Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

Please view the HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR RECRUITMENT BROCHURE for additional information about this exciting opportunity.  
 
APPLICATION PROCESS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ
In addition to completing the 
online application, a cover letter and resume must be attached in the online application process for an application to be considered complete and move forward for further consideration.

The starting salary for the Human Resources Director will be market competitive, between $145,000 and $160,000, depending on experience and qualifications of the candidate selected. This is an at-will position with an employment agreement.
 
IMPORTANT DATES

  • This recruitment closes Jan. 27.   
  • First round of interviews are scheduled to take place the week of Feb. 20.
  • Second round of interviews for finalists are scheduled to take place the week of Feb. 27.
  • Expected start date is April 2023 for the successful candidate.
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JOB CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY

Position assigned to this class is responsible and accountable for directing the staff, budget, resources and operations of the Human Resources Department. 


DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is an executive management level position and recognized as a supervisory and definitive authority within a specific discipline and demonstrates broad practical knowledge in all major functions within the Human Resources department. Plans, designs, and develops policies and projects/programs. Creates value for the organization by working internal and external in the organization. Determines and reviews policy guidelines within the organization's operational strategy.  

Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

The following are intended to describe core work functions of this classification.  While the level and broad nature of essential duties may not change, specific work tasks will vary over time depending on the Town’s needs.

 

  • Manages the Human Resources department including staff, budget, and departmental services.  
  • Supervises, selects, trains, motivates and evaluates personnel; provides and coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.
  • Meets and confers with departmental staff to coordinate projects, programs, resolve issues, and plan department operations.  
  • Provides visionary, innovative leadership, which encourages and recognizes creativity, innovation and flexibility at all levels of the department and programs.  
  • Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate internal staff to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities. 
  • Formulates departmental rules, regulations, and procedures; develops and implements policies and procedures for the effective functioning of the department.
  • Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to employees and general public as required; responds to public inquiries by telephone, correspondence or public meetings.  
  • Responds to requests for information from elected officials, internal departments, citizens, and/or other applicable parties; responds to and resolves politically sensitive inquiries, issues and concerns. 
  • Provides advice and counsel.  
  • Facilitates meetings with staff, internal departments, committees and/or other applicable groups.
  • Prepares and gives presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Monitors and prepares department budget; performs cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures ensuring effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time; approves requisitions.
  • Participates in meetings with Town leadership and department staff; serves and participates on various committees, teams and/or with other external agencies.
  • Plans, designs, operates, reviews, monitors and guides the continued improvement of departmental programs.
  • Directs the planning, coordinating and monitoring of special programs, initiatives, and/or projects. 
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (at job entry)

Education and Experience:  

 

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Personnel Administration, Human Resources Management, or a related field, 10 years of related experience, and 5 years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of directly related education and experience. Master’s Degree preferred. 

 

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Driver’s License;
  • Maintain all certifications/licenses required at job entry.
  • Certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR or SPHR), Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP), or International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-CP or IPMA-SCP) is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Managerial principles, practices, techniques and options to successfully motivate and supervise staff;
  • Advanced human resources principles and practices;
  • Budgeting and finance principles and practices; 
  • Project management principles and practices;
  • Applicable state, local and federal laws relating to human resources;
  • Standard office equipment including the computer and programs relevant to the performance of applicable duties and responsibilities;
  • Applicable Federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, rules and regulations;
  • Customer service principles and practices.

SKILLS

  • Supervising and leading staff;
  • Directing, developing, managing, identifying, communicating and carrying out the objectives of the department;
  • Interpreting and applying complex principles, methods and practices related to human resources;  
  • Using computers and related software applications;
  • Interpreting and applying applicable Federal, state and local laws, codes, ordinances, rules and regulations;
  • Solving problems and proposing sound decisions;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and other interested parties sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Supplemental Information

OVERALL PHYSICAL STRENGTH DEMANDS:

Physical Strength for this classification is indicated below with an "X"

X

Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time.

 

Light: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree.

 

Medium: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.

 

Heavy: Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly.

 

Very Heavy: Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally, 50-100 lbs. frequently, or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

C

F

O

R

N

Continuously

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Never

2/3 or more time

1/3 to 2/3 of time

Up to 1/3 time

< 1 hour per week

Never occurs

Note: This is intended as a description of the way the job is currently performed. It does not address the potential for accommodation.

Physical Demand

Brief Description

C

F

O

R

N

Standing

Communicating with co-workers, observing work site, observing work duties

 

 

X

 

 

Sitting

Desk work

X

 

 

 

 

Walking

To other departments/offices/office equipment

 

 

X

 

 

Lifting

Supplies, files

 

 

 

X

 

Carrying

Supplies, files

 

 

 

X

 

Pushing/Pulling

File draws, tables and chairs

 

 

 

X

 

Reaching

For supplies, for files

 

X

 

 

 

Handling

Paperwork

 

X

 

 

 

Fine Dexterity

Computer keyboard, telephone pad, calculator, calibrating equipment

X

 

 

 

 

Kneeling

Filing in lower drawers, retrieving items from lower shelves/ground

 

 

 

X

 

Crouching

Filing in lower drawers, retrieving items from lower shelves/ground

 

 

 

X

 

Crawling

Under equipment

 

 

 

X

 

Bending

Filing in lower drawers, retrieving items from lower shelves/ground

 

 

 

X

 

Twisting

From computer to telephone, getting inside vehicles

 

 

X

 

 

Climbing

Stairs, step stool

 

 

X

 

 

Balancing

On step stool

 

 

 

X

 

Vision

Reading, computer screen, driving

X

 

 

 

 

Hearing

Communicating with co-workers and public and on telephone, listening to equipment

X

 

 

 

 

Talking

Communicating with co-workers and public and on telephone

X

 

 

 

 

Foot Controls

Driving

 

 

 

X

 

Other (Specify)

 

 

 

 

 

 



MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE:

Standard office equipment; vehicle

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

D

W

M

S

N

Daily

Several Times Per Week

Several Times Per Month

Seasonally

Never

Health & Safety Factors

D

W

M

S

N

Health & Safety Factors

D

W

M

S

N

Mechanical Hazards

 

 

 

 

X

Respiratory Hazards

 

 

 

 

X

Chemical Hazards

 

 

 

 

X

Extreme Temperatures

 

 

 

X

 

Electrical Hazards

 

 

 

 

X

Noise and Vibration

 

 

 

 

X

Fire Hazards

 

 

 

 

X

Wetness/Humidity

 

 

 

 

X

Explosives

 

 

 

 

X

Physical Hazards

 

 

 

 

X

Communicable Diseases

 

 

 

X

 

 

Physical Danger or Abuse

 

 

 

 

X

 

Other (Specify Below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

















 

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

None

 

 

NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

C

F

O

R

N

Continuously

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Never

2/3 or more time

1/3 to 2/3 of time

Up to 1/3 time

< 1 hour per week

Never occurs

Description of Non-Physical Demands

C

F

O

R

N

Time Pressure

 

 

X

 

 

Emergency Situation

 

 

 

X

 

Frequent Change of Tasks

 

 

X

 

 

Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime

 

 

X

 

 

Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously

 

X

 

 

 

Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team

 

X

 

 

 

Tedious or Exacting Work

 

X

 

 

 

Noisy/Distracting Environment

 

 

 

X

 

Other (Specify Below)

 

 

 

 

 














PRIMARY WORK LOCATION:

X

Office Environment

 

Warehouse

 

Shop

 

Recreation/Neighborhood Center

 

Vehicle

 

Outdoors

 

Combination of Office, Vehicle and Field

 

Other (Specify Below)

Application Instructions

A Town of Queen Creek electronic employment application is required for employment consideration. Obtain this by clicking on the link below or go to www.queencreek.org

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