Human Resources Director

Santa Cruz METRO; Santa Cruz, CA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Human Services Director
  • Salary: $108,638 - $138,694. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Where: 110 Vernon Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Post Date: Sep 5 2018

Deadline: Oct 1 2018

To apply, please submit a persuasive cover letter explaining why you feel you are a good candidate for the position, resume, and four professional references (references will not be contacted without prior permission) no later than October 1, 2018 to: Clark Wurzberger, The Mercer Group, Inc. Email: Tel: (530) 637-4559; Fax: (650) 240-3933 EOE. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


Santa Cruz METRO
Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz METRO is seeking a Human Resources Director. Santa Cruz METRO is a medium-sized transit system providing safe, reliable transit services to over 262,000 citizens over a geographic area encompassing 441 square miles. Santa Cruz METRO links its communities to employment, schools, activity centers and tourism destinations, providing highly valued fixed-route transit and paratransit services for the Cities of Santa Cruz, Capitola, Scotts Valley and Watsonville, in addition to unincorporated areas of Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz METRO also partners with the University of California, Santa Cruz and Cabrillo college to provide students, faculty and staff with essential transit services. The Human Resources Director is a key member of the executive team with responsibility for Santa Cruz METRO’s personnel system, assisting the CEO with employee/labor relations, training insurance and benefit programs, EEO/affirmative action, recruitment and examination and classification/compensation policies/studies, among other duties and leads four staff members. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in human resources, public/business administration or a related field, plus at least six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in human resource administration or a related field that includes at least two years of supervisory experience is required. Previous experience within a public sector/government agency is required. Previous experience with a public transit operator is considered a plus. A post-graduate degree from an accredited college or university is desirable. The annual salary range is $108,638 - $138,694, coupled with an excellent benefit package. Please view a comprehensive brochure at: for additional information and submission requirements.

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