City of Fountain Valley
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Job Description


The Human Resources Team consists of a Human Resources Director, a Human Resources Manager, one Senior Human Resources Analyst, two Human Resources Analysts, and two Human Resources Technicians. Our team is seeking a dedicated, dynamic, hard-working, and exceptional leader with a passion for providing high-quality services to the City’s employees and community


The Senior Human Resources Analyst is responsible for specialized assignments that involve unique and/or complex activities that require a broad human resources perspective; a high level of visibility, sensitivity, maturity, and diplomacy; and extensive technical knowledge combined with the ability to use this knowledge to anticipate and resolve issues and problems. Incumbents must exercise a high degree of professional judgment, show initiative, and work independently. In addition, incumbents may act in a lead or supervisory capacity over lower-level professional and support staff. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Human Resources Director and/or the Human Resources Manager. May exercise functional supervision over Human Resources staff.


Possession of a Bachelor's degree major coursework in business, public administration, or a related field is required. A Master's Degree in a related field is desirable.

Four (4) years of progressively responsible human resources generalist experience, including one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience. Previous municipal experience is highly desirable.

A valid California Class "C" Driver's License is required.
Possession of IPMA-Senior Certified Professional (IPMA-SCP) certification is highly desirable.


  • Experience administering all facets of recruitment using NEOGOV or similar recruiting software.
  • Principles and practices of public personnel administration, including recruitment and selection, benefits administration, classification and compensation administration, workers compensation, training and development, CalPERS, Public Employees' Retirement Law, Equal Employment Opportunity, Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection, Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, Consolidation Budget Reconciliation Act, American with Disabilities Act and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act. 
  • Applicable state and federal legislation and codes; Human Resources Rules and Regulations and Memorandum of Understanding.
  • Principles of city government organization, functions, and management.
  • Fundamentals of training needs assessment.
  • Basic principles and practices of budget administration.
  • Principles and practices of employee supervision.

ANNUAL BASE SALARY: $102,704.68 - $10,403.13 

(Salary Base Increase of 4% on July 1, 2024)