23 days old

Human Resources Consultant - Employee Relations

Austin, Texas 78767
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The City of Austin Human Resources Department (HR) seeks to engage, attract, develop, support and retain the best workforce in the country to serve Austin residents. HR guides and manages employee compensation, benefits, hiring, training and labor relations.

The City has a workforce of approximately 14,000 in more than 50 departments that offer a range of services. HR offers services and assistance to the workforce and community through 18 different divisions, with a staff of 118 employees and a department budget of over $16M.

The position of Human Resource Consultant – Employee Relations (2 positions available) is intended to focus on establishing and maintaining effective communication and working relationships with labor organizations, associations, affinity groups and city employees. This position will conduct human resources related investigations and report those findings. Additional focus will be on providing guidance through mediation or alternative dispute resolution techniques to strategic business partners throughout the various City departments. The ability to create strong training programs for departments to develop supervisory and managerial techniques and in responding to complaints and charges will be an essential function.


Qualified individuals will be expected to have a strong background in conducting human resources related investigations, responding to employee and managerial concerns and issues by fully investigating the charges and concerns. A knowledge of local, state and federal employment law and the ability to apply them in conducting investigations is essential to the job function. PHR or SPHR certifications or certification in mediation and/or alternate dispute resolution techniques is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits    

The City offers a starting salary range of $56,867 - $73,653 based upon years of experience beyond the required minimum. Actual appointment salary DOQ/E. A comprehensive benefit package includes the City of Austin Employees Retirement System, health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), and life insurance.

Selection Process  

Candidates should apply online immediately at http://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/65893. First review of candidates shall occur on April 20, 2018. Questions: contact Sarah McKee, Vice President, GovHR USA at (847) 867-5151 or smckee@govhrusa.com.

The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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