City of Kyle Texas
  • 08-Mar-2023 to 08-Apr-2023 (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • 68600-74800 per year Pay is dependent on experience and certifications
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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The Compensation Analyst provides compensation expertise by advising and directly supporting Human Resources team members and all levels of management in providing compensation solutions covering a wide range of pay issues including job structure and salary range development, base pay administration, and pay guidance. This position serves as a collaborative team-member in the design, development, and implementation of city-wide compensation programs, practices, policies and procedures that are competitive, cost-effective, and equitable. The successful candidate will use a proactive and innovative approach to ensure that our employee compensation offerings are competitive, drive operational results, are aligned with our culture, and are understood and valued by our managers and employees. Must be both strategic and passionate.


  • Plans, designs, develops, implements, and evaluates major classification and compensation projects and programs with the approval of the Director of Human Resources and City Manager.
  • Develops proposal for compensation procedures city for the Director of Human Resources to review.
  • Provides advice and recommendations to leadership on a broad range of classification and compensation issues and decisions.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and recommends solutions for various compensation problems and monitors implementation of agreed upon actions until the problem has been resolved.
  • Analyzes organizational structures and jobs to establish job descriptions, classifications, placements, and market matches for pay comparison purposes.
  • Thoroughly analyzes complex compensation data to assure equitable pay practices and makes recommendations for adjustments in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.
  • Coordinates the conducting and analysis of both formal and informal compensation surveys.
  • Coordinates the development of cost estimates of the financial impact of compensation programs and actions.
  • Supports Human Resources Manager/Civil Service Director in overall operations of the department and as needed.
  • Analyzes morale indicators and other personnel measurements such as, but not limited to, surveys, turnover, and grievances; presents recommendations for new or revised compensation programs when needed.
  • Provides training, technical assistance, policy interpretation, and advice to managers and staff regarding classification and compensation topics and .
  • Designs communication instruments to educate and inform management in the daily activities related to compensation/classification.
  • Consistently applies policies and procedures when trouble shooting classification/compensation issues and provides technical advice to departments in the resolution of these issues.
  • Develops and maintains salary structures by ensuring market matches reflect as close as possible to City of Kyle benchmarked positions to maintain established level of competitiveness.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge and skill in conducting market salary surveys using standard compensation practices such as aging market data, familiarity with variables affecting the external market to support a competitive pay for the City of Kyle to attracts, retain and motivate human resources to meet departmental business needs.
  • Reviews position classification and FLSA designations for management proposed staffing plans, reorganizations, and vacant postings.
  • Reviews and recommends hourly, salary, and executive level salary offers and salary adjustments for conformance to established policies, practices, and guidelines, ensuring internal and external equity, and legal compliance of organizational pay practices.
  • Conducts special studies, custom surveys, and special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends relating to HR and recommends best practices or solutions.
  • Maintains relationships with municipalities or similar organizations to identify and analyze organizational trends and best practices in compensation and recommend appropriate action.
  • Develops and conducts training and communication materials on compensation-related topics to continually educate management and employees on Team Kyle compensation philosophy, programs, and practices to ensure proper performance, pay decisions, and compliance with legal standards.
  • Acquires and applies advanced knowledge of relevant human resources discipline(s); provides insight and guides management on issues identifying opportunities and potential solutions.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Kyle Core Roles as an Employee by:

  • Knowledge - Knowledgeable in all aspects of job and City operations; maintains a high quality of work; follows health and safety guidelines.
  • Yes-Attitude - Demonstrates superior customer service; treats other employees and citizens with kindness; promotes goodwill; solves conflict with tact.
  • Leading Edge - Continually looking for areas to improve upon; decisive and adaptive; supports new ideas; a driver for change. Innovative
  • Employee Accountability -Actively seeks and gives performance feedback in order to determine developmental opportunities; uses feedback as an opportunity for continuous improvement.


  • Experience in analyzing large data sets and creating compensation data models.
  • Knowledge of employment Federal, State, and Local laws pertaining to Human Resources practice.
  • Knowledge of City human resources practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of classification and compensation systems and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, data collection, analysis, synthesis and research finding presentation.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
  • Skill in using computers and HR related software applications including Microsoft Office products with emphasis on Excel (VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to process, manipulate, and summarize reports.
  • Ability to lead, coordinate, and implement multiple and complex activities.
  • Ability to communicate concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to independently set priorities, meet timelines, and use rational judgement in decision making.
  • Ability to prepare detailed and accurate reports and to present to leadership to include City Council as requested by City Manager
  • Ability to develop policies and procedures for a public organization.
  • Ability to provide leadership within the Human Resources Department and throughout City departments.
  • Ability to think innovatively while supporting an appreciation and understanding of past practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • High School Diplomas or equivalent and additional full-time directly related human resources generalist and or compensation experience may be substituted on an equivalent year-for-year basis in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of directly related human resources generalist experience, with at least two (2) years of that incorporating compensation and classification experience.
  • Master's Degree in Human Resources, Management, or Business Administration from an accredited agency preferred but not required.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Professional in Human Resources designation (PHR), or Senior Professional in Human Resources designation (SPHR) preferred.
  • Valid State of Texas Driver's License.

Anyone who has a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.


The physical demands/working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Physical requirements include lifting up to 20 pounds rarely.  Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; reaching frequently; standing, walking and pushing/pulling occasionally; lifting, carrying, kneeling, crouching, bending and foot controls rarely. Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually moderately quiet.

This position description has been prepared to aid in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions. This description is not intended to limit or change the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to, or remove, from any section of this document as it believes, in its judgment, to be proper.

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