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Director of Human Resources

City of Stonecrest, Georgia

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The City of Stonecrest, Georgia is Seeking A

Director of Human Resources!

In November 2016, an Act of the Georgia General Assembly established the City of Stonecrest with distinct executive and legislative authority. Located 11 miles east of Atlanta in DeKalb County (the state’s fourth largest county) Stonecrest has a population of 59,194. Stonecrest is solidifying its identity after almost five years as a city.  

The City of Stonecrest operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor and City Council appoint a manager to carry out policies and ensure effective, efficient, and responsive professional service to the entire community.  The City Manager selects department directors to lead council directed programs and initiatives.

The Director of Human Resources (HRD) reports to and serves at the will of the City Manager.  As a department director, the HRD serves as in-house consultant on all human resources duties, functions and responsibilities, and advises city departments on all human resources-related policies, programs and initiatives to include the identification and recommendation on best practices in recruitment, retention, employee development, benefits administration, workforce planning, employee recognition, compensation management, performance, employee discipline, and workers compensation.  The HRD reviews, prepares, interprets, and recommends changes or updates to the city’s personnel policy manual, and may investigate personnel-related charges, employee complaints, grievances, or similar issues involving employee progressive discipline.  As such, the HRD maintains official employee records including insurance coverage, leaves and personnel transactions such as hiring, promotions, training, transfers, discipline, and terminations. Additionally, the HRD ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and updates city leadership on changing employment legislation. 

This position requires a Bachelors’ degree in human resource management, business or public administration, or a closely related field.  A Masters’ degree in a related field is desired.  Candidates must possess at least eight (8) years of progressive experience in a public or private human resources agency, including four (4) years of experience in a management or supervisory capacity in one or more of the functional areas of human resource management.   There is a strong preference for a director with experience in the public sector. Experience in the administration of health insurance benefits and compensation is highly desired.  The City of Stonecrest offers a competitive benefits package that includes a salary range of $110,000 - $145,000 depending on experience and qualifications.  Additionally, the city will offer a generous benefit package that is competitive with the local market. 

This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than Friday, November 15, 2021 by submitting a cover letter and resume online at For more information, please email Edward Williams at or call (214) 842-6478.


The City of Stonecrest, GA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, disability, or age in its programs and activities.

Under The Georgia Open Records Act, information from your application, resume or related materials may be subject to disclosure or release to the public at any time during the process.  Baker Tilly Public Sector Executive Recruiters will endeavor to maintain confidentiality of all applicant information as long as possible and to the extent allowable by local or state laws.

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