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Human Resources Director

SALARY: $104,640.36 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
JOB TYPE: Regular Full-Time
Position #HR030722

OPENING DATE: 01/07/22
CLOSING DATE: 02/07/22 11:59 PM

Current Residency Requirement: If you reside within 30 miles of the city limits of the City of
Hopewell at the time of initial employment, you are exempt from the residency requirement. If
you relocate your primary residence while employed by the City of Hopewell, you shall be
subject to the residency requirement. City Council may waive this requirement.
Please note City Council is actively reviewing the current residency requirement and may or may not make changes that may or may not impact your interest in this position.

Performs complex professional work planning, organizing, directing, and developing human
resources functions, administering wage and salary program, coordinating activities with
Assistant City Manager and other departments, maintaining records, preparing reports, and
related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals. Departmental
supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, human resources, or
related field and extensive experience in local government personnel and benefits
administration, or an equivalent combination of applicable education and experience.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.



The City of Hopewell is an EEO and V3 certified employer


County Administrator

Gallagher Executive Search and Leadership Advisors is pleased to collaborate with Goochland County, located in Central Virginia right outside of Richmond, in their search for a County Administrator.

Living in Goochland County offers a quality of life that beckons. An abundance of parks and ball fields, beautiful river, wineries, cideries, breweries, and historical sites offer a plethora of activities for recreational enjoyment. Additionally, Goochland County boasts an award-winning school system, ranked as one of only 10 school divisions, out of 132 in the Commonwealth, to have all County schools fully accredited. Goochland County is the ideal place to call home.

The County Administrator will manage a complex county consisting of 24,000 citizens with an operating budget of $120M and workforce of 300 employees, including law enforcement and the Constitutional offices. The County Administrator has oversight of approximately 180 employees. Under the direction of the Board of Supervisors, leads the operations of Goochland County government, balancing the day-to-day needs of the County’s citizens while guiding the development of services and facilities that support a growing community. Serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors. The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Strong expertise building effective, high performing teams which are collaborative and communicate openly with respect.
  • Prior experience leading transformational change and growth with significant simultaneous demands.
  • A well-developed, decisive leadership style with a record of accomplishment with success in maintaining a positive working culture for staff members at all levels in the organization.
  • Compassion and heart for the community and citizens of Goochland County is critical.
  • Excellent communication skills, the highest degree of integrity, and a strong commitment to working with key internal and external constituencies is critical

Rachel Meyer, Director, Gallagher Executive Search and Leadership Advisors is leading this search. Interested candidates or those wishing to share referrals in confidence, please contact Brandon Ferguson, Senior Recruiter, at brandon_ferguson@ajg.com.


An Equal Opportunity Employer


$21.95 – $29.64 Hourly    $45,656.00 – $61,651.20 Annually
OPEN DATE: 11/12/21
CLOSING: Continuous
THE POSITION Stafford County is looking for an energetic and knowledgeable professional to join the Human Resources team as a Human Resources Specialist. The ideal candidate will align with the values of Stafford County:

• Proactive Ownership
• Infinite Possibilities
• Customer First
• Stronger Together
• Ardent Learners
• Unwavering Respect

This position performs intermediate technical and paraprofessional work involving one or more core Human Resources functions and a variety of specialized assignments in public human resources administration; does related work as required.

Work is performed under the general supervision.

There are three levels of this position classification in order to support growth and development and the full salary ranges for those levels are:

• Human Resources Specialist I – $45,656.00 – $77,625.60
• Human Resources Specialist II – $48,859.20 – $83,075.20
• Human Resources Specialist III – $52,291.20 – $88,899.20

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES • Assists with the implementation and administration of employee benefit plans;
• Provides general counseling to employees on available retirement benefits and supports application processing through the Virginia Retirement System;
• Conducts research and compiles data relating to classification and pay systems;
• Provides support with preparing and completing pay studies, evaluating classifications, evaluating data, and submitting findings for changes to classification and pay plans;
• Assists with writing and updating job descriptions in coordination with Department representatives and senior Human Resources staff;
• Researches and reviews existing policies, practices, and procedures to support preparation of policy recommendations;
• Interprets human resources policies and procedures to assist and advise departmental supervisors and representatives;
• Assists with Human Resources Department payroll/personnel system processing and maintenance;
• Provides support for the County’s training programs and initiatives;
• Provides support for employee orientations and exit interviews;
• Composes and verifies data to include reports, analytics, and surveys;
• Counsels employees and advises supervisors on human resources matters as appropriate;
• Compiles and maintains monthly report statistics and prepares special reports as required;
• Performs related tasks as required.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS • General knowledge of principles and practices of public human resources administration;
• General knowledge of accepted methods and practices of employee benefit plans, classification and pay systems, employee relations, recruiting, training, and applied research;
• General knowledge of governmental organization and administration;
• Skill in the use of personal computer and data processing equipment and programs;
• Ability to present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, supervisors, employees, and the general public;
• Ability to conduct basic analytical evaluations and studies, and to prepare related reports and recommendations.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Minimum qualifications of graduation from High School or equivalent certification with two (2) years’ experience in a human resources role. Additional education, HR certification, and/or experience will be considered as part of the interview process.

Experience in another public sector organization is also an advantage but is not required.

Apply Here: https://staffordcountyva.gov/government/departments_f-o/jobs_available.php

Surry County – Human Resources Manager

Surry County is seeking qualified applicants for a Human Resources Manager.  Work will be performed under the supervision of the County Administrator. Manages and coordinates County-wide human resources functions including employee relations, employment, compensation, workforce development, benefits, and employee services and related work as apparent or assigned.

 Essential Functions

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and develops comprehensive human resource programs; administers the classification and pay and safety and risk management programs; coordinates activities with County Administrator and other departments; maintains records and files; prepares reports.
  • Assists and advises the County Administrator and other top management officials on sensitive or significant workforce and employment related or organizational development matters, and makes recommendations on policy matters such as compensation, benefits, workforce training and staffing adjustments. 
  • Develops, plans, and implements goals and objectives, policies and priorities of the human resources and risk management functions; prioritizes and assigns work; conducts performance evaluations for departmental staff.
  • Performs complex, strategic duties in the functional areas of, employee relations, benefits program development, diversity and inclusion efforts and personnel actions processing including pay actions, discipline, and dismissal.
  • Administers personnel functions including employment screening and referral, employee orientation and exit interview programs and benefits enrollment.
  • Coordinates recruitment and oversees selection procedures ensuring that numbers of full-time positions filled stay within annual budget appropriations.
  • Administers the classification and pay system; reviews requests for new positions and allocates to existing classification plan or recommends new classes within the plan structure.  
  • Administers the County’s merit system, coordinates employee performance evaluation system, and personnel regulations.
  • Interprets and applies local, state, and federal laws and regulations; interprets and explains administrative policies and decisions. Works with the County Attorney, as needed, to ensure that policies comply with federal and state law.
  • Analyzes complex and confidential personnel issues and recommends appropriate action in accordance with policies and procedures; consults with legal counsel as appropriate.
  • Facilitates resolution of inter- and intra-departmental conflicts and problems; serves as mediator as needed.
  • Manages, develops, and evaluates employee training and development. 
  • Confers with the County Administrator and Department Heads to determine needs and to evaluate/interpret human resource policies.
  • Attends staff and committee meetings to aid County Administration.
  • Serves as liaison between the County Administrator’s Office and all departments on routine administrative matters; Coordinates and/or conducts research into administrative organization/functions; investigates situations; secures information and considers alternatives, improvements and/or solutions.
  • Receives requests and complaints from the public; investigates and resolves complaints; answers requests for information.
  • Assists in the development of the County’s operating budget relative to personnel costs and the monitoring of personnel expenditures. Prepares departmental budget and monitors expenditures
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to County administration and/or government officials regarding human resources policies and practices.
  • Studies legislation, legal decisions, and information in professional periodicals and other sources to assess human resource trends.
  • Coordinates County employee events as needed
  • Performs related tasks as required.

This leader manages all functions of Human Resources including the development, administration, and maintenance of policies and procedures. Coordinates oversight of employee relations, employee development, record management, recruitment and selection, performance evaluation, position classification, compensation, and employee benefits. Serves as advisor to management. Investigates personnel related matters and oversees the employee grievance process. Creates and implements approved employee relations policies to help increase employees’ job satisfaction and organization effectiveness. Devises procedures and practices for hiring new employees and management of staff. Establishes procedures for onboarding new hires and training them to meet the needs of the organization. Communicates with employees about compensation, benefits, and other facets of their employment. Responds to questions or complaints from employees in a timely fashion.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field required; Master’s Degree is preferred. Strong experience leading programs related to employee training, recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits administration, payroll, HRIS/HRMS and LMS implementation and management, and other HR functions. Strong experience with development and administration of personnel policies required. SHRM, HRCI, IPMA-HR or similar human resources certification; SHRM-SCP, SPHR, or IPMA-SCP certification preferred. Excellent communication, team leadership, skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software required. Proficiency in writing, editing, and proofing formal business documents is also required. Valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record required.

Position open until filled

Application forms may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office located in the Surry County Government Center at 45 School Street in Surry, Virginia or downloaded from the county’s website at: www.surrycountyva.gov.  The Government Center is open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday except holidays.



Loudoun County – HR Classification and Compensation Analyst

Are you a seasoned Human Resources professional with a strong technical background in classification and compensation? Do you pride yourself on having strong analytical and project management skills? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative work environment with a focus on teamwork, innovation, and high-impact projects? Do you have a passion for public service? If you can check these boxes, then consider Loudoun County Government’s Classification and Compensation Analyst position as the next step in your career.

The Classification and Compensation Analyst supports the development, implementation, and administration of the County’s new classification and compensation system, a critical strategic priority for the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator. Serving as a credible subject-matter expert to County staff, the Classification and Compensation Analyst will support the County’s goal of delivering market competitive pay for all County positions and provide data-driven advice and guidance on the County’s classification and compensation strategy. This position will report to the Classification and Compensation Manager. Job duties will include:

  • Support County departments.
  • Coordinate with Workforce Planning to conduct job and salary analyses to determine proper classification and grade. 
  • Determine salary for new hires.
  • Analyze and evaluate reorganizations.
  • Analyze internal equity and external competitiveness.
  • Resolve pay issues.
  • Comply and analyze complex date and prepare reports of analysis.
  • Conduct position classification and pay studies.
  • Conduct and participate in salary surveys.
  • Analyze market data to determine pay and the county’s competitive positions.
  • Implement and maintain classification and compensation program, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist in delivering compensation training.

Job Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of directly related classification and compensation experience required. Master’s degree and local government experience preferred. CCP, PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP preferred. Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of classification and compensation management and administration. Strong project management, data analysis, oral and written communication, policy development, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

Special Requirements: This position is an FLSA Exempt position and may be required to work beyond the normal workweek. Some travel may be required. The successful candidate will undergo criminal and credit background checks.

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