Oversees and manages all areas of human resources; including benefits, compensation, employee relations, employment, recruitment and standardized training. Provides direct support to all county areas of service. Works as a team member in determining program needs and serves as a resource to programs regarding human resource related issues and training functions.
Manages and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the Human Resources Office. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, making hiring recommendations and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Knowledge of fundamental principles and practices of public human resources administration; current relevant federal and state laws and regulations related to human resources; techniques and methods for recruiting and testing in the public sector; workers' compensation law and procedural requirements as they relate to claims processing and management; fringe benefit program administration and requirements including COBRA and HIPAA mandates; performance management systems; understanding of the principles of public sector employer-employee relations in Oregon; laws governing workplace safety issues; techniques and methodologies for conducting research and surveys; statistical concepts and methods; modern office procedures, equipment, and computer software applications.
Bachelor' s degree (B.A.) in business/public administration or human resource management from four-year college or university; and 4 years of progressively responsible experience in human resource management. SPHR preferred. Experience in labor relations procedures and practices; supervisory practices; state and federal laws applicable to public employment personnel, equal employment opportunity, labor relations; salary and benefit administration; insurance, workerís compensation risk management, safety, organizational development, and long range compensation planning. Experience in public administration strongly preferred.
Those employed in this position will be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position.
An application is required; we donít accept resumes only. Bring to Courthouse, Rm 162 or mail to Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526. EOE
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