Monday, June 14, 2021

Human Resources and Risk Management Analyst

Recruitment #21-0279H-01


THIS IS A NEW ASSEMBLED EXAMINATION  The eligible list resulting from this examination will cancel any existing list and may last approximately one year, but can be extended. Applications must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Postmarks are not accepted. Applications will only be accepted online.

Supplemental Questionnaire: A properly completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing. Applications will only be accepted online. Failure to submit the Application or Supplemental Questionnaire will result in disqualification.

Applications & Supplemental Questionnaires will only be accepted on-line.



We invite you to come see why the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District is a great place to work!  

Grow your Human Resources skill set with this full-time opportunity by performing a variety of professional, technical, and administrative human resources support duties.  

The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District is seeking a detail oriented, customer centered, collaborative, engaging, team-oriented, and energetic Human Resources professional with a strong balance of technical and analytical skills. The Human Resources and Risk Management Analyst must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and thrive in a high-demand environment. This position assists the department with general human resources functions such as benefits administration, disability and leaves management, and recruitment and selection.  Join Human Resources in developing collaborative relationships with District departments to help achieve our strategic goals and promote the power of public service.  

Join the H.A.R.D. HR Team!


Under general direction from the Human Resources Manager, plans and directs comprehensive programs, studies and special projects including: recruitment and selection, classification, compensation, benefits, workers’ compensation, safety, and risk management.  Provides complex analytical support to the District’s General Manager and other management and supervisory staff; and performs a variety of other related duties as assigned. The Analyst provides front-line supervisory responsibility.  This position requires discretion to work with confidential and sensitive issues on a regular basis.    


It is expected that an incumbent for this class is fully competent to perform a wide variety of professional level duties independently, under general direction and without close supervision.  Work in this class has complexity of assignments received, and greater independence with which an incumbent is expected to work, exercising considerable initiative and independent judgment in the performance of their work and front-line supervisory responsibility. It is distinguished from the Human Resources Manager which has full division management responsibility.

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Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration or closely related field  



One year of professional level experience working in human resources.


Five years of professional experience in human resources, at least two of which are in a lead or supervisory capacity within a large organization.  


An equivalent combination of education and experience.  


Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.  

NOTE:    The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.


The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies:. 

Knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices, and techniques of human resources administration, including recruitment, selection, equal employment opportunity, and employee orientation; job analysis and classification; compensation and benefit analysis, and administration; training and development; and the interpretation of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Applicable federal and state laws; codes, and regulations including City rules and regulations pertaining to human resources administration.
  • Computer applications related to the work, including word processing, spreadsheet applications, and HRIS database management.
  • Recordkeeping principles and practices.   
  • Business letter writing and report preparation.
  • Basic and advanced arithmetic and statistical techniques.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Liability claims processes, with an emphasis on general liability and property claims.
  • Basic principles and practices of risk management.
  • Employee occupational health services and wellness programs.
  • Techniques of safety and loss control.
  • Principles of ergonomics.
  • Disability and return-to-work processes.
  • Methods used in accident and claims investigations.
  • Principles and techniques for implementing and analyzing employee training programs.
  • Principles of management and supervision including work planning, direction, training, and evaluation of work and staff performance.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public and City staff, in person and over the telephone, written or electronically.  

Ability to:

  • Principles of management and supervision including work planning, direction, training, and evaluation of work and staff performance.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public and District staff, in person and over the telephone, written or electronically.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Analyze data and information using established criteria in order to determine consequences and to identify and select alternatives.
  • Maintain attention to detail and accuracy while meeting critical deadlines.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations.
  • Apply principles and practices to occupational safety and return to work administration, counseling, risk function and human resources management.
  • Coordinate settlement of claims, utilizing claims knowledge.
  • Investigate and analyze safety hazards and advise on appropriate corrective action.
  • Interpret, explain and apply District polices, regulations and procedures.
  • Prepare clear and accurate statistical and narrative reports.
  • Maintain accurate records and files.


The examination will consist of the following steps:

  1. A review of candidates' application to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process.
  2. A review of the supplemental questionnaire to determine the best qualified.
  3. An oral interview which will be weighted as 100% of the candidates' final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises.  

Candidates must attain a qualifying rating on each portion of this recruitment.


Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work.

To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the “What You Need to Know” section of our website,

Selection Plan

Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency:

 Deadline For Filing:

5:00 PM, Thursday, June 17, 2021

 Review of Minimum Qualifications:

 Monday, June 28, 2021

 Review of Supplemental Questionnaire for Best Qualified:

 Wednesday, July 14, 2021

 Oral Interviews*:

 Week of August 2, 2021

*If designated as a combined oral examination/hiring interview, in addition to establishing an eligibility list, may serve as the final selection interview for vacancies in this classification.  


Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County’s Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statutes. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes. For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website,



  • Ten (10) working days paid vacation each year; fifteen (15) days after five (5) years of service; and twenty (20) days after thirteen (13) years of service Fourteen (14) paid holidays a year. Sick leave is accrued at the rate of one (1) day per month.
  • Choice of three (3) health plans for employees and their dependents, most, if not all of which is paid for by the District. The medical plan design offered to employees is a $15 HMO Plan or High Deductible PPO Plan. Employees may elect coverage provided through one of the two medical carriers, United Healthcare HMO or PPO, Kaiser Permanente HMO Comprehensive dental plan for employees and their dependents.
  • Vision care reimbursement benefit.
  • Social Security paid for by District and employee.
  • Public Employees Retirement System 2% at 62 for new hires; 2% at 60 for new employees hired after January 1, 2013 that are already members of CalPERS.
  • Long Term Disability Plan paid by District.
  • Life Insurance policy ($75,000) paid by District.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan available, employee funded.
  • Employee Credit Union services.
  • Educational Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Post employment healthcare plan contribution of 2.52% of base salary paid by District.
  • State Disability, employee funded


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Please take the steps recommended above to ensure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment.  

NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the job announcement for the recruitment for which you have applied.

Irene Lu | Human Resources Analyst
Human Resource Services, County of Alameda
(510) 272-6469 |

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Alameda County has a diverse workforce, that is representative of the communities we serve, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are based on merit, competence, performance and business need. Alameda County does not discriminate in employment on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors protected under federal, state and local law. Alameda County celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive, and welcoming workplace environment.    

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Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.