Town of Wells, Maine
Human Resources Director
Town of Wells, a dynamic full-service Southern Maine coastal community, is
actively seeking qualified candidates for the position of HR Director. The position provides
support and consultative services in the recruitment, selection, hiring, and
retention of Town employees, and provides ongoing information, assistance and
compliance guidelines on issues involving employment matters and local, state,
and federal employment laws and regulations. Oversees HR functions
including hiring, benefits, training, and compensation. This position works closely with and reports
to the Town Manager, and the HR Director is part of the senior leadership
team. A detailed position description is available from HR and
also is posted on the Town’s website at
as an attachment
within “Job Openings”.
Minimum Requirements: Extensive knowledge of human resources
management and administration, compliance with municipal employment laws, and
collective bargaining, along with current Affordable Care Act knowledge. Good
verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, effective supervisory
ability, and sound computer skills; knowledge of payroll processes also
required. Bachelor’s Degree along with five to seven (5-7) years of human resources
management and supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the
essential functions of the job.
Municipal experience preferable; PHR or SPHR certification is desirable
but not required.
Applications: To be considered,
interested candidates are invited to submit cover letter, resume, a completed
Town Application (available on the Town website or at the Town Hall) and 3
professional references to Town Manager, Town of Wells, 208 Sanford Road,
Wells, ME 04090, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission deadline is 3:00 PM,
Thursday, December 27, 2018. The position remains open until filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: Wells, ME