Senior Recruiter (Human Resources Analyst II) - Limited Duration : OPEN CONTINUOUS : Updated

  • City of Portland, Oregon
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 01, 2022
Administrative Analysis and Research Human Resources and Personnel
  • Salary: $66,872.00 - $111,238.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position

Workplaces across Portland, the United States and the world are making tough decisions about how to protect their employees and community from COVID-19. We, too, find ourselves in the middle of this complex situation at the City of Portland. We are committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment, all City employees are required to be fully vaccinated, effective October 18, 2021. Proof of full vaccination, or documentation of plans to become fully vaccinated (e.g., partially vaccinated however too soon for second dose, etc.) will be required prior to being hired by the City of Portland. The required vaccination is a minimum qualification requirement to be hired by the City of Portland. We understand that some are unable to be vaccinated for a variety of reasons, including medical and religious/spiritual reasons. Should you be offered employment with the City of Portland, there is an exception process that provides for an exception and reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious/spiritual reason. Exception Request Process for COVID-19 vaccine

These positions may convert to Regular status if budget funding is approved.

This recruitment is open continuous. The 1st review date will be all applications received until Monday December 13 at 11:59PM . The 2nd review date will be any application received between December 14th at 12AM through December 27th at 11:59PM. Subsequent review dates will be added/updated later. Full updated timeline can be found below.

The Senior Recruiter (Human Resources Analyst II) is a member of the Workforce Recruitment & Training (WRT) team . The incumbent performs strategic and innovative professional work in one or more assigned functional areas of human resources management. The Senior, Human Resources Analyst, builds strong relationships with bureau leadership, in order to effectively provide professional advice and counsel to City managers, supervisors and employees. This requires performing their responsibilities with a significant degree of independence and application of professional experience and judgment. A Senior Recruiter may participate in training of other professional and support staff.

What you'll get to do:
  • Designs and implements proactive employee full cycle recruitment strategies, including partnering with bureaus to forecast recruitment needs;
  • Participates and develops outreach recruitment initiatives, including passive recruitment channels to obtain qualified candidates and build talent pipelines;
  • Develops energetic and creative job announcements, advertisements and other recruitment materials;
  • Engaging candidates to resolve questions, complaints and appeals;
  • Researches and recommends changes to recruitment processes to streamline recruitment processes across the City;
  • Monitors effectiveness of various recruitment approaches;
  • Supports efforts to create and leverage the City's brand as an employer of choice;
  • Completes candidate screening and phone interviews;
  • Builds and directs bureau interviewing process, as needed;
  • Interprets policies, procedures, regulations and labor contract provisions for managers, staff and the public;
  • Provides career counseling to City employees; informs employees of career development and promotional and educational opportunities;
  • Assists in the development of strategies for meeting bureau challenges; assesses and recommends plans to meet bureau short and long-term strategic needs;
  • Conducts a variety of special projects, as directed.

The Senior Recruiter - Police (Human Resources Analyst II) is a member of the Workforce Recruitment & Training (WRT) team assigned to the Portland Police Bureau. The incumbent performs strategic and innovative professional work to actively recruit and identify quality candidates for Police Bureau vacancies. Employees in this class must be able to perform work without close supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment.

What you'll get to do:
  • Attends job fairs, networking events, and other events to actively recruit potential Police Bureau applicants.
  • Communicates with applicants regarding job requirements and employment process.
  • Schedules and conducts applicant interviews and off-site testing with designated personnel.
  • Collaborates with managers to develop equitable job announcements and intentional outreach plans.
  • Evaluates applicants based on City, Bureau and State of Oregon Standards.
  • Recommends quality candidates for hiring process to the Chief of Police and/or their designees.
  • Makes recommendations for improvements to the background screening process and/or investigative techniques and resources necessary for proper background screening.
  • Participates in or conducts special projects, studies and/or research pertaining to background investigations and hiring practices.
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience recruiting law enforcement officers and other law enforcement specific positions.

As a unit within the Bureau of Human Resources (BHR), the WRT team is responsible for administering recruitments to fill permanent and limited duration vacancies in the City's workforce, developing and administering recruitments in accordance with federal, state and City of Portland Administrative Rule guidelines, conducting and attending job fairs, and managing diversity outreach initiative and partnering with community organizations as well as professional affiliation groups.

About the Bureau:
The Bureau of Human Resources' (BHR) Workforce Recruitment and Training team provides a full spectrum of services for the City of Portland to attract, develop and sustain a diverse and talented workforce. The WRT program administers NEOGOV and recruitments to fill permanent and limited duration vacancies in the City's workforce, develops and administers recruitments in accordance with federal, state, and city administrative rule guidelines, conducts and attends career fairs, create and administer "How to Apply" classes, manages equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives while partnering with community organizations and professional groups. The WRT unit is dedicated to delivering innovative, strategic, and consultative services for the City of Portland. This approach requires data driven and outcomes-based decision-making-strategies.

City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility

These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here.

About the City of Portland
Lauded as one of the best places to live in America, Portland is a city with a vibrant downtown, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty, good schools and friendly people. Home to over 650, 000 residents within 145 square miles, Portland maintains deep ties to the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty. Portland is listed among the top 25 arts destinations in the United States, named one of the best cycling cities in North America, and one of America's best walking towns. Mount Hood, the Cascade Mountain Range and the renowned Oregon Coast are all just over an hour away. There are 37,000 acres of parks and green spaces within the metropolitan area including the largest urban wilderness in the U.S.: the 5,000-acre Forest Park. Average temperatures range between 34° in winter to 80° in summer and Portland receives 37" of rain annually.

Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

Work Location
Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID-19. Some employees are working from home full-time, while other roles cannot be filled in a remote status (firefighter, vehicle mechanic, street maintenance, etc.). In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" could: 1) remain full-time remote, 2) become a remote/onsite mix, or 3) revert to full-time at a city work location.

To Qualify

Applicants must provide details in their supplemental question responses and resume that demonstrate how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Experience applying the principles of personnel administration, including recruitment, testing and, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/affirmative action.
  2. Experience using an applicant tracking system such as NeoGov, Workday, etc.
  3. Experience gathering relevant data, analyzing problems, evaluating alternatives and making appropriate recommendations.
  4. Experience understanding, interpreting and explaining human resource rules, regulations, policies and procedures and applicable local, state and federal legislation and regulations.
  5. Experience exercising tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential human resource issues and employee situations.
Applicants must also possess:

The Recruitment Process

An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.

** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies**

Recruitment Activity Schedule:
  • Job Posting: 11/22/2021-2/14/2022
    • Round 1 Closes 12/13/2021
    • Eligible List Round 1: Week of 12/13 /21
      • Interviews: Late December/early January
      • Offer: mid January
  • Round 2 Closes 12/27/2021
  • Eligible List Round 2: Week of 12/27/2021
    • Interviews: Early-mid January
    • Offer: Mid-Late January
Round 3 Closes 1/10/2022Eligible List Round 3: Week of 1/10/2022
  • Interviews: Mid January
  • Offer: Late January
Round 4 Closes 1/24/2022Eligible List Round 4: Week of 1/24/2022
  • Interviews: Early February
  • Offer: Mid February
*Timeline is approximate and subject to changeApplicant Instructions
Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
  • Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
  • Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
  • Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions.
  • If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.

Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Additional Information

Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here.

Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience.

Did you know? The City of Portland offers "How to Apply Classes" that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: Events | Career Center | .

Terrol Johnson, Senior Recruiter

Bureau of Human Resources

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 2/14/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

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