- The City has a FY2023 total budget of $2.46 billion and 18,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions across all funds, about half of which is allocated to the public schools. The Human Resources Department has a FY2023 budget of $6.6M and 64 FTEs.
- Services and programs administered by the Human Resources Department include staffing and compensation; learning and development; workforce planning; citywide recognition; EEO and ADA; employee relations; and safety and health services. Additionally, the department assists in the coordination of the Human Rights Commission, the Personnel Board and the police Investigative Review Panel).
- Key priorities for the next Human Resources Director will be the focus on employee recruitment and retention including maintaining a relevant benefits structure, enhancing citywide employee recognition, promoting employee safety and wellness, optimizing use of an employee clinic specifically in the area of returning employees to work after injury and illness, and continuing ongoing efforts to improve efficiency through the optimization of technology and other innovations that will further Virginia Beach as an employer of choice. The new Director will also lead the implementation of a new human capital management system.
- Successful candidates will demonstrate highly refined communication skills and a sense of enthusiasm for their work. They should also possess the ability to collaborate effectively across a large, complex organization; to promote a healthy, safe, and productive work environment; to think creatively and strategically; and to maintain a modern, responsive human resources department. Finally, they will demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion and empathy towards a workforce impacted directly and indirectly by trauma.
To apply for this job please visit www.govhrusa.com.