LABOR RELATIONS MANAGER
Salary: $12,412.40 - $15,853.07 Monthly
Location: CA, CA
Job Type: Full-Time
Division: Chief Operating Officer - IT and Administrative Services
Job Number: 01188-E (re-posted 1-22-21)
Closing: 2/16/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Labor Relations Unit
Are you an experienced public sector labor relations professional who's passionate about collaborating, building relationships, and elevating the workforce? If so, check out this opportunity.
Valley Water seeks to be the premier public sector agency for employees in the Bay Area. That's about more than just great wages and benefits. It's about creating an environment where employees feel included and valued - where employees see how their work is making a difference in their community - where passion, excellence and teamwork are celebrated. Valley Water's Labor Relations Manager will be a key figure in driving and supporting this culture.
The Labor Relations Manager will serve as management's representative in all matters of employer-employee relations, serve as Valley Water's negotiator, and oversee the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements. They will lead a team of two to oversee the administrative systems necessary to manage a comprehensive labor relations program.
Valley Water is the water resource agency for Santa Clara County, supplying safe, clean water, providing flood protection, and serving as an environmental steward for healthy ecosystems. Valley Water serves approximately two million people in 15 cities and manages 10 dams and surface water reservoirs, three water treatment plants, a state-of-the-art water quality laboratory, 400 acres of groundwater recharge ponds, and 275 miles of streams.
Our ideal candidate is an experienced public sector labor relations professional who's fluent in negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements on behalf of management with multiple labor unions. They are an experienced people manager with a track record of building relationships, instilling passion and enthusiasm, and administering systems and programs to achieve compliance with agreements and management commitments.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ideal Candidate's Background Includes:
Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria listed below.
Five (5) years of experience in public sector labor relations, including significant responsibility negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements with multiple labor unions and two (2) years of direct supervisory experience.
Ideal Skills and Abilities:
Ideal Training and Education:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field to human resources.
*This position will receive a confidential salary differential of 5%.
Required License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for a reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
To review the detailed Job Description, click http://apps2.valleywater.org/About_Us/_Jobs/Salary_and_Classification/_Spec_PDFs/JD%20Labor%20Relations%20Manager%209-2020.pdf (https://get.adobe.com/reader/)
For more information or to apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/2152278
(1) The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance exercise, written exercise and/or interview.
(2) The Employment Application, Qualifying Information Questions and/or Supplemental Questions will be evaluated based on the ideal candidate criteria listed above. Resumes are highly recommended.
NOTE: Position and start date is subject to availability of funds. Valley Water retains the right to re-post this position as deemed necessary.
Consideration may be given to existing applicant pools within the same classification.
Valley Water's Equal Opportunity Non-Discrimination Policy is available for review upon request.
Valley Water will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance of any special needs by calling 408-630-2260.
Please be aware that once submitted all application materials become the property of Valley Water and will not be returned. Human Resources staff are not authorized to make copies of application materials for applicants.
To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/2152278
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