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Class Code: 5704
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
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Summary Statement: Performs highly responsible professional level human resources work in one or more of the Department's human resources areas.

This classification is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising one or more human resources functions including recruitment/selection, classification/compensation, employee programs, employee benefits, position control, employee records, test construction/validation, clerical staff, and other related areas.

Incumbents have substantial supervisory and program development/management responsibility requiring advanced decisions and determinations subject to review and approval by the Human Resources Commander/Manager.

Supervision is exercised over professional, paraprofessional, technical and 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. Edits/revises various written documents produced by unit staff (e.g., job descriptions, advertisements, Law Enforcement Merit System Council (LEMSC) agenda items, salary/hiring recommendations, etc.).

3. Gathers, summarizes and analyzes a variety of information and uses this information to make recommendations with significant impact on employees.

4. Consults with the LEMSC Business Manager to provide and obtain information and ensure the consistent administration of human resources programs/procedures.

5. Interprets and enforces human resources-related Department policies/procedures.

6. Analyzes and adjusts unit policies/procedures to ensure consistency and maximum productivity.

7. Composes and prepares various formal written documents.

8. Assists in the development, implementation and tracking of section goals/policies/procedures and Department programs.

9. Maintains currency in the principles and practices of human resources.

10. Serves on various committees within and outside the Department.

11. Develops and reviews selection tests.

12. Generates various computerized lists/reports (e.g., job analysis results, test results, etc.).

13. Recruits applicants by preparing advertisements, representing the Department at career fairs, etc.

14. Administers the Department-approved pay plan.

15. Supervises and participates in the evaluation of positions to determine the proper classification of each.

16. Develops recruitment policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Department policies and state and federal laws.

17. Conducts training regarding Human Resources' procedures and policies.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. the principles and practices of human resources administration.

2. laws applicable to employment practices.

3. business English, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

4. the principles and practices of supervision.

5. coaching and training techniques.

6. research and statistical methods applicable to human resources management.

Skill in:

1. oral communication, both one-on-one and in presenting information to groups.

2. the use of computer keyboard devices.

3. the use computer software programs.

4. performing mathematical calculations.

Ability to:

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

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

3. work under stressful, highly visible working conditions.

4. work within stringent deadlines to complete projects and assignments.

5. interpret, analyze and evaluate data and information and make decisions concerning complex problems.

6. work with minimal supervision and make independent decisions within scope of assigned function.

7. identify problems and develop viable solutions.

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

9. organize and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.

10. analyze recommendations in classification, compensation, recruiting and selection.

11. prepare and deliver oral presentations.


Office setting.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in human resources, business or public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of professional human resources experience.

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: 7/23/2014 3:11:29 PM