Director of Human Resources – City of Deerfield Beach, FL
The City of Deerfield Beach is seeking candidates for the position of Human Resources Director, responsible for
administrative and professional work directing the City’s centralized Human Resources and Risk Management
Department. The Human Resources Director responsibilities include supervision of professional staff, long-range planning,
and budgetary responsibilities. Work is performed under the direction of the City Manager. The Human Resources Director
serves in a key manager capacity, with considerable independent judgement, providing technical assistance and guidance
as necessary on matters relating to human resources and representing the City Manager as needed.
History and Background
The City of Deerfield Beach is a coastal community located on the beautiful east coast of southern Florida in Broward
County and has a population of more than 86,000 residents. Deerfield Beach encompasses 16.3 square miles of land with
a unique mix of urban and suburban living. This city is home to a robust business community with several advanced
industrial businesses including the People’s Trust Insurance, Southeast Toyota, JM Family Enterprises, the Learning Center
headquarters, UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and other national and international businesses. Deerfield
Beach has a year-round tropical climate with an average 251 days of sunshine making it one of the most attractive places
in the United States to call home. Deerfield Beach is a nautical destination with beautiful beaches, waterways and ocean
access ideal for boaters, fisherman and surfers. The City has approximately 500 fulltime and part-time employees.
Deerfield Beach has positive relationships with two collective bargaining units, IUPAT with 212 members and PMSA with
49 members. Police and Fire Rescue Service are provided by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and are therefore not subject to
bargaining by the city. The City is self-insured and provides robust benefits to its employees.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business or Public Administration, or
closely related field. Three to seven years of experience in the human resources field, and prior experience in local
government setting in a similar sized organization.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business or Public Administration. Human Resources Certification
from a professional credentialing organization. Prior experience as a director or manager in the human resources
Salary Range: $112,500- $185,600. Actual salary will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications and
experience. The City offers an excellent array of benefits.
Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by
March 31. Applications may be subject to Florida Sunshine Laws.
For further information, contact Jim Dinneen, Vice President and Executive Recruiter, 847-380-3240 x136.