Human Resources Manager

Notice of Job Opening


Date: October 24, 2018

Department: Human Resources

Exp Date: Until Filled

Pay Range: Depending upon Qualifications


The purpose of this job is to plan, develop and administer comprehensive municipal human resources programs. Duties include, but are not limited to, management and supervision, research and planning, recruitment and selection, training, job classification and compensation, benefits administration, budgeting, and resolving internal employee complaints.

Examples of Work

The following examples are illustrative of the duties assigned to this class title. No attempt is made to be exhaustive in this listing.

Administers Compensation Program:

  • Conducts job analysis
  • Composes job descriptions
  • Coordinates merit review process
  • Compiles wage surveys and market analysis
  • Reviews trends in pay for performance
  • Assures compliance with appropriate regulations

Administers Benefit Program:

  • Conducts benefit surveys
  • Performs cost analysis of benefits items
  • Reviews benefits trends

Assists in development of policies and procedures:

  • Reviews existing personnel policies to identify necessary changes
  • Rewrites existing policies for presentation
  • Proposes new policies when appropriate

Assists with budgetary responsibilities of the department:

  • Assures timely processing of departmental expenses
  • Prepares disbursements to appropriate accounts of professional expenses such as GMA bill, unemployment reimbursable invoice, training sessions, etc.
  • Monitors expenses throughout budget year to maintain a balances budget
  • Assists with preparation of departmental budget

Assists with employee training:

  • Provides instruction where needed
  • Coordinates training sessions as required

Implements and monitors health/wellness program for City employees:

  • Works with employees in establishing good health practices; maintains follow-up records
  • Initiates programs to promote good health

Completes required departmental reports and surveys such as EEOC Survey of Government Employment, ICMA, GMA, etc.

Compiles and coordinates printing of employee newsletter.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws governing personnel management
  • Knowledge of training methods and techniques
  • Knowledge or ability to acquire rapidly, knowledge of City policies, procedures and precedents
  • Skill in the use of standard office equipment and visual aid equipment such as film, slide and overhead projector
  • Ability to develop comprehensive plans from general instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of various backgrounds
  • Ability to prepare written reports; to prepare and give oral training instructions; to communicate, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to deal tactfully and equitably with the public
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with employees, department heads and the general public
  • Ability to learn quickly and react positively in a rapid changing environment

Desirable Training & Experience

  • Master’s degree from standard college or university
  • At least seven years of public contact with experience in personnel related field
  • Extensive experience in contact with people of various educational levels and backgrounds
  • Must be able to successfully handle the pressures of a quick reaction type environment
  • Must be goal oriented
  • Must be team oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Courteous telephone skills
  • Possess positive attitude
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to handle pressure well
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends if necessary

General Online Application

If you have any additional questions please email or call Stephanie Crowe in the Human Resource Department: +1 706 883 2037, scrowe@lagrangega.org