Pleasant Grove City
  • Pleasant Grove, UT, USA
  • 69494-97292
  • Full Time

Salary Range: $69,494 - $97,292
Open until filled; first review on July 11th


The Human Resources Manager will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) division including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, leave, and enforcing City policies and practices.


  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates all activities of the human resources division.
  • Provides support and guidance to management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise.
  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; implements and regularly updates the City's compensation program.
  • Writes and updates job descriptions as necessary.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements updates to the City's personnel policies and procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of benefits administration.
  • Conducts recruitment efforts for all exempt, nonexempt and temporary workers; writes and places advertisements; works with supervisors to screen and interview candidates; conducts reference checks; extends job offers; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-path program; conducts exit interviews.
  • Assists the Finance Director in creating the City's budget for personnel and benefits.
  • Supervises the City's bi-weekly payroll.
  • Establishes and maintains department records and reports.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws, as well as recommended best practices.
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Conducts investigations of claims of harassment, discrimination, whistle blowing, etc.
  • Manages employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Chairs the City's Safety Committee.
  • Oversees employee promotion and training programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Master's Degree in Public Administration, Human Resources or related field required; additional experience within the field of Human Resources Management may be substituted for education.
  • Certifications as a human resource professional by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) or the International Public Management Association for HR (IPMA-HR) is preferred.


  • Three (3) years of related experience required.


  • Knowledge of management principles.
  • Knowledge of benefit administration.
  • Knowledge of municipal budgeting.
  • Knowledge of City and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of state and federal human resource laws, policies, and general practices.
  • Knowledge of general supervisory and managerial principles and practices.


  • Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in computer programs, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform complex skills, including statistics, research data analysis, finance, and interpret charts and graphs.
  • This position may require use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid Utah driver's license, and have a good driving record.


  • Working conditions may vary
  • Work is typically performed in an air-conditioned office
  • No significantly hazardous conditions exist


The City of Pleasant Grove is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, age, national origin, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, or any other factor protected by the law. Reasonable accommodations may be made for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major responsibilities and duties performed on the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job-related duties and responsibilities that an employee may perform. An employee in this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This job description is not intended to and does not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

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