Jobs In Human Resources



Salary:              $47,191.51 – $67,244.65 Annually

Location:         Charlottesville, VA

Job Type:         Full-time

Department:   Human Resources

Closing date:   September 18, 2020

The Human Resources Department is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Human Resources Consultant who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville’s Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.

This is a full-time, exempt, position. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, and continuing education/training opportunities. 

This position provides timely and effective advice, guidance and consultation to managers and supervisors in the areas of recruitment, compensation, policy interpretation, workers’ compensation, Family Medical Leave, ADA and employee relations. Position performs a variety of human resource duties in the areas of recruitment, onboarding, classification/compensation, employee relations/grievances, policy development and interpretation, training, research design and communication. Serves as the primary point of contact for HR specialized areas to assigned departments. Reports to the Director of Human Resources.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provides timely and effective advice, guidance and consultation to managers and supervisors in the areas of recruitment, compensation, policy interpretation, workers’ compensation, Family Medical Leave, ADA and employee relations
  • Counsels and advises directors, managers, and general staff on complex employee relations matters including advice on disciplinary actions; assists management with development of performance improvement plans; takes action to resolve employee conflict
  • Certifies performance evaluations
  • Formulates and recommends policy on matters having departmental implications, advises directors and managers on Federal and State policy
  • Serves as point of contact for Workers’ Compensation claims and Family Medical Leave requests
  • Conducts and responds to Virginia Employment Commission fact-finding hearings
  • Facilitates training on HR compliance topics at department level and participates in orientation training for new hires
  • Facilitates workable solutions in dealing with complex HR issues
  • Provides advice and direction in the employment and promotional interview and selection process to hiring managers and interview panelists; monitors the interview and selection process, ensuring pre-employment exercises are job-related and interview questions are valid and appropriate
  • Provides compensation and classification services to departments, including job analysis and evaluation, and writing/revising position descriptions, recommends appropriate classification changes to the City Manager through the Director of Human Resources
  • Plans, develops and completes annual wage and benefits surveys, turnover and recruitment studies
  • Provides recruitment services to customer departments, including advertising, selection processes and interview processes
  • Completes and presents a variety of studies, analyses and reports in clear, concise formats appropriate to the topic and audience
  • Assists in developing, coordinating and delivering a variety of workforce activities such as employee surveys, exit interviews, open enrollment, health/benefit fairs and wellness activities, retirement ceremonies and employee celebrations
  • Develops and implements innovative solutions to organization-wide issues 
  • Coordinates random drug screenings, tuition assistance and other employee programs
  • Maintains personnel files 
  • Recommends and implements systems that support existing processes with the focus on process improvement and enhanced service delivery
  • May prepare RFPs, procures and administers vendor products and manages contracts
  • Performs special projects, research, analysis and other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in human resource management, business or public administration or related field;
  • Five years related experience in compensation, benefits and/or employee relations.
    • (An equivalent combination of training and experience may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PHR or IPMA-CP certification desired.
  • Compensation/Classification experience is desired.

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