Job Details

Labor Relations Analyst II

Company name

Contra Costa County

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 19, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 02, 2020

Posted on

May 27, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 94805 to 127048 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Martinez, CA, United States

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Labor Relations Analyst II
Duties: Exercising sound judgment in providing labor relations advice to operating departments. Participating in complex contract negotiations, contract administration, grievance handling, arbitration preparation, training and other labor relations duties independent of ongoing supervision. Representing the Labor Relations Division in communications with labor organizations, County departments, other government agencies and the public. Investigating grievances, conferring with employees and labor representatives, researching facts and past practices, making recommendations and/or assisting with resolution, and negotiating settlements and last chance agreements. Conducting research on positions and issues including costing management and labor proposals, evaluating alternatives, preparing and writing contract language. Responding to and resolving employee and employee representative inquiries in a courteous manner. Counsels and advises managers and supervisors regarding issues governed by collective bargaining agreements; interprets Memoranda of Understanding, County Ordinance provisions, and Personnel Management Regulations. Serves as a member of the management team during contract negotiations and participates in all aspects of labor negotiations; keeps related records. May act as chief spokesperson on meet and confer issues or sub-committees. Represents the Labor Relations Division in communications with labor organizations, County departments, other government agencies and the public. Investigates grievances; confers with employees and labor representatives, researches facts and past practices and makes recommendations and/or assists with resolution; negotiates settlements and last chance agreements. Provides departments with advice and guidance in preparation of pre-disciplinary and disciplinary memoranda/letters. Assists with arbitration proceedings, researches and determines facts, confers with legal staff, briefs witnesses for hearings, prepares formal documentation and implements resolutions. Implements or assists in the implementation of negotiated agreements and arbitration awards. Prepares and presents, or assists in the presentation of discipline appeal cases to the Merit Board or hearing officer. Conducts research on positions and issues including costing management and labor proposals, evaluates alternatives, recommends solutions, prepares and writes contract language. Prepares costing exhibits such as graphs, charts, tables, and summaries of economic implications of labor and management proposals. Develops and implements training programs on labor relations topics. Evaluates trends, practices and patterns in labor relations, analyzes data, prepares reports and documentation, recommends modifications to programs, policies and procedures and maintains accurate information, documentation and records. Responds to and resolves employee inquiries in a courteous manner and provides information within the area of assignment. Performs a variety of special projects relative to assigned responsibilities. May assign and/or direct the work of subordinate level Labor Relations Assistant.

Qualification and Experience

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources, labor relations, organizational development, industrial psychology or closely related field. JD Degree is preferred.
Experience: 4 years of full-time experience or its equivalent professional labor relations experience including experience in the areas of contract negotiations, contract administration and grievance dispute resolution. Experience in the public sector is preferred.
Education Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two years of the required education.
CLOSING DATE: 07/05/20 11:59 PM

Additional info

Position #ADSJ-2020A

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Contra Costa County
800 Ferry Street
Martinez, CA 94553

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