Director of Human Resources


POSTING DATE:          June 2022                                DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Open until filled

POSTING STATUS:      Regular Full Time                   SALARY:     $105,701.34

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers/oversees all human resources duties and functions.
  • EEO/ADA and Safety Officer.
  • Provides assistance to the Mayor, City Council, department heads, and employees on personnel matters.
  • Administer recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orientation, training, development of all personnel.
  • Acts as liaison with Human Resources Division of Civil Service for appointment of Police Department personnel.
  • Serves as Labor Service Director for DPW positions.
  • Acts as liaison to the MCAD for compliance with the ADA in the City of Woburn.
  • Assist employees on personnel matters related to human resources, insurance, and safety.
  • Serves as member of City’s negotiating team with City labor unions.
  • Administer Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • Administer employee benefits with significant emphasis on health, dental, disability, and life insurance.
  • Negotiate with insurance providers and brokers.
  • Administers Worker’s Compensation, Police and Fire Injured on Duty programs.
  • Administer unemployment compensation, employee assistance, drug and alcohol programs.
  • Researches/develops personnel and related policies.
  • Coordinates with Employee Assistance Provider to make all employees aware of the program and coordinate the arrangement of training sessions.
  • Oversees the administration of sick, personal, bereavement and vacation leave for all City employees.
  • Act as Chairperson for City’s Safety Committee.
  • Works with insurance company on matters relating to Automobile, Property, Law Enforcement, Public Officials, General, School Board Liability and Workers Compensation.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • BS in business administration or public administration with emphasis on labor relations/personnel management, or equivalent.
  • Five or more years’ experience in similar position
  • Advanced knowledge of benefit administration, labor relations, EEO, ADA, and related laws.
  • Advanced knowledge of Civil Service laws/practices.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Resumes may be mailed to Elaine Pruyne, Director of Human Resources, 10 Common Street, Woburn, MA.  01810 or emailed to [email protected].



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