HR Director
City of Goodyear, AZ - Goodyear, AZ

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First review: March 22, 2013
Hiring Range: $110,015.36 to $132,042.90

The Human Resources Director is responsible for leading Goodyear in human capital management. This position works closely with the Executive Team to align City strategic priorities with the areas of workforce planning, employee relations, performance management, learning and development, and organizational development.
The ideal candidate is a professional manager who is open, honest, of strong moral character, promotes transparency, and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Critical thinking skills, including sound problem solving and decision making, are highly valued.
Ideal Candidates will have experience in:
· risk management
· classification and compensation
· benefit programs
· labor group negotiation
· human capital plan implementation
· municipal budgeting
· employee relations
Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of:
· Seven years experience in a related field
· Broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; a Master’s degree is preferred
· A valid driver’s license

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First Year Objectives:

1. Complete Goodyear Employee Orientation.
2. Implementation of new performance evaluation system. This includes developing an electronic version of the form; working with each department to customize the form and extensive training of all employees.
3. Complete two Ride-a-Longs with the Police and Fire.
4. Work with West Valley HR Directors. Establish regular meetings with West Valley Human Directors. Succession planning will be the first topic of discussion.
5. Develop the Human Capital Plan. Once the plan has been developed, prioritize recommendations developed within the plan and oversee the implementation of those recommendations.
6. Develop and implement an Aspiring Supervisor Academy and a Developing Leaders Academy.
7. Expand the Wellness Program.
8. Initiate an Employee Survey.
9. Meet with all directors.
10. Make recommendation on improving employee recognition programs.
11. Continue to look for ways to improve and streamline processes to make your operation more efficient.
12. Develop HR's annual budget in conjunction with the Deputy City Manager.
13. Continue the momentum of the Safety Committee through continued assistance to departments with development of Standard Operating Procedures and safety documentation and retention.
14. Explore methods to expand volunteer and intern participation in City activities and programs.

EEO Statement:

The City of Goodyear is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any applicant requiring additional assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department for accommodations. Prior to appointment, selected candidate(s) must pass a motor vehicle record check, criminal history check, and, if necessary for the position, a physical evaluation and/or credit history check. The City of Goodyear supports a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

The Smoke-Free Arizona Act is to protect Arizonans from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke; therefore, the City of Goodyear prohibits smoking in all designated "no smoking" areas, including enclosed areas and areas within 20 feet of the entrances (except for patios). (A.R.S. § 36-601.01)