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Human Resources Manager


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Human Resource Manager

City of Newnan, GA

The City of Newnan seeks a professional and ethical Human Resources Manager who is a dedicated team player and has a proven Human Resources record of success in leadership and management of human resource functions within a public/governmental agency or private sector organization. The successful candidate should be an experienced, self-confident person who can provide quality HR services to a variety of service departments in a timely manner and is able to address workforce problems with diplomacy and tact. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have well-developed problem-solving abilities.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Five or more years of increasingly responsible Human Resources experience in a leadership role or combination of education and experience.
  • Management experience preferred
  • Significant experience with Excel, Word and other Microsoft products.
  • Extensive knowledge of Employment Law
  • Knowledge of Compensation, Benefits and other related fields.
  • The ability to work with multiple departments with multiple schedules, missions and priorities.
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems

General Duties:

  • Maintains knowledge of applicable Federal and State employment legislation and ensures City compliance; attends training to stay updated on changes which impact the city.
  • Reviews and makes recommendation for improvement and revision of City's policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters and responds to inquiries.
  • Ensures that all employee records are entered and updated as needed, and that employees pay rates, benefits, schedule, vacation, and sick accrual, direct deposit, and deductions are entered accurately in the HR information system.
  • Administers benefit programs including group insurance, life, dental and other optional insurance; reconciles related bills; assists employees with insurance claims and ensures the City complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws health care laws.
  • Manages the City's risk management, safety, and worker's compensation programs; ensures processes Worker's Compensation claims, coordination with insurance carrier, physicians, and attorneys is conducted in a timely manner. Ensures that inventory of property, vehicles, and equipment for insurance is complete, receives citizen claims against the City including ante litem notices to include coordinating with liability carrier and attorneys as appropriate.
  • Oversees HR budget administration; prepares the department budget; monitors expenditures.
  • Administers safety program; coordinates with Accident Review Board, reviews recommendations for safety improvements and training; provides departments with monthly safety topic for safety; works with liability insurance carrier to conduct onsite safety inspections and training.
  • Manages the City's wellness program including preparing applications for Health grants and all associated provisions; Works with wellness provider to support health coaching, health and wellness activities and other programs.
  • Serves as backup to Open Records Officer.
  • Ensures wage and benefit surveys are completed accurately and submitted by deadline.
  • Provides training on HR related software; serves as administrator on related software programs and modules.
  • Oversees other projects as assigned.

Starting pay will be based on overall experience and qualifications.

Position is Full-time, Exempt and eligible for our excellent benefit options:

  • Health, Dental, Vision for employee and family at remarkably affordable pricing, plan available with no cost to employee
  • Basic Life Insurance for employee and family at no cost to employee, additional Voluntary Life options for employee and family
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account linked to provider for ease of use
  • Short-term and Long-Term Disability, Accident Insurance and Critical Illness Insurance options available
  • 401a Retirement Plan includes a 10% city contribution of annual base salary and up to 3% additional with employee match
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan options
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program for continued education
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation - Holiday - Sick - Comp paid time accruals

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the number of qualified applicants has been received or until the position is filled. This posting may close at any time without notice.

The City of Newnan's goal is to hire and provide a highly qualified workforce, to employ, train and maintain a quality workforce of highly effective and efficient individuals; to treat City staff with fairness, respect and dignity; to create and foster a healthy work environment promoting high morale, ethics and job satisfaction; to encourage employees to identify opportunities which will improve efficiency and effectiveness.

The City of Newnan is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We value inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Newnan, GA. The City of Newnan does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender orientation, national origin, disability or any category protected by applicable federal or state law. All candidates are encouraged to apply.

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