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Director of Human Resources & Risk Management, City of Georgetown

Position Category: Human Resources

Job Duties:
  • Leads and directs all functions of the Human Resources (HR) and Risk Management department. Generally, the position executes the strategic and tactical functions of HR. Additionally, leads the safety efforts and committee, and fulfills related reporting requirements. Serves as support staff to the City Administrator and department heads relating to all HR and risk management issues. Executes the tasks and activities to ensure the City is in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Manages the administrative functions of HR and risk management while developing strategic action plans that impact employees citywide. Serves as a member of the Executive Cabinet Team (ECT). Reports to the City Administrator.

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business/Public Administration, or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years' experience in a Human Resource Generalist role, with managerial experience, and experience preferably working with elected officials and local government. Master's degree preferred. Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and/or Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of state and federal employment and labor laws. Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Suite, payroll processing, and HRIS software Demonstrated success in presenting and training in-person and virtually.
  • Must be able to lift, reach, bend, exert force or move objects weighing up to 20 pounds. May require sitting, standing, or walking for an extended period of time. Operate office equipment such as: computers, copiers, scanners, phones, fax machines, calculators, postage machines, folder/sealer/label machines, etc. Utilize a level and tape measure. Adapt in a stressful work environment and in emergency situations.

Pay Info:
Salary Range: $52,659.67 - $73,723.74 annually depending on experience.

How to apply:
Please visit the City's website to review the full job description and to apply online. Previous applicants need not apply.

The City of Georgetown is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.