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Human Resources Project Manager, (B212010-1), R39, Personnel

Company: City of Laredo, TX
Location: Laredo
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Please note that due to the recentCOVID-19impact, there may be delays in the selection process.

Performs professional projects regarding complex human resources items that require specialized knowledge and overseeing the performance of professional work of the projects. Conducts research, provides data and recommendation, and implements solutions to achieve goals and objectives. Serves as a team leader on special projects assigned by department management. Job Description


  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances governing personnel and employment practices.
  • Knowledge of Human Resource techniques, methods, procedures, and practice.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and basic mathematical skills.
  • Knowledge of position/job analysis and labor market survey procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of practices, methods, and industry trends related to coaching, program administration, management, and leadership development.
  • Knowledge of organizational strategic planning and operations research.
  • Knowledge of public administration practices and local government issues.
  • Knowledge in customer service, public relations, computer information systems, communications, and organization databases.
  • Knowledge and skills in supervisory and managerial techniques and principles.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of administration, organization, and supervision.
  • Knowledge in the application of basic accounting principles necessary to accomplish financial management tasks; such as: preparing budgets, monitoring program costs, and project cost estimating.
  • Skill in gathering and analyzing complex information.
  • Skill in collecting, analyzing, analyzing, and interpreting data.
  • Skill in prioritizing and managing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to provide administrative and professional leadership and direction to subordinate staff.
  • Ability to prepare and present clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with various department directors, division managers, supervisors, and payroll assistants.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed action and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Ability to analyze complex data and develop clear and concise written reports and presentations.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate complex assignments, utilizing additional staff, if necessary.
  • Ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established polices and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to use calculator, computer hardware, various software programs and technologies, including word processing and spreadsheet programs.
  • Ability to speak before public groups and make presentations.
  • Ability to give directions to and gain compliance from assigned staff.
  • Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
  • Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and respond to general public complaints.
  • Ability to project a positive and professional image of the City of Laredo.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in the English language and orally in the Spanish language.
  • Ability to comply with all City of Laredo's policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position.


Work is performed inside and/or outside an office. Work may be exposed to a variety of weather conditions and outdoor elements, such as: excessive intermittent noise. Work may be exposed to a variety of environmental conditions, such as: contagious infectious disease, and irritating chemicals. Capable of working closely with others or alone, working long or irregular working hours, working shift work and/or weekends, and traveling by car 25% and by plane 5% of the time. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and office equipment; Work requires light carrying and occasional lifting (under 15 pounds up to 50 pounds), simple grasping, dual simultaneous grasping, sitting, standing, pushing, twisting, climbing stairs, walking, and reaching above shoulders. Ability to see, write, read, count, identify shade of colors, perceive depth, and hearing is needed to perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Manages and coordinates projects and activities between various divisions.
  • Seeks and evaluates information from a variety of sources; provides specialized reports as requested by the Human Resources Director.
  • Partners with employee to assist in evaluating, developing, and implementing operating policies and procedural improvements to ensure effectiveness and consistencies to Human Resources policies and procedures.
  • Provides Human Resources strategies on various HR functions such as but not limited to: Health & Benefits, Employee Relations, Learning & Development, Municipal/Civil Service, Recruitment, Payroll, Performance Evaluations, Retirement, Risk Management, and/or Employee Wellness.
  • Researches on ways to enhances Human Resources metrics.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations as needed.
  • Suggests and implements management solutions to address new or ongoing issues within department or division.
  • May assist in preparing the annual departmental or divisional budget.
  • Assists in the performance of special or overtime projects as assigned by the Human Resources Department.
  • Provides assistance to other departments on Human Resources issues.
  • Directs implementation/administration on assigned project or process; sets schedules and monitors task completion for timeliness, accuracy, and effectiveness; performs quality checks of program-related data and personnel, prepares and reviews reports to monitor and communicate performance results.
  • Communicates section/division, project, and program information to Human Resources management and others; and represents the department at a variety of meetings, events, and on committees regarding services, programs, plans, and projects.
  • Serves as a liaison and advisor within department and between the Department HR and other City departments, agencies, and other external organizations by providing guidance on, and interpretation of, applicable systems, policies, procedures, strategies, process workflows, and regulations; and monitors compliance with policies, regulations, laws, and program objectives.
  • Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts.
  • Must follow all rules of telephone courtesy in all telephone communications.
  • Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited* college or university in Business Administration or related field.

  • AND-

At least four (4) years of experience in human resources, business, finance, management or related field.

  • Council of Higher Education Accreditation (C.H.E.A.)

Valid Licenses and Certifications

Valid Texas Driver License*

  • If applicant holds an out-of-state license, a State of Texas Driver License must be obtained prior to employment.

As part of the minimum requirements for all positions with the City of Laredo, a thorough background check and certified school transcripts will be required from all applicants who are offered employment.

Effective February 24, 1997, all selected applicants are required to undergo a drug and alcohol test prior to employment.

Effective January 7, 2008, all persons in safety-sensitive functions/positions, as per City of Laredo Drug and Alcohol Policy definition, shall be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

A person with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at (956) 791-7482 two days prior to the scheduled interview and/or test if applicable.


Keywords: City of Laredo, TX, Laredo , Human Resources Project Manager, (B212010-1), R39, Personnel, Other , Laredo, Texas

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