Recruitment #24-126-0155


Are you a seasoned Human Resources professional with a strong technical background in classification and compensation? Do you pride yourself on having strong analytical and project management skills? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative work environment with a focus on teamwork, innovation, and high-impact projects? Do you have a passion for public service? If you can check these boxes, then consider Loudoun County Government's Classification and Compensation Analyst position as the next step in your career.

Who We Are

In the Loudoun County Department of Human Resources, we serve the people who serve the community. We hire innovative thinkers and doers whose commitment to teamwork is evident. We are difference makers who support people, services and initiatives in the evolving Loudoun community. We exemplify effective hiring by using fair, legal, ethical, and inclusive best practices to be an employer of choice. We seek Difference Makers who bring relevant and unique experiences and model values and skills that support the Loudoun Difference with a strategic Human Resources approach.


Job Description

The Classification and Compensation Analyst supports the development, implementation, and administration of the County's classification and compensation system, a critical strategic priority for the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator. Serving as a credible subject-matter expert to County staff, the Classification and Compensation Analyst will support the County's goal of delivering market competitive pay for all County positions and provide data-driven advice and guidance on the County's classification and compensation strategy. This position will report to the Classification and Compensation Manager.

Job duties will include:

  • Support the classification and compensation needs of assigned County departments.
  • Coordinate with Workforce Planning to conduct job and salary analyses to determine proper classification and grade.
  • Determine salaries for new hires and internal actions such as promotions and position reclassifications.
  • Analyze and evaluate reorganizations.
  • Analyze internal equity and external competitiveness.
  • Resolve pay issues.
  • Compile and analyze complex data and prepare reports of analyses.
  • Conduct position classification and pay studies.
  • Conduct, participate in, and analyze salary surveys.
  • Analyze market data to determine pay and the county's competitive positions.
  • Write and update job descriptions.
  • Implement and maintain the classification and compensation program, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist in delivering compensation training.

Loudoun County offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include health, dental, VRS (retirement), annual, personal, and sick leave. Click here to view our benefits!

Hiring Salary: Commensurate with experience.

This position is eligible for telework in accordance with the County's Telework Policy.

Job Requirements

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree and three (3) years of related human resources work experience including research and analysis required. Local government experience and professional HR certification such as CCP, PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP preferred.  Applicants with less experience may be considered at a lower classification level and salary range.

Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of classification and compensation management and administration. Strong project management, data analysis, Excel and other MS suite products, oral and written communication, policy development, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

This position is an FLSA Exempt position and may be required to work beyond the normal workweek. Some travel may be required.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

The successful candidate will undergo criminal, credit, and DMV background checks.

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