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Human Resources Director

Category: Management

Title:  Human Resources Director Number:  1704 Department: Human Resources Type:  Full-Time/Benefits Salary Range:  Grade 81 

General Duties: Director Of Human Resources For County Government. Performs Complex Professional Work Planning, Organizing, Directing And Developing Various Human Resources Functions Including, But Not Limited To, Administration Of Wage And Salary Programs, Oversight Of Safety And Risk Management Programs, Benefits Administration, Legal And Regulatory Compliance, Organizational Development, And Hris Administration. Coordinates Activities With The County Manager And Other Departments, Maintaining Records, Preparing Reports, And Related Work As Apparent Or Assigned.  Work Involves Interpretation And Application Of Policies As Set Forth In The Human Resources Resolution And As Directed By The County Manager.  Supervision Is Exercised Over All Personnel Within The Human Resources Department. The Following Knowledge, Skills And/Or Abilities Are Representative Of Those Required Of This Position. 

Illustrative Examples Of Work: Advises County Management, Department Heads And Staff On A Variety Of Personnel And Legal Issues Such As Discipline And Termination, Federal, State And Local Employment Laws And Regulations, Employee Recruitment And Selection, Employee Relations, Etc.; Prepares Documentation Of Related Activities. Develops, Implements And Maintains All Personnel Policies With The Approval Of The County Board Of Commissioners. Counsels County Employees On A Wide Variety Of Personnel Issues; Receives And Responds To Employee Inquiries, Concerns And Complaints; Facilitates Resolutions. Responsible For Employee Development And Supervisory Training. Directs And Supervises The Processing And Maintenance Of Personnel Actions And Documentation, Including, But Not Limited To, Records And Files Pertaining To Appointments, Transfers, Promotions, Separations, Pay Adjustments And Related Personnel Actions. Directs And Supervises The Administration Of The Position Classification And Compensation Plan. Supervises Departmental Personnel. Directs And Supervises The Administration Of Safety Programs And Policies; Monitors Self-Funded Worker Compensation Program. Prepares And Monitors The Human Resources Department Budget. Promotes Employee Involvement And Appreciation.

Recruitment And Selection Guidelines: Thorough Knowledge Of Operational Characteristics, Services And Activities Of A Risk Management Program. Thorough Knowledge Of Risk Management Theories, Principles And Practices And Their Application To Property And Casualty Insurance, Insurance Law, And Environmental Law. Thorough Knowledge Of Applicable And Pertinent Federal, State, And Local Laws, Codes And Regulations. Thorough Knowledge Of Complex Principles And Practices Of Program Development And Administration. Thorough Knowledge Of Organization And Functions Of County Government. Ability To Recommend And Implement Goals, Objectives And Practices For Providing Effective And Efficient Risk Management Services. Ability To Effectively Negotiate With Various Outside Agencies And Professionals. Ability To Prepare Clear And Concise Administrative And Financial Reports. Ability To Research, Analyze And Evaluate New Service Delivery Methods, Procedures And Techniques. Ability To Communicate Effectively, Both Orally And In Writing. Ability To Establish And Maintain Effective Working Relationships With Other Employees, Government Officials, Outside Agencies, Community Groups And The General Public. Ability To Supervise Staff Member And Assist With Personnel Issues

Physical Requirements: This Work Requires The Occasional Exertion Of Up To 10 Pounds Of Force; Work Regularly Requires Sitting, Speaking Or Hearing And Using Hands And Fingers To Handle Or Feel, Frequently Requires Repetitive Motions And Occasionally Requires Standing, Walking, Reaching With Hands And Arms And Pushing Or Pulling; Work Requires Close Vision, Distance Vision, Ability To Adjust Focus, Depth Perception, Color Perception And Peripheral Vision; Vocal Communication Is Required For Expressing Or Exchanging Ideas By Means Of The Spoken Word And Conveying Detailed Or Important Instructions To Others Accurately, Loudly Or Quickly; Hearing Is Required To Perceive Information At Normal Spoken Levels And To Receive Detailed Information Through Oral Communications And/Or To Make Fine Distinctions In Sound; Work Requires Preparing And Analyzing Written Or Computer Data, Operating Machines And Observing General Surroundings And Activities; Work Has No Exposure To Environmental Conditions; Work Is Generally In A Moderately Noisy Location (E.G. Business Office, Light Traffic).

Special Requirements: Knowledge, Skills And Abilities: Comprehensive Knowledge Of The Philosophies, Principles And Practices Of Public Personnel Administration, Including Federal, State And Local Employment Laws And Regulations, Employee Recruitment And Selection, Benefits And Insurance Programs, Staff Training, Employee Relations, Etc, Thorough Knowledge Of Local Government Organization And Administration. Ability To Make Mathematical Computations, Ratios And Percentages. Ability To Exercise Tact And Courtesy With Employees And The General Public. Ability To Prioritize And Assign Tasks To Human Resources Staff. Ability To Present Facts And Recommendations Effectively Both Orally And In Writing. Ability To Analyze Facts And Prepare Detailed Documentation, Recommendations And Reports. Ability To Plan, Supervise And Review The Work Of Subordinates; Ability To Establish And Maintain Effective Working Relationships With County Officials, Associates And The General Public.

Education And Experience: Bachelor's Degree With Coursework In Human Resources, Business Management, Or Related Field And Ten Or More Years' Experience Working In Human Resources With A Minimum Of Five Years Of Direct Supervisory Experience, Or Equivalent Combination Of Education And Management/Supervisory Experience With A Proven Record Of Employee Relations Accomplishments. 

Licenses And Certifications: Must Have A Valid North Carolina Driver License. Human Resources Senior Professional Certification Such As Shrm-Scp Or Equivalent/Higher Certification. Preference Will Be Given To Those With A Juris Doctor Degree And Employment Law Experience, With A License To Practice Law In North Carolina.





Employer: Davidson County Government
Expires: 6/26/2023