Director of Management Services

Organization: City of Boca Raton, Florida
Salary: $115,000 - $140,000 - Beginning salary negotiable doq. City benefits are excellent.
Close Date: First review of resumes scheduled for June 8, 2015. Open until filled.

Job Description:

The City of Boca Raton is a full-service city providing a full range of high-quality municipal services to the City's residents, businesses and visitors. The City's Management Services Division is a new and still evolving unit of the City Managerís Office designed to combine and oversee Risk Management, Human Resources and Organizational Development. Additional administrative functions may be added. Combined staffing for these functions is currently 20.5, including the new director. These functions are currently being managed by well-qualified and well-performing managers.

Risk Management functions include benefits/health plan administration, insurance/liability claims administration, workers compensation program administration and safety (8 employees). Human Resources functions include Employee Recruitment/Discipline, Employee Development/Training and Labor Negotiations and Policies. (10.5 employees). Organizational Development is an internal consultancy which provides administrative analysis, advice and support to the Managerís Office and department heads (1 employee).

Boca Raton has been able to provide a high quality of life while providing one of the lowest property tax rates and water and sewer rates of any full service city in Florida. Boca Raton continues to revitalize its downtown and to support economic development and itís industrial and commercial bases. The City is home to three institutions of higher learning: Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Lynn University, and Palm Beach State College. Boca Raton is the second largest city in the West Palm Beach - Boca Raton Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA).

The City utilizes the Council-Manager form of government. The City Council consists of the Mayor and four Council Members who are all elected at-large on a nonpartisan basis for three-year terms. The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City and directs the business of the City and its various departments. The City Council determines policy, adopts legislation, approves the City's budget, sets taxes and fees, and appoints the City Attorney and members of various boards and committees.

The Management Services Director will serve as a key member of the City's executive team. Primary responsibilities are to lead and manage all assigned Management Services programs, functions and activities. The Director administers the departmental budget. He or she may serve as facilitator and liaison to various boards and City committees.

Requirements include a bachelorís degree in public or business administration, human resources, or related field combines with five years of progressively responsible relevant professional and management level experience. A Masterís Degree or SPHR, IPMA-CP, CCP or ICMA-CM is highly desired. A valid Florida Driverís License is required.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced career-oriented local government professional who, although a generalist, has considerable and current knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures relating to all aspects of municipal human resource management, municipal risk management and insurance administration including knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations relating to workersí compensation, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, wage and hourly pay practices, healthcare, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Visit the Cityís website at:

Open until filled. First review of resumes scheduled for June 8, 2015. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume and current salary to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

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