Personnel Analyst III (#RB5103)
$40.72-$49.50 Hourly / $7,058.13-$8,580.00 Monthly / $84,697.60-$102,960.00 Yearly


Under direction, performs complex professional public personnel work 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 advanced journey level class in the Personnel Analyst series. Incumbents perform the most complex and detailed technical assignments with minimum supervision, and may supervise or manage a program or function.


  • Prepares examination announcements, advertisements, brochures and other recruitment forms; develops recruitment sources and disseminates recruitment information; provides information regarding County employment to interested parties.
  • Constructs, validates and analyzes oral, written and performance examinations; insures compliance with federal and state employment regulations; arranges and chairs oral examination panel.
  • Conducts classification, task analyses, and job restructuring studies; develops and revises class specifications; conducts job audits, analyzes questionnaires and researches collateral material.
  • Participates in the development of procedures, forms and work methods; conducts or participates in a variety of special departmental projects and prepares appropriate reports.
  • Collects and interprets salary and employee data; assists in salary negotiations and other employer-employee relations matters.
  • Conducts a variety of telephone and mail surveys; prepares survey replies.
  • May assume functional responsibility for a personnel program; supervises and manages program activities.
  • Assists or cooperates in the administration of public employment programs and the County Affirmative Action program.
  • Develops and conducts employee training programs.
  • Prepares correspondence and analytical reports.


    Experience Two years as a Personnel Analyst II in San Joaquin County service. 



    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.


    ExperienceThree years of full time professional public personnel or related administrative analytical work, of which at least two years must have been a responsibility level equivalent to Personnel Analyst II in San Joaquin County service.


    SubstitutionExperience performing demonstrated complex 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 public personnel administration including recruitment, examining, classification, salary administration, and employee relations; principles of administration and organization; statistics as applied to personnel testing; language mechanics and report writing, research methods; federal and state employment regulations and guidelines.


    Perform technical public personnel work; gather and analyze data and prepare comprehensive reports; understand and interpret difficult 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 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; may be required to travel; Environmental-Occasional exposure to noise.

    CLASS: RB5103; EST: 11/9/1961; REV: 12/14/2005;