Posting Employment Opportunities with OHPELRA

OHPELRA members in good standing may post employment opportunities on the OHPELRA website.  To submit an employment opportunity to be posted on the OHPELRA website, please use your Member username and password to access the Employment Opportunity Posting Order Form in the Quick Links section on the Members Only page and follow the directions provided.


Human Resources Manager, City of Columbus, Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Police, Closes May 28, 2019.


The City of Columbus seeks to fill a professional position that will work in the Columbus Division of Police, the Department of Public Safety.  The position will oversee Personnel and Staffing, Employee Benefits, Payroll, and Background Investigatios.  Experience with labor relations, pre-employment background investigations, selections, EEO and payroll preferred.  Salary range is $66.000 - $99,100.  

Interested candidates will find additional information and an application link at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/columbusoh.  Please attach a resume and cover letter to your application.  

The application opens May 13, 2019 and the deadline to apply is May 28, 2019.  

The City of Columbus is an equal opportunity employer.  


Civil Service and Personnel Director, City of Hamilton, OH, Closes June 28, 2019


Apply to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hamiltonoh/jobs/2456374/civil-service-and-personnel-director?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Civil Service and Personnel Director

SALARY: $47.93 - $61.43 Hourly 
$8,307.87 - $10,647.87 Monthly 
$99,694.40 - $127,774.40 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 05/23/19
CLOSING DATE: 06/28/19 11:59 PM
Are you interested in being the City of Hamilton's next Civil Service and Personnel Director? Check out the recruitment brochure for more information!

This is highly responsible and difficult administrative and technical work involving the planning, organization, direction, supervision and coordination of the operations of the City's Civil Service Commission, and the Civil Service and Personnel Department. The work for the Civil Service and Personnel Department's Civil Service functions are performed under the general direction and supervision of the Civil Service Commission and the work for the Department's Personnel functions are performed under the general direction and supervision of the City Manager or designee but, in both capacities, extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The nature of the work performed by the Civil Service Commission and the Civil Service and Personnel Department requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain close cooperative working relationships with supervisory personnel in all City departments and Divisions. Supervision is exercised over the work of all employees in the Civil Service and Personnel Department.
  • Resolves complex policy interpretation and employee relations issues; analyses policy terms and conditions and facts and circumstances; makes decisions regarding interpretation of policies, rules, and regulations. Plan, organize, coordinate, direct, and evaluate programs and services for the Civil Service and Personnel Department. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of labor laws and regulations, as well as HR industry best practices, methodologies, and technologies, Administers and provides guidance for the implementation of the City's employee performance evaluation and appraisal program;
  • Negotiates formal collective bargaining agreements with labor organizations; provides leadership and direction to managers in the organization in the administration and interpretation of the terms and conditions of existing collective bargaining agreements, making decisions regarding interpretation and application of contract provisions. Develop programs and policies to effectively administer the City's employment and training programs;
  • Conducts formal internal investigations on complex employee misconduct issues; consults with respective department/division directors; interviews employees, witnesses, and other relevant parties; gathers and analyzes evidence, facts and circumstances; establishes findings and makes decisions regarding appropriate remedy or course of action to resolve issues;
  • Designs, develops, writes, evaluates, analyzes, and revises City policies, rules, regulations, codes, and ordinances to comply with existing or new local, state and federal mandates; researches, writes, develops, and revises Administrative Orders of the City;
  • Monitors City activities for compliance with EEO, ADA, FLSA, and FMLA regulations and coordinates the City's response to all charges of discrimination in collaboration with the City's legal counsel; researches all complaints and/or charge statements received from EEOC or OCRC and works with legal staff to assemble and compile all necessary documentation and formulate a strategy for defending the City;
  • Oversees and directs the design and implementation of employee training and staff development programs; oversees the planning of specialized and general supervisory and non-supervisory training programs and evaluates the effectiveness of such programs; negotiates with consultants regarding the procurement of specific training programs as required. Direct and continually refine the City's leadership and employee development programs. Develop and implement cost effective programs to enhance employee engagement and mitigate employee turnover. Embody and foster positive employee relations and employee morale on a City-wide basis;
  • Oversees the selection of Agent of Record and Third Party Administrators for self-insured medical, dental, vision, worker's compensation benefits programs and the negotiation of rates, terms, and conditions of agreements with selected TPAs. Serves as management representative to the Health Benefits Committee and oversees administration of benefit programs;
  • Provides advice and counsel to the City Manager and City Council in all functional areas of Human Resources Management; prepares various staff reports to the City Manager and City Council on all Human Resource-related policy issues and Civil Service related matters and prepares all necessary legislation (i.e. Ordinances and Resolutions) requiring the action of City Council. Develops recommendations for enhancing the City's personnel operations and services in collaboration with top management;
  • Plans, organizes, directs, supervises and coordinates the operations and activities of the City's Civil Service and Personnel Department; 
  • Prepares annual budgets, meeting agendas and minutes and various reports for the Civil Service Commission and maintains related records; 
  • Develops goals, plans and measurements for the identification and evaluation of the City's Civil Service and personnel administration needs; 
  • Confers with City department and division heads and other supervisory personnel to discuss, identify and assess their departmental Civil Service and personnel needs;    
  • Develops recommendations for enhancing the City's Civil Service and personnel operations and services in collaboration with top management;  
  • Recommends and oversees implementation of Civil Service rules and regulations;  
  • Administers the Civil Service examination program consistent with applicable laws, rules and regulations;  
  • Administers recruitment and selection activities for the City including the development of recommended employment standards and selection measures;  
  • Oversees the preparation and maintenance of the City's position classifications and pay plans;  
  • Administers and provides guidance for the implementation of the City's employee performance evaluation and appraisal program;  
  • Prepares reports, memoranda, media releases and other communications regarding activities of the Civil Service and Personnel Department;  
  • Directs, supervises, advises, motivates, counsels, trains and prioritizes and evaluates the work and performance of Civil Service and Personnel Department employees;  
  • Attends meetings, conferences and workshops as requested and authorized;
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of civil service and personnel practices and procedures; 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of department functions, procedures, policies and organization and of Civil Service rules and regulations, both state and local; 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of employment testing, recruitment, selection, fringe benefits administration, position classification and compensation, affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, fair labor standards and Americans with Disabilities Act as applied in local government and the methods for maintaining related personnel records; 
  • Skill in listening and understanding the personnel and organizational needs of City Department and Division Heads and other supervisory personnel; 
  • Skill in leadership, negotiations, motivation, management, coordination, supervision and evaluation of the work of others; 
  • Skill in interpersonal communications and persuasion; 
  • Ability to communicate well with others both orally and in writing, using both technical and nontechnical language; 
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, motivate and evaluate the work of others; 
  • Ability to teach and encourage others to learn new practices and procedures to accomplish work objectives; 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, Department Heads, Division Heads and other supervisory personnel; 
  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing technology; 
  • Ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of tasks.
  • Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field with four (4) years experience in civil service, public administration, or public personnel /human resources administration in local government.
  • Graduation from a college or university with a Master's degree in Human Resources Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a supervisory or management capacity.