City of Park Ridge

The City of Park Ridge, Illinois (population 37,480) is a vibrant municipality located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O’Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA, and Metra trains. Our team works tirelessly to ensure the well-being and growth of our residents, employees, and the municipality as a whole. We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Human Resources Generalist to join our dynamic team and contribute to our mission of excellence.

The organization has six departments: Administration, Finance, Community Preservation and Development, Fire, Police and Public Works. The City is staffed by 203 full time positions, 27 permanent part-time positions and 8 seasonal part-time positions and is party to five collective bargaining agreements.

As the Park Ridge Senior Human Resources Generalist, you will play a pivotal role in managing various HR functions to support the workforce. You will implement HR policies, procedures, and programs, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and provide strategic guidance to management and employees. This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on organizational development, employee relations, talent management, and more.

Candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. Master’s degree or HR certification (e.g., IPMA, SHRM-CP, PHR) preferred.  Three 3+ years of progressive experience in human resources, public sector experience a plus. Proficiency in HRIS systems and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

The expected starting salary is $101,000 +/- depending upon qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefit package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance including medical, dental, prescription and vision, (also available to dependents), life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, optional 457 plan participation, and paid holidays, paid vacation, as well as tuition reimbursement.

The position will be open until filled. Initial review of resumes begins Friday, May 10, 2024. To apply for this wonderful opportunity? Visit our website at

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