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City of Elmhurst, Human Resources Generalist

Under general supervision, performs a variety of complex professional-level duties in analyzing and administering various components of the City’s human resources system including employee and labor relations, compensation, benefits, recruitment, organizational development and training. Other duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serves as project manager for human capital projects, including workforce planning, performance management, benefits, compensation and classification, employee communications, risk management and safety, labor relations and organizational development initiatives for approximately 300 employees.
  • Manages all steps of the employee life cycle: Recruitment, hiring, onboarding, development, retention and separation.
  • Develops and maintains labor relations files for the City’s collective bargaining units, including negotiations notes, contracts, discipline, grievances and arbitration awards; assists the City’s collective bargaining team during negotiations.
  • Performs necessary preparation for collective bargaining sessions to include researching and composing draft contract language and proposals, collection and analysis of data, and evaluating comparable patterns and practices.
  • Collects compensation data, job documentation, performs analysis and prepares research reports and other policy documents to serve as a basis for necessary actions.
  • Oversees the City’s recruitment and selection for non-sworn positions. Prepares and places job notices and participates in interviews. Coordinates all post-offer testing. Conducts orientation and onboarding of new employees.
  • Manages employee insurance and medical benefits in conjunction with the Government Insurance Network (GIN) municipal pool.
  • Serves as a liaison to the Board of Fire and Police Commission (BOFPC) and assists in attending evening meetings, taking minutes and preparing meeting materials.
  • Manages workers’ compensation claims in conjunction with the Illinois Public Risk Fund (IPRF).

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, human resources or a closely related field; and four years of professional human resources experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources. PHR and HRCI certifications are strongly preferred.
To view the job description, click here. The salary range for this position is $65,873 to $98,797.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter at Elmhurst.org/jobs. This position will remain open until filled.

The City of Elmhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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