Human Resources Director/Risk Manager

Tuolumne County


Sonora, CA 95370


$108,160 – $131,909
per year


Under general direction, plans, organizes, manages, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Human Resources and Risk Management Department; serves as a human resources and risk management consultant to the County Administrator, executive staff, County departments and program managers; acts as a policy advisor on County human resource and risk management issues; ensures consistency with County, State and Federal requirements on all human resources and risk management matters; is responsible for the department budget, program administration, project planning and legal compliance; serves as the chief negotiator for the County in the meet and confer process; oversees the County’s Human Resource function which includes recruitments, benefits administration, classification and compensation, employee and labor relations, training and development, equal opportunity, policy development and administration, risk management, succession planning and other human resource management activities; and performs related work as required.


Receives administrative direction from the County Administrative Officer. Exercises general direction and supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of management and supervision.


The Human Resources Director/Risk Manager is a single-position classification with responsibility, through subordinates, that oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of Human Resources and Risk Management Department. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy and municipal functions and activities, and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the division with those of other departments and outside agencies and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the division. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing planning and operational goals and objectives and for furthering County goals and objectives within general policy guidelines. The incumbent is appointed, disciplined, terminated by and serves at the pleasure of the County Administrative Officer.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:
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:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in human resources management, public or business administration, or a related field and five (5) years of experience in human resources, employee and labor relations, or risk management administration, including at least two (2) years in a management or administrative capacity. A Master’s degree in business, public administration, or a related field is preferred.

Licenses and Certificates:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license by time of appointment.

How to Apply

In lieu of an application, please submit your letter of interest and resume to  Ann Fremd at AND Deborah Schoeman at no later than July 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM. 

After reviewing the submitted documents, the most qualified applicants will be invited to complete a County application before moving forward in the County's interview process.