• Greeley, CO
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The City of Greeley, CO (pop. 109,328) seeks a skilled, experienced, confident, and approachable human resources and risk management professional to serve as its next Deputy Human Resources Director for Employee Relations, Risk and Safety, and Operations and Compliance. This position will be crucial in modeling leadership and strategic planning in implementing a culture of safety and compliance within department programs, functions, and activities, ensuring they are in line with the City's goals and objectives.
Greeley is a growing and welcoming city located in Weld County, known for its dynamic blend of urban amenities and a charming small-town atmosphere. Nestled against the backdrop of the picturesque Rocky Mountains, Greeley offers a high quality of life with a thriving economy, excellent schools, and numerous recreational opportunities. With its friendly community, cultural events, and outdoor adventures, Greeley is an ideal place to work, live, and thrive.
The Human Resources Deputy Director will serve on the department’s leadership team and actively contribute to attracting, developing, and retaining a high-performing, inclusive, and diverse workforce and foster a healthy, safe, well-equipped, and productive work environment. With 1,150 employees, this position will work collaboratively to maximize individual employee potential and help position the city as an employer of choice. The City of Greeley is a full-service city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. 
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a can-do attitude with a history of successful outcomes in a collaborative environment. Candidates should have a history of leadership within an organization that emphasizes a culture of safety.
Candidates should also have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational development, or related field from an accredited college or university (Master’s degree is preferred). 
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in human resources, including 2 years’ experience managing employee relations issues and investigations, preferably in a public organization.
  • Experience in risk and safety management
  • PMA-CP, SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, or Certified Benefit Specialist Designation certification is preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the desired skills and knowledge.
The salary range for this position is $119,000 – $167,600 with a comprehensive package of benefits. Starting salary is dependent on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Interested candidates should apply online with a resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by November 6, 2023. For further information, contact Mary Jacobs, Executive Vice President for Consulting Services, GovHR USA. Tel: 847-380-3240 ext. 177, or John Prejzner, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, Tel: 224-326-1360. The City of Greeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: November 6, 2023

Posted: 2023-10-06

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