Website City of San Jose

The Deadline to Apply for this position is at 11:59 P.M. on 5/18/2022.

To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at

The position of Analyst I/II is responsible for a wide variety of professional-level analytic work in support of an assigned functional area such as:

grant administration,
organizational analysis,
general administration, and
human resources.

Assignment areas may be specific to a City department or may include functions encompassing multiple departments. Duties in the position of Analyst I/II include conducting studies, analyzing data and preparing conclusions. Analyst I/II staff also coordinate services with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies and private organizations, and the general public, and performs related work as required.

The Analyst I salary range is $73,528.00 to $89.398.40. The Analyst II salary range is $80,246.40 to $97,531.20.

The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Analyst I/II classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.

The Analyst I/II is the flexibly staffed entry/journey class in the Analyst series, described as follows:

Analyst I – This is the entry-level class in the Analyst classification series. This class is responsible for providing support for an assigned operational and/or program area where expertise is gathered in a specific field of work. Positions at this level are not expected to function with the same amount of knowledge or skill level as positions allocated to the Analyst II level and usually exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established structure or pattern. Exceptions or changes in procedures are explained in detail as they arise. As experience is gained, assignments become more varied and are performed with greater independence.

Analyst II – This is the journey-level class in the Analyst classification series responsible for performing the full range of professional support for an assigned operational and/or program area. Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Analyst II is distinguished from Analyst I in that they may provide training to an Analyst I and/or clerical staff. This class is distinguished from the Senior Analyst in that the latter class performs the most complex work assigned to the series, including serving as a supervisor over professional staff.

Gathers, organizes, and analyzes data relating to specific assignments which require research from which conclusions can be drawn; prepares analyses and reports with recommendations/options; explains report recommendations and conclusions to customers.
Obtains data and other information from operating departments through use of questionnaires, personal visits, and otherwise as indicated; prepares analyses and reports and/or studies with recommendations/options as indicated; and proposes or suggests appropriate action to supervisor/management.
Confers with supervisor/management and others on administrative problems; gathers and analyzes facts about departmental organization, staffing, and workload; evaluates and prepares recommendations on departmental requests for program changes; provides for and assists in the installation of improved systems or organization; and prepares and revises policy and procedures manuals and instructional materials.
May be assigned to provide professional support within an assigned human resources program area such as recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, workers compensation, and training; coordinates program services internally and externally, performing administrative and technical tasks to deliver program services.
As assigned, investigates and attempts to resolve customer complaints and/or inquiries.
As assigned, participates with groups in analyzing and evaluating community conditions and needs; offers guidance and counsel in the establishment of goals and techniques of achievement.

As assigned, provides support to the City’s and department’s budget process; reviews budget requests; summarizes findings; assembles and analyzes data; proposes or suggests appropriate actions including reallocation of resources; works with operating departments to facilitate budget proposal preparation and execution of adopted budgets.

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in a range of divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

Analyst I: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

Analyst II: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years of increasingly responsible professional staff analytic or administrative experience conducting studies, organizing and analyzing data, and preparing reports, recommendations, or conclusions for a functional area in budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration, or human resources.

Acceptable Substitution: Additional years of experience in a position comparable to the Staff Specialist with the City of San José in areas such as budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration or human resources may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis.

Employment Eligibility:  Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.

To apply, applicants must complete an application via the City of San Jose’s website at

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