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Human Resources Manager

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City of Modesto
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CA (California)
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Job Description: 

The Human Resources Manager is responsible to plan, direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate human resources functions and activities in various assigned areas in the Human Resources Department such as employee relations, labor relations, discipline, recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, benefits, training, employee development, payroll, and personnel actions; to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director.

Application Process

Applications will be screened to most qualified, so please be as detailed as possible in the Experience and Education sections of the application. Resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of a properly completed application.

The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool in scheduling time off. The Human Resources Department is UNABLE to schedule make-up examinations.

Tentative Schedule

Recruitment Opens - October 26, 2017
Recruitment Closes - November 15, 2017
Interviews - Week of November 27, 2017

Department reserves the right to revise the process to best meet the needs of the City.

Job Requirements (Optional): 

Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Five years of professional personnel management experience, including two years of management and supervisory responsibility. Experience in a public agency is highly desirable.


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources management, industrial/organization psychology, or a closely related field.

A Master's degree in one of the majors above is desirable. Certification from CALPELRA, SHRM, HRCI and/or IPMA-HR is desirable.

License or Certificate:

Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid California driver's license.

How To Apply (Optional): 

To learn more about this position apply online at City application required, including supplemental questions.

The City of Modesto is an Equal Opportunity Employer.