City of Palm Desert-Human Resources Manager

05/13/2021 7:46 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

The City of Palm Desert is looking for a forward-thinking HR professional to join the City’s leadership cadre as their new Human Resources Manager. Palm Desert is a thriving, year-round community with the natural beauty, cultural, and recreational amenities of a resort destination. The City’s 105 employees are proud to work for the preservation and growth of the community and take pride in providing exceptional customer service to residents and visitors alike. The Human Resources Manager is a newly created position in the City of Palm Desert intended to give added focus and capabilities to the City’s human resources function. The HR Manager will report to the Assistant City Manager and will serve a key role in the city’s overall leadership team.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, human resources management, labor relations, organizational development, or a related field.

The salary range for the Human Resources Manager is +/- $140,000, with placement in the range dependent on qualifications. In addition, an excellent executive benefit package including CalPERS retirement. Candidates are encouraged to apply by June 14, 2021. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred. Email compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and five professional references to Confidential inquires welcomed to Greg Nelson at 916-630-4900. Detailed brochure is available online at

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