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Human Resources Business Partner

City of Portland, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Salary Range: $72,530.00 - $131,248.00 Annually

Close Date: 08/10/2020

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner
Salary: $72,530.00 - $131,248.00 Annually
Closing Date: 8/10/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
As an HR Business Partner at the City of Portland, you'll be a champion of the City's culture, partnering with bureau leaders to help them build their organizations and improve the quality of their people decisions. Whether coaching clients on how to better lead their teams, navigating and resolving employee and labor relations issues or providing guidance on the most complex and sensitive people problems, you are exceptionally focused on enabling organizational and employee success at the City.
The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), is a senior-level human resources role within our bureau. HRBPs provide consultation by providing direct client support services to senior-level bureau management and performing a wide variety of difficult and complex human resource generalist responsibilities in support of the City's human resource management programs.
Key Responsibilities include:
•Providing training and coaching to Bureau/Office management regarding assessing, coaching, counseling, and developing employees; providing guidance to managers and supervisors on recognizing and rewarding performance; coaching and counseling managers, supervisors, and employees on resolving workplace issues; providing information about career development opportunities.
•Conducting a variety of investigations on confidential and sensitive HR matters; reviewing complaints and determining appropriate investigative approaches and methodologies; performing fact-finding activities, developing interview questions; writing reports; presenting findings to management.
•Advising assigned Bureau/Office management and making recommendations on HR issues, employee relations practices, discipline and corrective action; providing advice and guidance to ensure Bureaus/Offices comply with federal and state employment laws, rules, and policies, City code, policies, procedures, requirements, and goals.
•Guiding management and employees on the interpretation and administration of collective bargaining agreements; providing input into labor/management issues for collective bargaining purposes; participating in negotiations; participating in grievance resolution processes on behalf of Bureau/Office management; consulting with labor relations staff on interpretation and intent of collective bargaining contract language.
This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience working in a unionized environment, the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all levels of the organization, and the expectation that responsibilities are carried out independently and with an awareness of human resource services issues and sensitivities. Depending on the assignment, successful candidates may be required to undergo an extensive background investigation.
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