Equal Opportunity Analyst / Associate Equal Opportunity Analyst

Monterey County Human Resources
Published
May 18, 2020
Location
Salinas, CA
Job Type
 

Description

Position Description

Final Filing Date:  June 11, 2020
Exam #:  20/14B47/05JD

THE DEPARTMENT
The Civil Rights Office ensures the County of Monterey follows federal civil rights laws that promote a culture free from harassment and discrimination and equal employment opportunities and services for all. We aim to create a diverse and inclusive culture where all are treated equally and with respect. The Civil Rights Office provides training and conducts investigations related to the County's Nondiscrimination, Sexual Harassment, Reasonable Accommodation, and Language Access and Effective Communication Policies. The Civil Rights Office helps departments develop equitable tools to support fair recruitment efforts, facilitates conflict management, and provides mandated Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination and Bias training.

THE POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Civil Rights Office seeks a results-oriented professional who demonstrates excellent interpersonal, analytical, and verbal and written communication skills for the Associate Equal Opportunity Analyst/Equal Opportunity Analyst position. Incumbents in this classification will perform a variety of functions in support of the County's compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
 
Duties may include performing functions related to equal opportunity in hiring, promotion, and language access; reviewing and resolving complaints of unlawful discrimination; providing civil rights, harassment and discrimination prevention, and related training; and, providing technical advice to County Departments in these fields.
 
The Civil Rights Office seeks to fill one vacancy. The CRO is looking to fill the vacancy at the Associate Equal Opportunity Analyst level. However, depending upon qualifications, the position may be filled at the Equal Opportunity Analyst level. The Associate Equal Opportunity Analyst is distinguished from the Equal Opportunity Analyst in that the latter is an entry-level class in the series and incumbents receive training and perform limited, less complex work under the close supervision of the Civil Rights Officer.

The Eligible List established by this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis.

This classification is part of a flexible series. Incumbents appointed at the lower level of the career series may be promoted up to the higher level of the career series subject to their meeting the employment standards for the higher class and a recommendation for their promotion by the appointing authority in accordance with the Flexible Staffing Program and Guidelines.
 

Examples of Duties  Paramount duties include:

  • Effectively resolve complaints of unlawful discrimination through conflict management
  • Process complaints of unlawful discrimination by conducting intake interviews and, if necessary, conduct workplace investigations by interviewing witnesses, reviewing evidence, and preparing a report and making findings of fact
  • Train employees in the areas of harassment and discrimination prevention, diversity and inclusion, Americans with Disabilities Act, implicit bias, and civil rights and related laws
  • Provide technical assistance to County Departments in the areas of equal opportunity by helping develop and implement an equal opportunity plan

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
  The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  •  Demonstrates critical and strategic thinking to identify problems of a sensitive or political nature
  • Practices sound judgment and initiative in facilitating discussions to resolve disputes, and assists in negotiating mutually satisfactory agreements
  • Protects the privacy of individuals and the confidentiality of records, documents, and correspondence
  • Manages a variety of complex projects and prioritizes tasks to help the organization fulfill its goals and objectives
  • Maintains cooperative working relationships with people from all backgrounds, from County offices, management, employees, employee representatives, and members of the public
  • Comfortable speaking in public when representing the organization or when conducting training

Examples of Experience/Education/Training The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experiences, education or training. Typically:

Equal Opportunity Analyst
OPTION I
Education:
Completion of all course work leading to a bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines: EEO / Affirmative Action; Human Resources Management; Personnel, Public, or Business Administration; Labor Relations; Political Science; Law or other related field.
                                             AND
Experience:
Two years of progressively responsible paraprofessional or technical work experience assisting in the research, analysis and resolution of complex EEO/Affirmative Action, Human Resources/Personnel Management, or Labor Relations related policy issues.
                                             OR
OPTION II
Three years of progressively responsible paraprofessional work experience assisting in the research, analysis and completion of the technical components of EEO/AA investigations which is comparable to the job class of Affirmative Action Specialist-Confidential.

Associate Equal Opportunity Analyst
OPTION I
Education:
Completion of all course work leading to a bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines:  EEO / Affirmative Action; Human Resources Management; Personnel, Public or Business Administration; Labor Relations; Political Science; Law or other related field.
                                             AND
Experience:
Three years of progressively responsible paraprofessional or technical work experience assisting in the research, analysis and resolution of complex EEO/Affirmative Action, Human Resources/Personnel Management, or Labor Relations related policy issues.
                                             OR
OPTION II
Four years of progressively responsible paraprofessional work experience assisting in the research, analysis and completion of the technical components of EEO/AA investigations which is comparable to the job class of Affirmative Action Specialist-Confidential.
 
Visit the Monterey County website to view the complete Job Description:
https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications
 

Additional Information BENEFITS
Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "X" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.
 
NOTES:
As a condition of employment, prospective employees will be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of criminal conviction. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-5162.

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES
APPLY ONLINE!   Visit our Website:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/montereycounty
OR
A paper application may be obtained from and submitted to:
Monterey County Human Resources Department
Attn: Jennifer Datan, Personnel Analyst
168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor - Human Resources, Salinas, CA 93901
Email: datanj@co.monterey.ca.us
Phone: (831) 759-6990
 
The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:
 A completed County of Monterey Employment Application  AND  Responses to all Supplemental Questions
 
Final Filing Deadline: June 11, 2020
 
Applicants who fail to provide all required materials by the application filing deadline will not be considered. Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.
 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Monterey County is a drug-free work place and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-5162. 
Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

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