GovHR USA (GovHRis a recognized expert in municipal human resources consulting, including classification and compensation studiesGovHR has conducted several hundred classification and compensation studies in 17 states. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about serving local government and are skilled classification and compensation and/or analytical professionals for a Project Manager position.  The ideal candidate will possess the requisite technical skills and also be an effective presenter. 

If you join our team, you will have the following opportunities:

  • Work is remote and collaborative! The position is 100% remote with periodic travel to client locations and to headquarters in Northbrook, IL.
  • You will join a dedicated team of classification and compensation professionals who are experts in their field and regularly collaborate with one another and our clients.
  • You will join a national firm that values and has developed a collaborative, supportive culture.
  • We will train you on our compensation and classification process – we are also interested in your feedback and knowledge in this areaOur team is committed to self-examination and regular process improvement.
The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • Extensive knowledge about local government including the many and varied positions that exist to serve the public including but not limited to Police Officers, Firefighters, Public Health Nurses, Social Workers, Inspectors as well as Managers, Finance, HR, and IT Professionals, Public Works, Parks and Recreation, and Community Development front line employees.
  • Effective presentation skills and the ability to make presentations to anyone in local government – City, Town and Village Board and Councils, Select Boards, Personnel Boards, Employees, Management Staff, Union Officials, and employees and elected representatives of Special Districts.
  • Number crunching skills with the ability to effectively analyze data, see patterns and be able to develop sound and logical classification plans, understanding that plans can vary based on the nuances of each local government jurisdiction we serve.
  • The ability to examine compensation data and correlate it to classification plansKnowledge of internal equity and market compensation issues is very helpful.
  • The ability to determine comparable jurisdictions for the purpose of gathering salary and/or benefits data; states differ in the availability of sourced data — establishing a defensible methodology is paramount.
  • The ability to work with clients and make diplomatic suggestions to assist them in addressing their organization’s classification and compensation challenges. The willingness to brainstorm with clients on solutions and be available to them post study to lend guidance and support is important.
GovHR has developed a data driven compensation and classification system that assists local governments with a process that can be emotional for employees but if done well, with our assistance, yields positive results and has staying power for years to comeGovHR studies are comprehensive, and they are implemented because they are sound, timely, and reflect the care we have for our clients and their employees.

Compensation is up to $125,000 DOQ; position is 100% remote with limited travelBenefits include paid time offnine paid holidays, an employer matched IRA, and a full range of health insurance options.

Application Process 
Apply at once. Position is open until filledFirst review of candidates will be on May 5Questions about this position may be directed to Joellen Cademartori or by calling 847-380-3238.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Posted: 2023-04-19

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