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Human Resources Administrator

Company: City of Boynton Beach, FL
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled, analytical and highly responsible administrative work in the planning, organizing and implementing of the City's Human Resources programs. An employee in this class is required to exercise independent judgment and initiative in analyzing and providing recommendations regarding human resources management functions. Areas of assignment include, but are not necessarily limited to, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, training, employee relations, leave and accommodation administration, employee retention and engagement organizational development and other employment-related functions. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Interprets, formulates, observes, and implements personnel policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure consistency and legality of application. Serves as HR Administrator to designated departments and works with directors, managers, supervisors, and employees to provide direction and assistance in accomplishing all facets of their human resources-related needs. Performs all functions within the human resources program, including recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, training, employee relations, performance management, organizational development and other employment-related activities. Performs recruitment and selection activities in advertisement, interview, selection and evaluation of applicants. Performs test development and administers applicant testing procedures; calculates test scores and communicates results to applicant and management. Performs classification and compensation analysis; recommends and develops updates and modifications based on results of analyses. Designs and maintains the City's approved classification system; prepares recommendations for upgrades and reclassifications as required. Serves as resource/contact for all City employees on wage and salary issues including interpretation and practical guidance on collective bargaining agreements. Attends public meetings, hearings, conferences, committee meetings, board meetings, and interdepartmental meetings relating to human resources issues as required; makes speeches or presentations. Manages leaves of absence and return to work in accordance with physician orders and applicable laws, policies, and procedures. Assists in designing organizational development strategies and initiatives. Develops, coordinates, implements, and facilitates City-wide staff development and management training. Provides guidance in all functional areas of human resources to department directors, managers, supervisors, and employees. Performs employee relations activities, such as interpreting collective bargaining provisions, investigating and responding to complaints or charges filed against the City through internal or external agencies. Conducts research relative to current circumstances and policies in collective bargaining negotiations and labor related activities. Compiles or monitors various administrative and statistical data pertaining to human resource operations; performs research as needed; makes applicable calculations; analyzes data and identifies trends; prepares or generates reports; maintains records. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, employment contracts, agenda items, salary surveys, bid proposals, performance appraisals, organizational reports, monthly reports, budgets, goals/objectives, or other documents. Creates and maintains the City's employee engagement and retention program. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, employee activity reports, time records, personnel files, collective bargaining agreements, employment contracts, employee grievances, classification specifications, applicant data, criminal/background reports, drug testing results, insurance reports, salary surveys, agendas, meeting minutes, contracts, training materials, safety materials, budget reports, code of ordinances, policies, procedures, rules, regulations, statutes, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, records management, e-mail, and other software programs. Manages various HRIS programs and reporting. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City employees, the general public, industry professionals, and other government agencies. Responds to complaints and questions related to department operations; provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution. Maintains comprehensive and current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Performs moderately complex to highly analytical work under limited supervision and maintains professional discretion in processing matters of a sensitive or confidential nature from both a legal and ethical perspective.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONSPerforms other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, business administration, or related field; and
  • Four (4) years of experience in at least three (3) of the following functional areas of human resources: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, training, employee relations, leave and accommodation administration, performance management, and/or organizational development. (Master degree and two (2) years of experience in a governmental human resources capacity will substitute for two (2) years of experience.); and
  • Must possess [or obtain within fourteen (14) months of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
  • Must have or obtain within one (1) year of hire a professional certification through HRCI, SHRM or IPMA-HR.
  • Must have or obtain within (2) years of hire the Certified Labor Relations Professional Certification through FPELRA or NPELRA within 24 months of hire. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following preferred Qualifications:
    • Master degree from an accredited college or university in human resources management, industrial psychology, public administration, or business administration and five (5) years of human resources generalist experience.
    • Senior level professional certification through HRCI, SHRM or IPMA-HR.
    • Local municipal human resources experience. Supplemental Information The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media. Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously responds to inquiries for information from various individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations applicable toHuman Resources. Knowledge of best practices in designing staff development and management training programs. Knowledge of the Florida PERC collective bargaining process and provisions. Skilled at researching, analyzing and reporting the results of classification and compensation studies. Skill in effectively managing and completing multiple assignments in a fast paced environment. Ability to provide high quality customer service. Ability to accurately and consistently interpret personnel policies, procedures and regulations. Ability to effectively communicate digitally, orally, and in writing. Ability to analyze data and identify trends. Ability to thoroughly prepare for and successfully facilitate programs and events. Ability to reach consensus between individuals. Ability to deal effectively across all levels of the organization. Ability to resolve conflicts between individuals or among groups. Ability to quickly adapt to change and keep a flexible approach to work. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships during all interactions in the performance of duties.PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (25 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.

Keywords: City of Boynton Beach, FL, Boynton Beach , Human Resources Administrator, Human Resources , Boynton Beach, Florida

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