Compensation Analyst - Department of Human Resources (1280)

  • 1 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
  • Full-time
  • Fill Type: Temporary Exempt
  • Job Code and Title: 1280-Employee Relations Representative

Job Description

This position supports the City in its labor negotiations with over 30 unions and more than 35,000 employees such as custodians, sheriffs, engineers, electricians and nurses.  Excellent opportunity to gain exposure to labor law, negotiations and working for the City and County of San Francisco.  Position supports a team lead by a chief negotiator, a City Attorney, department representatives along with coordination with the Mayor’s Budget Office and the Controller’s Office.

Specific Duties to be performed:

  • Costing and evaluating the merits of union and City proposals.
  • Performing salary surveys.
  • Drafting and interpreting contract language.
  • Analyzing information and succinctly summarize using charts and matrixes.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Strong experience with Excel.
  • Ability to use and query databases.
  • Strong math, statistics and analytical skills.
  • Ability to multi-tasks and shift directions rapidly.
  • Can operate effectively with a very low margin of error.

This position will require some late nights and work on the weekends for a few weeks towards the end of the negotiating process in the Spring.  Labor negotiations can sometimes get quite heated so an ability to handle stressful situations is needed.

Positions to be filled this September and continue through at least June of 2022.  Many that have filled these positions in the past have remained with DHR or obtained other employment with the City and County of San Francisco.


Education:  Possession of a baccalaureate from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related.

Substitution:  Professional personnel experience performing data collection and statistical analysis, costing of labor contracts and assessing merits of labor proposals must substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.  (One year of experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester or 45 quarter units of college coursework.)

Desirable Qualifications:  A Master's degree in public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related is preferred.

The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

Additional Information

In line with the Official Public Health Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, “shelter-in-place” has been issued for all San Francisco residents that is expected to be in effect until further notice. As a result, Department of Human Resources (DHR)’s office (located at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103) is currently closed to the general public. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Human Resources Analyst listed on this announcement.


Application Deadline - Continuous, first review cutoff will be on Sunday, August 29, 2021.


Compensation Range: $95,394 – $115,934

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Benefits Overview  

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Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.