Northern California Chapter -
International Public Management Association - Human Resources

Proud Recipient of the 2017 IPMA-HR Chapter Award for Excellence and
2017 WRIPMA-HR Outstanding Chapter Award

  • 09/13/2018 6:11 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: Monday, September 24, 2018

    Salary: $51.15-$62.15/Hour; $106,392-$129,272 Annually

    Alameda County has an exciting opportunity for a  Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrator.  Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrators, under general direction, lead, plan, organize, manage, and direct the human resources management program of a large size County Department or Agency.  Incumbents in this class provide human resources expertise and workforce management consultation to agency/department executives, represent and safeguard the best interests of the agency/department by actively participating in labor negotiations, and to perform related duties as required.

    Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrator positions are located in the departments/agencies where the scope and size of non-routine human resources activities require a Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrator. This class is distinguished from the Departmental Human Resources Manager which predominantly functions as a first line supervisor to at least one Departmental Human Resources Officer position and other multidisciplinary professional and support staff while the Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrator has overall managerial and administrative responsibility over the entire department/agency Human Resources Department. Additionally, Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrators may have responsibility for the department/agency payroll division. Also, this class is distinguished from the lower level class of Departmental Human Resources Officer in that the latter class is the journey level reporting to a Chief Departmental Human Resources Administrator and does not have overall responsibility for the agency/department human resources activities.

    To learn more and to apply, please visit



  • 08/21/2018 10:40 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: September 26, 2018

    Salary: $156,648-$204,156 Annually

    Considered one of California's finest beach communities, the city of Manahattan Beach is located 19 miles southwest of Los Angeles on the southerly end of Santa Monica Bay. Manhattan Beach is a full-service General Law city operating under a council-manager form of government that prides itself in offering the highest level of services to its approximately 35,000 residents and maintains a AAA bond rating. The city operates with nine cohesive and well-run departments, 306 full-time and approximately 180 part-time employees. The city has six labor groups.  Appointed by the City Manager and serving as an executive team member, the Human Resources Director will oversee a staff of ­­­­seven providing services in recruitment and selection, benefits administration, classification/compensation, employee and labor relations, training/safety training, leadership development, employment/labor legal compliance, risk management, wellness initiatives, and workers’ compensation.

    The city is seeking a dynamic, collaborative director or senior manager with extensive experience in human resources.  A bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, or a related field is required, as well as eight years of professional managerial experience involving human resource management.  A Master’s degree and/or certification in HR management is desirable. The annual salary range is $156,648 to $204,156 DOQE, and the city provides an outstanding benefit package.

    To apply, please visit our website at:

    Peckham & McKenney

    Resumes acknowledged within two business days.  Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  A detailed brochure is available at

    Filing deadline is September 26, 2018.                                  

  • 08/07/2018 8:04 AM | Gene Boucher (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: September 14, 2018 at 5:00pm 

    Salary: $139,256 to $169,998 annually


    The County of Nevada, California, located in the scenic Sierra foothills, seeks a Director of Human Resources. Duties include planning, organizing and directing the County’s human resources services in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and labor relations, and providing expert professional assistance to the County Executive and Senior Executive staff in areas of responsibility.

    Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in public or personnel administration or closely related field and five (5) years of professional experience in personnel administration, with two years’ experience at a supervisory or management level. Master’s degree desirable.

    For full details, and to apply, please visit:

    or call: (530) 265-7010


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