City of Visalia

Located in Central California, the City of Visalia has a population of 140,000, and offers a small town feel with big City amenities. Visalia has some of the most affordable housing in California, typical commute times under 20 minutes, and abundant recreational opportunities. Experience Visalia: Enhance Your Life. The City of Visalia’s Human Resources and Risk Management Division oversees the functions of risk management, insurance, workers compensation, employee benefits, safety, payroll, and personnel service. The dedicated staff of ten work collaboratively and continually strive to provide exceptional service to the public and City staff of 700 full-time employees. Visit for more information!

Job Title: HR/Risk Management Analyst

Job Description 


The position functions as a professional-level resource for the organization, providing technical direction, advice, and support in all aspects of division operations. Program areas include recruitment and selection, class and compensation, labor relations, employee relations, risk management, workers compensation, and benefits administration. As part of the division’s leadership team, the Management Analyst independently oversees programs and activities; evaluates procedures to ensure efficient operations; develops and implements policies and procedures; analyzes and interprets MOUs, policies, and laws; performs complex assignments and serves in a lead capacity.

Upcoming challenges facing the division relate to improving recruitment and retention, enhancing employee engagement, implementing new technology, workers compensation and employee benefits, safety operations and regulatory changes.

Job Requirements 


Significant professional level human resources and/or risk management experience is essential, preferably in a public sector setting, and a bachelor’s degree in a related field is highly desirable. Along with technical expertise, the ideal candidate will be a self-directed, strong relationship builder with excellent communication skills, customer focused, creative, analytical, organized, tech savvy, and results driven. Effectively managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines as well as possessing good judgment in making thoughtful decisions is critical.

Apply by: Thu, 06/01/2023

To Apply, Contact: 
Diane Davis
(559) 713-4575