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King County Washington Human Resources Analyst in Seattle, Washington

Summary We’d love to meet you! Does the phrase “Identify and promote the conditions under which all people can live within healthy communities and can achieve optimum health” sing to your heart? Then we would love to meet you! Public Health Seattle and King County is thrilled to add a new member to the Human Resources team, and we invite you to apply! As one of the largest metropolitan health departments in the United States, Public Health Seattle and King County aims to protect and improve the health and well-being of all people in King County by employing strategies, policies and interventions to reduce health disparities. Our work is: * Based on Science and Evidence * Driven by Social Justice * Focused on Prevention * Centered on the Community COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE As the only jurisdiction in the world named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures. We have a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all – in our workplaces and our communities. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from vulnerable communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts. To learn more, please visit: THE POSITION As a Human Resource Analyst, you will have the opportunity to partner with our divisions, contributing to our mission of eliminating health inequities and maximizing opportunities for every person to achieve optimal health. This position gives the successful applicants a unique opportunity to get involved in the many duties of a HR professional in a rewarding environment that will provide a solid foundation for future HR professional growth. A strong commitment to continuous improvement, equity and social justice, respect for people, trauma informed care and leadership are a must in this role! Successful candidates for the position will be able to demonstrate skill and ability, at a minimum to: * Partner with hiring supervisors to creatively recruit top-notch candidates. * Process and manage protected leave requests, including Family and Medical Leave, collaborating with stakeholders and Disability Services. * Advise, coach, and train managers and supervisors in employee engagement and HR business processes. * Support and contribute to continuous process improvement of HR practices and processes, using Lean principles. * Coordinate efforts with a wide range of partners to help facilitate and implement best HR practices across the department while balancing compliance with local, state, and federal laws, and collective bargaining agreements. * Collaborating on incorporating the Department’s Equity and Social Justice work, to strengthen recruitment, outreach, and employee retention. We are looking for candidates who: * Are comfortable working in a high volume, multi-focused, fast paced environment. * Are strongly committed to maintaining customer-focused practices, holding the vision of the Department and using data to implement continuous quality improvement initiatives. * Implement best practices consistent with the County's Equity and Social Justice strategic plan. * Have proven success in applicant sourcing and the use of multiple platforms to fill critical roles. * Possess a strong working knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal laws. * Knowledgeable about employee engagement. * Skill in outreach, recruitment for a diverse workforce. * A strong background in full lifecycle recruiting and complex case leaves administration. The following qualification is considered highly desired for these positions: * Previous success in recruiting, including relationship building and candidate sourcing, in Latinx communities. Applicants must be committed to working with diverse populations throughout King County to provide excellent customer service to a broad range of cultures, in accordance with King County Equity and Social Justice Ordinance and the King County Strategic Plan. Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers. * *Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play. * Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans. *King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. To Apply If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement. Who may apply This recruitment is open to all qualified candidates. We are looking to fill one Career Service position and multiple TLT positions within our work group. Applicants from this recruitment may be used to fill future opportunities in this job classification. Application Process: * The following item is required to be considered for this vacancy: * An electronic application through or (use the "Apply" link) including work history and position duties. * A Letter of Interest detailing your background, your interest in the position, and how you meet or exceed the requirements of the position. * Responses to supplemental questions. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the application. Cover letters and/or resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted. * The selection process may include but is not limited to: evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, interviewing, and testing. For more information on our selection process, please refer to * Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions. * Staff may be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities, work location, and working hours. *Necessary Special Requirements * The selected candidate will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation. * Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law. * Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing required training on time. Temporary Telecommuting Requirement The work associated with this position will be performed remotely, at least through July 5, 2021 in compliance with King County’s telecommuting mandate. It is possible that the work will be primarily performed remotely on an ongoing basis after July 5, 2021. Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Employees must reside in WA state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements. There will be situations where the employee is required to report to a County worksite. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required by the department in alignment with the Public Health Directive from the Seattle & King County Public Health Officer. To support employees during this time King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint. Work location and schedule Chinook Building located in Downtown Seattle. The standard work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Public Health Human Resources offices are based in downtown Seattle in the Chinook building. During the Stay at Home order, work will be completed remotely. As we resume operations in the future, work is based out of Chinook with remote work opportunities. Union Affiliation Positions in this classification are represented by Teamsters, Local 117. Contact If you have questions about this position and the recruiting process, please contact Debbie Baker, Human Resource Analyst at or 206-263-4053. Salary: $77,126.40 - $97,780.80 Annually Location: Seattle, WA Job Type: Multiple job types-career service and/or temp Department: DPH - Public Health Job Number: 2021DB13670 Division: Administrative Services Closing: 6/24/2021 11:59 PM Pacific Agency: King County Address: King County Administration Bldg. 500 4th Ave. Rm. 553 Seattle, Washington, 98104 Phone: 206-477-3404 Website: