Personnel Analyst I (#RB5101)
$28.38-$34.49 Hourly / $4,918.96-$5,979.03 Monthly / $59,027.61-$71,748.43 Yearly


Under immediate supervision, assists in various personnel assignments including recruitment, examining, classification, salary surveys, labor relations, and training; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is the entry-level class in the Personnel Analyst series. Incumbents receive specific assignments and initially work under close supervision, but as knowledge and experience are gained, supervision becomes general. Latitude for individual judgment and discretion varies with the degree of competence and progress shown.


  • Assists in preparing examination announcements, advertisements, brochures and other recruitment forms; develops recruitment sources and disseminates recruitment information; provides information regarding County employment to interested parties.
  • Assists in constructing, validating and analyzing oral, written and performance examinations: insures compliance with state and federal regulations; arranges and participates in oral examination panels.
  • Assists in classification, task analyses, and job restructuring studies; assists in developing and revising class specifications; conducts job audits, analyzes questionnaires and researches collateral material.
  • Assists in collecting salary and employment benefits data; conducts a variety of telephone and mail surveys and prepares routine replies; may assist in salary negotiations.
  • May assist in the administration of public employment programs and the County Affirmative Action program.
  • May assist in conducting employee-training programs.
  • Prepares correspondence and routine reports.


Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university, preferably with a major in public or business administration, social science, industrial psychology, or a closely related field.

Substitution: Experience performing demonstrated complex para-professional public personnel work, such as classification, recruitment, and/or test development OR administrative/analytical work related to personnel may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. 

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.


Principles and practices of personnel administration; basic statistics; principles of public administration; language mechanics and report writing.


Learn and perform technical public personnel work; gather and analyze data and prepare comprehensive reports; understand and interpret complex regulations and technical information; express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, departmental representatives and the general public.


Mobility-Frequent operation of a data entry device; frequent sitting, standing, and walking for long periods; occasional driving, climbing stairs, pushing, pulling, bending, and squatting; Lifting-Ability to occasionally lift up to 15 pounds; Vision-Constant reading and close-up work and good overall vision; frequent eye/hand coordination; occasional color/depth perception and peripheral vision; Dexterity-Frequent holding, grasping and writing; occasional reaching and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing normal speech, talking in person and on the telephone; occasional hearing faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological-Constant public contact, decision making and concentration; frequent working alone; Special Requirements-May occasionally work weekends/nights/overtime; may be required to travel; Environmental-Occasional exposure to noise.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RB5101; EST: 7/1/1960; REV: 12/14/2005;