Human Resources/Risk Manager

  • Alameda County Water District
  • Fremont, California
  • Mar 07, 2023
Full Time Administration and Management Human Resources and Personnel Risk Management and Insurance Claims Management
  • Salary: 176174 USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 214149
  • Apply By: Jun 05, 2023

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Human Resources/Risk Manager

AGENCY: Alameda County Water District


FILING DEADLINE:  Open until Filled

SALARY RANGE: $176,174 - $214,149 Annually



The Alameda County Water District, in Fremont, California, is seeking an experienced professional with outstanding skills to serve as Human Resources and Risk Manager. Under direction from the Director of Finance & Administration, the Human Resources and Risk Manager plans, directs, and supervises professional, technical, and clerical support staff performing a variety of human resources and risk management activities; prepares the division’s annual budget request; prepares and presents staff reports to senior management and the Board of Directors; provides confidential advice and counsel to the Board, General Manager, department directors, and division managers on human resources and risk management issues; provides highly responsible staff assistance to the Executive Team, and performs related work as required.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for planning, directing, and administering District-wide human resources and risk management programs and related activities
  • Programmatic responsibilities include: Recruitment & Selection; Classification & Pay; Benefits Administration; Employee/Labor Relations; Equal Employment Opportunity; Employee Training & Development; Workers Compensation & Risk Management
  • Responsibilities are broad in scope and require leadership and independent judgment on issues that are complex, interpretive, and evaluative in nature



  • Be both a technical expert and an outstanding manager.
  • Bring the values of honesty, stewardship, customer service, fiscal prudence, transparency, and a strong work ethic.
  • Utilize proactive leadership, integrity, vision, and communication skills to lead the Human Resources & Risk Management Division and its staff to be a high-performing team.
  • Work confidently and collaboratively with the Director of Finance and Administration and the District’s management team, make strong and educated recommendations and carry out the General Manager’s direction while keeping in mind the District’s overall interests.
  • Lead the creation and implementation of the Division’s strategic work-plan and establish measurements for the achievement of goals, objectives, and priorities, as well as ensuring continuous productivity of routine activities.
  • Function as a mentor, coach, facilitator, and team player and set performance examples that can be reinforced across the District.



The Alameda County Water District (ACWD) is located in the city of Fremont and serves the Tri-City area. The Tri-Cities of Fremont, Newark and Union City are conveniently located, central to the San Francisco Bay Area, and combines the region’s rich history with many fun things to do. They are near bustling activity hubs Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco. With excellent schools and a diverse and vibrant community—it’s a great place to raise a family. With a temperate year-round climate, there is ample opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, including the Alameda Creek Trail and Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area, and various outdoor hiking trails and scenic landscapes.



ACWD is a special purpose public agency that provides drinking water to over 345,000 people in Fremont, Newark, and Union City.


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