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JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-35 (Human Resource Director)

 

THE POSITION OF:                           Human Resource Director

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:                Managing Director

CLASSIFICATION:                            Management

SALARY:                                            $86,991.75

POSTING DATE:                               April 25, 2022

 

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The Human Resource Director is responsible for overseeing daily operations within the Human Resources Division, including administering policies and procedures, programs and practices, planning, organizing, training and development, departmental development, employee relations, benefits and compensation.  The Human Resource Director implements the practices and objectives to provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture, emphasizing empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment and the recruitment

and ongoing development of the workforce.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Participates in the division’s annual budget preparation
  • Administers the personnel system of the City subject to the provisions of law, Charter, or Ordinance
  • Develops and administers an effective recruitment program
  • Develops and maintains position descriptions, classifications and pay plans
  • Establishes and maintains the employee handbook
  • Participates in labor relations including negotiations, contract administration, grievance procedures and related programs
  • Prepares position evaluation procedures and assists supervisors in implementation
  • Develops and coordinates training programs and professional development opportunities
  • Prepares and implements disciplinary procedures
  • Directs employee benefit programs including sick leave, vacation, compensatory time and insurance plans
  • Oversees the administration and ensures compliance with the Family Medical Leave Act
  • Directs the affirmative action plan, participates in the City Diversity Board and maintains the EEOC requirements
  • Oversees the Risk and Safety, Civil Service and Benefits Programs
  • Maintains and facilitates positive working relationships between the city, employees and collective bargaining groups
  • Ensures participation and compliance with all Human Resources related audits

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:         

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, or equivalent training and experience
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred, or certification to be obtained within six months from hire date

Experience/Requirements

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in exempt level Human Resource work with a minimum of three (3) years in a unionized workforce
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

 

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