Director, Human Resources Division

$7,781 - $11,183 monthly
  • California Public Utilities Commission
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Sep 15, 2021
Full time Government Human Resources

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Deputy Executive Director, Internal Operations, the Director of the Human Resources Division, Career Executive Assignment (CEA) A is responsible for developing, administering, and maintaining policy and operations pertaining to the Commission’s recruitment, retention, talent acquisition, succession planning, labor relations, performance enhancement, training, selections, worker’s compensation, health and safety, classification and pay and transactions. The incumbent will serve as a steward of the Commission’s core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, open communication and stewardship, and develop a customer service model that assists and guides Commission managers and employees in the processing of human resource transactions.  The incumbent will also develop and maintain workforce and succession plans to develop career paths and maintain expertise in the Commission.  

The incumbent is expected to advise and consult executives on effective strategies, providing consultation, advice, and recommendations regarding personnel management policies, procedures, and the interpretation of Civil Service Laws and Rules; serve as a liaison to the California Department of Human Resources, other State agencies, executive and legal staff, and outside stakeholders, including unions; prepare and present periodic reports and analyses; attend Statewide and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) director meetings; lead Human Resources wide-staff meetings; maintain awareness and knowledge of current changes and trends that impact Human Resources; administer all state human resources laws, bargaining agreements, policies and procedures; formulate and administer policies, procedures and programs in the Human Resources office, including leading a comprehensive review, updating, and restructuring of the Commission’s classification system.

Department Information

California’s economy depends on the infrastructure the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and utilities provide. For almost 100 years, the CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy.

If you have any questions concerning this CEA bulletin and the application process, please contact the CPUC HR team directly at

Electronic Submission of Applications preferred.

Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at: 

The application must be received electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the Final Filing Date.