San Joaquin County
Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description


San Joaquin County is recruiting journey level Personnel Analysts to join our Classification and Compensation Unit. This opportunity invites Human Resources (HR) professionals into a dedicated niche of analytically challenging classification and compensation studies and projects in support of all San Joaquin County services. The Unit partners with several functional areas of Human Resources such as labor relations, employee benefits, and employment services. With formal and on-the-job training, as needed, this position will perform complex and detailed professional assignments to enhance the level of HR services provided to County departments. As a Classification and Compensation Analyst, your demonstrated HR experience will allow you to immediately add value to the team while continuing to develop compensation and job analysis skills. In this role, you will provide analytical support for classification, compensation, and salary administration activities. Project and task assignments will include collecting data, researching pertinent information, and formulating and making recommendations to develop and revise classification specifications, conduct job audits, conduct total compensation and benefits surveys, and review organizational structure and position allocation requests. 


Human Resources is a division of the County Administrator’s Office and provides centralized HR and labor relations services for all County departments. Services include: recruitment, exam development, EEO investigations, SJC Engage (Staff Development), administration of County health, dental, and voluntary benefit programs, as well as safety, risk and leave management. The division also negotiates labor contracts, processes complaints and grievances, participates in labor management meetings, and provides support to the Civil Service Commission. The mission of the Human Resources Division is to partner with all County departments, community organizations, and educational institutions to recruit, develop, and retain employees of the highest quality and competency, who represent the diverse community we work and live in.


The ideal candidate will be an experienced public sector HR professional who enjoys in-depth project work, written communication, and “out-of-the-box” thinking, with a willingness to learn internal process and methodology. A working knowledge of MS Word and Excel are a must with the ability to learn HRIS platforms for the purpose of data collection. A proven track record to learn and transition topics quickly, develop relationships with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, and make data driven recommendations will add value to the team

Approximate Annual Base Salary

*$89,153- $108,366 (*salary includes 10% confidential supplement)

Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs)

Effective July 1, 2024—4% COLA 

Effective July 14, 2025—3% COLA