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Director of Human Resources & Business Services


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Director of Human Resources & Business Services


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This position is responsible for the overall planning, directing, and supervising of administrative and clerical personnel and services of the Human Resources and Business Services Department and will be responsible for oversight of the following job duties:


  • Coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; conducts staff meetings; confers with assigned staff, and assists with solving complex issues/ situations.
  • Supervises assigned staff; performs a variety  of  administrative  duties  associated  with supervising staff, to include assigning work, providing guidance and direction, evaluating performance, and taking disciplinary action as necessary; provides ongoing training opportunities.
  • Consults with City Administrator, Mayor, and City Council to review department operations/ activities, review/ resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations; oversee departmental budget; creates documents being submitted and/or presented to the City Council; provides activity and status reports, updates, study findings, and recommendations to the Council regarding department operations, programs, and services; provides guidance and advice regarding the functions of the department, programs, and related issues; drafts new legislation and/or City ordinances as appropriate.
  • Oversees alcohol licenses, special event permits and business license processing; transmits or supervises transmitted ACH files for payroll on a bi-weekly basis and wire transfers as needed.
  • Responds to open record requests; determines necessary response actions for other departments to open records requests.
  • Coordinates and communicates department activities between departments, external agencies, consultants and contractors, and the public; establishes and maintains work relationships, which are collaborative, responsive, and effective.
  • Ensures adherence to established safety procedures; assesses work environments and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
  • Develops and edits correspondence and reports pertaining to department plans and operations; performs duties as plan administrator for retirement plans maintained by the City.
  • Administers and maintains City Human Resources functions for employee personnel records, compensation and benefits; administers all City insurance policies, including medical, dental, vision, life, property, and vehicle insurance; process and facilitates official personnel complaints; as well as claims for worker's compensation.
  • Serves as a superintendent of City elections; notifying the Secretary of State Elections office of any regular, run-off, or special election. Overseeing the election process for all municipal elections, including compliance with all state laws and municipal ordinances concerning the election process. Participating in training and continuing education regarding new state election laws and processes to retain current certification with the Georgia Secretary of State's Georgia Election Official Certification Program. Creating and training all election poll workers. Overseeing special elections, if required, when a Mayor or councilmember's seat becomes unexpectedly vacant. Providing timely, appropriate notices and communications about the election to the public.
  • Performs the duties of subordinate personnel as appropriate and necessary.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the City Administrator.
  • Performs other related duties as required.




$65,000   to   $80,000 yearly + benefits


Interested candidates may submit their information by email, fax or mail to, (770) 513-2187 or Dacula City Hall, P.O. Box 400, Dacula, Georgia 30019. Candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview.  All applicants will be advised of the status of the recruitment following the final selection of the Director of Human Resources & Business Services.

Submissions will be accepted until the end of business on Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The City of Dacula is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, taking affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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