Career Description

Administers, directs, manages, and oversees all aspects of the City's Human Resources Department. Exercises supervision over department personnel and staff; also responsible for the supervision and management of the reception desk at City Hall.

  • Ensures the enforcement of human resource laws and regulations, employee selection, job classification, compensation, health and safety and employee relations
  • Coordinates assigned activities with other City operations, the City Manager and external agencies
  • Makes presentations to the City Council, Employee Benefit Trust, employees, staff and City Management
  • Oversees and approves new employee hires, promotions, merit increases and other action entered into the automated Human Resources system
  • Works with the City's Employee Benefit Trust, including retirement benefit programs
  • Oversees the City's employee recruitment and selection process, including advertising and interviewing for vacant positions; coordinates interviews; screens applicants; prepares correspondence
  • Administers the City's worker's compensation program; ensures employee evaluations are conducted in an efficient, fair and timely manner
  • Prepares and administers the Human Resources Operating budget; creates the forecasting of funds for additional staff. equipment, materials and supplies
  • Reviews and analyzes reports, court cases, appeal cases and grievances; prepares appropriate documentation
  • Coordinates and plans employee relations activities, including the annual Health Fair, holiday luncheons and related activities

If you meet the minimum requirements, please submit a completed City of Nogales employment application, which may be supplemented with a resume and cover letter. Job applications received after the position is filled will not be considered. Candidates are responsible for verifying receipt of materials. Questions for this posting may be directed to Human Resources Specialist, Maritza M Valenzuela, at (520)-287-6571, or via email at

Necessary Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field
  • Five (5) years of professional human resource administration experience, including three (3) years of supervisory or management experience
  • Spanish Language Fluency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • Senior Professional in human resources (SPHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute
  • Master's Degree in Public or Business Administration or closely related field
Company Benefits

Benefits as outlined in the City Personnel Manual

City of Nogales Benefits

Salary Range

Depending on Qualifications

Posted: Department: Location: Primary Contact:
Aug-22-2017 Human Resources Department 777 N Grand Ave., Nogales, AZ 85621 Maritza M Valenzuela