Looking for a rewarding opportunity serving a growing and thriving community? Are you a Human Resources professional with a passion for the wellbeing of others? Do you have a keen eye for identifying and evaluating risk? If so, the City of Ontario, Human Resources Agency has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, agile, self-starter who is analytical, and forward thinking with a drive for excellence and commitment to serving Ontario’s workforce and community. The Senior Human Resources Analyst, plays a key role in administering, planning, coordinating, and providing a variety of human resources/risk management services, including: recruitment, retention; benefit and leave administration; employee training and development; performance management; investigations and disciplinary procedures; classification and compensation; health and safety; workers’ compensation; liability; and employee and labor relations for approximately 1,100 full-time and 200 part-time employees.
This position is one of three generalist positions reporting to the Assistant Human Resources Director and is a broad classification with individual positions assigned to specific functional areas. The functional area of assignment may be periodically rotated, and staff is expected to work as a team for back-up in all areas as needed. The area of assignment for this current opportunity is in the Benefits/Risk Management Division.
The ideal candidate will possess outstanding analytical skills with the drive to continuously assess, anticipate needs and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services provided while managing the City’s benefits, workers’ compensation, risk and liability programs. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the ability to consult effectively with external agencies and provide strategic thinking and recommendations to complex situations; be collaborative, forward thinking and have the innate ability to take initiative and prioritize multiple conflicting demands in a high-pressure environment. The most outstanding candidate will also have exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation; exhibit a strong, efficient work ethic; integrity and accountability, superb communication skills.
The successful candidate will be a model for the City’s Approach to Public Service – Commitment to the Community, Achieving Excellence Through Teamwork, and Doing the Right Thing the Right Way – and emulate the qualities of a 5 Tool Player – Leader, Thinker, Operator, Communicator, and Public Servant.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, Risk Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. Five years of professional level human resources experience in two or more of the following areas: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefit and wellness program administration, payroll administration, workers compensation administration, risk management, labor relations, and performance management/discipline. Desirable candidates will have two years of recent supervisory level experience in Human Resources, including in the administration of benefits, risk management or workers compensation. Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Risk Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field.
The Human Resources Agency
The City of Ontario Human Resources Agency’s is a team of highly motivated, creative, and committed professionals that work together daily to achieve a common goal of providing excellent service to the employees and the community. The Human Resources Agency includes human resources and risk management functions and provides full service human resources support to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). As a team we are responsible for planning, coordinating, and administering the City’s comprehensive human resources management program. This program includes: risk management; recruitment and retention; classification and compensation; benefits administration; leave administration; human resources information systems; workers compensation; labor relations; training and development; and employee relations including investigations and discipline. The Human Resources Agency provides leadership in developing effective relationships and meaningful communications between employees, the City, labor groups, and the community through delivering professional and innovative services that allow our City to attract, retain, support, and develop an engaged and productive workforce committed to serving our community.