Human Resources Analyst (Entry/Journey)

Recruitment #18-192010-01


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The County of Solano recognizes that our employees are our biggest asset. We work collaboratively to solve problems and introduce creative solutions. If you are a creative team player with a broad human resources background and interest in a generalist position, we invite you to apply for this opportunity.

The mission of the Department of Human Resources is to provide County departments with a well-qualified, trained workforce that reflects the diversity of the community, is appropriately classified and equitably compensated and to develop and implement policies, procedures, and programs which promote a positive and productive work environment.

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The Position

The Human Resources Analyst classification series perform professional level to complex personnel work in employee recruitment, selection, position classification, employee relations, training, employee benefits, workers' compensation and/or affirmative action; conducts analytical studies into personnel and human resources issues; provides staff support to the County's management team.

This Human Resources Analyst classification series are "at-will" senior management positions and are exempt from civil service.  Incumbents serve at the discretion of the Appointment Authority.


Human Resources Analyst (Entry)  $5,220.82- $6,345.93/month

Education/Training: A Bachelor's Degree is required from an accredited college or university, preferably in business administration, human resources management or public administration.

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Human Resources Analyst (Journey)  $6,341.16 - $7,707.72/month

Experience: Two (2) years of professional level experience in personnel work including recruitment, selection, classification, labor relations or risk management.

Education/Training: A Bachelor's Degree is required from an accredited college or university, preferably in business administration, public administration, human resources or a related field.

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n Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2018 calendar year is $1,520.73 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. Employees enrolled in employee plus two or more coverage receive a $50/month supplemental County contribution into the cafeteria plan.  


n Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. 


n Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.


n Vacation is accrued at approximately 15 days per year for the first 10 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.


nEffective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave are granted.


n The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year.


n Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years and may receive credit for prior years of service employed with California cities, counties, joint power authorities, and other special districts.


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Selection Process

01/29/18- Filing Deadline; Deadline to submit all required documents.


02/06/18-  Tentative date for written exam (Entry level candidates).


Week of 2/19/18 - Tentative date for Oral Board examination (Journey level candidates)


Week of 2/26/18 - Tentative date for Oral Board examination (Entry level candidates)


Week of 2/26/18 - Hiring Interviews-  all candidates


Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral interview, or any combination listed. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.  

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted.  These provisions are subject to change.  

RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however, pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

How to Apply

Please visit the County of Solano website,, to apply. All applications must be submitted electronically through the website. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: or at the Department of Human Resources’ office.

Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.

Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.

Document Submittal Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree is required for these positions.  All candidates are encouraged to submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the courses and units completed) by the current application review date.  However, proof of education requirement will be required at anytime during the selection process.


PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:  Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service.  The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment.  Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

How to Submit Your Documents

In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA  94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to  When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Human Resources Analyst (Entry, Journey and Senior)) and the recruitment number (16-192010-01).  If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.

Supplemental Questionnaire

  Please refer to the on-line application for supplemental questions.

Supplemental Information

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class C driver's license may be required.  
  • Independent travel is required.

Americans With Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES:  Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://webstartadmin/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=6664.

This form must be received in the Human Resources Department within five (5) days from the application submittal date of the recruitment.  Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.

Solano County

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Located 45 miles northeast of San Francisco and 45 miles southwest of Sacramento, Solano County is home to rolling hills, waterfronts and fertile farmland.

Solano offers a blend of agriculture, corporate business, cultural venues, festivals and events, and provides residents with many recreation and entertainment choices. The County is also home to Travis Air Force Base.

With its strategic location, affordable housing, natural resources, responsible land use planning, and attractive quality of life, Solano County is a great place to live, learn, work and play.

County Population (January 2015): 429,522

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.