Human Resources Administrator

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week $94,700 - $144,524 Per year TX Bexar County Human Resources, 211 S Flores St, San Antonio, TX 78204, United States


Under administrative direction, is responsible for performing administrative-level work supervising a division of the Human Resources Department. Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of one of the specialized divisions of Human Resources including Recruitment and Support, Classification and Compensation, and Employee Relations. Working conditions are in an office environment. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission.  This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

Work Hours
Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Work Location
City Tower, 100 W. Houston

Essential Job Functions

Employee Relations 

  • Establishes employee relations programs designed to provide counseling, guidance, and information to employees with job grievances.
  • Designs and implements training programs in order to develop job-related skills and educational levels of employees; coordinates training and educational programs with private organizations and educational institutions.
  • Develops and coordinates the Tuition Assistance Program.
  • Develops and coordinates the Extended Sick Leave Program.
  • Coordinates the creation and revision of personnel-related Administrative Directives; provides interpretation of directives to Departments.
  • Provide staff support to the Municipal Civil Service Commission and the Firefighter' & Police Officers' Civil Service Commission.
  • Develops and coordinates the Employee Assistance Program
  • Formulates policies, directives, and regulations pertaining to personnel matters using office equipment.
  • Supervises Personnel Specialists and other employees in the execution of divisional objectives.
  • Implements personnel information systems designed to provide data for key personnel decisions and to streamline personnel procedures.
  • Provides consultative services to departments concerning various personnel-related actions and policies.
  • May conduct presentations on specific Human Resources related topics.
  • Coordinates the preparation of the division's annual budget.
  • Actively listens and communicates with staff, employees, City Manager, HR Director, and others within or outside of the organization.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Personnel Management, Public Administration, Insurance, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in the required personnel specialty.
  • Or Equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.
  • Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions. 

    • Five (5) or more years of experience in the administration of employee benefits. 
    • Five (5) or more years of supervisory responsibility.
    • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Experience with Lean / Six Sigma and process improvement techniques. 
    • Ability to analyze and interpret large quantities of data.
    • Ability to exercise creative thinking and analysis.

    •  If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
    • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
    • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
    • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of supervisory practices, procedures, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws (including Fair Labor Standards Act, Family & Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Equal Employment Opportunity laws) and ordinances dealing with personnel administration.
  • Knowledge of techniques and procedures used in compensation and classification administration.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and concepts.
  • Knowledge of personnel payroll systems.
  • Knowledge of employee training and development techniques, methods, and practices.
  • Knowledge of recruitment and interviewing techniques, methods, and practices.
  • Knowledge of personnel policies and procedures and Human
    Resources planning techniques.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Knowledge of current issues and market trends related to the activities and operations of assigned area.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing applicable software.
  • Ability to conduct research studies and prepare detailed and accurate reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to analyze complex salary and classification data and make decisions and recommendations.
  • Ability to use audio/visual equipment for multi-media presentations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co workers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.