HR Director

Ongoing Applications

The City of Belton is accepting applications for a Human Resources Director. The right candidate must be a self-starter; possess the ability to work both independently and collaboratively; be able to prioritize projects appropriately; have the ability to handle sensitive information in a discreet and confidential manner; and work effectively with all levels of employees. Click here for a full job description.(PDF, 145KB)

Required Skills and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilizing personal computer software programs and other relevant software affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets. 
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public. 
  • Planning, directing, and coordinating various administrative and human resource functions. 
  • Interpreting and administering policies and procedures within assigned area sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies. 
  • Preparing and analyzing complex data and numerical computations and comprehensive reports. 
  • Maintaining confidentiality and communicating with tact and diplomacy. 
  • Administering the assigned programs and services. 
  • Responding to inquiries and effective oral and written communication. 
  • Applying program/project management techniques and principles. 
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

An accredited Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of professional human resources experience in a business or public sector organization, including 2 years at the level of a Human Resources Specialist or equivalent.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

Preference given for experience in dispute resolution or conducting workplace investigations and IPMA-HR, SHRM, or PHR certification.

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary range is $79,251.12 - $101,448.46/DOQ, with a competitive benefits package. Residency is not required. Qualified candidates should complete the City of Belton online application and submit a cover letter and resume to Alternatively, candidates can mail their cover letter and resume to 506 Main St, Attn: Mari Jones, Belton, MO 64012. No phone calls please.

Applications accepted until position is filled. The candidate selected for this position will receive an offer of employment by the City contingent upon passing a background check, physical, and pre-employment drug test. For more information about the City of Belton, please see the website at

The City of Belton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. (EOE)