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JOB TITLE:

HR Manager

JOB CODE:

0141

DEPARTMENT:

Human Resources

UNION:

00

FLSA STATUS:

Exempt

GRADE:

99

POSITION SUMMARY:

Administers a wide range of HR initiatives, policies, and procedures for all County employees.  Heavily focused on employee and labor relations but also works with all facets of the human resource function including but not limited to: training, performance management, conflict resolution/mediation, benefits, recruitment, etc. Must have a firm understanding of HR and the various functions that are administered. Interacts with employees across all levels within the County.  Develops and maintains strong working relationships with key personnel.  Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that is professional with customers, clients, co-workers, and supervisors. Reports to the HR Director and Assistant Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides leadership and guidance to HR team.  Serves as a team leader on various HR initiatives, taking ideas from conception to delivery.   Acts as the point person for the HR department when the HR Director and Assistant HR Director are unavailable.

  • Functions as an HR Business Partner for one or more divisions and assists in other areas as needed and assigned. Recommends, counsels, and advises on a myriad of employment actions. Coaches and mediates as needed to improve relationships between employees and managers.

  • Manages the grievance process; reviews, analyzes, and recommends appropriate action items to mitigate future exposure.  Leads meetings, which may include interacting with Business Agents, helping to resolve disputes and ensure that grievances are answered timely.

  • May assist with union negotiations.

  • Manages internal investigations when complaints are presented.  Ensures that appropriate union protections are followed (i.e., Weingarten, Loudermill).  Provides guidance to HR team on these matters before escalating issues to the HR Director and/or Assistant HR Director.

  • Acts as a lead for the internal HR procedures relative to unemployment, assisting HR Business Partners as needed.

  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.

  • Maintains Human Resources Information System (HRIS) records and compiles reports from database.

  • Performs various administrative actions using our HRIS systems – Lawson and applicant tracking programs.

  • Compiles data from personnel records and prepares reports.  Conducts or oversees internal audits.   Assists in maintaining and completing accurate files and records for the department. 

  • May participate in the recruitment process, including onboarding, training, new hire orientation, and the Merit Hire program. 

  • May assist with benefits administration and workers’ compensation matters.

  • Participates in administrative staff meetings; attends other meetings, trainings, and seminars.

  • Maintains confidentiality at all times regarding all aspects of the HR function.

  • Works on Special Projects as assigned by management.

  • Performs other related HR duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related field.

  • At least six (6) years of Human Resources experience which includes labor and employee relations experience.   Public sector experience preferred.

  • HR certification highly desired from either HRCI (PHR, SPHR) or SHRM (SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP).

  • Proficient computer knowledge of Microsoft Suite.

  • Working knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS); preferably Lawson.

Position: HR Manager

Functional Requirements:

Physical Demands: (Check all that apply)

Balancing

X


Stooping



Pushing


Climbing


Crouching


Pulling


Crawling

X

Kneeling

X

Handling

X

Standing

X

Sitting

X

Talking

X

Turning

X

Reaching

X

Hearing


Seeing


Color Vision


Depth Perception


Mobility

X


Lifting: (Check one)

Carrying: (Check one)


Sedentary

(0-10 lbs)



Sedentary

(<10 lbs)


Light

(0-20 lbs)


Light

(0-10 lbs)

X

Medium

(0-50 lbs)

X

Medium

(0-25 lbs)


Heavy

(0- 100 lbs)


Heavy

(0- 50 lbs)


Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)



Very Heavy

(over 50 lbs)

Aptitudes: (Check all that apply)

Form perception

x


Problem solving

x

Motor coordination

x

Working speed (ex.wpm)

x

Finger dexterity

x

Manual dexterity

x

Computer/VDT ability

x

General learning ability

x

Clerical perception

x


Environmental Conditions: (Check all that apply)

Extreme cold



Extreme heat


Temperature changes


Wet conditions


Humid conditions


Exposure to fumes


Exposure to blood and body fluids


Noise and vibration

x

Exposure to chemicals


Poor ventilation


Inclement weather conditions;

Inside/outside weather conditions



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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