Senior HR Consultant – HR Department

  • CPS HR Consulting
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full Time Human Resources

Job Description


CPS HR Consulting is a Joint Powers Authority public agency providing consulting services to government agencies and non-profit organizations across the United States and Canada.  We bring expertise from both the public and private sectors to help our clients in many aspects of human capital management.

We have developed a successful culture that expects and supports the participation of every employee in achieving the goals and values of the organization.  We enjoy a collaborative environment where innovation is encouraged.  There are rewarding and challenging work opportunities for motivated, creative employees.  We offer flexible work schedules, technology connected work teams, and opportunities to grow within our organization.  Check out the video featuring our employees on our Careers page.


CPS HR Consulting has an exciting opportunity in our internal HR Department in Sacramento for an experienced HR professional to be a part of a team that supports the mission and vision of the organization.  The Senior HR Consultant will report to the Director of Human Resources and assist with the engagement and management of our workforce.  The ideal candidate will be articulate in written and verbal communication, flexible, adaptable, innovative in improving processes, able to resolve conflicts, value diversity, possess excellent analytical and research skills and be highly technologically competent with various computer and HRIS systems.  The successful candidate will also have a solid background as a human resources generalist, in-depth knowledge of human resources laws and practices, experience in recruitment and selection, classification, compensation, overall human resources principles and methodologies as well as workers’ compensation and onboarding.   The Senior HR Consultant will also consult with internal and external clients to assist the organization in achieving its organizational objectives. 

TYPICAL DUTIES include but are not limited to:

  • Apply theoretical principles and methodologies and relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities in support of all functions related to the human resource management, administration, and operation.
  • Lead recruitment and selection activities for all classifications and employment categories.
  • Develop, select, and/or administer written and oral examination tools and processes; may assist in the coordination of the exam processes.
  • Conduct job analyses and classification studies to confirm and quantify KSAs and task statements used in the organization’s classification system.
  • Provide consultative advice and assistance to internal supervisors and managers in all areas of performance management and employee relations functions.
  • Assist in updating Human Resources policies and processes.
  • Gather information, analyze, and develop written reports and recommendations: compensation and benefit surveys, HR best practices, policies and procedures, and other specialty projects as assigned. 
  • Function as an active HR team participant with direct knowledge and involvement in managing the organization’s workforce and our HRIS, applicant tracking and related electronic systems.
  • Work collaboratively to build and maintain effective relationships with CPS HR team members and clients and use state-of-the-art technology tools.
  • Possess an intermediate to advanced proficiency using MS Office products and the ability to produce written reports, statistical analyses and presentations.



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, or closely related field.  


Must have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience as an HR Generalist performing recruitment and selection activities, classification, compensation and employee relations.  Must be technologically competent and experienced with HRIS systems and MS Office, embrace change, take initiative and work independently and collaboratively as needed.

It is highly desirable that the successful candidate have experience in public sector HR and experience working with a partially remote workforce.


Our generous benefits package includes paid time off, choice of medical plans, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, additional voluntary benefits, along with membership in the CalPERS retirement system.

Applications will be accepted through 7/25/18. 

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree


$83,675 - $104,594