Job Details

Employment Attorney in Sacaton, AZ

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Company name

Gila River Health Care

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required


Sacaton, AZ

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Jul 28,2015

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Assistant Director of Human Resources The candidate will manage mediations and assist in the resolution of conflict, complaints, grievances and organizational investigations and assist the Director in the management of the Human Resources Annual Budget and Annual Strategic Plan. Will interprets employment law and ensures the consistent application of GRHC employee relations policies and employment laws in the resolution of employee/ employee conflict and employee/management conflict and trains managers and supervisors managing difficult employees. Mediates conflict between employees and management and properly documents policy violations and supervises the Employee Relations Specialist and reviews employee complaints, third step grievances. Provides oversight for grievance preparation and attends grievance hearings and drafts GRHC Human Resources Policies and policy revision for review by the Director, ELT and the Board of Directors. Advises the organization on the implications of new regulations and works closely with the GRHC Attorney in ensuring new statues and compliance regulations are correctly interpreted within the context of a sovereign nation and assists in the preparation of the Annual Strategic Plan and monitor targets established by the Director. Recommends strategy for overall organizational development and makes recommendations for strategic plan changes and identifies areas for cost containment in the annual budget and recommends changes in budget priorities to best fit the needs of the organization as it grows and expands. Meets quarterly with division managers and supervisors to provide employment law updates and serves as second in line to the Director of Human Resources for overall office supervision and acts in the absence of the Director.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a Juris Doctor Degree with a concentration in Employment Law, Employee Relations or Industrial Relations. Must have 2-3 years of supervisory or heavy project management experience. Capacity to draft policy and interpret policy and employment law is required. Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultures required and experience working with Native American Communities and ability through previous job experience to mediate conflict and achieve conflict resolution is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Gila River Health Care
P.O. Box 38
483 West Seed Farm Road
Sacaton, AZ 85147