Pay Rate: $57,137 - $74,278

The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

A Sr. Human Resources Analyst position is available with The City of Fort Worth Human Resources Employee Relations division. The Employee Relations division serves a workforce of 6700 employees, develops, maintains, and administers personnel policies and regulations for employee performance, discipline, grievances, medical fitness for duty, and more. The successful candidate will bring a thorough knowledge of federal employment laws, experience working with a formal discipline/grievance process in a public sector/local government organization, experience providing human resources and employee relations guidance on a variety of complex and sensitive issues to senior leadership and staff at all levels of the organization.

The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills and have demonstrated accomplishments in improving organizational performance through innovative human resources policies and practices. Attention to detail is critical as this highly skilled and utilized employee must be able to meet deadlines and work collaboratively. The successful candidate will have strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills and the ability to maintain the employee management relations program as a neutral non-adversarial problem solving model. The employees in this division interpret the City's personnel rules and policies and federal employment laws.

The Sr. Human Resources Analyst-Employee Relations job responsibilities include:

  • Identify, intervene, investigate, and facilitate solutions to a variety of employee relations problems.
  • Advise managers, other human resources staff, employees, advisory groups, and employee organizations on employee relations matters.
  • Analyze highly complex situations, identify options, and determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Draft, review, and edit a variety of employee relations documents and correspondence.
  • Work collaboratively with departments on sensitive, complex issues and during the discipline/grievance process.
  • Design and deliver employee relations training; and strategic solutions.
  • Develop systems and documents including checklists, reference guides, and sample letters for common employee relations issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in human resources management which includes advising and counseling managers and employees on employee relations issues, administering discipline and grievance processes, performance management, and researching and developing personnel policies. Experience must have included working with federal employment laws including ADA, ADEA, Title VII, FMLA, and/or FLSA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Senior employee management relations experience in an environment with a formalized discipline/grievance process within a public sector/local government organization.
  • Legal background in employee relations.
  • Employee relations experience working with employees for a variety of occupational groups to include professionals, trades, public safety, and administrative support.
  • Proficiency in the use of office technologies including Microsoft Office Suite, (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and HRIS Systems.
  • Professional Human Resources Certification (e.g. IPMA-CP, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, etc.).

Conditions of Employment

Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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