Job Opportunity

Human Resources Manager
Modesto {City of}

Date Posted:

June 3, 2014


$6,875 – $8,376 Monthly


The Human Resources Manager is responsible to plan, direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate human resources functions and activities in various assigned areas such as employee relations, labor relations, discipline, recruitment, selection, classification and compensation, training and employee development, and payroll and personnel actions; to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Administrative Services.

Application Process

Applications may be screened to most qualified, so please be as detailed as possible in the Experience and Education sections of the application. Resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of a properly completed application.

The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool in scheduling time off. The Human Resources Department is UNABLE to schedule make-up examinations. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to revise the selection process to best meet the needs of the City.

Tentative Schedule

 Recruitment Opens- May 30, 2014

Recruitment Closes- June 20, 2014

Writing Exercise and Oral Panel Interviews – Week of June 30, 2014



Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Five years of professional personnel management experience, including two years of management and supervisory responsibility.  Experience in a public agency is highly desirable.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources management, industrial/organization psychology, or a closely related field.

A Master’s degree in one of the majors above is desirable.

License or Certificate:

Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid California driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Apply online at City application required, including Supplemental Questionnaire. The City of Modesto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Filing Deadline:

June 20, 2014, 5:00 pm Pacific Time

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