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HR Manager

City of Villa Rica

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Job Summary:

The Human Resources Manager will have both administrative and strategic responsibilities, helping us to plan and administer important functions, such as staffing, training and development, and compensation and benefits. The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive human resources administrative support, liaison, and guidance to all departments. Function as the Acting HR Director in absence of.

Major Duties:

  • Works closely with hiring managers, senior staff and other staff members to facilitate the employment process to include recruitment, selection and separation. Coaches staff on best recruitment and interview practices.
  • Communicates with Director of Human Resources on issues including recruitment statistics, employee relations and discipline issues and other topics. Prepares reports and other information (oral and written) to support communication.
  • Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data, and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinates random drug screening process.
  • Oversee the onboarding process for new employees, including orientation, training, and documentation.
  • Acts as the subject matter expert and liaison on all aspects of leave and accommodations, including but not limited to ADA, FMLA, paid parental leave, military, and jury duty.
  • Prepares employment verifications, separation notices and correspondence to employees;
  • Submits Worker’s Compensation First Report of Injury to insurance carrier;
  • Maintains filing of personnel related documents.
  • Understands the City’s benefit programs including health and supplemental plans. Serves as a liaison between the healthcare vendors and the employees.
  • Responsible for payroll management.
  • Suggest new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency of the HR department and organization as a whole, and to improve employee experience;
  • Assist in developing and executing personnel procedures and policies, providing guidance and interpretation for business operations;
  • Manages support staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  • Knowledge of insurance and benefit plans;
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws as related to insurance, including reporting requirements;
  • Knowledge of city policies and procedures;
  • Skill in auditing reports;
  • Skill in performing mathematical calculations;
  • Skill in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) required;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communications.

Supervisory Control:The Human Resources Director assigns work in terms of general instructions. Completed work is spot-checked for compliance, procedures, and accuracy.

Guidelines:Guidelines include city and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation in some applications.

Complexity:The work consists of related administrative duties.

Scope and Effect:The purpose of the position is to perform administrative and customer service duties in support of department operations.

Personal Contacts:Contacts are generally with co-workers, other city employees, elected officials and the general public.

Physical Demands:The work is typically performed in an office setting, while standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The position may also require liftin of light objects.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility: None


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Four (4) years of related work experience
  • Four years of related work experience
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must possess good communication skills
  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid Georgia Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Human Resources Certification or GLGPA Certification



The City of Villa Rica offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees including healthcare, dental care, vision care, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), life insurance, long-term disability insurance, short term disability insurance, pension,12 paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a 457(b) retirement plan with a City match.

Background screenings are conducted prior to employment.

City of Villa Rica does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).


Due to a high volume of applications received, we are unable to contact each applicant individually.

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