• Human Resources Director

    City of Cartersville
    Job Description
    The City of Cartersville has an immediate need for a Human Resources Director to lead/direct Human Resources administration and provide Human Resources support for the City’s operations and approximately 360 employees. The position will be responsible for all aspects of Human Resources management including recruitment, employment, wage/salary administration, policy administration, employee relations and performance management.

    • Provide leadership and guidance for City employees regarding human resource matters by managing a comprehensive human resource office.
    • Develop/implement/administer all City personnel policies.
    • Ensure compliance with all City Ordinances, State and Federal laws/regulations.
    • Provide assistance to Department Heads regarding all Human Resources related issues, including manpower planning, employee performance issues, employment/promotions, etc.
    • Administer City’s drug/alcohol/drug testing process, including employee awareness and compliance in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations.
    • Schedule periodic leadership, sexual harassment, diversity and other employee training.
    • Provide ongoing promotion and communication to employees and prospective employees about the benefits associated with City employment including insurance benefits, investment options for retirement savings, pension plans, and training and development opportunities
    • Manage/Maintain City’s employee insurance/benefit programs, including Workers’ Compensation, group medical/dental, City’s Pension Plan, etc.
    • Assist/Advise City Manager Succession Planning/Employee Development, including maintenance of City’s Organizational Chart.
    • Provide assistance with City’s Risk Management Process, including vendor section, claims administration, incident investigation, development of risk elimination initiatives.

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field is required.  A Master's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field is preferred.
    • Minimum of eight (8) years of senior Human Resources Management experience, preferably in a local government and/or a utility organization.
    • Certification: A nationally-recognized human resource-related certification such as PHR (Professional in Human Resources), SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional), or SHRM-SCP (SHRM Senior Certified Professional) is preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience/success in managing all areas of Human Resources.
    • Knowledge of relevant federal/state laws, regulations, city codes of ordinances, etc., as applied in a local government environment.
    • Ability to operate as an organizational consultant with operating department management.
    • Demonstrated ability to use PC based software; including MS Office Excel, Word, and specialized Human Resources related software packages.
    • Ability to organize/maintain manual and electronic files and data.
    • Excellent interpersonal communications skills.

    Qualified individuals interested in applying for this position should forward their resume ASAP. Position is open until filled. Please email Cover letter, Resume and Qualifications to: HR@cityofcartersville.org.
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