Employee Resources Director
Job Posted: 22 October 2018
Company: Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1
Closing Date: 18 November 2018 or Until Filled
Location: Issaquah, WA


$141,222 - $211,833

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Snohomish County (pop. 801,000) is located in northwest Washington, twelve miles north of Seattle, and is one of the largest and fastest growing counties in the state. The county lies between the sparkling waters of Puget Sound and the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Mountains. Snohomish County has major urban centers, historic villages, rural retreats and seaside ports. Outdoor enthusiasts are drawn to the area for its rivers that offer kayaking and rafting, lakes for boating and skiing, and inland waterways for scuba diving and boating. The Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges offer peaks to climb in the summer and ski in the winter. Snohomish County PUD’s headquarters are located in Everett which is the largest city in the county, with a population of over 100,000.

Snohomish County PUD is a municipal corporation formed for the purpose of providing electric and water utility service to the people of Snohomish County and Camano Island. The PUD employs 1,100 FTE's with roughly 55% represented by IBEW, and has an operating budget of $682 million. Snohomish County PUD is the largest public utility district in the state, providing over 332,000 customers with electricity, and more than 19,000 customers with water.

Under the direction of the General Manager, the Employee Resources Director provides leadership and strategic services for the planning, development, implementation, administration, and maintenance of District compensation, benefits, leave/ADA, Workers’ Compensation, labor relations, staffing, employee training and leadership development, organizational development, workforce diversity, Employee Central and related systems and employee programs, and advises management on performance management and employee relations issues. The Employee Resources Department operates with 20 FTE’s on a 2018 budget of $3.5 million.

Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration with an emphasis in Employee Resource Management. • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible directly related experience in a variety of employee resources functions, including cultural change and partnering for collective bargaining, including three (3) years in a leadership capacity and three (3) years of human resources experience in the public/government sector. • Experience with cafeteria-style benefits plans, doing collective bargaining in a collaborative environment, and administering cultural change.

Snohomish County PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review:  November 18, 2018 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.