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City of Laguna Beach: Human Resources Analyst (Generalist)

Updated: Dec 14, 2023

The following information was provided by The City Of Laguna Beach


$68,448.00 - $96,132.00 Annually


CA 92651, CA

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Human Resources Department

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Join us in serving our community with pride as a Human Resources Analyst (Generalist) with the City of Laguna Beach! The Human Resources and Risk Management Department is seeking a generalist who will perform a variety of tasks to support the Department’s needs, playing a crucial role in ensuring seamless coordination, effective communication, and efficient operations you will contribute to the overall success of the Department, the City as a whole, and the employees we serve.

This is a great opportunity to make a big impact in a small organization. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative, and learning-oriented environment, we invite your application!

Under general supervision of the Human Resources and Risk Management Director, performs a variety of routine to difficult administrative duties and departmental support. This position performs a variety of tasks including; answers questions regarding legal requirements, recruitments and classifications, human resources policies, procedures, employee benefit offerings, etc.  Supports the City by implementing and/or administering various programs and functions of the department.  Assists in creation and maintenance of department forms and documents.

Examples of Duties

What you'll do: 

  • Support the Human Resources & Risk Management Department with a variety of human resources and risk management analytical and administrative duties. 

  • Support the management of employee records (hard copies and e-files). 

  • Manage a variety of correspondence from external partners including, DOT, DMV, EDD, NeoGov and others.  

  • Oversee HRIS data integrity, data entry and personnel file maintenance

  • Provide support with recruitment functions, including seasonal hires and high-volume recruitments

  • Provide administrative support to risk management functions, including uploading documents to third-party administrators 

  • Provide regular reports to management on HR metrics and trends

  • Maintain and update internal HR policies, procedures, and practices in compliance with California and federal labor laws and regulations.

  • Provide complex administrative support to a department head and departmental staff. 

You'll be great at: 

  • Multitasking with confidence and handling a wide range of work responsibilities.

  • Analyzing existing processes and making improvements for efficiency.

  • Effective communication skills and customer service.

  • Pivoting seamlessly between tasks and navigating interruptions.

  • Executing daily tasks with tact and confidentiality.

  • Paying attention to detail, while understanding the big picture

  • Making connections and serving your community with passion and professionalism.

Why work for Laguna Beach: Laguna Beach is a beautiful coastal city located in Orange County, California, with a vibrant art scene and cultural events. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, including City paid health insurance for employees, alternative work schedules, wellness programs and more! The City has a strong commitment to its employees, providing opportunities for professional growth and development through training and education programs.

The normal duties for this position can be found in the job description for Administrative Analyst. They are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.  

Qualifications:Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows:

Education: Graduation from a recognized college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or a field related to the job duties in the department they will be assigned.

Experience: Two years of experience in a responsible journey-level technical or administrative capacity, which include responsibility for compiling and analyzing data, preparing reports, and making recommendations related to business processes and functions. Prior human resources, government, or administrative police department experience is highly desirable (dependent upon the department assigned).

License/Certificate Requirements: Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Supplemental Information

Application Process:  This recruitment will be used to establish an Eligibility List and may be used to fill vacancies within departments across the City. All interested applicants must submit a completed online city application. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis, candidates will be notified via email of next steps with advanced notice. Applications will be screened carefully, and selected applicants will be invited to undergo a Structured Panel Interview to evaluate their knowledge, skills and abilities. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of applicants deemed eligible before making selection decisions. The selection process may be modified based on the needs of the City. 

Pre-employment Process: Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted.


City of Laguna Beach


505 Forest Avenue Laguna Beach, California, 92651


(949) 497-0324

(949) 497-0324


To Apply:

This WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please call (714) 480-6500. TDD/TTY users, please call the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2922 or 711. Please call 72 hours in advance to allow the OC Workforce Solutions Center to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this program.

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