Human Resources Director

City of Bozeman, Montana

Human Resources Director
Annual salary range: $105,835 to $116,302
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: Monday, June 22, 2020.

Reporting to the City Manager, the Human Resources Director leads a dedicated team implementing HR functions for the City including employee recruitment/selection, the performance evaluation process, payroll and benefits, and labor contract administration and negotiation. As a vital member of the 15-person executive team, the HR Director will establish and maintain effective, working relationship with peers, City employees, elected officials, and the general public. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional who enjoys a fast-paced workplace. Experience in organizational development, including building supervisory and leadership training and creating culture shift, is desired in this role. The HR Director will be someone who can communicate well with peers — actively listening and striving for solutions. Ideal candidates will be aware of, or able to quickly grasp, the unique employment laws in the State of Montana. Candidates from high growth areas who can demonstrate experience creating interesting programs for the recruitment, retention, and development of employees are preferred. Ideal candidates are resilient, highly creative self-starters. Experience in areas such as payroll, pay philosophy, job classification, and labor negotiations is preferred and a strategic, executive mindset will be critical for success. Professional certifications are desirable.

Beautifully situated on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains, scenic Bozeman, Montana is the county seat of Gallatin County, the most populated and fastest growing county in southwest Montana. Residents of Bozeman enjoy a high quality of life, outstanding recreational offerings, nationally recognized public schools, and unmatched cultural amenities. Bozeman averages 300 days of sunshine each year and is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts. Yellowstone National Park is just 90 minutes from Bozeman and offers an endless variety of activities and stunning vistas.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:

For additional information contact:

Josh Jones
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
City of Bozeman website:

The City of Bozeman is an equal opportunity employer.

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