Director of Human Resources Job at Rocklin, Placer County, California

Director of Human Resources

City of Rocklin , California

Job Information 


Human Resources

Executive Level


$135,142.00 - $186,295.00 Annually

Application Deadline 

Until Filled

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


The City of Rocklin is accepting applications for a Director of Human Resources. This is a single-position executive management classification with overall responsibility for planning, directing, managing, and evaluating the activities, programs, and staff of the Human Resources Department. The incumbent is appointed by and serves at the will of the City Manager.

The incumbent reports to the City Manager and is responsible for providing direct and indirect supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical and/or administrative support personnel within the Department.

Unique to this particular opportunity is the quality of the management team the selected candidate will be joining and the team oriented culture that exists within the office environment.  The City Manager has assembled a team of professionals who work together well and regularly apply creative and nontraditional approaches to challenges.

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Ideal Candidate


Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:


•A bachelor's degree with major course work from an accredited college or university in human resources management, public or business administration, organizational development, industrial psychology, or a closely related field, and  

Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible, professional experience in human resources, including at least four (4) years in a supervisory or management positio

A variety of plans are offered through CalPERS.  The City contributes up to $1,200 per month to active employees, and the employee pays the difference.  

Dental and Vision
City-paid for employee and dependents.

Health Coverage Reduction Incentive
Employees with less than full family coverage for health, dental, and vision may receive incentive pay of $75 - $250 per month.

Leave Accruals
Management:  up to 80 hours per fiscal year

Sick Leave:  12 sick days per year

Vacation:  15 days first year, progresses up to 27 days based upon years of service

Holidays:  10 paid holidays per year

Retirement-CalPERS (In accordance with Public Employees’ Retirement Law)
2% @ 55 (Classic ) Employees:  Current CalPERS members or former CalPERS members without a break of service of more than 180 days.

2% @ 62 (PEPRA) Employees:  Hired on or after January 1, 2013 with no prior member-ship with a California public retirement system or not eligible for reciprocity.

Deferred Compensation
Rocklin offers optional programs for employee participation (457 plans).

     Life Insurance and AD&D:   City paid $200,000

     Long-Term Disability:  Coverage is 60% of monthly salary up to $6,000 per month; after a 90-day waiting   
     period (City paid).

Special Instructions

Please submit all the necessary documentation with your application and answer the supplemental questionnaire.

Please note that the first application cut-off date will be December 4, 2020.

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3970 Rocklin Road

Rocklin, CA 95677