The City of Fresno is conducting a national search for an experienced, executive-level, service-oriented, and innovative human resources professional with a strong labor relations background, to serve as the City’s next Director of Human Resources/Chief Labor Negotiator. The ideal candidate will be a confident, strong, energetic, assertive, and ethically grounded leader who can provide a vision for the Human Resources Department, be a strong team builder, engender loyalty among staff, collaborate with internal customers, and partner with the Executive Team. The Director of Human Resources is an at-will position that works under the general direction of the City Manager or designee to plan, organize, direct, and review the activities and operations of the Human Resources Department. In addition, the Director serves as the City’s Chief Negotiator in contract negotiations.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities necessary for a Director of Human Resources is qualifying.
A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess 5 years of increasingly responsible management experience in public sector administration, personnel, risk management, or other related field and a bachelor’s degree in human resources, public or business administration or related field. A master’s degree in public administration or related field is highly desirable.
The City offers an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package. The salary for the Director is dependent upon qualifications. The current annual salary range is up to $215,748.