Senior Human Resources Analyst

JOB CODE: 1576


SALARY RANGE: $47,595 - $80,509

Department of Human Resources

Under the direction of a Human Resources Division Manager, performs highly responsible professional human resources management work within the City-Parish Department of Human Resources. Work involves the performance of professional tasks and analyzing complex issues in one or more of the specialized areas of human resources. Supervision may be exercised over lower level employees or may serve as lead worker in providing advice or assistance relative to a complex human resource program or function. Work involves the use of independent judgment and is evaluated through the Performance Management Appraisal System (PMAS). Performs other work as requested.

Conducts complex job analyses examining duties and task statements; interviews supervisors and employees to determine proper allocation to classes; prepares cases to support allocations in the event of appeal; writes classification specifications based on job analysis identifying skills, knowledge, and abilities required to perform the job. Assists in setting salary structure for the City-Parish pay plans; designs and conducts comparative surveys of wages, salaries, and benefits; analyzes pay information; makes recommendations to pay plan and classification system. Analyzes employment applications for minimum qualifications; counsels and advises applicants and employees on career development and opportunities; counsels applicants and employees on City-Parish rules and procedures. Develops, revises, and validates written examinations; develops rating schedules for evaluating training and experience. Oversees the certification process; maintains the official list of eligible applicants. Supervises the employee direct deposit program; analyzes federal and state guidelines for Record Retention; recommends and monitors compliance measures. Designs and supervises the annual eligibility audit of the medical and dental programs. Conducts interviews and investigates Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaints. Coordinates pre-employment physicals and drug screens, random drug testing, and annual driver's license checks; maintains a variety of confidential medical records and files. Plans and implements customized training programs for the City-Parish; manages group discussions and group processes; conducts training courses; keeps abreast of current trends in employee training and development. Supervises and performs complex special projects and statistical analyses relating to various human resources issues. May supervise, train, and/or provide guidance to lower level employees in their respective work assignments. Advises and counsels employees and the general public on human resources related policies and procedures, benefits, and any related questions. Reviews personnel policies and operations for errors or inefficiency; prepares reports of findings and recommends changes; drafts revisions of Personnel Rules; researches legal issues about human resources.

Knowledge of the various City-Parish governmental departments and agencies and their operations. Knowledge of many occupational categories and the qualifications required in such work. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language used to prepare reports and communicate effectively with others. Knowledge of arithmetic and statistics and their applications. Skill in the operation of modern office equipment and in the use of standard computer applications. Ability to understand, interpret, explain and apply human resources related policies and procedures, regulations, and benefits to employees and/or the public. Ability to research and understand applicable federal, state, and local laws, and rulings regarding human resources issues. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, to employees, management, departmental officials, and the public. Ability to identify the educational and/or workplace skills needed and develop and instruct training programs and/or classes. Ability to supervise or lead lower level personnel. Ability to make effective personal contacts with applicants, employees, and departmental officials. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management, departmental officials, and the public. Ability to manage and organize multiple work assignments and projects. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.


Bachelor's degree in human resources management, business administration, public administration, or a related field, and four years of professional level experience in human resources.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience.


Position(s) may require passing a word processing, spreadsheet and/or other computer skill test(s).

The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the job.