22 days old

Deputy Internal Services Director - Human Resources

City of Tempe
Tempe, Arizona 85281



This recruitment is open until the position is filled.

First review of applications will occur on December 15, 2019.


Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, online application and respond to all supplemental questions.



Salary Range:

$123,301 – 166,456 Annually


Department / Division:

Internal Services / Human Resources    


Job Type:

Full-Time Regular



Job Number:



The City of Tempe participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined Benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 12.11%. ASRS pension plan includes a Long-Term Disability Benefit. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holiday and short-term disability. Our employees have generous insurance options for medical, dental, vision and life. For more details, visit: https://www.tempe.gov/government/internal-services/human-resources/careers/benefits-summary



The purpose of this position is to plan, direct and review the activities and day to day operations of the Human Resources Division including employee relations, labor relations, recruitment and selection, classification, compensation, benefit administration and administration of HR polices citywide. To coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support and technical advice to the Internal Services Director and senior City management.




Work Experience:

Requires five years of professional experience in human resources management, including three years of supervisory and administrative responsibility in Human Resources or directly related to the core functions of this position. Public Sector experience preferred.

Years of experience are based upon a full-time work schedule (2,080 hours per year).  The sum of an applicant’s full-time and/or part-time qualifying work experience must meet or exceed the stated minimum qualification. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience. 




Requires the equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, psychology, public or business administration or degree related to the core functions of this position. A Master’s degree preferred.


The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).


Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

  • IPMA-HR, SHRM, HRCI or other professional HR certification preferred




Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.



For the complete job description go to:https://www.tempe.gov/home/showdocument?id=30011

This position is FLSA Exempt – ineligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.

This position is unclassified, which means the employee, or the City can terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any or no reason, with or without cause or notice.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The City of Tempe is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at 480-350-8276. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.



Posted: 2019-11-15 Expires: 2019-12-15

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City of Tempe
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