Below are the current job opportunities with the City of Green.
Regardless of the position an employment application must be submitted. The City of Green conducts background checks and drug tests for all new hires.
The City of Green is an equal opportunity employer.
Human Resources Manager
The City of Green is seeking a highly motivated professional to provide leadership and oversight for the day-to-day management of the city’s Human Resources Department.
Job Responsibilities: Under administrative direction, develop human resources strategies by identifying and researching issues; plan, develop, implement, and administer policies and programs related to employment; health and welfare benefits; compensation, labor relations, and the development of employees in support of the City’s objectives.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in human resources/business management or other related discipline, plus a minimum of five (5) years experience in personnel administration. The City will consider applicants who possess an equivalent combination of training and/or experience.
Illustrative Duties: (The duties listed below are intended to depict tasks performed by this classification.)
- Plan, develop, direct, implement and administer the City’s benefit programs, workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation programs, employee compensation programs, performance reviews, maintenance of job classification system, and other related personnel matters.
- Manage human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, appraising and reviewing staff contributions, maintaining compensation; determining productivity, quality; resolve problems; implement change.
- Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
- Support management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyze information and its applications.
- Develop employee relations to ensure open communication among all levels of employees regarding policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, compensation and benefits.
- Prepare and maintain handbook on policies and procedures in compliance with federal and state laws, collective bargaining agreements, and Civil Service rules.
- Plan, organize and control all activities of the department. Participate in developing department goals objectives and systems.
- Develop, administer, and implement policies and procedures for recruitment, placement and transfer of employees to ensure staffing requirements are met.
- Prepare annual budgets for Human Resources and the Civil Service Commission. Monitor and manage expenses.
- Perform benefit administration including claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment.
- Conduct recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt, permanent, part-time, and seasonal employees; new-employee orientations, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviews; write and place advertisements.
- Responsible for pre-employments testing, reference and background checks; coordinate employment terms.
- Participate in labor contract negotiations and grievance resolution.
- City administration liaison to the Civil Service Commission and its purpose to serve as an impartial party charged with maintaining a merit system for appointment, promotions and misconduct without regard to political patronage.
- Assume responsibility for the city’s safety program as a member of the Safety Steering Committee and Safety Committee.
- Update job knowledge by participating in conference and education opportunities, reading professional publications, maintain human resources networks by participating in professional organizations.
- Enhance the department by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different ideas and opportunities to add value to the city’s employee population.
- Develop, organize and implement innovative methods of enriching the workplace for employees by providing educational seminars, service recognition programs, interactive special events, etc
- Participate in administrative staff meetings, city council and other meetings as required.
- Attend civic functions to promote goodwill and ongoing communication in the community.
- Perform other related duties as directed or assigned by the Mayor and determined to be necessary in order to promote, further, or ensure the effective and efficient operations of the department.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities necessary to perform duties (*indicates developed after employment).
Knowledge of: City benefit programs;* employment-related laws and regulations such as workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, and safety regulations; City employment process;* human resource management practices and principles; collective bargaining laws; City government structure and process; civil service rules and regulations; employee training and development programs and resources; budgetary and fiscal control practices and procedures; public relations.
Skill in: operation of personal computer and the use of job-related software; use of modern office equipment.
Ability to: communicate effectively; collect, analyze, and interpret data; prepare and maintain accurate documentation; develop and maintain working relationships with co-workers, elected officials, and the general public; supervise others; resolve conflict, exercise independent judgment and discretion; understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, or regulations to specific situations; calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Physical Requirements: Exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) in order to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered sedentary work.
Benefits: Generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation, paid sick leave and a pension fund.
Applications: Applications can be obtained from the City of Green Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd, Green, OH 44232; downloaded at http://www.cityofgreen.org/uploads/employmentapplicationrelease.pdf; or by calling the Human Resources Department at (330) 896-4138. Completed applications and copies of proof of education can be mailed to the Human Resources Department, 1755 Town Park Boulevard, PO Box 278, Green, OH 44232-0278 no later than 4:00pm, Friday, September 9, 2016.