Human Resource Business Partners (HRBP) I - II
Job Posted: 9 July, 2021
Company: San Bernardino County
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: San Bernardino, CA



IMMEDIATE VACANCIES - Apply ASAP for Priority Consideration

San Bernardino County's high-impact operating model for HR services empowers the HR team to function as change agents for County and departmental operations. The HR Business Partners (HRBP) are assigned to the Employee Relations Division and play a key role as consultants, advisors and innovators alongside County leaders. They are responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated county departments. They foster partnerships across HR functions to deliver value-added service to managers and employees that reflects the department's human capital priorities and business objectives.

The HR Business Partners I is the entry level into the series, offering a unique training opportunity to HR professionals seeking to advance their careers in the field of employee relations within a union environment. Upon completion of an up to 18 month training period, successful incumbents are eligible for automatic promotion to HR Business Partner II.



Competitive salary range up to $100,838 annually depending on qualifications
Future Salary Increases of 3% per year through July 30, 2022
Bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Step 14
Flexible 9/80 schedule


Competitive salary range of $91,166.40 - $123,884.80 annually depending on qualifications
Future Salary Increases of 3% per year through July 30, 2022
Bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Step 14
Recruitment and Retention Bonuses: Up to $3,000 total

Job Requirements:

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Science, Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology, Communications/Marketing or a closely related field.

HR Business Partner I: Two years (2) of journey-level professional Human Resources experience comparable to a Human Resources Analyst I or higher, with primary responsibility for one or more of the following:

  • Employee/Labor relations, including advising and representing management on employee/labor relations matters, such as employee grievances, investigations, disciplinary actions, negotiations, etc.
  • Modified duty coordination, including conducting Interactive Accommodation Process (IAP) meetings; implementing assignments; modifying jobs to accommodate occupational and non-occupational employee injuries/illnesses
  • Benefits administration, including analysis/management of medical, dental, vision, and other benefit plans and health and wellness programs; leaves management; vendor liaison and contract administration; and researching, interpreting and applying Federal and State laws pertaining to employee benefits
  • Recruitment and selection, including performing job analysis; working with managers to develop job announcements and minimum requirements; developing comprehensive recruitment strategies; screening and evaluating candidates; developing assessment tools
  • Classification and compensation as part of a structured classification plan, including conducting classification, compensation or organizational studies and salary surveys; analyzing salary information and recommending salary ranges; recommending organizational realignment and/or developing new classifications
  • Equal employment opportunity, including investigation of employment discrimination/harassment complaints; developing and presenting/training in the area of EEO
  • Learning and Organizational Development as part of Human Resources and with responsibility for the development, coordination and delivery of comprehensive, mandated and staff development related training programs to employees organization-wide.

Note: Experience obtained in a government agency or organization with union represented employees is preferred.

HR Business Partner II: Eighteen (18) months of public sector or 24 months of private sector, professional level human resources experience as an HR business partner and must include responsibility for:

  • Advising/supporting management on a wide range of human resource disciplines, including: Workforce planning, talent acquisition, compensation and employee rewards practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity and inclusion, performance management, and compliance with federal and state respective employment laws. --AND--
  • Managing and resolving complex employee/labor relations matters such as employee grievances, investigations, disciplinary actions.

All qualifying experience for HRPB II must be obtained within a public sector (i.e., government) agency or a large private sector employer with a large, union represented workforce (500+ regular employees).

For more details, please review the announcements at

Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA