City of Cincinnati HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST (NON-COMPETITIVE) in Cincinnati, Ohio






$49,142.53 - $67,669.25 Annually


Ohio 45202, OH

Job Type

Full-time Classified


Human Resources

Job Number



5/1/2018 11:59 PM Eastern

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General Statement of Duties

Performs professional level analytical and technical work involving the application of independent judgment within the established policies and procedures of an assigned area of human resources administration; responsibility may include , employee/labor relations, recruitment, assessment and selection, talent management or workforce development; and research analysis.

Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

(Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)

Knowledge of:

Principles and procedures associated with Human Resources, such as: recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiations, workforce development, organizational design and development, employee relations and HR information systems.

Principles and processes for providing customer and personalized services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, and quality improvement methods.

Communication and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to provide information.

Microsoft Office products to include Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Visio, Outlook and other HR related systems.

Federal and state employment related laws and regulations; specifically, EEO, ADA, FMLA, Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection, and Labor Relations.

Conflict resolution and negotiation techniques.

Skill to:

Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Monitor/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to recommend improvements.

Actively look for ways to assist employees and/or customers.

Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and recommend solutions.

Bring others together and try to reconcile differences.

Persuade others to change their minds or behaviors.

Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

Determine how a system/process should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Operate personal computers, calculators, copiers, and other office related equipment.

Ability to:

Process complex information while maintaining attention to detail.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Prioritize work; manage time to meet deadlines.

Make decisions based on data analysis and observation.

Interpret, explain and apply pertinent City, state and federal laws, regulations, ordinances, policies and procedures; interpret and apply rules of contract compliance.

Apply various criteria to evaluate contract bids and recommend selections (as assigned).

Maintain confidentiality. Perform complex analyses of problems related to assigned area of responsibility.

Formulate solutions to complex problems related to assigned area of responsibility.

Resolve disputes; negotiate compromises; negotiate union contract agreements.

Manage and supervise subordinate personnel (as appropriate).


Interpret and explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, labor agreements, or regulations.

Address employee relation issues, such as harassment/discrimination allegations, work complaints, or other employee concerns.

Maintain knowledge of Equal Employee Opportunity (EEO), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), EEO Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection, and other employment related laws.

Confer with management to develop or implement personnel policies or procedures.

Review employment applications to match applicants with job requirements.

Select qualified job applicants or refer them to managers, making hiring recommendations when appropriate.

Conduct reference or background checks on job candidates.

Perform searches for qualified job candidates, using sources such as computer databases, networking, internet recruiting resources, media advertisements, job fairs, recruiting firms or employee referrals.

Consult with departmental representatives on HR related activities.

Develop or implement recruiting strategies to meet current or anticipated staffing need.

Analyze employment-related data and prepare required reports.

Design, administer, schedule skill, intelligence, psychological assessment instruments for current or prospective employees.

Evaluate recruitment or selection criteria to ensure conformance to professional, statistical, or testing standards, recommending revisions, as needed.

Review and evaluate applicant qualifications or eligibility for specified licensing, according to established guidelines and designated licensing codes.

Evaluate selection or testing techniques by conducting research or follow-up activities and conferring with management or supervisory staff.

Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for employee actions.

Respond to inquiries regarding examinations, eligibility, salaries, benefits, and other pertinent information.

Compile and prepare reports and documents pertaining to HR acitivities.

Process, verify and maintain HR related documentation, including staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, classifications, and employee leaves.

Perform job and compensation studies in accordance with local and state rules and regulations.

Required Education and Experience

Each applicant must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the following areas: Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Administration, Public Administration, Psychology, or a closely related field.


Other Requirements

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Ohio driver's license may be required.

Working and Physical Conditions

Environmental Conditions: Indoor and outdoor environments; exposure to office computer screens; exposure to extremes in weather conditions; automobile travel within the City may be required.

Physical Conditions: Duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time; light lifting and carrying; general manual dexterity required; must be able to operate assigned vehicle

The below information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available and is subject to change. Not all benefits listed are available for every position. Benefits can vary depending on appllicable labor agreements and/or salary plan. For specific questions, contact the HR Contact indicated on the Job Posting.

The City of Cincinnati offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package designed to actively attract and retain quality employees' to add additional value to the City of Cincinnati's workforce. A summary of these benefits for full-time employment is listed below. This is a general listing of benefits for all employees and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing for all bargaining units.

The City offers a variety of training programs, ranging from job-specific skills such as computer and equipment instruction, to helping supervisors improve their management techniques.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Cincinnati is dedicated to providing equal employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation or transgendered status, or ethnic, national or Appalachian origin, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.


The City of Cincinnati has 10 paid holidays annually that include:

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Day

President's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veterans' Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving


Health Insurance

The Cincinnati 80/20 Plan is offered to all City of Cincinnati employees and eligible dependents. The 80/20 medical plan is administered by Anthem and prescription drug coverage is administered by OptumRx.

Eligible dependents include:

Legal Spouse or Equal Partner

Child (natural child, adopted child, and/or child who the group has determined is covered under a "Qualified Medical Child Support Order")


Child for whom the employee or employee's spouse/equal partner is a legal guardian

Group Life Insurance

City employees that are in the non-protective services can participate in a flex term life insurance and long term disability plan. Premiums are determined by age, amount of coverage, and tobacco use.

Flexible Benefits Plans

Healthcare Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in the Healthcare Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental, and vision care expenses for employees and family member. Participants can set aside up to $2,500/year in pre-tax payroll deductions.

Dependent Care Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in a Dependent Care Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay work-related dependent care expenses. Participants can set aside up to$2,500/year for a single person or married person filing separately and up to $5,000 for a married couple or single person filing head of household in pre-tax payroll deductions.

Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account

City employees can participate in a Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account (TERA) that can be used to reimburse expenses related to traveling to and from work. Participants can set-up a pre-tax payroll deduction up to $230/month.

Healthy Lifestyles Program

City employees can voluntarily participate in a wellness incentive program that encourages and rewards employees and their spouses/equal partners for making positive choices for better health. The City of Cincinnati will contribute up to$500/year to a Health Reimbursement Account for each the employee and their spouse/equal partner for meeting specified program goals. These dollars can be used to offset qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

This is a voluntary program that serves as an alternative healthcare option to the traditional medical plan. If you have alternate group health coverage available to you through a spouse, equal partner, another job, or a non-city retirement plan, you may qualify for an annual reimbursement of up to $10,000 to offset the cost of enrolling in the other plan and your out of pocket expenses associated with that plan.

Retirement Plan

The City provides a defined benefit pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. New hires and re-hired employees are required to participate in the City of Cincinnati's Retirement System (CRS), regardless of previous participation in an Ohio State pension system or any another state or federal pension system. CRS is funded by employer and employee contributions, and investment returns from plan assets. CRS provides retirement and health care benefits subject to eligibility requirements. The following groups are excluded from participation in CRS: Mayor and Members of City Council; Sworn Police & Fire; Police Recruits; and Rehired Ohio Police & Fire Retirees.

Deferred Compensation

The City offers employees a choice of two tax-deferred retirement savings programs, Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation (OPEDC) program and ICMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC). Both programs allow employees to build a retirement nest egg through voluntary, pre-tax payroll deductions. A broad range of investment options are available to select from.


By completing this supplemental evaluation you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any information you provide may be reviewed by the Human Resources staff and hiring department(s). Any misstatements or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or may result in dismissal. "See resume" is not an acceptable answer to the questions.

The Human Resources staff will verify that you meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the job posting, based on the information provided in your application and in these answers.

Please indicate you have read and agree with this information.

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Which best describes your level of education?

  • High School or GED

  • Some College

  • Associate's Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • Graduate Studies

  • Doctoral Degree

  • None of the above


How many years of related experience do you have?

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year to less than 2 years

  • 2 years to less than 3 years

  • 3 years to less than 4 years

  • 4 years to less than 5 years

  • 5 years or more


In which of the following areas do you possess a degree?

  • Business Administration

  • Human Resources

  • Organizational Leadership

  • Industrial Relations

  • Public Administration

  • Psychology

  • Closely Related Field


If you answered "Closely Related Field" to the above question, please provide the degree type and how it aligns with the requirements of the position.


Which of the following certifications do you have? All certifications must be current and not expired, please check all that apply.

  • Professional in Human Resources

  • Senior Professional in Human Resources

  • SHRM-Certified Professional

  • SHRM-Senior Certified Professional

  • None of the above


I understand that failure to attach my transcripts, resume, and one-page writing sample to this application will result in the rejection of my application.

  • Yes

  • No


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City of Cincinnati


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Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202