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at The City Of Oklahoma City

Pay: $24.81 to $37.92/hour
$24.81 - $37.92
Posted: 8/31/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2540217
Keywords: consulting

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Department Information, Job Summary and Essential Job Functions

NOTE:  The normal starting salary for this position is $51,803.28/annually.   A higher salary may be considered, dependent on the qualifications and experience of the selected applicant and/or the City's step placement policy.

:  This position is open until filled.  Applications received by August  25, 2019 will be given first consideration.

The Personnel Operations Division of the Personnel Department is composed of four program areas:  Classification and Compensation, Employment, Human Resources Information Systems, and Organizational Training and Development.  The Personnel Analyst functions as a generalist with primary responsibility for providing recruitment, screening, selection, placement and consulting services to applicants, employees, and City Departments so a qualified and diverse workforce can be hired and retained. 

This job is located in the Personnel Operations Division of the Personnel Department with the City of Oklahoma City and is under the direction of a Personnel Specialist or Personnel Operations Manager.  Personnel Analyst is a professional practitioner who utilizes previously acquired skill in oral and written communication, knowledge of personnel administration, and skill related to the assigned functional area.  This is a generalist position which will require knowledge of personnel administration, classification, compensation, employment, human resources information and applicant tracking systems, and/or labor relations and benefits administration.  Essential job functions include: coordinating recruitment efforts; developing, validating, and administering written and job simulation tests and assessments; performing job audits and developing job classification descriptions; performing employment, classification, and compensation research and analyses; compiling, analyzing, and reporting data accurately; and administering established personnel programs, policies, and procedures. General knowledge of personnel administration may include employee benefits, labor relations, and human resource information and applicant tracking systems.  A Personnel Analyst has frequent contact with employees at all levels of the City organization, citizens, union officials, other municipalities, etc., to exchange information and must use tact in order to attain understanding and cooperation. Work is primarily performed independently with unusual problems or concerns discussed with a supervisor. Assignments are received in verbal and written form, and work is reviewed upon completion or in progress for soundness of judgment, consistencies with established policies and procedures, and general effectiveness.

Honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces who are not currently employed full-time by the City of Oklahoma City shall receive five (5) points added to the passing score on an initial selection process.  Qualified applicants must upload or submit a copy of their DD Form 214 indicating discharge type/character of service at the time of application.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of personnel administration.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in compiling and analyzing data.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to solve practical problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to make work-related decisions.
  • Ability to assess qualifications of applicants for City positions.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of standard personnel selection processes.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of classification  and compensation systems.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of the operation and capabilities of human resource information and applicant tracking systems.
  • Possession of a valid driver license (Operator).

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • Knowledge of and skill in job analysis and writing job specifications/descriptions.
  • Skill recruiting and assessing qualifications of applicants for trade, clerical, technical and professional positions.
  • Skill developing candidate selection instruments, including job simulation employment tests and test validation.
  • Previous experience applying the provisions of Title VII, ADA, FLSA, etc.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and/or job specific computer applications including NEOGOV, PeopleSoft, or similar systems.
  • SPHR or PHR professional certification.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements


  • Inside most of the time.  Occasionally required to work outside to conduct/facilitate selection procedures.
  • Occasional out-of-town travel for seminars, meetings, etc.; some local travel required.
  • Occasionally required to work hours beyond normal working hours.

NOTE:  Typical City employee working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  However, working hours vary (may require work to begin before 8:00 a.m. and/or end beyond 5:00 p.m., and/or may require work on weekends and holidays), and are subject to change, based on the duties and location of the position and the business needs of the assigned work unit/department.
  • Near vision enough to read and draft written communications or reports, both manually and machine generated.
  • Speech enough to communicate clearly and distinctly in person and by phone.
  • Hearing enough to communicate in person and by phone.

Other Notes

NOTE:  City employees are required to receive pay electronically, either via direct deposit or pay card.
NOTE:  Full-time employees on the Interdepartmental lateral transfer/voluntary demotion list who are interested in this position must submit an application through the standard process. 
NOTE TO FORMER EMPLOYEES: To participate in any selection process, former employees must be eligible for rehire.  If you are unsure of your rehire status, please contact the Personnel Department at (405) 297-2530.  If your rehire status has been coded "Not Eligible," "Eligible 3," or "Conditional," you will need to request a review of your retire status through the Personnel Department's Labor Relations Division.
NOTE:  Upon a conditional offer and acceptance of employment, the City of Oklahoma City will conduct a background investigation/verification.  Applicants will be provided contact information for any third-party reporting agencies used to collect background information in connection with conditional offers of employment.
NOTE:  Applicants will be provided a copy of the City of Oklahoma City's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy upon conditional offer and acceptance of the position and prior to being directed for a health screen/physical examination and drug test.
NOTE:  Completion of the supplemental questions is required.  Responses to supplemental questions must be supported by work history/information listed on the application/resume.
If you require reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process,
please notify one of the Personnel Department Representatives by calling 405-297-2530.