Human Resources Department

Second Floor of City Hall located at 688 Hwy 90, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Monday – Friday
Phone: (228) 466-5460 / Fax: (228) 466-5506

Jamie Favre, Human Resources

E-mail: jfavre@baystlouis-ms-gov

The health, safety, and well-being of our city employees are primary concerns of the administration.  Human Resources is the hub for benefits, including health, dental, life and supplemental insurance policies. This department monitors vacation, personal, military, sick and family medical leaves; and also coordinates workman’s compensation and liability issues.  In addition, the HR is the mediator for disciplinary issues involving employees, co-workers and the city’s supervisory staff.  The HR office accepts new applications for employment, facilitates employee orientation, and organizes safety classes.

The other role of the Human Resources Office, which has a direct effect on our taxpayers, is securing all insurances for city-owned or leased properties (buildings, lift stations, water wells, towers, automobile, truck fleet, and inland-marine) as well as liability coverage and bonds for governmental employees and elected officials.

Job Openings

Deadline for applications is December 3, 2021

CITY OF BAY ST. LOUISCITY CLERK

Definition

The City Clerk serves as a vital link between the Mayor’s Office, City Council, Department Heads, and other entities (both governmental and private) to facilitate outcomes consistent with the overall vision and mission leaders and citizens of Bay St. Louis. The City Clerk oversees the various departments within the city and is responsible for the management of city operations, ensuring efficiency, accountability, and productivity in the city’s commitment to deliver quality services through the daily operations of municipal government. The City Clerk assists the mayor with the day-to-day operations of the City. The position of City Clerk is vested with duties by local ordinances and is a required position per City ordinance. The City Clerk will serve as the head of the Department of Administration. The roles of the City Clerk are defined by state statute and include, but are not limited to, serving as guardian of the city seal, guardian of all official records, voter registrar, and election supervisor for the City of Bay St. Louis.  The position interacts with multiple state and federal agencies and all city departments.  The City Clerk oversees the development of an annal operating and capital improvement plan budget that must be approved by the Mayor and City Council.  

Supervision Received

Receives general direction from the Mayor.

Exercises direct supervision over staff assigned to the Department of Administration and Department Heads. 

Qualifications and Requirements

Graduation from high school, junior college, an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, and considerable experience in the operation of computer and auxiliary equipment.  Education requirements may be waived if an equivalent combination of education and experience provides the described knowledge, abilities and skills.

Knowledge and understanding of Mississippi state and federal laws pertaining to municipalities and ordinances, rules, and regulations of the City of Bay St Louis, Mississippi.  Performs high level administrative, technical, and professional work in directing and supervising the administration of city government and plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Administration office, including, but not limited to coordinating municipal elections, publicizing legal notices, maintaining official documents and records for the City, and certain human resources duties.  

Expertise in word processing, data entry & record maintenance is required. Knowledge of website management and social media management is preferred.

Must be able to create and implement a city budget, and manage municipal finances, which includes bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and all federal and state reporting associated therewith.  Ability to review and assure the financial soundness of the City.

Must be able to work effectively with elected officials, officers of the city, department heads, the city attorney, representatives of other agencies, other city employees, and the general public, and must be able to communicate effectively, orally, written, and electronically. 

Licenses

  • Municipal Clerk Certification, preferred.
  • Possession of a valid Mississippi Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10+ pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment

DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION 

Definition

Manage, direct, supervise, and coordinate various recreation programs and special events for the City of Bay St. Louis including, but not limited to: Plans, develops and administers a comprehensive program to provide park facilities and recreation programs throughout the City of Bay St. Louis. The candidate supervises certain building and grounds maintenance including recreational ball fields, splash pads, community parks and cemeteries and is responsible for financial management functions of the department. Promotes and markets City parks and recreational facilities as venues to host regional and national tournaments and events. Coordinates with outside organizations and the general public. Provide highly-responsible and complex administrative support to the Public Works Director and Mayor.

Supervision Received

Receives general direction from the Public Works Director.

Exercises direct supervision over staff assigned to the Parks and Recreation department by the Public Works Director.  

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, public administration, physical education, or a related field. Alternatively, five years of experience including budgeting and grant applications in a parks and recreation management position.

Knowledge and experience in the management of a parks and recreation, providing a high level of community engagement and innovative and creative delivery of recreation programs, including volunteer opportunities and developing recreational activities for the community such as special events, tournaments, concerts, etc. Exceptional interpersonal skills are critical in this role. Expertise in grant writing and/or administration for public recreation is preferred. Experience in park facilities planning and design, as well as developing, planning, implementing, and facilitating sports programs is required.

Licenses

Possession of a valid Mississippi Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record. 

Physical Demands 
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus

Public Works & Utility Department Opening

The City of Bay St. Louis is currently accepting applications for our Public Works & Utility Departments. Please apply at 688 Hwy 90 with the Human Resources Office, Monday-Friday, from 9:00am- 4:00pm.
For additional questions, please contact HR at (228)466-5460 or jfavre@baystlouis-ms.gov.

Applicant must have a current driver’s license and social security card to apply. Pending hire, a background check and a drug test are mandatory requirements.

Applications may be also be e-mailed to jfavre@baystlouis-ms.gov  Link to application: Employment-Application-October-2016.pdf (baystlouis-ms.gov)

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