City of Tucson


$25.58-$46.88 Hourly / $53,206.40-$97,510.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 816

General Description

Leads personnel in interpreting employment laws, Civil Service Commission Rules, policies, and procedures for managers and employees and providing advice. Provides leadership for the areas of employee recruitment and selection, human resources management, compensation, classification, human resource compliance, records retention, employee relations, training and organizational development.

Essential Functions

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments. Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Conducts recruitment processes by discussing staffing needs with departments, performing job analysis, preparing job announcements and descriptions, interviewing prospective job applicants, developing and implementing applicant screening and selection devices, analyzing and evaluating applications and resumes, overseeing interview panels, and conducting reference checks.

Interprets employment laws, policies, and procedures by researching laws and changes, and providing advice to managers and employees, and coordinates and directs Workers' Compensation claims processes and requests for family and medical leave.

Researches applicant and employee complaints, conducts internal investigations, facilitates employee grievance processes, and prepares reports.

Maintains the compensation system by conducting compensation surveys by gathering and analyzing information, and providing recommendations to the Director of Human Resources and the City Manager, writing communication for Mayor and City Council action.

Monitors employee pay issues and records for consistency and appropriateness.

Maintains the job classification system by reviewing requests from departments, recording and analyzing changes in job duties and requirements of positions, making recommendations to the Director of Human Resources and the City Manager, and updating, creating and deleting classification specifications.

Assesses training needs of departments, contacts and schedules presenters, schedules facilities, advertises programs, develops lesson plans, and trains employees.

Conducts new employee orientation.

Coordinates mediations and interventions by counseling employees on mediation services, processing mediation and intervention service requests, coordinating mediators and participants, briefing and debriefing mediators, and following up on service surveys after mediation.

Conducts research and creates arbitration materials in the development of the City's case.

Assists the City's presenters during arbitration hearings as part of the city team.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years of experience in Human Resources, Benefits, and/or related field. 

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 10

Occupational Group Description: Personnel

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver 

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 1031; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;