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HR Technician


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DEPARTMENT:      Human Resources


JOB TITLE:              Human Resource Technician


SUPERVISOR:         City Manager


JOB FUNCTION:     This position will plan, lead and develop the policies, activities of the Human Resources department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation.



  • Oversee bi-weekly and monthly payroll processes as well as W-2 processing and quarterly payroll tax returns.
  • Manages and assists in recruiting new personnel, including interviewing, and selecting personnel, and ensuring that department heads are aware of relevant hiring techniques and laws.
  • Develop, implement, and coordinate programs in all aspects of the human resources function, including but not limited to employment, compensation, benefits, insurance, workers compensation and employee events & training programs.
  • Maintain records of human resources-related data in both hard and electronic filing systems, ensuring all records meet compliance protocols.
  • Perform routine file audits to ensure that employee files are complete and up to date.
  • Interpret and provide guidance on HR rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Implement and administer employee benefits programs, including selecting vendors, researching, and presenting new programs that would be beneficial to employees and ensuring that programs are administered properly and adequately.
  • Administer, monitor, and update human resource policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with Federal, State and EEO guidelines.
  • Counsel and provide direction and interpretation of policies and procedures to managers and employees; ensure that the Personnel Policy Manual is updated through regular review.
  • Manage the City’s job classification and compensation program, which includes writing/revising position descriptions, classifying positions and ensuring the City’s compensation plan remains fair, equitable and competitive with the market.
  • Oversee and maintain official personnel records for City employees including employment applications, tax forms, insurance forms, and employee time records; ensures accurate, confidential maintenance of employee personnel records.
  • Keep the City Manager, City Attorney and Department Heads advised of any pertinent issues.
  • Work with Department managers regarding discipline issues.  Ensure proper documentation on terminations.  Conduct exit interviews.
  • Prepare annual budget for Human Resources Department.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.





  • Knowledge of federal and state laws affecting personnel operations of local governments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and skills with proven ability to build rapport with employees.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn city’s payroll and finance software.

Complexity:  Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Work requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of guidelines, policies, standards, and precedents.

Physical Demands:  Contacts are typically performed with the employee sitting at a desk.  The employee uses tools or equipment requiring dexterity.

Work Environment:  The work is typically performed in an office.

Minimum Qualifications

Post-Secondary Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, and/or equivalent years of progressive responsible human resources or related experience preferably in the public sector; any combination of education or experience.  SHRM or GLGPA certification desired but not required.


Please send cover letter, resume, and city employment application to Jonathan Lynn at Applications for employment may be found on the City's website at

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