Human Resources Director
|Salary Range:||$83,271 to $135,774, DOQ|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Under overall direction from the Assistant City Manager, develops, recommends and implements City policies, procedures, and programs relating to attracting, retaining, and motivating City employees in the areas of recruitment, compensation and benefits, training, performance evaluation, records, and employee relations. Ensures the City’s employment practices comply with federal and state regulations. The positions oversees the People and Culture Department.|
Affects all full-time, part-time, and temporary City employees. Develops and maintains effective relationships with City employees and management, external benefit providers, and regulatory agencies. Occasionally interfaces directly with City Council members and the general public.
|Duties:||1. Develop and implement a recruitment process and staffing plan for all City departments: create and place job opening advertisements and otherwise develop applicant pools; provide interviewing services, as requested; process candidate applications and track EEO/Affirmative Action compliance; extend job offers on behalf of City managers; track staffing against staffing plan. |
2. Deliver new-hire orientations to ensure incoming employees are appropriately informed of City policies and procedures relating to their employment: schedule employees for orientation; process benefit plan enrollment applications and other required paperwork; distribute employee handbook and City policies.
3. Administer the City’s salary program to ensure equitable and competitive salary opportunities: prepare and modify the City’s organization charts and job descriptions; collect and evaluate appropriate market pay data; recommend updates to City’s salary structure(s); recommend appropriate adjustments to overall salary budget; recommend and implement policies and procedures relating to individual salary rates and salary rate adjustments; develop, recommend and administer other cash pay programs.
4. Administer and evaluate the City’s employee benefit programs to ensure ongoing effectiveness: assess benefit provider performance/cost; negotiate with providers annually to minimize cost and maximize benefit levels; recommend modifications to benefit plans and or providers as indicated; coordinate Workers’ Compensation claims, benefits, and records.
5. Administer the City’s performance evaluation program(s): schedule and monitor the completion of performance evaluations on a timely basis; evaluate and modify performance evaluation process and related forms to ensure relevance to departmental needs; review completed performance evaluations to ensure compliance with sound management practices and governing laws/regulations.
6. Develop an employee training/development policy and budget for City employees: deliver effective human resources-related training/development programs to City management and staff as needed; monitor related budget.
7. Advise and counsel management and employees with respect to resolving employee-related issues: act as liaison between management and employees, when indicated; counsel management regarding appropriate disciplinary actions; act as witness during disciplinary counseling or employment termination sessions.
8. Prepare annual EEO/Affirmative Action Plan and monitor the City’s compliance with plan goals.
9. Review all employee status reports to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and governing laws/regulations.
10. Provide information on and interpret policies and procedures related to human resources function, including grievance and appeal procedures.
11. Develop and implement processes for voluntary and involuntary employment terminations.
12. Prepare and submit regular and special reports relating to the City’s employees as scheduled or requested by City management and the City Council.
13. Work on special projects as requested.
14. Other related duties as requested.
|Qualifications:||- Comprehensive knowledge of applicable federal and state laws/regulations government employment. |
- Working knowledge of the City’s human resources programs, processes, policies, and procedures.
- Excellent communication (verbal and written), negotiating, and analytical skills.
- Ability to develop effective working relationships with City employees at all levels.
- Ability to maintain objectivity and effectively manage conflict.
- Proficiency with personal computer, standard software applications, including Windows, MS Office applications, and other standard office equipment.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field. Candidates must have at least three (3) years of related experience in human resources management. Formal Supervisory/employee relations training required.