Blacksburg, Virginia (pop. 44,000) seeks an innovative, creative and dynamic professional to serve as Human Resources Manager. This position works as part of the Town’s administration/management team overseeing the activities and day-to-day functions of the Human Resources Division. This is an exciting position that combines the overall management of Human Resources with the ability to work closely in a collaborative and empathetic manner with the Town’s excellent staff members. The ideal candidate for this position will be innovative and creative in formulating and recommending solutions and will possess thorough knowledge of the best practices in local government human resources management.
The Human Resources Manager administers the Town’s Human Resources program which includes employee recruitment, selection, training, development and retention; compensation and benefits; affirmative action and equal employment opportunity, disciplinary actions and terminations. The Manager also coordinates the Town’s overall workers’ compensation and risk management program.
The Human Resources Manager reports directly to the Deputy Town Manager and manages a staff of two, a Human Resources Specialist and a Human Resources Generalist, and manages a budget of $300,000. The position is considered a working Manager, so some task-oriented duties are performed in addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations. There is also a Human Resources Generalist assigned to the Transit Department who works closely with the Human Resources Manager and staff. The Town staff consists of 294 FTEs and another 107-part time and/or seasonal positions.
Education and Experience
Characteristics and Traits
Compensation and Benefits
The expected starting salary is $75,000 to $95,000 +/- DOQ. The Town offers excellent benefits that include health insurance, life insurance, paid time off and retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System.
How to Apply
The recruitment for this position is being handled by GovHR USA. Candidates should apply by September 16, 2019 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of:
Joellen J. Cademartori, Chief Executive Officer, GovHR USA
630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062.
The Town of Blacksburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Posted:Aug 22, 2019