Human Resources Analyst

City of Thornton


Thornton, CO 80229


$70,374 – $92,894
per year

The primary function for this vacancy is recruitment and selection. 90% of this position involves recruiting. 

Pay Range listed is effective 2022
Under specified supervision, performs professional, technical and analytical work related to human resources activities, including recruitment and selection, classification, compensation and employee relations.
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
Plans and coordinates recruitment programs, evaluating departmental staffing needs, and develops and implements recruitment techniques.
Prepares job announcements and recruitment information, places needed recruiting advertisements, screens applications, develops testing instruments, coordinates interview processes, prepares interview packets for the interview team, may oversee practical assessment testing, prepares eligibility lists for review and approval, conducts background investigations, extends contingent and final job offers after approval, may conduct reference checks, arranges for medical, drug, or any other required testing.  
Coordinates hire dates with departments and new employee, prepares contracts as needed, ensures all required new hire documentation is completed properly, and prepares employee paperwork for submission to payroll.
Utilizes Neogov online system for applicant tracking, onboarding/offboarding, performance management, and training. 
Responds to a variety of questions from employees and applicants, including information on processing forms, recruitment, position vacancies, policies and procedures, and special programs or activities.  Evaluates selection processes and recommends improvements.
Conducts studies, analyses, and research on a wide variety of human resource topics, including salary and benefit surveys, absenteeism, staffing levels, hiring patterns, and human resource trends.
Maintains and manages position classification system; conducts market studies, classification and reclassification reviews; analyzes job content and market data; develops and updates job descriptions; makes recommendations for adjustments to pay plans.
Counsels supervisors and employees regarding human resource matters, interpreting policies and procedures.  Assists with problem resolution and corrective actions.
Assists in recommending and implementing modifications to systems, policies and procedures.
Conducts the employee checkout process upon termination.
Assists in researching and analyzing legal requirements impacting human resource programs and services.  Makes recommendations on changes or improvements.
Coordinates special projects, employee activities, or programs.
Provides input on training goals and objectives.
Conducts formal and/or informal training classes or presentations to all levels of employees. 
May plan, schedule, and coordinate training programs and contracting for instructors. 
Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field from an accredited college or university; two years of progressively responsible human resource experience.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
May need the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as the job requires.

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