Summary of Job Duties
Salary to be commensurate with experience.
The hiring range for this position is $56,538 - $69,210
The salary range for this position is $56,538 - $81,883
All applications must include a Cover Letter and Resume,
including at least 3 professional references.
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora! We are
looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to strengthen
our team of talented and valued employees. At the City of Aurora,
we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:
Integrity,Respect,Professionalism, andCustomer Service, and we
welcome all who share these values.
Under the direction of the Employee Relations Supervisor in
Human Resources, the Employee Relations Analystwill assist
withconducting confidential internal investigations and make
recommendations related to employee conduct, violations of
policies, procedures, charges of harassment, sexual harassment and
discrimination to include compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and other state and federal regulations.
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of
applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we
determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may
close quickly and without notice.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Investigates employee grievances and/or complaints regarding
job-related behavior, violations of policy, performance issues and
charges of discrimination and harassment
- Presents investigative findings to department directors, legal
and HR staff.
- Testifies to findings at Civil Service, Career Service and
- To include response to the EEOC and CCRD
- Assists with performance management issues such as work plans,
progressive discipline as well as referrals for training or other
means to improve behavior
- Makes recommendations resulting from investigations,
administers ADA grievance procedures including investigating and
resolving concerns and/or complaints.
- Develops and conducts educational and informational programs
and training for City employees on discrimination, harassment, and
sexual harassment prevention.
- Develops and recommends policies and procedures compliant with
state and federal regulations to include the ADA.
- Coordinates and participates in development, training and
promotion of activities in support of human resources related
- Sets and communicates criteria for the Independent Review Board
members (IRB), provides logistical and administrative support for
the board and performs research, analysis and recommends best
practices for on-going improvements related to the IRB.
- Assists in coordinating Career Service Commission employment
- Meets with outside agencies and community groups as
- Maintains Employee Relations records and tracks investigations,
discipline, ADA issues and related dispositions.
- Performs additional duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration
or related field
- An equivalent combination of education, training and experience
that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be
- At least 3 years in the human resources profession.
- Experience in Employee Relations to include investigating
grievancecomplaints of harassment, sexual harassment and
- experience with the administration of the ADA in a municipal
environment is preferred
- Demonstrated knowledge of human resources processes and
procedures in the area of employee relations
- Knowledge of the principles of human resources management;
federal and state regulations applicable to human resources
functions and administration of personnel policies and
- Personal computer and related software applications including
word processing, data base and spreadsheet applications
- Ability to conduct an objective investigation of grievances and
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with employees and citizens
- Handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy
- Make effective written and verbal presentations
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret state & federal
- Demonstrate consistent, high accuracy of detail and keep
- Set priorities and work with minimal supervision
- Interact knowledgeably with staff and publicin person, email
and by phone
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal and customer service skills
within HR and across the organization
- Strong interpersonal, analytical, and verbal and written
- Strong report writing skills
- Skill in the use of technology including word processing,
database and spreadsheet applications
- Strong Excel skills for data gathering and analytical
License, Certificates or Equipment Required:
- Preferred: Certification as a Professional in Human Resources
(PHR) (SHRM-CP) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
- Preferred: Certification relevant to Employee Relations and/or
- Equipment: Frequently uses standard office equipment including
personal computers, calculators and copy/fax machine
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE:
All selected candidates will be subject to the following
pre-employment screening at the time of hire.
- Criminal Background Check
- Drug Screening & PhysicalExam
- Submittal of official transcripts of most relevant/highest
level of education listed on the application
- When a local announcement of emergency or disaster is declared
by the City, all City of Aurora employees may be required to work
as essential personnel.
- Primarily sedentary work requiring the ability to lift a
maximum of 10 pounds.
- Occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing.
- Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate personal computer and
- Vision for reading, recording and interpreting
- Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with
employees and citizens.
- Works primarily in an office environment.
For Veterans preference: Please show all of your employment
history, including military service and related documentation
(DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are
required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical
records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to
discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual
orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status,
gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational
qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission
and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please
feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at
15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora
maintains a drug free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is
grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with
the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for
employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal
background check and drug screening. Employment references will be
conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.