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      HR Generalist II

    Department: Human Resources
    Hourly Rate: $27.4405 to $34.1747 per hour DOE
    ob Status: Regular Full-Time; Non-union; Non-exempt
    Details: Priority screening will begin on July 11, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. It is in your best interest to apply by this date.

    Working here will give you the ability to be part of delivering these services to our community and our businesses. Together, we redefine how government works and invite you to join, develop, and transform our community. We are committed to enhancing the opportunity and quality of life for everyone we serve and share a commitment across departments to equity and social justice as an ongoing practice to measure effectiveness.

    Our Commitment to Diversity: The City of Missoula is committed to cultivating, fostering, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political ideas, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

    Job Overview: The Human Resource Generalist II performs tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs, including but not limited to recruitment, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.

    The successful candidate will have a proven interest in diversity and inclusion and understand and balance the interests of employees, managers, and labor partners.

    For more information about Human Resources at the City, view the Department website.

    Core duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Provide consultation to managers on performance management, recruitment, training, and policy interpretation and assists with employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
    • Review, track, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
    • Oversee the tracking for all key HR metrics to include areas of recruiting, benefits, engagement, compensation, and more.
    • Serve as the primary back up to the Benefits Specialist by ensuring compliance with ACA, the City’s Self Insured plan documents, FMLA, and other protected leave, developing and providing ongoing education to City staff on the use of benefits, tracking metrics for the City’s wellness and benefits programs and providing direct assistance with questions and enrollment in the absence of the Benefits Specialist.
    • Assist with the administration of the City’s Wellness Program by developing and carrying out program initiatives as they relate to a holistic approach for employee wellness

    . Requirements for this job include:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Communications, Organizational Psychology, or other relevant field and six years’ experience in human resources, or labor relations
    • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience • A professional HR Certification is desirable

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Working knowledge of policies and practices in public personnel administration with the ability to learn practices in a labor union environment.
    • Considerable knowledge of State and Federal employment laws, such as FLSA, ADEA, FMLA, ADA, and WDEA.
    • Knowledge of HR trends, management of key HR metrics, talent management, and benefits administration.
    • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of employee supervision, performance management, and progressive discipline, including principles of just cause.
    • Knowledge of best practices related to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including, the ability to negotiate and provide for conflict resolution.
    • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals.
    • Skill in successfully managing multiple projects to prioritize work and meet all project and service expectations and deadlines.
    • Skill in problem-solving and providing options for resolution.
    • Skill in researching, analyzing data and problems, and preparing recommendations in written reports.
    • Ability to explain complex ideas and concepts to non-human resource professionals.
    • Ability to interpret and apply policy and procedures consistently.
    • Ability to work for long periods with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

    Benefits of Working for the City: The City of Missoula will reward your contributions to our community with competitive compensation and generous benefits, including but not limited to:
    • Market-Competitive Salary
    • Work/life balance including the ability to earn exempt comp time (additional paid leave of one hour earned for each hour worked over 40 per week)
    • $0 premium coverage for employees and affordable premiums for family coverage
    • $10,000 Employer-sponsored Accidental Death and Dismemberment Life Insurance Policy
     Constitutionally guaranteed retirement plan with the City contributing 8.77% of salary on your behalf and the ability to contribute to a supplemental deferred compensation program
    • Generous paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
    • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts
    • The City of Missoula may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Look here to learn more and understand whether you may qualify. Additional benefits package information is available here.

    To Apply: All applicants must submit a City of Missoula Application and Cover Letter explaining why you are interested in the HR Profession and how this position aligns with your career goals. Your application documents will be evaluated as part of this screening process. Any unrequested document uploads will be removed before applicant screening. Only the most competitive candidates will be invited to interview. Apply Here: Link:​


    Recruiting Supervisor - Human Resources


    The Supervisor of Recruiting plays a vital role in developing and coordinating the recruiting functions that provide a positive experience for applicants and system employees.  This position will assess, standardize, and optimize all recruiting practices and workflows. 


    1. *Reviews current recruiting processes and defines and establishes processes and procedures to improve speed and efficiency.
    2. *Develops a standard system intake process.
    3. *Defines and develops a work credit calculation and philosophy.
    4. *Defines and develops a recruiting strategy tailored to the level and/or type of position.
    5. *Develops a college and high school recruiting and relations plan.
    6. *Serves as Workday recruiting lead for all recruiting related projects, upgrades, etc.
    7. *Develops a standardized system Executive level recruiting process.
    8. *Meets recruiting industry standards and strives to exceed industry standards in days-to-fill metrics.
    9. *Supervises and defines workflows, processes, and identifies response time to consistently provide an excellent experience.
    10. *Establishes and provides recruiting data and metrics to leadership to identify and expand recruiting functionality.
    11. *Supervises and coordinates schedule for assigned staff. Assists leadership with the hiring process, preparation and delivery of evaluations, and corrective actions for assigned area. 
    12. *Assists all locations to ensure standardized recruiting processes while consistently promoting the organizational values.
    13. The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.  Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.  Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.


    1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Marketing, Communications, or related graduate degree required. Master’s degree in related field preferred.
    2. Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in Human Resources required.
    3. Minimum of one (1) year leadership experience required.
    4. Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.
    5. Possess effective project management skills, to include tracking and communication of progress and metrics.
    6. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
    7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.
    8. Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

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