The Personnel Director must possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to successfully interact with a wide variety of individuals.
The successful candidate will possess positive interpersonal skills and a large and well-rounded Personnel knowledge base, including an effective network of applicable resources.
Desired Education and Experience:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Personnel Management, or a closely related field.
Experience: Seven or more years of experience in professional personnel management and labor relations with a public agency, some risk management experience, and considerable supervisory experience.
The Personnel Director's current annual salary is $89,640, and implementation of a recently completed classification/compensation study is expected soon. The new Personnel Director's salary, based on the successful candidate's qualifications, will be negotiable within the applicable salary range. The City's generous benefits package includes:
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for five professional references to:
531 K Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: 707-441-4124; FAX: 707-268-1838
The final filing date is May 16, 2008
All candidate information will be reviewed by subject matter experts to determine which candidates will be invited to an oral interview in late May or early June, 2008.