Town of Maiden - Town Clerk/Human Resources Officer Position

The Town of Maiden has an employment opportunity for a Town Clerk/HR Officer to perform complex administrative duties as the official Clerk to the Town Council as well as managing the human resources for the town. An expected breakdown of duties is 60% HR and 40% Clerk. This position oversees employee’s health and wellness objectives, compensation, training and development, recruitment and selection, benefits, safety and risk management, and personnel records management. Also requires an understanding of organization development, human behavior, the laws and regulations affecting the human resources management field, considerable judgment and initiative in the development of programs and policy interpretation and application, and sound judgment in maintaining confidentiality regarding personnel actions.

This position frequently requires considerable initiative, independent judgment, problem solving, discretion, and good people skills. Work is performed in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes; Town ordinances, codes, and policies; personnel laws and regulations; and standard office procedures governing the responsibilities of Town Clerks. Work schedule requires attendance at various monthly, and evening meetings.

Requires local government experience, preferably in HR with an understanding of the clerk’s responsibilities. Other requirements would be a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in human resource management, public administration, political science, public affairs, or related field. Master’s degree is not required, but is a plus. Must have a valid driver's license. Required (or the ability to obtain) Certifications are a Notary Public certification and North Carolina Certified Municipal Clerk.

Requires drug testing and background check prior to employment. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history and requirements to Town Clerk/HR Officer Search, c/o Todd Herms at 19 North Main Ave, Maiden, NC 28650. EOE. First review of resumes begins January 3, 2017. Position is open until filled.

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