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Principal HR Consultant


SACRAMENTO, California 95835
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Principal HR Consultant

Location:  Anywhere in the lower 48 United States

Pay Range: $93,424 - $116,780


Are you ready to energize your career and make a difference in communities across the US?  CPS HR Consulting is looking for a highly experienced public sector Human Resources professional to join our team of dedicated, enthusiastic, and engaged consultants.  The successful candidate will be a team-builder, adaptable, and employ successful problem-solving techniques.  The incumbent will consult and work on client projects, and provide direct recruitment and selection services.  We are looking for someone who demonstrates a deep understanding of foundational HR concepts and functions, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills.  This is a supervisory position for a team of consultants.  The position requires approximately 20% travel.

Typical Job Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and direct the efforts of a team of consultants, including the assignment, training, and guidance of team members.
  • Provide consultative services to clients on a variety of matters, including recruitment and selection, job analysis, classification, and effective recruitment strategies for a variety of positions.
  • Prepare detailed narrative and technical reports.
  • Compile and analyze information, identify creative alternatives, and make sound recommendations within existing constraints
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, coworkers, and applicants.
  • Be an active participant in identifying projects to pursue and developing responsive proposals and other marketing materials.
  • Review, revise, and approve client deliverables prepared by team members – ensuring quality and accuracy.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to a client base located throughout the United States.


Minimum Qualifications

Education:  Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or a closely related field, Master’s degree is preferred.

Experience:  Must have a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public sector human resources.  Must have at least two years of experience in full-time recruiting and selection within the public sector.  Must have at least one year of supervisory experience.  Must also have experience providing client services with demonstrated high quality of satisfaction; experience implementing hiring practices/rules, and ensuring compliance; and experience developing, managing, and controlling a budget.  Experience in position classification, job analysis, and/or implementing strategic plans is highly desirable. 

Our generous benefits package includes a choice of medical plans, dental, vision, long- and short-term disability, life and dependent life insurance, deferred compensation plans, and membership in the CalPERS retirement system.

CPS HR Consulting is a Joint Powers Authority public agency providing consulting services to government agencies and non-profit organizations across the United States.  We bring expertise from both the public and private sectors to help our clients in a number of aspects of human capital management.

We have developed a successful culture that expects and supports the participation of every employee in achieving the goals and values of the organization.  We enjoy a collaborative environment, where innovation is encouraged.  There are rewarding and challenging work opportunities for motivated, creative employees.  We offer flexible work schedules, technology connected work teams, and opportunities to grow within our organization.  Check out the video featuring our employees on our Careers page.

Applications will be accepted through November 2nd.  Apply online at

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