A Comprehensive Human Resources Program
Working in close collaboration with employees, managers, and executives, the Human Resources team has a reputation for delivering programs and services that contribute to the overall effectiveness of the organization. Supporting more than 350 employees, who represent all stages of career development from entry-level interns to senior executives, and a diverse range of technical expertise, the Human Resources team designs, implements, and facilitates programs and practices that allow the agency to leverage the very best from its talented staff. The team is progressive, proactive, and provides outstanding customer service; they have contributed to the agency’s ability to deliver on its regional responsibilities by attracting, retaining, and developing a highly productive, engaged, and knowledgeable workforce. Current initiatives of the team are directly tied to agency strategic goals and include workforce planning, performance management, career development, recognition, and organizational development.
As a member of a seven-person team, the Specialist will perform administrative duties to support various functions and projects for the agency’s Human Resources program in areas such as staffing and recruitment, benefits administration, employee training and development, performance management, and compensation.
The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a high school diploma, or equivalent supplemented by specialized training or college level course work in human resources, business, or a related field, and five years of recent experience providing administrative support for a comprehensive program area.
SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.
How to Apply
A complete job announcement can be seen under the Job Openings tab on the SANDAG website at www.sandag.org/jobs. We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG employment application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the employment application but are not a substitute for this document.
The employment application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website at www.sandag.org/jobs. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing
To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, applicants are asked to respond to the Supplemental Questions below. The information can be up to
300 words per question and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.
- Describe three work habits or strategies that best demonstrate your ability to support a busy team.
- Please provide an example of when you had to respond to an upset employee or customer while communicating information. What steps did you take to help resolve the situation?
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.
This position is Open until Filled. The first review of applications for this position will begin on Friday,
May 4, 2018.
Location/Region: San Diego, CA (US - 92101)