- Job date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:52:04 GMT
- Expected salary: $11097 – 14218 per month
- Job title: DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES & RISK MANAGEMENT
- Company: City of Monterey Park
- Location: Monterey Park, CA
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The City of Monterey Park seeks to fill a Director of Human Resources & Risk Management position for the Human Resources & Risk Management Department. The Director is an integral, participative member of the City’s Executive Management team who will work closely with the City Council, City Manager and Department Directors.
The Director of Human Resources and Risk Management is responsible for managing and coordinating various programs and services of the Human Resources and Risk Management Department including recruitment, salary and benefit administration, employee incentives, labor relations, risk management functions, and employee training.
The Director is under the administrative direction of the City Manager, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate comprehensive Human Resource and Risk Management programs. The Director also directs and administers worker’s compensation and liability claims, and recommends coverage and purchase of insurance and administers safety and training programs; and related work as required.
Incorporated on May 29, 1916, Monterey Park is a city that combines a century of history and tradition with a modern approach to business, neighborhoods, people, and community. The City is a full-service City, providing its own fire, police, library, parks and recreation, water service, and infrastructure maintenance.
The gateway to the San Gabriel Valley, Monterey Park is located seven miles east of downtown Los Angeles and encompasses an area of 7.72 square miles with approximately 60,269 residents and an additional daytime population of more than 20,000 as a result of the student population at the local community college and business employers in the City.
The City consists primarily of suburban residential neighborhoods balanced by commercial facilities. It is bordered by three major freeways: the San Bernardino (10), Long Beach (710) and Pomona (60) freeways; and the City offers many economic and cultural advantages. Recent development projects, including a major 45-acre retail shopping center featuring a Home Depot, Costco, In-N-Out, and several other establishments, have provided new growth in retail economic support to the City.
Several critical infrastructures in the City include the Metropolitan Water District Reservoir that is a major feeder line to Long Beach, the Southern California CHP Headquarters, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Headquarters.
The City of Monterey Park is a General Law city operating under the Council-Manager form of municipal government.
The Human Resources & Risk Management Department
The Human Resources & Risk Management Department is responsible for the administration of a comprehensive personnel system based on merit principles and the City’s risk management program. Its primary function is to provide recruitment, employment, employee relations and training services to other City departments and to minimize risk exposure through loss prevention and control.
The Human Resources Division is the core of the City’s employment, benefit administration and training operations. Recruitment and selection, job classifications, benefits, employment records management, employer/employee relation’s administration, employee development programs and contract negotiations are all managed by Human Resources.
The Risk Management Division provides loss prevention control services, which includes insurance procurement, claims process management for property, workers compensation, general liability losses, and oversight of the City’s safety management and training programs.
Further operational details can be obtained from the FY 2020-21 Adopted Budget at www.montereypark.ca.gov.
Knowledge of modern principles, practices and procedures of human resources administration, including labor relations, affirmative action, classification and compensation, recruitment, selection, performance evaluation coordination, and training; federal and state laws, regulations and administrative rules as they relate to human resource management, risk management, workers’ compensation, safety, and loss control; risk management techniques and principles; fiscal planning and budget allocation techniques; claims processing, adjusting and reporting techniques; principles and practices of supervision, training and budget administration; labor relations laws, practices and procedures; computers and computer applications.
Ability to initiate research studies and reports including the collection, organization, analysis and development of administrative and management recommendations; advise City officials and employees on Human Resource and Risk Management related programs and services; prepare and present comprehensive written and oral reports; develop and improve training and safety programs; assist with identifying and resolving various labor relations and risk management related problems within the City’s work force; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course and scope of work; supervise and train subordinate personnel.
Education & Experience
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities for the position is qualifying. Graduation from an accredited four year university with a Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Finance or a closely related field. Five years of professional experience in human resources and risk management activities, preferably including at least one year in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
The candidates who best appear to meet the needs of the City will be invited to participate in the selection process that will include an assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to further testing.
NOTE: Successful completion of a background investigation and physical examination will be required prior to appointment.
Open until filled. First review: September 1, 2020.
To be considered for this opportunity, a completed City application, including a resume and any related educational or training documents and certificates, must be submitted through the online application system within the filing period. Incomplete employment applications will not be processed. Complete all requested information including the non-asterisk boxes.