Provides support to the Sheriff’s Office deputies and civilians on a wide range of human resources activities including recruitment, payroll, benefits, diversity, employee relations/performance management, ADA, FMLA, and workers' compensation. Participates and supports the Chief of HR in strategic planning efforts and initiatives related to work force planning, succession planning, organizational development, and special program coordination. Analyzes human resources business processes and makes recommendations for improvement. Provides interpretation and guidance on county policies and procedures, as well as federal, state, and local laws to employees and management. Drafts policies and/or procedures to facilitate the implementation of HR policy at the agency level. Advises employees and management on employee relations and/or performance management issues. Develops and delivers training related to HR issues. Administers the agency's performance management program. Serves on a variety of teams and works on special projects as assigned. Works u nder the direction of the Chief of Human Resources and with minimal supervision. Schedule-
Standard Monday-Friday. Illustrative Duties
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
- Provides managers with guidance on employment, employee relations and other HR issues;
- Makes recommendations and revisions to departmental HR policies & procedures;
- Gathers, tracks, and analyzes HR metrics, reports, and plans;
- Manages on-boarding, exit interviews, and other HR-related departmental programs;
- May supervise clerical and/or paraprofessional personnel in HR-related matters.
( The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
Employment StandardsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
- Knowledge of human resources administration and management principles and practices;
- Ability to perform a variety of increasingly complex work in human resources;
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
- Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software to prepare documents and store, manipulate, analyze and present information;
- Ability to train and supervise staff.
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in human resource management, public administration, or a related field; plus, two years of professional-level human resources experience.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
- At least two years of experience using human resource-related systems (e.g., FOCUS-HCM, NeoGov, PEAQ, CareMC, and JDMS).
- At least two years of professional HR experience in employee relations and performance management.
- At least two years of experience coordinating HR compliance and reporting requirements pertaining to Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
- At least two years of professional HR experience in recruitment and selection.
- At least one year of experience in position classification and workforce planning.
- At least one year of experience in worker’s compensation and accident reporting.
- Demonstrated ability to write professional correspondence to employees and managers.
- Demonstrated experience interpreting and providing HR policy guidance to employees and managers.
None.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, polygraph exam, and psychological exam to the satisfaction of the employer.
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
Ability to work effectively under stress and meet deadlines in a timely manner. Ability to communicate clearly & concisely, both oral and written. Work requires the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment, to operate devices with tablet technologies, and to sit for long periods of time. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview and may include exercise.
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others
) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.