The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s Human Resource Services, Employee & Labor Relations Division seeks an experienced Senior Employee Relations Partner to perform advanced journey-level professional duties in the areas of employee and labor relations, general personnel administration, and special projects. Under general direction of the Principal Human Resources Analyst, the Senior Employee Relations Partner exercises independent judgment in providing advice, consultation and information to departmental managers, supervisors and employees regarding personnel policies and procedures; interpreting provisions of the Employee Relations Ordinance and various labor contracts; conducting workplace investigations, responding to grievances; representing the SFPUC during expedited arbitrations; meeting and conferring/consulting with employee organizations; participating in City-wide labor negotiations; providing training to managers, preparing correspondence, reports, and memos; making presentations to boards and commissions; gathering, preparing, compiling, reviewing and maintaining important personnel information reports and records.
The Senior Employee Relations Partner is a key asset to the Human Resource Services, Employee & Labor Relations Division team and assist all levels of the organization to address employee & labor relations activities that require a variety of skills at the advanced journey-level. As the Senior Employee Relations Partner, you:
- Have expertise in public sector employee & labor relations principles as outlined in the position description.
- Are experienced in interpreting labor contracts and federal and state laws related to employee & labor relations.
- Are able to develop and maintain a good professional working relationship with a variety of stakeholders throughout the organization.
- Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and can effectively address daily issues involving employee & labor relations matters.
- Are able to communicate and interact with others on complex matters and resolve matters both orally and in writing.
- Are able to work in a team environment that foster collaboration and encourages innovation.
If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following:
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND
Three (3) years of verifiable professional human resources experience, similar to 1241 Human Resources Analyst, in one or more of the following areas of activity: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration and human resources operations.
Special condition: 12 months labor relations experience
Education Substitution – Additional qualifying work experience as a professional human resources analyst may be substituted for up to two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis (30 semester/ 45 quarter units equals one year).
Experience Substitution – Completion of a 12 month human resources trainee program equivalent to the City and County of San Francisco’s 1249 Human Resources Training Program may substitute for one (1) year of required professional experience.
Experience Substitution – Possession of a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Master’s degree in Personnel Administration, Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or Clinical/School/Industrial-Organizational Psychology may substitute for one (1) year of the required professional experience.
The above minimum qualifications reflect special conditions associated with the position to be filled. They may differ from the standard minimum qualifications associated with this classification.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
Verification: Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included in the “Education” and “Training and Employment Record” sections of the City and County of San Francisco online application by the filing deadline. A resume does NOT substitute for this section of the City application and will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt: This position is excluded from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. The duration of the appointment shall not exceed 24 months.
Job Code and Title: 1244-Senior Human Resources Analyst
Fill Type: Full-time Temporary Exempt
Work Hours: Regular
Salary: $51.04 – $62.00/hour; $8,847.00 – $10,747.00/month; $106,158.00 – $128,960.00/year
Location: 525 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States
Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million.
Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care.
Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness.
We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at https://www.sfpuc.org/.
We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality. As you explore career opportunities with us, download our career guide and learn about what you can expect during the hiring process.
About Human Resource Services (HRS)
How do we deliver over 180 million gallons and 129,000 kilowatts of clean and reliable water and energy every day to our communities? Not just through our infrastructure, but through our people. At the SFPUC, HRS has a seat at the table and leads the agency’s success by consistently driving a people-oriented focus through every level of the business.
With our current workforce aging and upwards of 50 percent anticipated vacancies within the next five years, our HRS team is growing and transforming to rise to the challenge. We are actively recruiting skilled workers across over 200 occupations with an emphasis on diversifying the workforce and focusing on engaging and retaining our workforce. We provide comprehensive HRS programs and initiatives across the tactical-operational-strategic spectrum to create a people-first culture.