Requires Bachelor’s Degree in human resources management, business administration, public administration, communications, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Requires ten or more years of progressively responsible human resources experience (municipal government experience preferred), including five or more years in a supervisory capacity; an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience may be considered. At least one nationally recognized HR Certification required: e.g. Professional in HR (PHR), Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), Certifications in Compensation and/or Benefits or Labor Relations, or certification through the International Public Management Association (IPMA). Must possess valid Florida Driver’s License.
This position plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Human Resources and Risk Management Department and manages staff, including policy development, workforce planning and employment, compensation, benefits, performance management, risk management, regulatory compliance, organizational and professional development, and labor and employee relations. Advises and provides recommendations to the city council, city manager, department heads, supervisors, and employees in a comprehensive range of related matters while ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws. Establishes and implements short-term and long-term department goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in aligned with the City's strategic direction.
This position requires successful passing of a background check and drug screening.All applicants must upload educational diploma/degree and a valid State of Florida Driver’s License to the document section of the online application. This position requires successful passing of a background check. In addition, the selected candidate must successfully complete a six (6) month probationary period.
Residency requirement - Any person who is appointed as a department director, Assistant to the City Manager or Deputy City Manager, shall establish a residence within the corporate limits of the City within 12 months of such appointment and shall maintain the principal residence (domicile) therein during the entire term of such appointment.
About City of Riviera Beach
Riviera Beach is a growing harbor city located along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in southeast Florida, USA. The City's municipal beach is one of the finest in the state. Our beautiful sandy beaches make Riviera Beach an appealing place for sporting events. With an average year-round temperature of 75 degrees, Riviera Beach is also a popular location for business and casual activities. Our community and visitors provide an interesting, varied mix of young people, families and retirees from just about anywhere.