City of Countryside

Description:  The City of Countryside is seeking an Executive/Human Resources Assistant in the Administration Department. Under the direction of the City Administrator, this individual performs a variety of confidential, administrative and technical work associated with employee and retiree benefits, employee compensation and other employment programs and activities.

Requirements:  Applicant must be a highly motivated self-starter, with the ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple tasks. Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  assists the City Administrator with administrative duties and providing staff support, maintain personnel records, initiates pay increases for all employees, administers FMLA leaves, prepare new-hire paperwork, administers and coordinates employee benefits programs, coordinates pre-employment screenings, serves as the staff liaison to the Board of Fire and Police Commission, compiles information and assembles City’s quarterly newsletter, maintain and update various sections of the City’s website, process invoices and check requests, and inventory and ordering of office supplies for the Administration and Finance departments.

The nature of the work performed requires a professional manner in all dealings with the public and City staff. Successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, math proficiency, and the ability to research, compile and analyze data. Work requires the exercise of considerable judgment, initiative, flexibility, and discretion. Required technical skills include: proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Publisher.

Education and Experience Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred and 3-5 years’ experience in Human Resources.

Salary Range:  $56,501 – $78,253 commensurate with qualifications and experience plus excellent benefits.

How to Apply:  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references along with a completed City of Countryside Employment Application to:  The application can be obtained at the City’s website

Closing date to apply for this position:  4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information, contact:

Susan Dignin

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