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Human Resources Manager

Platte River Power Authority
Fort Collins, Colorado 80525
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
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The Human Resources Manager provides direction, oversight of, and participation in, all core Human Resources functions including employee relations, recruiting, compensation, benefits, performance management, training, leadership development, health and wellness, Human Resources records, HRIS, and payroll for a generation and transmission utility with multiple work locations.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops policies, programs, and procedures to carry out assigned Human Resources responsibilities and to ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations
  • Provides leadership and direction to professional and non-exempt staff and develops and manages the department budget.  Develops work plans, sets goals, assigns work, monitors staff performance, and is responsible for ensuring work plans are successfully implemented
  • Provides direction and oversight of compensations studies, the development of the annual labor budget, and annual market pricing evaluations.  Reviews compensation studies and provides recommendations
  • Consults with management on employee issues and ensures all employee actions are carried out in accordance with policies and regulations.  Responds to and investigates employee complaints
  • Maintains the employee handbook and other Human Resources related policies
  • Provides oversight to the leadership and development programs and training initiatives
  • Provides direction and oversight to the payroll function, ensuring policy compliance, timely reporting, and accurate payrolls
  • Provides direction and oversight for benefits administration including multiple pension plans, and wellness programs, actively participating in the management of the self-insured health care plans
  • Provides direction and oversight to the recruiting and selection process, and ensures compliance with EEO and Affirmative Action goals
  • Maintains regular & reliable attendance

Other Functions:

  • Provides oversight and direction to numerous other Human Resources responsibilities including, but not limited to, maintenance of Human Resources recordkeeping systems, the HRIS system and interface with IT, unemployment claims, and coordination of employee events
  • Works closely with legal staff on matters of legal significance
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Duties:   Yes, 7 direct reports



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in business administration, organizational management or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Five years progressively responsible experience in Human resources including at least half of the key functions listed
  • Specialized experience in employee relations handling employee discipline, complaints, investigations, EEO and ADA issues
  • Experience managing self-funded health care plans
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Human Resources theories, principles, and practices
  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and procedures governing all aspects of Human Resources
  • Ability to develop strong, collaborative interpersonal relationships with employees and leadership within the organization
  • Ability to develop and implement Human Resources related programs, policies and procedures; and to monitor, evaluate and recommend program changes
  • Excellent coaching skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to understand complex issues, conduct research, analyze alternatives, and prepare recommended solutions
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to remain insurable under Platte River’s vehicle liability policy

Desired Qualifications:

  • Electric utility experience
  • Professional certification in either a general Human Resources field (such as a PHR or SPHR) or a specific competency area (such as CCP or CEBS)

This position will remain open until filled.

Platte River Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, color, creed, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or other characteristics protected by law.

Platte River endeavors to make our careers site accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please call us at 970-229-5323.


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Human Resources Manager
22nd2018 - Human Resources Manager
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Median Salary: $110,120

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