Senior Human Resources Analyst (1244) - Department of Public Health

City and County of San Francisco
Full time | Full day

Senior Human Resources Analyst (1244) - Department of Public Health

Posted 29 November by City and County of San Francisco

  • San Francisco

Company Description

The Mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans. SFDPH strives to achieve its mission through the work of two main Divisions - the San Francisco Health Network and Population Health.

The San Francisco Health Network is the City's only complete system of care and has locations throughout the City, including Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, and over 15 primary care health centers.

Job Description

Compensation Range: $53.09-$64.49 Hourly / $9,202.00-$11,178.00 Monthly / $110,422.00-$134,134.00 Yearly

Under direction, may perform difficult and responsible professional and technical human resources work in the areas of recruitment, examinations, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration or human resources operations; may lead or supervise human resources analysts and/or clerical/technical staff.

Examples of Essential Duties: 

  • Serves as a team leader or assistant team leader in the performance of professional human resources activities in the areas of recruitment and selection, employee and/or labor relations, classification and compensation, benefits administration and human resources operations.
  • Performs recruitment activities, including announcement preparation, sources for recruiting.
  • Prepares examination announcements/advertisements; determines applicant eligibility based on minimum qualifications/special conditions.
  • Performs job analysis, constructs examinations; obtains input on exam development from subject matter experts; oversees test administration and scoring; and determines relative weights to various parts of the examination; responds to exam-related protests; documents test validity; and generates eligible lists.
  • Conducts investigations and surveys concerning the duties, responsibilities and qualifications of positions in the classified service; makes field and desk audits of work performed; recommends and prepares class specifications for new classifications or revises existing class specifications.
  • Evaluates requests for leave and ADA accommodation; administers requests to fill position, employee transfers, post-referral, hiring, appoint, onboarding and layoff processes; interviews and examines candidates; administers employee discipline.
  • Negotiates resolutions to grievances; investigates complaints of serious employee misconduct and complaints; enforces MOUs to ensure consistent departmental compliance with provisions, and; acts as a Skelly officer in employee disciplinary hearings.
  • Participates in the collection and evaluation of salary and wage data.
  • Performs special projects involving the planning, research, development or implementation of a technical phase of human resources administration; prepares various memoranda, correspondence, records and reports with recommendations when appropriate.
  • Confers with employees, department heads, labor representatives and human resources analysts of other jurisdictions regarding the interpretation and application of laws and regulations concerning recruitment, examinations, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, and human resources operations.
  • Coordinates processing of human resources transactions; reviews requests to fill positions; directs and reviews the preparation of requests to fill positions; tracks the certification and selection process; directs and participates in the processing of appointments; and receives, reviews and processes personal services contracts.
  • Commitment to providing first-class care and service to all members of the DPH service population, with heightened sensitivity and awareness to racial, ethnic, and culturally diverse members of the DPH’s workforce and patient populations.
  • Desire and commitment to lead and participate in antiracism, racial justice, and equity work that impacts quality of patient care, and improvements in employee experiences; along with the commitment and fortitude to push and drive change in these areas.
  • Desire to work with, relate to, serve, and support a diverse workforce and patient population.
  • Commitment to health equity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, and sexuality.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

Three (3) years of verifiable professional human resources experience, similar to 1241 Human Resources Analyst, in one or more of the following areas of activity: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration and human resources operations.


Education Substitution - Additional qualifying work experience as a professional human resources analyst may be substituted for up to two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis (30 semester/ 45 quarter units equals one year).

Experience Substitution - Completion of a 12 month human resources trainee program equivalent to the City and County of San Francisco’s 1249 Human Resources Training Program may substitute for one (1) year of required professional experience.

Experience Substitution - Possession of a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Master’s degree in Personnel Administration, Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or Clinical/School/Industrial-Organizational Psychology may substitute for one (1) year of the required professional experience.

One year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours of work experience (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours a week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.

Important Note: Please make sure it is absolutely clear in your application exactly how you meet the minimum qualifications listed above. Applications that do not appear to meet the minimum qualifications will not move forward in the recruitment process.

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Selection Procedures: 

Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire - Weight: Qualifying

Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited via a separate link to complete a Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. This Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education, experience and training. The Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.

Written Core Examination (Weight 100%): 

The Core Examination will be administered remotely. This computer-administered exam can be taken at home. Candidates must have access to a computer and reliable internet connection to participate in these exams. Candidates will be scheduled for a specific time and date to complete the examinations. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the two exam components described below.

Core Examination (Weight 100%): A multiple-choice examination, designed to measure relative knowledge, skills and abilities in job-related areas including, but not limited to:

  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret data and information, including the ability to exercise good judgment when evaluating data and information

  • Ability to read, comprehend, interpret and/or apply written information, rules, procedures, regulations, etc.  

  • Knowledge of, and the ability to apply policies, rules, and laws relating to recruitment and hiring processes, Civil Rights Act Title VII, EEO laws, and ADA

  • Knowledge of, and the ability to apply principles, techniques, procedures and practices relating to job analyses, position classification, valid selection procedures and research, including the ability to perform mathematical calculations associated with these activities

A passing score must be achieved on the Written Core Examination in order to continue in the selection process.

This is a standardized examination and, therefore, test questions and test answers are not available for public inspection or review.    

Your score will be valid and 'banked' for three years, starting from the date of the examination.  This means that, during this three-year time period, you will not be required to re-take this test.  If the selection process for the future announcement is held within one year of the date of this examination and it includes the core exam your score will be automatically applied to that announcement.  However, after one year, you have the option to either (a) apply your test score to the other announcement or (b) re-take the test.  Re-testing is permitted no sooner than one year from the date of the examination and only in association with your eligibility for another announcement for which the core test is used.  Please note that, should you re-test, your re-test score would become your official score since it is the most recent. 

Additional Information

Application Opening: 11/2/2021

Application Deadline: 12/3/2021

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Terms of Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website.

Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all.

Medical Examination/Drug Testing:
Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.

Note on ICARE:  Willingness to uphold/abide by ZSFG’s ICARE (I-Introduce, C-Connect, A-Ask, R-Respond, E-Exit) philosophy for employee and patient interactions

Conviction History

Benefits Overview

Disaster Service Workers

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures

Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation

Copies of Application Documents
Right to Work

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Margarita Gonzalez Diaz by email at m[email protected] Please respond to the application confirmation email if you already applied.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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