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Compensation Analyst

July 28, 2014 2:27 PM | Deleted user


201410              position 00092322


Compensation Analyst   (16065)


200 Piedmont Avenue, West Tower; Atlanta, GA 30334


08/15/2014 or until filled


All Applicants




$40,000 - $55,000

(Salary offer  will be based on experience, credentials, pay equity, and statewide rules)


The Human Resources Administration Division of the Department of Administrative Services seeks a working level Compensation Analyst who will provide analysis, research and technical expertise in the Benefits & Compensation Unit for enterprise job classification and compensation programs.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to build and maintain trusting, collaborative relationships with HR professionals at all levels throughout the state
  • A strong customer service focus
  • A desire to support the success of state government employers by providing guidance and resources to build and maintain a quality state government workforce
  • Knowledge of applicable employment laws
  • Desire and willingness to develop knowledge and skills in other areas of HR


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops strong knowledge of culture and mission of assigned state entities to facilitate decision-making that supports the organizations’ business needs
  • Maintains enterprise-level focus on compensation management activities, while understanding unique characteristics of state entities with wide variety of missions
  • Analyzes salary and related workforce data to develop sound compensation recommendations based on market and internal equity considerations, as well as business priorities
  • Responds to third party salary and compensation practices surveys
  • Analyzes salary survey data to guide salary recommendations
  • Conducts job audits as necessary to collect information as part of job evaluation process
  • Prepares reports/summaries and presentations
  • Conducts ongoing research and participates in networking activities to develop and maintain awareness of best practices
  • Provides guidance to agencies on non-base compensation programs (incentives and rewards)
  • Conducts modeling and financial impact analyses

This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment background check and may require periodic travel.


Completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience in human resources OR One year of experience in an equivalent area to the lower level. NOTE: Professional experience may substitute for the degree on a year for year basis


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following items below.  PLEASE CLEARLY INDICATE YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THESE QUALIFICATIONS ON YOUR RESUME.   

  • Professional level experience in compensation analysis and administration
  • PeopleSoft HCM experience, to include using queries to generate reports
  • PHR or SPHR Certification
  • CCP Certification
  • Advanced Excel skills (look-ups, formulas, pivot tables, macros, regression analysis)
  • Advanced Power Point skills
  • Intermediate SharePoint skills (document owner, contributing on content)
  • Intermediate Adobe Acrobat skills



  • Resumes should be emailed to:  recruiter@doas.ga.gov or faxed to 404-463-3699 by close of business (5:00 p.m.) August 15, 2014. 
  • Please reference the job title or announcement number for which you are applying. 
  • Please include salary requirements on your resume.

Applications/resumes received without a job title, announcement number or salary history will be considered unsolicited applications and will not be reviewed.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

You may also apply through the Careers website at https://www.careers.ga.gov/ by the published deadline.  Should you need an alternate method to apply as a reasonable accommodation, please contact Sharon Carter in DOAS Human Resources at 404-656-2789 or recruiter@doas.ga.gov

DOAS is an equal opportunity employer

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