Human Resources Team Lead

Arlington County, VA
Arlington, VA
Nov 20, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time
Position Information Arlington County is looking for a well-rounded Human Resources (HR) leader to coordinate efforts within our Recruiting or Classification and Compensation teams. You'll guide a team of HR professionals that support County departments and offer HR expertise and leadership in the areas of selection and recruitment or classification and compensation. The successful candidate for this position will collaborate with stakeholders and HR team members to develop innovative solutions to attract, retain, promote and reward highly qualified employees. You will have the ability to influence HR strategy for the organization. And you'll work alongside, mentor, and develop our HR staff, while successfully managing and delegating workload. This is an exciting time for Arlington County as we transition to a collective bargaining organization, which will present new and different challenges for our HR team. In this position you'll have an opportunity to proactively drive change that will ensure a positive employee experience across the multiple lines of business. The ideal candidate will have a strong base of HR knowledge, and be creative and flexible in applying that knowledge. Specific duties may include:Providing leadership, direction, coaching, and development opportunities for direct reports in order to mentor and grow staff and deliver top-notch service for the organization;Developing innovative recruiting strategies to ensure Arlington attracts a diverse, high-performing workforce;Overseeing public safety assessment centers and executive recruitments;Providing subject matter expertise to hiring managers throughout the recruitment life cycle offering advice and guidance on job postings, recruiting and marketing trends, sourcing approaches, interview questions and salary negotiation techniques;Directing complex compensation analyses, salary surveys, benchmarking, and budget formation, including the development of multi-year cost projections; Overseeing analysis, data management, and advisory services in the areas of classification and workforce planning; andLeading a team of business partners that provide employee relations, recruiting, and compensation advice and support. The successful candidate will have the ability to solve problems at all levels of the organization, build productive relationships with a variety of stakeholders, and have strong analytical skills as well as a broad knowledge of classification and compensation and/or recruitment and outreach. The make-up of the team supervised by this position will be matched to the skill sets of the selected candidate. Selection Criteria Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Organizational I/O Psychology or related field plus progressively responsible experience in recruiting, compensation, and Human Resource Management. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following: Master's degree in Human Resources, Public, Business Administration, I/O Psychology or related field;Experience in a wide variety of compensation areas including the interpretation and application of FLSA regulations; the analysis of compensation data and the development of compensation policy and procedures; Experience developing and implementing innovative sourcing and selection options for an organization; Experience leading a team of HR professionals; and/orExperience working in a collective bargaining environment.Special Requirements Please attach a cover letter or use the space within the Supplemental Questionnaire to detail your experience with the following: Providing complex compensation analysis, including the development of multi-year cost projections, interpretation and application of FLSA regulations and/or the development of compensation policy; Leading a team of HR professionals, either on a complex long-term project, or as a supervisor; andDeveloping and implementing a recruiting strategy to attract candidates for a hard-to-fill position.Additional Information Work Hours: Flexible and telework options typically between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Note: This recruitment is open until the position is filled with a preferred filing date of September 3, 2021. Applications submitted by this date will receive first consideration. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Qualified applicants in this first group will be referred to the hiring manager and interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. Applications received after September 3, 2021 may be considered only if a hire is not made from applicants received by the preferred filing date. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when enough qualified applications have been received.An online application is required. Each section of the application must be completed. A resume will not substitute for the completed application. Your responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire are considered part of the selection process. Please do not enter "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website:, Full-Time AppointmentsAll jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available: Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year. Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs. Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status. Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan. For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.Limited Term Appointments:Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.Temporary Regular Appointments:Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays. Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments: Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.01 Please attach a cover letter or use the space below to detail your experience with the following: Providing complex compensation analysis, including the development of multi-year cost projections, interpretation and application of FLSA regulations and/or the development of compensation policy; Leading a team of HR professionals, either on a complex long-term project, or as a supervisor; and Developing and implementing a recruiting strategy to attract candidates for a hard-to-fill position. . Required Question Agency Arlington County Address 2100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 511 Arlington, Virginia, 22201 Phone 703-228-3500 Website

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