Human Resources Analyst

$81,396 - $98,940 yearly
  • City of Hermosa Beach
  • Hermosa Beach, CA, USA
  • Apr 17, 2021
Full time

Job Description

The Position
The Human Resources Analyst supports the day-to-day operations of the department and has responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment and selection, benefit administration, workers compensation, performance management, training and development, employee relations, classification and compensation, organizational development, and risk management. The City of Hermosa Beach is seeking a highly motivated and team-oriented Human Resources Analyst. We are looking for a critical-thinker who is enthusiastic about a career in public service and thrives working in a dynamic environment. This position needs someone who will help implement new programs, streamline processes and build relationships with our workforce. The Human Resources Analyst will perform some management-level work, including research, statistical and analytical tasks. This position offers a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Human Resource professional to serve as an integral Human Resources team member.

The Ideal Candidate
The City of Hermosa Beach is an exciting and vibrant place to work where one can make an immediate positive impact on the quality of life for the community. The ideal candidate will be a proven, energetic, progressive, results-oriented HR professional who exhibits a commitment to high quality work and exceptional customer service. Superior communication skills (written, verbal, presentation) are a must. This person will take the time to listen to others and instill consistency in the day-to-day operations of the organization. The ideal candidate will be an engaged, innovative, and flexible. The selected candidate will be personable, have a sense of humor, and thrive in a close-knit team that is proud of the community it serves.


  • Knowledge of a human resources programs including: workers compensation administration; general liability claims administration; recruitment and selection; employee benefits administration
  • Ability to perform a variety of professional level administrative, technical and analytical duties; make independent decisions; organize and streamline processes
  • Work courteously and effectively with the general public and City staff members.

Education & Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field;
  • Two years of increasingly responsible professional human resources administration experience, preferably in a municipal human resources department;
  • Experience with an online application tracking system (i.e. NEOGOV) is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits

The following salary and benefits are offered for this position:

  • Salary Range: $81,396 to $98,940 annually
  • Alternate Schedule: City Hall is open 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; staff works a 4/10 schedule with every Friday off. This position may require working outside regular work hours.
  • Retirement: California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS. The City does not participate in Social Security but does participate in Medicare, which requires a 1.45% contribution by both the staff member and the City.
  • Health Insurance: The City pays up to $1,786.50 per month toward medical insurance for the staff member and eligible dependents. The City pays up to $226.30 per month toward the cost of dental insurance for staff members and their eligible dependents. The City offers a vision insurance plan, but does not contribute to the monthly cost.
  • Retiree Medical: The City offers retiring staff members $400 per month toward the cost of retiree insurance. A retiring staff member must have worked at least 20 years for the City and be at least sixty years of age to be eligible for this benefit.
  • Disability Insurance: The City pays the premium for both Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage.
  • Holiday/Vacation/Sick Leave: You will accrue 80 hours of vacation leave per year during the first two years of employment. Subsequent accruals increase with longevity until reaching 160 hours accrued per year commencing with the 18th year of service. You will accrue 8 hours of sick leave per month. The City observes 10 holidays throughout the year.
  • Term Life Insurance: City-paid term life insurance policy in the amount of one year of annual salary.
  • Your employment is covered by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Hermosa Beach and the Unrepresented Employee Group. For additional information on all benefits, please visit:

About the City

Home to nearly 20,000 residents, Hermosa Beach is within a short commute of many of the largest and best-known names in corporate America in the aerospace, tech, industrial, service and financial fields. The Hermosa Beach City School District, consistently recognized as a California Distinguished School, offers a high quality education to students in kindergarten through eighth grade, while high schoolers attend Mira Costa or Redondo Union High Schools. The City of Hermosa Beach operates under the Council-Manager form of government with five council members elected at large, with each serving a rotation as Mayor. The City Council is responsible for appointing a City Manager to direct the day-to-day operations of the City, which includes Community Development, Community Resources, Finance, Human Resources, Police, and Public Works Departments. The City has a budget of $67 million and authorization for 130 full time staff members. Hermosa Beach is a full service City, with its own Police Department.

Application Procedure

Applicants must complete a City Application for Employment form which may be obtained online at and an updated resume is required.

This position will be OPEN UNTIL FILLED. The first review of applications will be April 15, 2021.

Applications and resumes can be mailed via U.S. mail or emailed to If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (310) 318-0239. City Hall hours are Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.