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City of Americus

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The City of Americus is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director, Human Resources. The beginning salary for this position is $74,890.00 annually.

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: Providing strategic direction for HR programs in consultation with executive leadership, attorneys, and consultants; overseeing the operation of the government's employee benefits and wellness program, organizational Risk Management, the recruitment and retention program, employee relations (to include counseling with supervisors and employees, employee discipline, and administrative investigations), payroll and organizational compensation practices, policies, and procedures and performance management and evaluation processes. This position also directs the preparation of the government-wide personal services budget to include salaries and fringe benefits; developing, implementing, and administering standard operating procedures and personnel policies, supporting pension and defined contribution, oversight of retirement options and administration of retiree pension/defined contribution and retiree health plans, preparation of the departmental budget, supervising and evaluating assigned staff and performing related work as assigned.

Required Qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Resources or closely related field; Requires six years progressively responsible experience in human resources or closely related experience. Required qualifications may be any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

How to Apply:  THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. An application may be obtained by visiting the City's website at An application and a full copy of the job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department. Applications and all supporting documentation MUST be submitted to the Human Resources Department either by Fax at 229-924-2012, by email at, by mail or in person at the City Americus Human Resources Department, 101 W. Lamar Street Americus, GA 31709, 3rd Floor, Ste. 301. For further details, please contact the HR Department at 229-924-4411, Monday- Friday (8am-5pm).

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit (prefer email) your cover letter and resume with current salary to:

Ola Terrell-Jordan, Human Resources Director
Phone: (229) 924-4411

EEOC: The City of Americus is an equal employment opportunity provider, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the City of Americus will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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