This is responsible professional work involving special projects relating to Human Resources.
Nature Of Work
An employee in this class is responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting special projects for the municipal government in the area Human Resources activities and issues. Under general supervision, employees perform assignments of considerable difficulty requiring the exercise of reasonable initiative and independent judgment in drafting, interpreting, and implementing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Work is performed in accordance with state and federal guidelines, legislation, accepted practices, existing arrangements, and contracts with which the municipal government must comply. A significant portion of the employee’s time is spent in tasks relative to special projects, including those related to the City’s Ethics Ordinance. The employee does research to develop policies and procedure for consideration by superiors, drafts policy language, performs research, and develops proposals. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through conferences, written reports and results obtained.
Examples of Duties
Participates in planning, organizing and conducting municipal human resources special project activities; develops recommendations for policies by researching, surveying and analyzing data pertinent to human resources and other issues.
Special projects may include: City of Tampa service award ceremony, maintenance of grievance and discipline logs, creation and maintenance of forms, databases, compliance with FSS 119 and provision of public records, surveys and employment verifications.
Maintains records on ethics forms completed by City employees; provides assistance to the City Ethics Commission.
Assists in development of and implementation of training designed for supervisors and managers.
Keeps abreast of current human resources activities, particularly in the public sector.
Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Working knowledge of: Human resources accepted practices and established procedures; labor law, federal and state guidelines, and accepted practices and procedures; modern public personnel administration, organization and management principles and practices; municipal organization, programs and activities; civil service law, rules and regulations; sources of related information and data.
Some knowledge of: The city's personnel processing system; statistics.
Ability to: Collect, analyze and evaluate data; present data in a meaningful manner; prepare and submit clear, concise and timely oral and written reports, and present such material in a persuasive and convincing manner; conduct independent research and study for completing projects; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials, and the general public.
Skill in: Use of a variety of computer software applications to include the Microsoft Office Suite.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in human resources, public or business administration or related field, with one (1) year of experience in a full-time professional human resources role; or an associate’s degree in human resources, public or business administration, or a related field, with three (3) years of experience in a full-time professional human resources role.
Licenses or Certifications
Possession of a valid drivers license may be required.
Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.