The City of Shoreline’s next Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development will have the opportunity to join a team of dedicated and highly skilled staff in one of Washington’s finest and most progressive communities. Located along the Puget Sound just nine miles north of Downtown Seattle, Shoreline, Washington, is a desirable community with a reputation for political stability, exceptional service delivery, and endless recreational and natural amenities. The City has one labor union representing its Maintenance Employees. The employees are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. The Union formed in 2020, and the City has negotiated its first contract that goes through December 31, 2023.
The Human Resources Director functionally reports to the Assistant City Manager but also works closely with the City Manager. As a member of the City’s Leadership Team, the Human Resources Director is expected to be the keeper of the organization’s culture and provide support in partnership with other city departments. The position works closely with the Assistant City Manager and City Manager to ensure the workforce can meet the needs of the residents now and in the future. This position oversees the Department, and its services include recruitment and onboarding of staff, compensation and benefits administration, employee training and organizational development, employee relations and labor, performance management systems, and compliance and reporting.
The salary range is $128,634-$163,024, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at https://bit.ly/2UjY4YY. The City of Shoreline is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on July 23, 2021.
Experience and Education
Minimum qualifications include any combination of experience and education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in human resources management, business administration, or public administration and six (6) years of progressively responsible local government human resources administration experience with at least three (3) years of management and administrative responsibility. An SPHR certification will be accepted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
Preferred qualifications include a strong background in recruitment, compensation, employee relations, organizational development, succession planning and leadership development, and demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
About City of Shoreline
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