Position Title:            Deputy Director of Human Resources                                  

Organization Unit:   Department of Accounts & Finance

Reports to:                 Director of Human Resources

Status:                        Full-time, Non-Bargaining Unit

Hours:                        M-F, 9:00am – 4:30pm

Posting Period:          December 16, 2021 – December 29, 2021, or until position is filled

Salary Range:            $50,000

Benefits:                     Medical, Vision, Dental, & Life

Summary: Under general supervision of the Director of HR, the Deputy Director of HR performs and oversees a wide range of human resources functions in compliance with local, state, federal, and organizational regulations. Strong interpersonal skills are required to develop rapport and trusting relationships with leadership and other team members. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee and labor relations, record keeping, file maintenance, policy interpretation and implementation, employment law compliance, talent acquisition, employee development and training, and workers compensation and other health and safety concerns.  May carry out additional responsibilities as requested.

Duties Include but Not Limited To: 

  1. Works jointly with team members to ensure compliance in all areas of human resources
  2. Maintains permanent personnel records
  3. Answers employee requests and questions
  4. Trouble-shoots day-to-day issues related to Payroll, HRIS, unemployment claims, workers compensation, and policies/procedures as they arise
  5. Assists the Director with employee relation matters to include discipline/discharge and grievance/appeal procedures
  6. Prepares correspondence
  7. Conducts research for policies, training, strategic planning, and other human resource issues
  8. Gathers data necessary to complete reports
  9. Remains abreast of policy changes and updates occurring within the field of human resources
  10. Assists in the implementation and application of new and existing personnel policies
  11. Manages workers compensation process including ensuring that information is submitted in compliance with the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act
  12. Manages Heart and Lung benefits for eligible employees in compliance with the Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act
  13. Ensures safety is maintained in compliance with the City’s Safety Committee and other partners
  14. Coordinates and conducts employee and management training for specific areas

Conducts new-employee orientations and other on-boarding processes

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