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Position Description

Human Resources Analyst I
Working Title Staffing & Compensation Analyst
Department/Division Human Resources - Staffing and Compensation
Job Type Full Time
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Requisition ID:
Work Location:
Human Resources - Municipal Center
Pay Range:
A.9, $52,441 - $81,284
Starting Salary:
Depending upon Qualifications
Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Part Time Hours/Wk:
Job Open Date:
Application Deadline:

Job Duties:

Staffing and Compensation Analyst I/II

Be a part of the City of Virginia Beach Human Resources Department's mission in facilitating the recruitment, retention, and development of a sustainable quality workforce.


  • Research and respond to inquiries regarding policies and procedures and/or human resource policies/actions;
  • Conduct interviews and coaching/counseling with supervisors and employees regarding staffing and comp policies/practices;
  • Research relative market data to make recommendations in constructing applicable policies/practices;
  • Review transactions and processes to ensure compliance with applicable policy and federal regulations;
  • Coordinate recruitment and selection process for assigned departments;
  • Assist in the research and preparation of compensation studies, presentations, and recommendations (for leadership decision making purposes);
  • Review and recommend appropriate classifications and reporting structures to assist departments in aligning their people resources with customer needs/create efficiencies;
  • Review and recommend revisions to promotional policy/processes and facilitate the process implementation;
  • Consult with City Attorney as applicable.

This position offers a remote/hybrid work schedule arrangement and career progression opportunity.

Minimum Requirements:

Human Resources Analyst I Minimums: Requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to six (6) years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills and abilities and associated with such positions as human resources analyst or specialist or generalist. Must have a current and valid driver's license.

Human Resources Analyst II Minimums: Requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to eight (8) years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills and abilities and associated with such positions as Human Resources Specialist or Analyst. Must have a current and valid driver's license.

Special Requirements:

All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements:

DMV Transcript:  Not Required
CDL:  Not Required                                       
DOT History:  
Not Required                                                 
CPS Check:  Not Required
Physical:  Not Required    
Respirator:  Not Required
Polygraph Review:  
Not Required
Psychological Screening:  Not Required

Attachments Required: 


• Master’s degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration, or similar field.
• Professional designation as a SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-HR, CCP, etc.
• Municipal or government human resource experience
• Human Resources experience in a centralized environment.
• Staffing and recruitment experience.
• Experience interpreting and writing policies and procedures related to human resource functions.
• Experience reviewing compensation data to make recommendations in pay rates and compensation strategies.
• Experience conducting compensation/market salary research
• Experience collaborating with peers and hiring managers to address current, and plan for future needs.
• Practical knowledge and experience with employment laws related to hiring and compensation (FLSA, ADA, EEO, etc.).

Special Instructions:

This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed regularly and the recruitment will be closed upon receiving an adequate pool of qualified candidates or upon a selection being made.

The level at which a candidate is hired and the salary within the range is dependent on candidate qualifications (education and experience).

Human Resources Analyst I (A09): $ $52,441 (minimum salary)
Human Resources Analyst II (A11): $57,817 (minimum salary)

Related Titles: Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources Generalist, Staffing Specialist, Compensation Analyst, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Talent Acquisition Partner

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VRS Contribution:   All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.  

Drug Free Workplace:  The City of Virginia Beach maintains a drug free workplace.

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