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Director of Human Resources

City of Statesboro
Statesboro, Georgia 30458
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Director of Human Resources

Location: City Hall | Statesboro, GA | Human Resources 
Open Until: March 2, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $66,916.85 
Details: Pay May Depend on Experience


Apply online at https://ga-statesboro.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/Jobs.aspx

Job Summary

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the overall administration and the implementation of all City personnel policies. Additionally, the incumbent performs professional work of considerable difficulty overseeing a range of administrative functions related to customer service, recruitment, employment regulations, health and wellness, workers compensation, safety, training and development, retirement, classification and compensation, performance management, employee relations and records management.


Essential Job Functions

  • Develops, implements and administers city personnel policies and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations as it relates to employment, discrimination, disciplinary actions and employee grievances;
  • Answers employee questions regarding policies and procedures, precedents, and recommends policy changes to the City Manager and Department Heads;
  • Files EEO-4 annually, tracks and maintains other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations;
  • Works with department heads to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel issues such as drug awareness, sexual harassment, and affirmative action;
  • Provides leadership and consulting support to city management on human resources matters;
  • Develops, implements, and administers the classification program, which includes classifying and reclassifying positions and writing job descriptions performance appraisal and pay system;
  • Directs recruiting, screening, interviewing, selecting, employee retention, testing and hiring process for the City of Statesboro in order to ensure compliance with current needs and applicable laws;
  • Develops, implements, and administers testing procedures;
  • Serves as the pension committee administrator for the defined benefit retirement plan;
  • Oversees the development and administration of employee benefits programs, and makes recommendations for changes through researching and developing new plans;
  • Manages and conducts orientation for new employees;
  • Plans, directs, evaluates and recommends improvements as needed in on-going personnel programs, such as recruitment, selection, employee benefits, employee training and development, classification, pay, job evaluations, equal employment, affirmative action, total quality management, and organizational development;
  • Develops and maintains contacts with various employment resources for recruitment purposes;
  • Administers performance evaluation program to ensure effectiveness;
  • Prepares the departmental budget;
  • Coordinates and serves as recorder during administrative hearings for employee disciplinary actions;
  • Processes employee separations, represents the City for any unemployment claims and assists departments with appeals;
  • Monitors worker’s compensation claims and coordinates work between employee and insurance carrier;
  • Remains current on recent federal, state and case law changes and monitors labor law updates and newsletter for changes that affect HR via active memberships in the Georgia Local Government Personnel Association, Society for Human Resources Management and other HR related associations;
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities;
  • Oversees training and development activities for the city;
  • Attends City Council meetings and presents reports as requested; and
  • Performs other assigned duties.


Apply online at https://ga-statesboro.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/Jobs.aspx

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Human Resources, or a closely related field;
  • Seven (7) years of experience in a related field; and
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Human Resources, or a closely related field;
  • SPHR certification

Equal Opportunity Statement

The City of Statesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Statesboro will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with eligible disabilities (unless the disability precludes performance of the essential functions of the position).

The City of Statesboro is a drug free workplace. 
The City of Statesboro participates in E-Verify. 


  • Administrative / Clerical
  • Workplace Safety
  • HR Generalist
  • Organizational Development
  • Education

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