Classification & Compensation Analyst - City of Seattle - Seattle, WA

Thursday, May 09, 2019 10:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Job Title : Classification & Compensation Analyst 

Closing Date/Time : Tue. 05/28/19 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary : $72,578.88 - $84,522.24 Annually

Job Type : Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time

Location : Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave., Seattle, Washington

Department: Seattle Department of Human Resources

Embrace Excellence! How would you like to contribute to a team which is working to provide the highest level of service to its partners and employees? The City of Seattle's Compensation and Classification team is experiencing an exciting transformation where operational excellence and service is the expectation, standard and culture. We are currently seeking a focused, highly skilled, individual to share in this experience by joining our team as a Classification & Compensation Analyst in the City's centralized Human Resource Department (SDHR). If you would like to contribute to this evolution, please read on for more information.  

 Job Responsibilities

To be successful, you will have a good foundation in:

• The technical aspects of classification and compensation work

• Critical thinking and analysis

• Professional level writing and oral communication

You will have a passion for: 

• Service delivery excellence

• Workforce equity

• Working on complex projects and delivering quality timely results


In addition to the knowledge, skills, and focus listed above, this position also requires:

Experience:  Two years' experience in professional personnel administration

Education:  A baccalaureate degree in human resource management, business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field

Equivalency:  A combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform this job

CCP and experience working in a union environment is desirable

  Additional Information:  

To be considered for this job, please complete the application fully and attach:     

• A cover letter explaining your interest in this job and the knowledge, skills and abilities you would bring to it 

• A current resume 

• A representative sample of a staff report related to your work in classification and/or compensation that you've independently prepared, which represents both your writing and analytical skills

Questions? Please contact Kate Moore at

This hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information.

Who may apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life exp


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