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Human Resources Analyst

San Carlos, CA

Employment Type: Contract Position: Human Resources

General: The Human Resources Analyst (Recruitment) will report to the Supervisor, Staffing Services and will be responsible for assigned recruitment and selection efforts for professional, technical, managerial, administrative and bargaining unit positions for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain), and the San Mateo County Transit Authority (TA).


Examples of Essential Functions:


  • Design, plan, and implement recruitment strategies and programs for professional, technical, managerial, administrative and bargaining unit positions.
  • Ensure that employment laws, union agreements, classification, policies, and fair and consistent employment practices are followed.
  • Consult with hiring managers to obtain input on recruitment needs, selection methods, and examination content.
  • Research and develop recruitment sources appropriate to the job posting and consistent with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) practices.


Examples of Duties:


  • Develop and update position descriptions, identify essential functions and duties, establish minimum qualifications, and develop interview questions.
  • Create job opportunity announcements. Work with an advertising agency to place recruitment outreach. Screen resumes and applications for completeness and qualifications. 
  • Coordinate and administer skills testing (written and practical).
  • Pre-employment medical examinations and drug testing exams for safety sensitive employees.
  • Coordinate and facilitate panel interview process. Assist with training of interview panelists to ensure fair recruitment and selection process.
  • Make offers of employment to successful candidates. Inform unsuccessful candidates of the selection outcome.
  • Update and maintain the applicant tracking system and provide functional support to users.
  • Assist with the administration of temporary staffing program.
  • Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




Minimum Qualifications:


Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or other related field.
  • Two years of full-time increasingly responsible experience in recruitment/selection, classification/compensation, or related field.


Other Requirements:


  • Must have effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have experience with applicant tracking software; PeopleSoft desirable.
  • Experience in a public agency desirable.

Supervision: Work under the general supervision of the Supervisor, Staffing Services, who will establish goals and objectives and evaluate performance.

Location: SamTrans Central Office, 1250 San Carlos Ave, San Carlos, CA

Hours: 8:30 am – 5 pm, M – F

Assignment Length: up to 360 hours

Pay Rate: $31.94/hour - $40.36/hour

Interview Required: Yes

Word and Excel Score Required: Yes

Leslie Montarbo

Leslie began her recruiting career in 1999, working for some of the larger recruiting firms such as Management Solutions, The Solomon Page Group and Alchemy Search Partners. She has also worked as a Corporate / Executive recruiter for Silicon Valley companies during their hyper growth years, regionally and nationally. Her specialties include Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Sales, IT/Engineering and Administrative roles. She has a high level of integrity and works hard to make sure that her Clients as well as Candidates feel valued in the interview/hiring process. 

During her off hours, Leslie enjoys road bike riding, boating, cooking and entertaining.

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