Human Resources Director

Position Profile

The City

Situated on the southern tip of Puget Sound in the shadow of magnificent Mt. Rainier, Lacey lies in the center of a natural paradise and is currently home to approximately 50,170 residents. Five freshwater lakes within the city, miles of hiking and biking paths, several championship golf courses, more than 1,200 acres of public parkland, and the adjoining 3,700-acre Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge provide residents with virtually unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation. Incorporated in 1966, Lacey has evolved into a thriving city that promotes its sense of community through events and programs designed to celebrate its heritage and cultural diversity, enhance its neighborhoods, and preserve the natural environment. Lacey operates under a council-manager form of government. The City Council has seven members including the mayor.

The Position

The Human Resources Director reports directly to the City Manager and is a vital member of the city’s executive management team. The Human Resources Department strives to provide timely and accurate information, and properly manage the city’s human resources in a cost effective and efficient manner. The Human Resources Director of  leads a staff of approximately 7 FTEs and, under the direction of the City Manager, the Director plans, organizes, and oversees Human Resource functions of the city.

To Be Considered

The City of Lacey is a progressive employer and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition or pregnancy. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. For immediate consideration, please complete the brief application that can be found here. Alternatively, you may send a cover letter of no more than two pages and a resume to Mr. Ed Rogan, Principal Consultant, Square Two Consulting at You may direct your questions to Mr. Rogan via email or by calling 206.697.8428.


The annual salary range for this position is $111,000 to $140,000. The City offers a competitive benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance, as well as vacation and sick leave. The City participates in the State of Washington retirement system.