Human Resource Director
Company: City of Southaven
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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opportunities by clicking on the Notify Me button. Under general
direction of the Mayor, the Human Resource Director designs,
delivers and supports human resource solutions to meet management
and staffing needs. This position provides tools, concepts and
illustrative strategies on issues related to organizational
structure and staffing; training and development; compensation and
benefits; safety, health and risk management; and employee
relations and payroll.
--Essential Duties and Responsibilities The list of duties is a
representative sample of the work appropriate to this class and
does not include all the duties that may be assigned to a
particular position. Other duties may be assigned.
Oversees recruitment and selection/recommendation processes by
consulting with department heads on staffing issues, develop
recruitment strategies for regular and seasonal employees. Work
with Mayor and Department Heads to design and administer employment
tests and screening processes. Participate in selection decisions
and oversee new employees' orientation process.
Oversees personnel administration and provide advice on City
policies, labor agreements and procedures. Stay informed on local,
state and federal laws and discipline procedures. Oversee
compensation and benefit programs. Work with Mayor to analyze job
tasks and work processes for new positions and reclassifications.
Write job descriptions. Coordinate classification studies. Conduct
salary surveys. Coordinate benefit committee meetings with health
insurance broker. Review contracts and communicates benefit
programs/options. Oversees training and development by identifying
training needs and acceptance levels. Determine training approaches
and instructors. Locate and recommend training programs and
consultants. Coordinate external training events as needed.
Oversees the City's Safety Program. Provide support staff and
training resources to safety committee. Serve as a liaison with
insurance carriers and monitors the workers' compensation program.
Identify safety and health issues and ways to minimize workplace
accidents. Examines accident claims. Assures city compliance with
ADA requirements. Supervises and provides direction and technical
assistance to assigned staff, including prioritizing and developing
work plans, evaluating staff performance, monitoring progress on
projects, interpreting policies and procedures, establishing
standards, making hiring and termination recommendations, making
pay rate change recommendations and providing training and
development for staff.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as assigned.
Knowledge of: Recruitment theories and principles. Health insurance
issues. Training theories and principles. Local, state and federal
laws governing human resources. Payroll processing with specific
operational knowledge with ADP a plus Personal computers and
related software applications. Workers Compensation. Affordable
Care Act. Skills and Abilities to: Interview and screen applicants.
Interpret policies and procedures. Develop skills assessments.
Perform job analysis. Write job descriptions and train staff to
maintain and update. Conduct salary survey processes. Make
presentations. Coach supervisors and employees on conflict
resolution. Receive work direction and suggestions. Apply excellent
internal and external customer service skills Make presentations
and develop reports that may include technical information. Use
work processing, spreadsheet and database programs or other
application software as required for position. Comply with safety
requirements of the position and actively promote safe work
practices. Communicate effectively with coworkers, management,
elected officials and the general public, and display excellent
interpersonal skills and awareness of controversial and/or
sensitive issues. Education, Training and Experience: A typical way
of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is
to have obtained a Bachelor's degree in Business, Public
Administration, Human Resource Management, or a related field, and
four years in a related field or an equivalent combination of
education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the
essential functions of the position. In addition the ideal
candidate should have HR experience in class/comp, recruitment and
selection, benefits and compensation, safety and training, and
general administration. A Master's degree in Public Administration,
Human Resources, or related field may substitute years of
Previous governmental human resource experience is preferred.
Licensing and Other Requirements: Positions in this classification
require the ability to possess and maintain a valid driver's
license and ability to meet the City's driving standards.
Certification from IPMA (IPMA-CP, IPMA-CS), or SHRM (PHR, SPHR) is
Physical and Mental Demands Frequent repetitive motions including,
but are not limited to, hand, wrist and finger movements; daily
walking, reaching, standing, talking, hearing and seeing. Sedentary
Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry,
push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only
occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential
duties of this class with reasonable accommodation. Reasonable
accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis and depend,
in part, on the specific requirements for the job, the limitations
related to disability and the ability of the hiring department to
accommodate the limitation.
The City of Southaven is an equal opportunity employer.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement
between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the
employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job
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