Human Resources Manager – Calistoga, CA

Client: City of Calistoga, California
Position: Human Resources Manager
Closing Date: Appointment Made

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The City of Calistoga, California is offering an exciting career opportunity for a talented and collaborative local government professional to serve as the new Human Resources Manager. Reporting to the City Manager, this ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, people, and interpersonal skills. The primary focus of this HR generalist will be on overseeing the day-to-day operations of all human resources functions and managing the timely delivery of departmental projects and initiatives. This engaging and collaborative HR Manager will support the organization on a variety of key initiatives to support the entire organization. The HR Manager also serves as a strategic partner and cultural steward in safeguarding the overall organizational health of the City through effective administration of the human resources functions and promoting the values and beliefs of the organization. Experience working in a unionized environment is required. Currently, the City has 68 full-time employees augmented with part-time employees (primarily in the fire department, parks and recreation, and the police department). Other services such as the City Attorney and refuse collection services are provided via contract. The City of Calistoga’s Adopted Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Budget is approximately $28 million.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in human resources or industrial relations, business administration, or a closely related field. Possession of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification may substitute for possession of a Bachelor’s degree. At least four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in human resource management. Prior experience in public sector human resources and/or human resources within a unionized work environment is desirable.

The current compensation for this position is a 5-step range of $117,983 to $143,409. Placement within the range is dependent on qualifications. The City of Calistoga also offers an attractive benefits package including CalPERS Retirement.