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 Human Resource Manager


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Department:                Administration

Position Title:              Human Resource Manager

Reporting Authority:  Village Administrator

Classification:            Salaried, Full-Time, Non-Union, Exempt

Position Summary

The Human Resource Manager is responsible for the formulation, implementation, and monitoring of procedural policies as they relate to human resources, loss prevention, pay roll, insurance issues, safety, property damage, and claims.  This position must exercise the highest degree of confidentiality.

Essential Job Functions - Human Resources

  • Directs human resources operations in the Village; exercises independent judgement within broad policy guidelines; provides leadership, direction, and guidance in Human Resource strategies, policy development and priority; monitors changes in state and federal HR regulations, standards, and legislation including but not limited to, FLSA (Fair Labor Standard Act), IDHR (Human Rights), ADA, FMLA, OSHA, and workers’ compensation. Consult with Village council, as needed.
  • Manages compensation, benefits, retention, staff training and development, employee relations, dispute resolution, regulatory compliance, personnel policies, records, and payroll.
  • Provides advice and consultation to Village Board and Administrator on dispute resolution, performance issues, and the interpretation and correct application of policies and procedures; mediates employee relations issues and assists with disciplinary actions.
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, client records, and appropriate Village information.
  • Administers, implements, and updates the employee manual.
  • Prepares, maintains, and reviews human resource records, reports, and documentation.
  • Supervises and manages employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefit Recommends changes, as needed.
  • Administers, implements, and recommends changes in benefit programs; designs and conducts employee education regarding benefit program
  • Developsand recommends goals necessary to correct any underutilization of minority or protected class individuals; conducts ongoing and continuing conferences, seminars, training programs, and educational informational sessions for Village staff to increase awareness of and to secure compliance with changing state and federal laws and regulations relevant to nondiscriminatory policies.
  • Develops and executes new employee orientation including performing safety orientation and training programs for new employ
  • Prepares semi-monthly payrolls; generates technical payroll reports for the Village; prepares and submits tax deposits and special state and federal statements, including W-2’s; updates employee information for taxes, benefits, wage assignments, garnishments, retirement, and other wage deductions.
  • Generates a variety of special and recurring reports.
  • Directs the communication of risk and safety programs with departments, outside agencies, and the public; advises all departments on an integrated loss control program for the purpose of identifying, evaluating, and reducing risks and liability from all sources; provides staff guidance and technical support to other departments in regard to risk management, insurance liability, safety, industrial hygiene, and occupational hazards; secures and furnishes evidence of insurance to various vendors and consultants, as necessary.
  • Develops and administers the Village safety program involving all departments in safety and accident prevention activities, administers regular Safety Committee meetings; inspects accident scenes, investigates claims, and makes recommendations as necessary; performs safety inspections and meets with other departments in regards to safety.
  • Reviews all insurance policies, existing and proposed, and assists in the negotiations of liability/risk insurance programs for the Village.

Relevant Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of five years of experience in human resources and/or public risk management; seven or more years of related experience may be substituted for education and/or training which would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience managing occupational safety is desirabl
  • Must be able to collaborate, coordinate, and communicate effectively with departmental entities both internal and external.

Specific Cognitive Requirements

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manual
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and employee records.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, and the general publi
  • Ability to identify practical solutions to complex problem
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill
  • Ability to lead educational programs both onsite and offsite as need

General Requirements for employment

  • Must successfully pass a background check.
  • Must have basic proficiency in Microsoft Offic
  • Must possess valid Illinois driver’s licens
  • Must possess professional phone skills and work well with the publi
  • Must live within 25 miles of the Village within the first 6 months of acceptance of a position with Village.

Resumes should be submitted to:

The Village of Bourbonnais offers a competitive benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The salary range of this position is negotiable depending on qualifications. 

Resumes will be accepted at Village of Bourbonnais, 600 Main Street NW, Bourbonnais IL 60914.  Completed resumes must be received by 5:00 P.M. on March 29, 2018, or until filled. 



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 Please see the Following Documents regarding the Position:

 KRMA - Executive Director Request for Interest and QulificationsRequest for Interest and Qulifications

 KRMA - Intergovernment Agreement

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