Human Resources Leader, Parks & Recreation Department
City of Seattle, WA

Human Resources Leader, Parks & Recreation Department
City of Seattle, WA

The Position

The Seattle Department of Parks & Recreation (SPR) is looking for a seasoned HR professional to lead its HR function. With a workforce of over 2,000+employees, SPR is a diverse organization facing a unique variety of challenges. Employees are committed to delivering a positive experience to all stakeholders and SPR is committed to being an employer of choice to them. For some, SPR may represent a first job but to many it will be a long-term career and, regardless of tenure, SPR wants to ensure that all employees experience a safe, equitable and positive work environment.

This HR Leader will partner closely with SPR and Seattle Department of Human Resources (SDHR) Leadership teams to identify, support and/or deliver the full range of Human Resources support and services with a view toward growing the capabilities of existing HR team in areas such as labor relations, employee relations, safety, recruiting and development; supporting the recruitment, growth and development of staff at all organizational levels; establishing a network across the City to understand and leverage existing resources on issues that SPR is facing; and delivering value-added HR services through constant process alignment and improvement.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field or equivalent experience. Also requires experience leading a team of at least 5 HR professionals to deliver HR support to a large organization with seasonal employees and a dispersed workforce in a represented environment. The best qualified candidates will have a history of leading and delivering enterprise-wide projects of increasing complexity that impacted labor relation, employee relations, recruiting and/or development. Public sector HR experience is preferred.

Apply on-line immediately at www.alliancerc.com. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis for well-qualified candidates. For questions and inquiries, please contact Cindy Krebs at (562) 901-0769 or ckrebs@alliancerc.com.

Anticipated start salary: $130,000 – $140,000, DOQ

 

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