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Class Code: 5711
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
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Summary Statement: Performs highly responsible analytical and statistical work related to Human Resources. This classification is responsible for providing executive level business products, reports, plans and budget/cost analysis related to compensation, classification, benefits, workforce information, profiles, data analysis, trend analysis, database management, information retrieval and analysis from HRIS, SIGMA and other computerized sources, as well as conducting external surveys from a variety of sources to provide technical assistance to the Bureau Manager and Agency leadership. Supervision is exercised over professional, paraprofessional, technical and/or clerical staff. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.

Essential Functions: (not intended to be all inclusive)

1. Supervises the work unit and personnel, which includes: interviewing prospective employees; providing and/or recommending training; coordinating, scheduling and assigning work product; establishing performance measures, goals, objectives and priorities; evaluating work performance; providing feedback, direction and guidance; keeping personnel abreast of new or revised information; answering questions; and recommending and/or implementing personnel actions. Prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects to staff; tracks and reviews work progress.

2. Develops and maintains databases, reports, records, trend analysis, survey data and other information retrieved from a variety of sources to provide executive level business products, reports, plans, and budget/cost analysis for Human Resources and other requestors of service.

3. Prepares budget impact analysis on projects recommended such as compensation plans, classification system design changes, benefit enhancements and other HR related projects or plans.

4. Retrieves, maintains, analyzes and reports information/data relative to employee turnover, vacancy factors, attrition, exit interview data to identify costs and trends, and to make recommendations for improvement and changes.

5. Retrieves and maintains records relative to diversity in the hiring, promotion and employment processes for trend analysis, reporting and to make recommendations for improvement and changes.

6. Retrieves, maintains, analyzes and reports regularly on quality performance measures on critical HR processes. Participates in continuous process improvement to enhance the service level and efficiency of the HR Bureau. Makes recommendations and suggestions for process improvement.

7. Formulates mathematical or simulation models of problems relating constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives, and their numerical parameters. Performs cost benefit analyses to compare or explore alternatives.

8. Develops protocols for test validation to ensure validity and to eliminate adverse impact as prescribed by law.

9. Makes presentations to agency management on a variety of research projects and recommendations as assigned.

10. Meets with the Bureau Manager, agency management and internal customers in coordination of projects and assignments in order to access needs, and ensure good communication, accuracy and timely completion of projects.

11. Meets with external representatives of the Governor’s Budget Office, Legislature or other bodies as required and assigned to explain contents of proposals and reports.

12. Serves as a Team Leader on a variety of HR related projects.

13. Composes a variety of reports and written material related to the operation of HR as requested by the Bureau Manager, HR staff or agency management.

14. Assists with and conducts HR compliance audits, makes inspections, and assists in the development of improvement plans as appropriate based on findings.

15. Learns and maintains knowledge of statutes, orders, policies and procedures to ensure appropriate application when conducting research for reports and inquiries; may assist with the interpretation and development of HR related rules, regulations, policy and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. management, administrative and organizational principles, concepts and techniques and their practical application to government, departmental operations, budget, and policies and procedures.

2. database computer applications and functionality.

3. the principles and practices of human resources administration.

4. the principles and practices of supervision of personnel.

5. coaching and training techniques to provide technical advice and/or training to employees.

6. team concepts (e.g., team building, leadership, participation and group problem solving techniques).

7. business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation required to produce written documents of moderate to complex difficulty.

8. report writing required to produce analytical reports in an appropriate format.

9. records management systems (both computerized and manual files).

10. research principles and practices.

11. state and federal statutes, laws and regulations related to employment practices.

Skill in:

1. the use of computer software programs, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations.

2. the use of computer keyboard devices.

3. the operation of standard office and technical equipment.

4. performing complex statistical and mathematical procedures to develop logical conclusions.

5. effectively communicating clearly, both orally and in writing, at all levels.

Ability to:

1. independently make decisions and take appropriate action to administer programs.

2. apply logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problem solving.

3. monitor trends, forecast change, identify future agency needs and initiate change to ensure effective long-range planning.

4. identify complex problems and trends, and analyze information to evaluate options, recommend solutions and/or initiate programs/projects.

5. maintain viable and accurate records for retrieval and analysis.

6. read, comprehend and interpret complex written materials such as statutes, rules, orders and policies.

7. compose written material of all levels of readership within and outside the agency.

8. prepare and deliver oral presentations.

9. work under stressful, highly visible working conditions.

10. exercise diplomacy with others, sometimes in difficult situations.

11. establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the assignment.

12. exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information.

13. organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks to complete job functions in an orderly and efficient manner within stringent deadlines.

14. develop short- and long-range plans for area of assignment.

15. develop and revise policies and procedures.


Office setting requiring sitting, standing, phone and computer use.


Must have a valid Arizona driver license at the time of hire.

Travel may be required with occasional overnight stays.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in business or a related field from an accredited college or university, and four (4) years of professional experience including a combination of Human Resources, Statistics, and Research and Planning.

An equivalent combination of education and/or experience that meets the minimum qualifications may be substituted.

Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Current as of: 7/25/2014 1:58:47 AM