Steven A. Harman Associates, LLC


Human Resources Consulting

Leaders in public human resources consulting

Representative Projects

Below is a partial listing of recent engagements.  Your are invited to contact us for further information to see how Steven A. Harman Associates, LLC can assist you!


Recent Engagements

  • Conducted a labor-relations training program for a large San Francisco Bay area police department

    • Served as chief spokesperson for a Bay area city in labor contract negotiations

      • Conducted an organizational analysis, staffing plan and multiple recruitments for an IT Department for a San Francisco Bay Area city


      • Conducted executive searches for a wide array of positions including Deputy Public Works Director/City Engineer, Director of Park Operations, IT Systems Analyst and Technicians, Chief Building Official, Fire Chief and Human Resources Director


      • Prepared a cost-benefit analysis of providing outsourced or in-house information management services for a Bay Area agency


      • Conducted a comprehensive audit of a human resource department for a mid-size Southern California city


      • Provided small group facilitation services for a California county's human resources department staff

      • Conducted several employee investigations for a large County


      • Developed and implemented a comprehensive "Preventing Sexual Harassment" training program for a small San Francisco Bay Area city


      • Conducted a staffing and resource utilization audit of a municipality's Senior Citizens Center


      • Revised and validated the certification examination used by the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR).  This is a written, on-line multiple choice type examination required to obtain professional HR certification


      • Conducted classification and compensation studies for numerous Bay Area agencies


      • Successfully conducted a facilitation between management and organized labor regarding an agency's compensation, benefit and pension program


      • Testified as an expert witness in cases pertaining to wrongful termination, illegal harassment, race, disability and age discrimination


      • Conducted a comprehensive review of a Public Works Department for a major Bay-area agency


      • Served as Interim Human Resources Manager for several Bay area agencies


      • Conducted a management review of a drug-treatment center in Central California


      • Conducted management audits for two police agencies in Arizona
      • Successfully facilitated a labor-management dispute in a large San Francisco Bay Area Fire Department


      • Conducted a comprehensive job analysis for a Wastewater Collection Technician job series for a large San Francisco Bay Area wastewater treatment facility

        • Performed a comprehensive analysis of the human resources management program for a community health clinic