Human Resources Manager III-Sacramento

$131,000 - $144,000 yearly
  • Sacramento County
  • Sacramento, Ca.
  • Jul 11, 2019
Full time Admin-Clerical Business Development Executive General Business Government Human Resources Management Project Managment Supervisor

Job Description

The PositionThere is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class.

Under general direction of a department or agency director, Human Resources Manager III manages a complex, fully developed human resources program which includes recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, safety, training, organizational development, equal employment opportunity programs, and labor relations, including disciplinary advice and complaint investigations. The program may include other major program elements. Many functional areas, including recruitment, selection, classification and labor relations are administered in close coordination with and/or under the authority of the Director of Personnel Services and Director of Labor Relations. The scope and complexity of the Human Resource program is such that there are subordinate Human Resource Manager(s) and supervisors to assist in the administration of the program.



Examples of Knowledge and Abilities


Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of management, supervision, and training.
  • Advanced principles and practices of public sector human resources administration including recruitment, selection, training, job analysis, classification, and compensation, personnel record keeping, performance evaluation, payroll and position control.
  • Advanced principles and practices of public sector labor relations administration including interpretation and application of negotiated agreements, employer employee relations practices, meet and confer obligations and progressive discipline.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and precedent court decisions regarding equal employment opportunity, employee health and safety, collective bargaining and labor relations.
  • Applicable federal, state and local employment compliance requirements and precedent court decisions including Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Pregnancy Disability leave, Fair Labor Standards Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Worker's Compensation, and Drug Free Workplace Act.
  • Principles and methods for investigating and resolving grievances and complaints.
  • Principles and practices of organizational behavior and development.
  • Presentation techniques.
  • Payroll systems and legal requirements.
  • Automated systems and applications including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

Ability To:

  • Plan, organize and direct the work of managerial, professional, technical and clerical staff.
  • Build consensus and lead team toward common goal.
  • Interview, select, train and supervise staff.
  • Identify, analyze, develop options for and recommend solutions to human resource problems and concerns.
  • Analyze, investigate, evaluate and resolve grievances, complaints and disciplinary matters.
  • Counsel employees.
  • Effectively represent management in collective bargaining, hearings and meetings.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, supervisors, employees, employee organizations, other departments and members of the public.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Interpret and apply complex policies, procedures, memoranda of understanding and other human resource materials.



Employment Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications   


1. Two years of experience in Sacramento County service in the class of Human Resources Manager I or II,

NOTE: Employee Relations Representative experience alone would not be qualifying.


2. Five years of experience in a human resources or labor relations office performing professional analytical and managerial human resources or employee relations duties, including a minimum of one year experience in discipline, grievance investigation, arbitration, or labor negotiations and a minimum of two years in a supervisory or managerial capacity (public sector experience is highly desirable).


A Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Organizational Development or Industrial Psychology from an accredited college or university. 

Completion of a certificate program in Labor Relations from an accredited institution may substitute for one year of the general experience.

Substitution - A master's degree in business or public administration, personnel administration, personnel management, psychology, or a closely related field from and accredited college or may substitute for one year of experience. 

Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable.  Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.

Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here (Download PDF reader) or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.

General Qualifications

License Requirements:
Positions generally require regular travel to county facilities and require possession of, or ability to obtain a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, before the date of appointment. Failure to obtain and maintain this license constitutes cause for suspension or termination from the class in accordance with Civil Service Rules. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Physical Requirements:
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, keyboards, telephones, calculators, and copiers.

Work Schedule and Conditions:
Working conditions are those typically found in an office setting, incumbents are subject to stressful situations and deadlines, and routinely work extended hours including occasional weekends. Occasional overnight travel as necessary.

Criminal History Check:
Some positions may require the incumbent to pass and maintain a criminal justice background clearance.

Probationary Period

The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.











Gary Munson


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