Under the limited general direction of the SSM II, the incumbent will serve as the Air Resources Board (ARB) and California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) Labor Relations Officer and is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of the labor relations programs. Independently performs the most complex and sensitive labor relations staff work involving all aspects of the ARB and Cal/EPA labor relations programs. Consult with, advise and provide labor relations expertise to ARB management, Cal/EPA agency staff and other Cal/EPA BDO labor relations ahd personnel management staff on a variety of complex and sensitive labor relations and human resources matters. Independently provide consultation and recommend alternatives to management in making determinations involving interpretation, implementation and administration of provisions of labor agreements for 12 bargaining units, ensure ARB and Cal/EPA compliance with laws, rules and other policies and procedures related to the State's Labor Relations and Personnel Management Programs. Represent ARB and Cal/EPA interests as an active member of statewide management negotiation teams; identify issues, conduct research and participate in development and costing of ARB, and Cal/EPA management proposals and positions in preparation for statewide and impact bargaining negotiations; review, interpret and identify for the Department of Personnel Administration (DPA) specific impact of and potential issues associated with proposals prepared by the DPA, other State Departments as well as proposals presented by employee representatives. Assist in the preparation and development of management proposals and counter proposals during the course of negotiations; provide regular status updates to ARB and Cal/EPA management.
In addition to the above, the incubment serves as the ARB Conflict of Interest Filing Officer, Ethics Program Coordinator and Telework Coordinator for ARB and administers the ARB Workforce Planning Program.
Knowledge of the State Labor Relations Program and experience with collective bargaining negotiations and impact bargaining and development of bargaining proposals. Comfortable working with labor representatives and job stewards.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Qualified Labor Relations Analyst candidates will also be considered.
If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of any degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Staci Kusaba. Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
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