GSA Human Resources Manager

Ventura County
Until Filled

GSA Human Resources Manager

County of Ventura, California

Salary: $75,120.18 - $105.178.56 annually, plus benefits

Ventura County is located on California's "Gold Coast," approximately 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 30 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. The near perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74.2 degrees and a wonderful quality of life are a few of the reasons many of the 802,983 residents call Ventura County "home."


Under general direction of the Deputy Director, the General Services Agency (GSA) Human Resources Manager (HRM) is responsible for recruitment and selection services for GSA classifications, classification and compensation, labor relations, workers' compensation, health and safety programs, payroll, leave of absence and benefits management, and strategic initiatives related to staff development and organizational structure.  The HRM performs investigations relating to a variety of Personnel issues and prepares responses as appropriate, and supervises management, administrative and clerical staff and oversees the function of staff involved in the Citation Payment Program, Parks Reservations, and GSA front desk reception.


The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of related employment laws and generalist human resources experience, including experience with internet-based business solutions demonstrating the ability to learn systems such as NeoGov and the Ventura County Human Resource and Payroll (VCHRP) system. This person will have experience dealing with labor relations issues, supervising direct subordinates, performing payroll, personnel functions, benefits administration, including leave of absence management, the ability to work with multiple levels of staff in the enterprise organization, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, work collaboratively, and provide strategic vision and direction in the areas of responsibility. A Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field, such as Human Resources, Public Administration or Business Administration and/or HR Certification (IPMA preferred or

SHRM) is highly desirable.


Typical qualifying experience is completion of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field AND three (3) or more years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience in Human Resources including some supervision.


For this recruitment, the following experience is required:


  • Human resources administration including participation in the recruitment process;
  • Progressive discipline and the ability to act in an advisory capacity for labor relations issues, such as disciplinary actions, compliance with federal and state employment laws, grievance administration, etc.;
  • Payroll and personnel administration including data electronic data processing;
  • Benefits administration including leave of absence knowledge and absence management;
  • Analyzing payroll, human resources, and/or workers' compensation and other administrative processes and problems leading to sound recommendations for improvement; and Collaborating with multiple levels of an organization and various departments and/or agencies to achieve objectives.


For this recruitment, recent experience with the following is highly desirable:

  • Experience with PeopleSoft HRMS 9.0 or higher;
  • Recruiting experience with NeoGov, both Insight and the On-Line Hiring Center;
  • Performing job analysis;
  • Preparing and proctoring oral, written, and performance examinations;
  • Overseeing workers' compensation and health and safety programs; and
  • Contributing to strategic plans.

For further information about this recruitment and/or to apply, please visit: 

For additional inquiries, email Kelli Fitzgerald at

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