Classification & Compensation Analyst (HR Analyst II)

04 Sep 2019 9:25 AM | Nicolle Wynia-Eide

The City of Portland, Bureau of Human Resources, is seeking a Classification & Compensation Analyst.

The Classification and Compensation Analyst is responsible for maintaining consistent application of the City's classification and compensation systems through ensuring positions are correctly classified and compensated.

Duties include analyzing a high volume of classification and compensation requests for the City of Portland and providing professional and technical information about compensation in the support of collective bargaining agreements and other requests.

Through research, analysis, and knowledge of the City's classification system, this position provides sound classification and compensation advice and consultation to bureau customers and provides recommendations to support labor negotiations, performance management, recruitment, and position management.

This position participates in large-scale classification and compensation studies, makes recommendations on procedures, develops forms, and provides trainings. The Classification and Compensation Analyst must function as an effective member of the Classification and Compensation team and carry out their individual responsibilities with initiative, independence and creativity while exercising sound professional judgment and problem-solving skills. 

The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

To Qualify

Minimum qualifications:

  1. Broad knowledge of and ability to apply principles, practices, and techniques of public HR administration in classification and compensation
  2. Knowledge of and ability to interpret federal, state, and local laws applicable to areas of assigned responsibilities.
  3. Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines.
  4. Ability to utilize City-specific technology and general office software such as HRIS systems, Word, and Excel.
  5. Ability and experience maintaining consistent application of classification standards and compensation policies, while providing problem solving assistance to managers.
  6. Ability to collect, evaluate, and interpret data in statistical and narrative forms; ability to use quantitative and qualitative analysis, tools, and reviews. 
Preferred Qualifications: 
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in HR management, business or public administration, or related field. Experience working for a public agency providing HR services in area of classification and compensation.

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