Human Resources works under the
County Executive Officer to plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate
county activities as directed by the Board of Supervisors. The following list of
functions reflects the focus activities of Human Resources.
CLASSIFICATION AND ORGANIZATION
Maintain a County-wide Classification and
Pay Plan for management and non-management staff which provides proper classifications
and pay ranges for all positions, fulfills the Federal mandate of equal pay
for equal work, comply to the Exempt, Non-Exempt criteria of the Fair Labor
Based on Board policy direction and as delegated
by the County Executive Officer, to conduct the employer-employee relations activities
with employee organizations on wages, salaries, and working conditions, while preserving
management rights according to the procedures set forth in State law, local ordinance
and the Employer-Employee Relations Policy.
COMPENSATION PLAN MANAGEMENT
Maintain proper wage and salary relationships
for all categories of positions allocated to County service.
RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
Maintain a recruitment and selection process
consistent with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing directives, Executive
Order, and Federal Statutes (including ADA) which will provide qualified applicants
to the County, yet is cost-effective as well as consistent with Federal and State
guidelines for job-relatedness.
HUMAN RESOURCES INFORMATION
Continue to work toward full automation of
the payroll and personnel information system and the development of management information
for use internally and by other departments.
Provide and/or facilitate training for employees
for subjects count-wide in nature and pertinent to individual assignments and needs
(e.g., supervisor development, employer-employee relations agreements, sexual harassment,
Alcohol and Drug Testing, etc.); conduct regular new employee orientation sessions;
and, department head updates on these and related subjects as may be necessary.
Maintain personnel records of County employees
in a centralized personnel records system.
Maintain job applicant tracking system to
provide EEO and other management information.
Provide support in the form of computerized
data and coordinate with EEO activities in order to assure equal employment opportunity
standards and practices are maintained throughout County service.
OVERSIGHT ON DEPARTMENT
Provide proper assistance, advice and guidance
relating to County policy, procedure, Employer-Employee Relations, Meet and Confer
activities, records and future plans to the Risk Management Division and, where
necessary, provide review and approval activities as required by policy.
Recognize continuous County employee service
through the administration of the service pin presentation program.
GRIEVANCE AND APPEAL PROCESS
Administer the grievance and appeal process
in compliance with required time frames.