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Payroll Specialist / Graham, WA

Pierce County Fire District 21

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Qualifications The ideal candidate for this position will possess: • The required high school diploma or G.E.D., and an accredited college degree with a course emphasis in finance or accounting preferred. • A minimum of 5 years of experience in municipal accounting, experience processing full-cycle payroll subject to a collective bargaining agreement. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in public sector payroll, or an equivalent combination of education and experience as a payroll specialist. • Must have 2 years of experience with BARS cash accounting. • Knowledge of BIAS financial software. • Must have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Washington State Driver’s license once employed. • Must be able to successfully pass extensive background check. • Ability to read and write the English language.

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View job announcement and job packet at: https://grahamfire.org/employ/ Accounting Specialist - Payroll The Accounting Specialist (Payroll Specialist) is a full-time, salaried, FLSA overtime eligible, non-represented position. Under direction of the District Secretary, this position is accountable to calculate, balance and process full-cycle payroll. This includes compiling time entries to produce employee pay, distributing payroll payments, reconciling employee deductions to benefit vendor invoices, and producing payment to benefit vendors. This position is also responsible to provide coverage for the Headquarters Office reception desk and switchboard. The following are critical duties of the position: • Maintain the integrity of employee data, wages, accruals, benefits and information contained in software programs used. • Ensure proper calculation of employee paychecks based on information received including gross pay, taxes, mandatory and voluntary deductions, and net pay. • Understand federal and multi-state tax laws, remit funds to the proper taxing authorities, prepare and file quarterly and annual federal and state reports. • Understand and properly record and post all deductions and remit funds to the corresponding agencies. • Initiate ACH transfers of direct deposit payments and paychecks. • Reconcile benefit invoices to enrollment records, employer expense accounts, and amounts withheld from employees. • Reconcile payroll expense and liability accounts, identify anomalies, and propose correcting entries. • Develop, maintain, monitor, and revise the formal documented processes in the payroll processing cycle. • Assist in developing work-papers in conjunction with annual audit processes. • Assist in ensuring new and current software is implemented correctly, updated regularly, and tested thoroughly before utilizing in day to day operations. • Perform other financial accounting functions; including preparing accounting forms for Board approval. • Serve as backup for other finance-related functions and serve as backup to reception duties. • Deliver excellent, professional customer service to internal and external customers. Candidate Attributes Knowledge, Skills and Abilities important for success: • A working knowledge of BARS cash accounting, budgeting and general accounting procedures. • A working knowledge of municipal payroll, budgeting, tax and general accounting/ payroll procedures. Organization, functions and activities of a fire department or emergency management agency, preferred. • A professional understanding of confidentiality is required due to the sensitive nature of certain communications with the organization. • Strong mathematical and analytical skills. Proficient in math and account analysis for debit/credit and correcting entries. • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences and compose and/or edit general correspondence. • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, line and command staff, Fire Commissioners, various agency representatives and the general public. • Proficient in operating a PC and software programs used by the Fire District especially Excel, Word, Outlook and preferably BIAS accounting software. • Principles, practices, methods and techniques of general office and clerical functions including ten-key. Qualifications The ideal candidate for this position will possess: • The required high school diploma or G.E.D., and an accredited college degree with a course emphasis in finance or accounting preferred. • A minimum of 5 years of experience in municipal accounting, experience processing full-cycle payroll subject to a collective bargaining agreement. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in public sector payroll, or an equivalent combination of education and experience as a payroll specialist. • Must have 2 years of experience with BARS cash accounting. • Knowledge of BIAS financial software. • Must have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Washington State Driver’s license once employed. • Must be able to successfully pass extensive background check. • Ability to read and write the English language. Mission, Vision and Values Mission Statement “Serving Our Community: Professional, Accountable, Caring” Our Vision Exceed customers’ expectations. Provide personnel with the necessary support, encouragement, skills, and tools for safe and effective job performance. Operate in the most efficient and fiscally responsible manner possible within available resources. Provide a healthy, happy, empowered, enthusiastic workplace free of harassment and discrimination. Be recognized as an outstanding resource to the community to enhance the quality of life. Foster a management/labor/volunteer/ community partnership. Our Values Doing the “right thing” through trust, respect, integrity, commitment, and ethical professional service. APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED AS DEFINED IN THE JOB POSTING ON GRAHAM FIRE & RESCUE'S WEBSITE. APPLICATIONS ARE NOT TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Graham, WA

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Posted : 2nd Mar 2020

Chief-Bargaining and Representation Toledo, OH

City of Toledo

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REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: The various labor union agreements, City personnel policies, Civil Service Rules, the State Public Employee Collective Bargaining Law, and State Employee Relations Board practices. The rules and the techniques of arbitration and fact-finding. Negotiation techniques. Labor and employment discrimination law. Skill in: Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Excellent writing skills. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Aptitude for defining and solving problems, collecting data, establishing facts, drawing valid conclusions using effective judgment, and analytical skills. Works independently, under pressure, to achieve goals and to create a supportive work environment Ability to: Mediate disputes. Understand your counterpart's position/issue and clearly convey your own position/issues in order to reach an agreement. Work courteously and effectively with others concerning controversial issues. Effectively plan, organize, schedule and prioritize work assignments and tasks. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, governmental officials, business owners and the general public. Communicate effectively, both in oral and written form and to prepare and present effective public presentations.

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POSITION SUMMARY Under general direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Chief - Bargaining and Representation organizes and administers collective bargaining and labor representation activities. This position acts as lead negotiator and coordinator of all collective bargaining and is responsible for coordinating and administering labor relations functions for the City of Toledo. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Coordinates the planning, preparation, and implementation of negotiations of collective bargaining agreements and amendments. Analyzes technical and statistical data for negotiation of labor agreements. Reviews collective bargaining activities and advises City administrators about compliance with Ohio bargaining statutes and other applicable laws. Represents the City in bargaining impasse procedures, including mediation, fact-finding and conciliation. Consults with departments and divisions on employee and labor relations issues. Answers questions concerning the interpretation and application of personnel policies and procedures and labor agreements. Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with department heads and Union representatives. Provides training on the City's collective bargaining agreements to supervisory personnel. Maintains records of executed collective bargaining agreements and memoranda of understanding. Prepares and presents ordinances, labor relations opinions, and a variety of related reports. Coordinates, monitors and maintains various records and information relating to labor relations functions. Prepares and assists in the City's cases before the State Employment Relations Board in unfair labor practice cases, representation hearings, and other proceedings. Prepares and presents cases before labor arbitrators, the Toledo Civil Service Commission, and other labor relations forums. May assist other department employees in presentation of labor relations cases. Develops and recommends personnel policy. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, or a closely related field. Three (3) years of experience in the field of labor relations, collective bargaining, contract administration, or a closely related area. Must possess a valid driver's license. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATIONS A Doctor of Jurisprudence and licensure to practice law in the State of Ohio is preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described within this job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In this position, the employee will frequently stand, walk and sit. The position will occasionally require the employee to drive a personal and/or company owned vehicle. The employee will occasionally lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment described within this job description will be encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is continuously indoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually low. Occasional travel to various worksites may be required. At times, this position will require extended work hours. If you need assistance or an accommodation, or if you have questions about completing the online application, please contact the Department of Human Resources at (419) 245-1500.

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Posted : 3rd Mar 2020

Assistant/Associate Director of Employee & Labor Relations / Eugene, OR

University of Oregon

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• Demonstrated ability to write and edit complex policy, procedure, and other technical prose. • Demonstrated strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data. • Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy. • Ability to manage confidential or sensitive information and issues responsibly. • Ability to work and solve problems independently as well as in a collaborative manner. • Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and management skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple projects in a large, complex organization • A commitment to and experience with promoting and enhancing diversity and equity. • Ability to work across partisan and ideological lines to build consensus.

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The person in this position is responsible for the implementation and day-to-day administration of the University's collective bargaining agreements, with a focus on the agreements with United Academics (UA) and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation (GTFF). The Associate Director will lead bargaining as chief spokesperson on behalf of the university with the GTFF, while the Assistant Director will work closely and at the direction of the Sr. Director to participate in bargaining. The Assistant/Associate Director will serve on a labor and employee relations team and with typical responsibilities including: providing collaborative and consultative advice and counsel on labor contract interpretation, application, and compliance for the university; leading fact finding investigations, responding to information requests, and representing the university at arbitration, mediation, and appeal hearings; conducting analysis and assessments, preparing reports and advisories, and recommending policies and programs that enrich and promote the integrity of the university’s labor and employee relations functions; keeping current in the occupational field to include new developments in concepts, practices, and regulations; researching and analyzing the impact of changes in regulations and trends on operations; and designing and delivering comprehensive training on labor and employee relations topics. See the following link to view the complete posting and apply: https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/525273/assistantassociate-director-of-employee-labor-relations

Eugene

Director and above

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Posted : 11th Mar 2020

Director of Human Resources / East Hartford, CT

Randi Frank Consulting, LLC

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QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resource/Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, Organizational Management or related field with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in a human resources department including labor relations experience required. Public personnel/HR administration preferred; SHRM, IPMA, NPELRA certification a plus. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Human Resources administration, including labor relations, personnel selection, classification, compensation and Affirmative Action; knowledge of local, state and federal laws regulations governing personnel practices; considerable ability in written and oral communication; ability to deal effectively with employees, department heads, labor representatives and the public; skill in negotiating collective bargaining agreements; ability to plan and direct department programs and staff activities; and ability to supervise. The beginning salary for the position is negotiable based on qualifications and experience with excellent Town employee benefits. The position will remain open until filled with the first resume screening scheduled for April 6, 2020. To be considered for this highly attractive professional opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to Ms. Randi Frank at randi@randifrank.com For more information about the position and/or the recruitment process you are invited to contact Randi Frank at Randi Frank Consulting, LLC randi@randifrank.com (203) 213-3722, or Bob Slavin at slavin@bellsouth.net (770) 449-4656; or See our websites for detailed profile or email us. The Town of East Hartford is an AA/EOE Employer

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Town of East Hartford, CT Director of Human Resources This position provides an excellent professional opportunity to work with a professional management team. East Hartford is located on the Connecticut River with over 600 acres of park land and next to the State Capitol Hartford and within one to two hours to NYC, Boston, Ocean and Mountains. East Hartford was founded in 1783 and has an approximate population of 52,000 and is 18 square miles. The Town is home to Goodwin University and United Technologies Pratt & Whitney recently expanded facility. The Town of East Hartford operates under a strong Mayor form of government. Accordingly, the Mayor serves as the Chief Executive/Elected Officer for the Town. The current Director of Human Resources is retiring after 6 years with East Hartford and over 30 years of HR service. The Director of Human Resources is appointed by the Mayor manages the human resources function for the Town with 461 full-time and 295 part-time employees. The Human Resources Director’s duties includes: developing, implementing, and administering HR policy; recruitment, recommend testing/selection/placement/promotion for all authorized positions, position classification and pay; labor relations programs including collective bargaining of 6 agreement and management of grievances and arbitration; performance management and employee development and training. Administers retirement, employee benefits, affirmative action and all human resources policies, procedures, and informational systems in accordance with the Town’s approved personnel policies and applicable federal and state law. Supervises a staff of two - a Personnel and a Benefits Administrator. East Hartford provides a full array of municipal services. Departments include Finance, Public Works, Permits & Inspections, Town Clerk, Corporation Counsel, Human Resources, Police Fire, Development & Planning Parks & Recreations, Library, Information Technology, Health & Social Services and Youth Services. For more information about the Town of East Hartford see their website https://www.easthartfordct.gov/

East Hartford

Director and above

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Posted : 14th Mar 2020

Human Resources Director / Des Plaines, IL

GovHR USA

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• Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business or public administration or closely related field from an accredited university or college. At least five years of leadership experience in human resources or closely related field is required. Possession of a master’s degree and/or a designated SPHR, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-HR CP or IPMA-HR SCP credential is a plus. • Have a collaborative and open, friendly personality and management style and be one who can establish trust quickly with others. Know how to deal with conflict in a constructive manner. Have the ability to keep information confidential. • The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative, experienced human resources executive with a proven track record in progressive, modern management techniques, with the ability to work closely with elected and appointed officials, department heads and City employees on the City’s strategic plan implementation. The City of Des Plaines offers a competitive benefits’ package including health, dental and life insurance and participation in the Illinois Retirement Fund. Residency in the City of Des Plaines is not required. The advertised salary range is $110,000 - $130,000 +/- DOQ. Candidates should apply on-line to www.GovHRjobs.com no later than April 24, 2020 with resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 work related references to: Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310. The City of Des Plaines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Click Here to Apply!

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The City of Des Plaines, IL (population 58,364) Human Resources Director. Des Plaines is a diverse, strategically located city just 17 miles northwest of Chicago and adjacent to the beautiful Cook County Forest Preserves. Located just north of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and along the Des Plaines River, the City is a hub for employers, recreation, entertainment and urban/suburban living. The community is a combination of long-time residents and young families, reflecting Des Plaines’ appeal to people of all ages. It is a vibrant, diverse collection of residential, commercial and industrial land uses, encompassing roughly 15 square miles of land area. The City operates under the statutory Mayor-Manager form of government. The FY2020 Budget for the City is approximately $145 million. The City offers a full array of municipal services within six major operating departments: City Manager’s Office, Community & Economic Development, Finance, Fire, Police and Public Works & Engineering. The Human Resources Director reports to the City Manager and is an integral part of the City’s executive leadership team, collaborating with the City’s other department heads and staff on human resource issues as well as interdepartmental issues. The director will lead a comprehensive range of human resource services for a workforce of more than 360 employees. The City participates in the Intergovernmental Personnel Benefit Cooperative (IPBC) for the purposes of insurance and the Director will serve as the City’s representative to this organization. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to best practices and customer service as well as to see themselves as a working director within the City. It is important for candidates to have experience in implementing and/or refining technology used for human resource services. Experience using NeoGov and Logos would be a plus. Ideal candidates should have the ability to explore alternatives to “the way things are always done” and introduce creative ideas for employee development.

Des Plaines, IL

Director and above

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Posted : 26th Mar 2020

Assistant Human Resources Director / City of Oxnard, CA

City of Oxnard

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A minimum of six years of increasingly responsible human resources administration experience, including at least four years of management and supervisory responsibility. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.

Summary:

Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, the City of Oxnard is the largest and most populous city in the County of Ventura with over 210,000 residents. Nestled about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara, Oxnard prides itself on its rich diversity and culture. Residents enjoy an unsurpassed quality of life enhanced by the clean air and Mediterranean climate of this coastal community, the charm and solitude of the nearby Los Padres National Forest, and the cultural and educational amenities of a vibrant urban setting. The Assistant Director of Human Resources will be joining an organizational transformation initiative committed to excellence and service with a passion for implementing bold new ideas to push the City forward. The new Assistant Director will be a key part of the Department’s management team and instrumental in carrying forward the vision of improved organizational effectiveness and best practices throughout all City operations. Serving under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Assistant Director will assist in the daily operation and functioning of the department on a day to day basis. The individual will have significant human resources program experience and will have a keen innovative eye towards creative policy and program development to ensure that the city functions effectively and is on the cutting edge. The new Assistant Director will have a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible human resources administration experience, including at least four years of management and supervisory responsibility. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, a Master’s degree is highly desirable. Extensive experience in organizational design and development is highly desirable. The annual salary for this position is up to $161,423 depending on qualifications. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by April 29, 2020.

Oxnard

Director and above

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Posted : 29th Mar 2020