervals based on length of service with the County.
Retirement Plan: All regular Mason County employees are enrolled in the Washington State Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS, PSERS or LEOFF). The County and employees contribute jointly to the plans.       
Phone: (360) 427-9670 X 290
Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer & Drug Free Work Environment