The Human Resources Director serves a strategic role in a fast-paced, highly-unionized environment undergoing cultural change. The Human Resources Director plans, develops, interprets, and implements all activities of the Human Resources Department through subordinate staff, in collaboration with the District’s Officers, Deputy General Managers, and department heads to support the District’s operations and objectives. Key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, employee recruitment, selection, and retention; records management; labor and employee relations; organizational development and training; benefits administration; job classification and compensation; and performance management and recognition
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Must have any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to:
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in human resources management, industrial relations, public or business administration, social sciences, psychology, or related curriculum.
At least five years experience in a significant leadership role (either in a managerial or executive capacity) in a full-time HR professional level position.
Demonstrated experience in recruitment and selection; classification and compensation; performance management; training and development; benefits administration; employee and labor relations; risk management; and worker’s compensation.
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