City of Memphis Openings: HR Generalist, HR Admin, Housing/Community Development

POSITION:     HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $37,939.20 – $57,283.20                   

Bi-weekly: $1,459.20 – $2,203.20     Human Resources/Administration          J.O. #15-119

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Deputy Director of Human Resources to coordinate Civil Service Commission functions and perform diverse Human Resources Generalist functions in coordinating HR Administration operations, often requiring independently resolving immediate customer issues and needs utilizing sound judgment in decision-making.  Performs HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the HR Director and Deputy Director in the following operational and functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.  Coordinates and supports the Civil Service Commission involving frequent interaction with individuals at all levels within City Government: plans and schedules hearing dates including coordinating the schedules of commissioners, attorneys, court reporters, etc.; maintains the status of Civil Service appeals from receipt to resolution including tracking cases held cases in abeyance, allowed a continuance, etc.; prepares and maintains Commission decisions, subpoenas, and other legal documents and correspondence.  Coordinates Supplemental Military Pay involving reviewing military orders submitted for employees on extended military duty; processes monthly reports to accounts payable and benefits departments listing employees out on military leave and eligible to receive supplemental payment per administration guidelines; ensures the timely disbursement of payments. Analyzes unemployment compensation claims for separated employees including gathering and submitting required supporting documentation and coordinating with outside unemployment agencies to ensure claims are processed accurately and timely. Tracks unemployment hearings for contested/appealed cases to ensure proper City Division representation and attends hearings as needed.  Maintains, revises, and distributes/communicates Personnel Policies as directed by the Deputy Director of Human Resources.  Serves as an assistant to the Deputy Director of Human Resources performing detailed, advanced and diverse functions of a highly responsible and confidential nature requiring knowledge of City of Memphis Policies and operations.  Composes correspondence; plans and prioritizes meeting schedule and prepares related materials; receives calls, visitors, and mail and responds to resolve issues or forward to the appropriate party.  Coordinates special projects as directed by Human Resources Director or Deputy Director including Divisional meetings, conferences and events.  Assists in the development of training sessions relating to HR administrative processes and attends trainings and conferences.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing with employees, attorneys, etc.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer, telephone, copier, and fax.  Requires some lifting and carrying objects such as file folders and office supplies weighing up to 15 lbs.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office.  May require working extended hours.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or a related field and three (3) years professional human resources experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Additional related professional experience may substitute for the bachelor’s degree.  A related master’s degree and/or SHRM-PHR or SPHR preferred.

NOTE:  Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered.  Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.  You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

                                                               ***GRANT FUNDED WITH BENEFITS***

POSITION:     PLANNING & MAPPING ANALYST – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $42,120.00 – $64,022.40                   

Bi-weekly: $1,620.00 – $2,462.40      Housing & Community Development/Planning & Grants            J.O. #15-120

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Planning and Development Manager in managing and coordinating the Geographical Information System (GIS) and /or Auto-Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD) and data management system activities to include the development, implementation, preparation of plans, specifications, maps, reports, and studies. Monitors and coordinates the neighborhood redevelopment and planning functions for the Planning and Grants Service Center. Collects data and tracks conditions and progress over time in neighborhoods and communities targeted for redevelopment.  Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping software to analyze data and monitor revitalization activities for the division.  Develops charts, models, maps and other visual presentations to illustrate the results and present to staff and general public on a regular basis.  Maintains various types of supporting mapping data into applicable database formats, such as spreadsheets and shape files, for the division. Researches, analyzes and compiles a significant amount of data to prepare various required reports according to government regulations. Creates goals and objectives and identifies and evaluates community needs from compiled data.  Conducts mapping research to ensure accurate use of data. Responds to questions and concerns from other staff members.  Collects and manages data to analyze programs, projects, and geographic areas. Ensures that data is collected properly and is accurate and organized in a way that guides decision making. Develops, improves, manages, and implements the GIS and data management systems within the Division of Housing and Community Development and the Memphis Housing Authority. Makes on-site visits to various properties to survey and verify computer data. Attends various meetings. Takes digital photographs to document project/properties survey data. Assists in the development of plans, including the Consolidated Plan 3-year strategy and annual, agency, and neighborhood plans. Participates in the coordination of the Disaster Response and Recovery Plan for the Division. Creates and prepares a variety of correspondence, proposals, memoranda, and other written documents by utilizing various computer applications.  Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with general public, management, and staff on a variety of issues and concerns.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Primarily desk work. Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate a personal computer, calculator, copier, fax machine and telephone.  Requires the ability to read and interpret federal regulations, architectural plans and drawings.  Requires the ability to lift and carry files up to 15 lbs.  Requires the ability to operate automobile and ability to traverse uneven ground from time to time to visually inspect property.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in an office environment with some of the work performed in an outside environment. Work involves contact with the public at times under stressful conditions.  Will frequently travel to sites across the City for visual inspection of property and to attend various meetings.  Outside work requires exposure to dust, fumes, odors, noise, heat and various weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Geography, Computer Science, Public Administration or closely related field with four (4) years of experience in planning and mapping activities including the development and implementation of GIS  and/ or AutoCAD software; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment. Master’s degree preferred.  Proficiency in ArcGIS Mapping Software preferred.

NOTE:  Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered.  Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.  You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

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