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HR Manager

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

The Town of Danvers seeks applicants to join our HR Team. The Town of Danvers is a politically stable and professionally managed community on the North Shore, providing a supportive and welcoming environment for all Town staff, including a commitment to professional development and policies that promote and support a healthy work/life balance.

A successful candidate will have experience with state & federal law, personnel policies and regulations, recruitment, employee relations, policy development, labor relations and other common HR responsibilities. This position requires a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, and superior customer service skills.

The Town will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteerism, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item in the qualification section of the job description is labeled required. Other members of the HR team bring a wide range of skill and experience which allows the Town to consider an extensive range of candidates.

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, or related field; 5-7+ years of progressively responsible experience in municipal human resources experience preferred; demonstrated experience with personnel management and policy development is strongly preferred; advanced understanding of computers, including Microsoft office is required. Creativity, solid problem-solving skills, and ability to think outside of the box encouraged.  Massachusetts driver’s license required. For a complete job description, please click here.

This position works 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Pay scale starting at $71,349, with the ability to move through the pay scale via step system to a maximum of $86,925.  Hiring range DOQ. Excellent benefits including health, dental and vision insurance plans, participation in the Town’s retirement plan, Town match to 457 plan, and paid time off.

To apply, please send a Town application, resume, and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, by email as a PDF to [email protected], or by mail to Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923.  Applications will be received until the position is filled, with preference given to applications received by October 15, 2021.


The Town of Danvers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics.  The EEO is the Law is available for your reference.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact us at [email protected] or (978) 777-0001 x3030 in advance to request assistance.

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