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Employee Relations Analyst
($52,278.33 - $80,329.60 Annually)
An Employee Relations Analyst is responsible for leading/conducting timely, unbiased, thorough workplace investigations into allegations of employee misconduct in violation of federal and/or state anti-discrimination and retaliation laws and regulations, and City personnel rules and management policies (example: Workplace Harassment and Discrimination, Professional Conduct [Ethics], and Personnel Rules Standards of Conduct, etc.).
Intake of complaints; intake interviews; preparing investigation plans; witness identification, interview question development, conducting thorough, unbiased interviews of complainants, the accused, and witnesses
Obtaining confidentiality agreements, when appropriate
Documenting all aspects of the investigation
Analyzing evidence and making appropriate findings and conclusions
Drafting thorough investigation reports with attachments (as applicable)
Maintaining all records pertaining to the investigation in compliance with public records laws
Consulting with City's legal department
Meeting with department management and human resources personnel to assess employee issues and develop action plans
Counseling and coaching department management on employee discipline and workplace environment, etc. to resolve issues and conflict
Briefing management on investigation findings and conclusions; closing the investigation with the complainant and the accused
Developing and delivering training on workplace harassment and discrimination, workplace investigations, other employee relations subjects, legal, corrective action, and other Human Resources topics to Human Resources personnel and other City employees
Performs related duties as required or directed by the Human Resources Development Administrator
Position requires ability to conduct complex workplace investigations of a sensitive nature, sometimes involving high-level City officials and/or managers. The incumbent must exercise the utmost discretion and considerable independent judgment and initiative in performing the job responsibilities and prioritizing workload. This class is distinguished from the Employee Development Specialist II class by the scope of this position focusing mostly on investigations versus training. This class is supervised by the Human Resources Development Administrator who reviews work through reports, conferences, and the evaluation of results achieved.
This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law, or related field
Considerable (3 - 5 years) professional-level work experience in the investigation and evaluation of harassment and discrimination complaints
Additional experience in employee relations issues, including knowledge of employment laws is preferred
Experience developing, updating and conducting training programs for employees
City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.
Applications will be available 12/20/19 and continuous review of applications until filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: www.mesaaz.gov/jobs
City of Mesa is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.