HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

$115,000 – $130,000

Salary to commensurate with experience.
Additional compensation available for candidates with J.D.

The Human Resources Director provides technical assistance on all human resource functions. Supervises staff members in delivering services to approximately 350 town employees, manages insurance benefit programs for over 1,200 town and school employees and retirees. The Human Resources Director serves as lead negotiator in collective bargaining for seven town unions on behalf of the Select Board and Town Administrator and assists with collective bargaining for Belmont Light. Responsible for recruitment and hiring activities, overseeing the town’s worker’s compensation program, maintaining employee records, labor relations, wage and salary administration, training and development and other duties as assigned.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration, management, human resources or a related field, a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal HR management and labor relations experience. A master’s degree and human resources certification is preferred. Applicants must possess thorough knowledge of laws, regulations, principles and practices related to Massachusetts municipal HR management and demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret relevant statutes, legislation, regulations and data. Also requires strong planning and organization skills, demonstrated ability to direct and supervise staff, excellent verbal and writing skills and a demonstrated ability to establish and build effective relationships with diverse individuals at all levels in a decentralized organization.

This is a full-time 40 hour per week position and qualifies for the town’s comprehensive benefits package. This position can have a flexible schedule.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, town application and resume to the Town of Belmont Town Administrator’s Office, 455 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA 02478 or email the aforementioned material to townadministrator@belmont-ma.gov by the closing date of Sept. 23.