Assistant Director Of Human Resources

City Of Desoto, Texas Desoto , TX 75115

Posted 2 months ago

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

The purpose of this position is to assist with the management of the department. This is accomplished by managing recruitment, benefits, employee relations, compensation and legal issues; ensuring programs are viable and within budgets; overseeing communications strategies; supporting internet and HRIS systems; working with employees and departments; monitoring compliance activities; investigating employee and department concerns; and managing the employee safety and injury process. Additional duties include forecasting finances; responding to inquiries; working with vendors; and directing special projects. This position also currently handles some Risk Management duties pertaining to property claims and workers' compensation until a Risk Manager position can be created and filled in the next fiscal year.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises department functions by managing compliance with policies, procedures, and federal, state and local regulations.

  • Manages the recruiting and training process by interacting with vendors; working with departments on the hiring process; conducting and reviewing backgrounds; completing new employee processes; identifying and delivering training; defining and communicating processes; and maintaining and reviewing statistics.

  • Coordinates the operational budget by developing budget materials; preparing estimates; reviewing revenues and expenditures; compiling information; and coordinating budget reviews and presentations.

  • Develops wellness, events and benefits by managing the vendor process; developing programs and materials; communicating events with employees; developing awards programs; and maintaining statistics.

  • Implements compensation programs by completing and reviewing pay practices; developing structures; participating in salary and benefits surveys; and preparing reports.

  • Administers safety programs by working with employee injuries; reporting information to vendors and insurance companies; and coordinating pay programs.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources management or related field

  • Five years of experience in human resources program management

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Municipality and NeoGov experience preferred

  • Risk Management experience strongly desired

Supplemental Information:

  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, the public, and elected and appointed officials

  • Skill in the operation and use of standard office software which includes databases and presentation programs, along with standard Microsoft products

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