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Human Resources Director

Wasco County, OR

Posted: 08/25/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 23495

Job Description

Are you looking to make a career change to a stable county office?  This exciting opportunity as a Human Resources Director offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid PTO, etc.  Does this position match your future career goals? Then this Human Resources Director opportunity could be the right fit for you.

  • The Human Resources Director must review and make recommendations regarding the organization’s policies, procedures and practices.
  • Must maintain industry trends and employment legislation and ensure organization’s compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
  • Communicate changes in the organization’s personnel policies and procedures and ensure that proper compliance is followed.
  • Must assist executive management in the annual review, preparation and administration of the organization’s wage and salary program.
  • Must coordinate or conduct exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Consults with legal counsel as appropriate on personnel matters.
  • The Human Resources Director must recommend, evaluate and participate in staff development for the organization.
  • Supervise staff of the human resources department and administer all health, welfare, and retirement benefits for employees including initial enrollment, plan design, open enrollment, FMLA/OFLA, ACA compliance, and functioning as liaison between employees and carriers.
  • Must develop and maintain recognition programs, coaching managers and department heads about how to proactively address and resolve issues and respond to investigations and grievances.
  • Act as ADA Coordinator and EEO Compliance Officer for Wasco County.
  • Must assist in annual planning and budgeting as part of the County’s financial processes.
  • Must manage the HR department’s budget.
  • Responsible for contracting for services such as benefit contracts, legal counsel, investigations, etc.

  • The Human Resources Director must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must hold a PHR or SPHR certification.
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years of county/ govt organization.
  • Must hold IPMA-CP or IPMA-SCP certification.
  • The Human Resources Director must have a robust knowledge of Human Resource administration, including benefits, compensation, employee relations/coaching, recruitment, training, labor relations, performance management, employment law compliance, safety, and workers’ compensation.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient with computer systems and office machines.
  • Must hold a driver's license.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Direct Hire
  • Paid Time Off

Salary: $90K-$100K annually

Ask for: Amrita Mukherjee

Job Id: 23495

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