Job Details

Chief Policy Adviosr

Company name

City of Baltimore,

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2019

Valid Through

Nov 27,2019

Posted on

Dec 01,2017

Years of Experience

8-10 yrs required


Baltimore, MD, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Chief Policy Advisor
The candidate will be Providing expert counsel to the Department of Human Resources, the Mayor's Office and agencies to ensure understanding, consistent interpretation, application and compliance with City, State and Federal human resources policies, employment laws and regulations. Will be performing an extensive range of complex and sensitive work assignments through the creation and development of human resources' policies, compliance monitoring, interpretation, application of and training on policies surrounding a broad range of Human Resources' related matters. Proposing and reviewing legislation, and proposing and revising current City personnel administrative and personnel manual policies. Representing the Director at collective bargaining negotiations; and providing oversight for compliance functions and initiatives including EEO and FMLA.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have Bachelor's/Master's degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Business or Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university. Must have 8-10 years progressively responsible experience in employment law, human resources policy development, policy or legal composition or human resources policy compliance. Must have experience in a unionized public sector organization, and strong knowledge of principles in a large, complex organization. A JD (Juris Doctor) degree from an accredited school of law is desirable. SPHR/PHR certification is required (or must be obtained within 12 months of employment). Must have acumen in Federal and State employment laws relating to FMLA, EEO, substance abuse, salary administration, employee/labor relations, employee selection, discipline and termination. Strong leadership ability is essential. Must be highly skilled in resolving complex, confidential and sensitive matters, analyzing and interpreting data from multiple sources and applying legal principles. Must have proven skill in creating, developing, analyzing, interpreting, applying and monitoring compliance with human resources policies, procedures and rules. Must be skilled and effective trainer with ability to create, develop, implement and deliver HR policy and compliance training to large, diverse population. Excellent verbal and written communication skill is required.

Additional info

Position #00030 Submit a letter of interest, resume and salary history and requirement

Company info

City of Baltimore,
City Hall, 100 North Holliday Street, Room 101
Baltimore, MD 21202

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