The Onslow County Human Resources Director performs difficult professional and administrative work managing the County's human resource related programs and does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of an Assistant County Manager. Supervision is exercised over all department personnel.
About the Department: The HR Director oversees a budget of approximately $1.1 million with a staff of eleven: 1 HR Supervisor, 5 HR Analysts, 1 Safety Officer, 1 Training Specialist, 1 Development and Risk Analyst, 1 Leave Administrator, and 1 Administrative Assistant.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function 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.
Planning, managing, supervising and implementing human resources; coordinating and managing benefit programs; coordinating recruitment, testing, selection, hiring and training programs. (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position).
- Oversees the grievance management process; provides advice on policy issues; recommends resolution.
- Oversees the performance and discipline process; conducts misconduct investigations; recommends appropriate action.
- Responds to employee complaints and concerns; acts as an intermediary to resolve disputes.
- Develops, reviews, implements, interprets, and administers the County's personnel policies; provides advice on policy issues.
- Analyzes wage and salary data; classifies employees within the County pay plan; administers compensation program.
- Develops, updates, and administers performance review programs for all employees.
- Analyzes, researches, directs, and implements the County's benefit programs.
- Coordinates personnel recruitment and selection process.
- Coordinates, develops, and monitors the County's ADA, equal opportunity and affirmative action programs.
- Manages the County's worker's compensation programs.
- Oversees employee personnel and medical records.
- Develops, recommends, and implements employee training and education programs.
- Oversees and directs the activities and operations of the Human Resources department.
- Provides analysis and recommendations to the Assistant County Manager and members of the executive leadership team.
- Performs assigned functions as a Disaster Ready Team (DRT) member.
- Performs related tasks as required.
Thorough knowledge of the philosophy, principles, practices and procedures of public personnel administration; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of recruitment, testing, classification, evaluation, compensation and training; thorough knowledge of federal and state legislation, court decisions, administrative rulings, civil rights, labor laws and other matters of personnel administration and activities; ability to present ideas effectively, both orally or in writing; ability to conduct detailed analytical evaluations and studies; ability to prepare reports and recommendations; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to use
standard office equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
Education, Experience, and Special Requirements
Master's degree with coursework in Public Administration, Human Resources, Business Administration,
Psychology, or related field and extensive experience in Human Resources management and development; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess or complete Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) within two years of hire.
Valid driver’s license.