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Title Human Resource Generalist - Limited Duration
Company City of Eugene
Location Eugene, OR

The City of Eugene is seeking a seasoned Limited Duration Human Resources Generalist to join our team.  This Human Resources Generalist position will work as part of the collaborative and innovative Human Resources Division, contributing to the delivery of comprehensive HR services for the City's dynamic public service environment. Areas of focus will include  Employee Relations, ADA, Classification and Compensation and Recruitment & Selection with some additional work in other HR functional areas anticipated. This position will be a resource in all areas of HR, and will provide focused support to the Police Department and the Library, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department.  It is anticipated that the duration of this assignment will be approximately one year.

Department/Division: Central Services/Human Resources

Annual Salary Range: $55,369.60 - $71,614.40

Work Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week.

Accepting On-Line Applications Only

Application Deadline: 5 pm, Friday, February 2, 2018

Must pass a background check

**This posting is for a limited duration position. The position is projected to last approximately 12 months. For more information about limited duration positions please see the "Supplemental Information".

Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as a resource for supervisors and management seeking advice and guidance regarding legal, contractual, policy and past practice aspects of employee and labor relations issues.
  • Provide guidance to managers and supervisors on performance management, disciplinary and grievance issues.
  • Works directly with employees and supervisors to manage ADA interactive processes
  • Provide consultation related to recruitment and selection processes and ensures their validity, legality, and the consideration of EEO/affirmative action and Veteran's Preference.   
  • Provide training on human resources topics to employees and supervisors.
  • Provide consultation in the area of organizational development to increase effectiveness and efficiency of department functions.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of recruitment outreach strategies.  

Supplemental Information:

Limited Duration Employees
Limited Duration Employees are those hired for the limited time period specified in this posting. Limited Duration employees are at-will employees and they do not have a probationary period. Limited duration employees have many of the same benefits as regular employees, although there are a few exceptions due to the limited length of employment. Non-Represented limited duration employees will receive City health plan coverage.

Selection Process: Applicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment.


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The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.

The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Upon eligibility, the City will contribute an employee contribution of 6%, as well as the employer contribution, to a retirement program administered by the Oregon Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). In addition, the City will pay a 3% contribution to a deferred compensation program if the employee contributes at least 1%



Qualifications - The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Human Resources expertise in a variety of HR functional areas
  • Ability to manage  multiple priorities
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic collaborative environment
  • Strong customer service and consultation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Some recent, related professional experience or one year related responsible paraprofessional experience in human resources or a related field.

Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Public or Business Administration, Psychology, or a related field. Additional qualifying professional level experience may be substituted for the educational requirement.


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Date Posted 1/16/2018
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