Hr Manager (human Resources Generalist Iii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$72,752.58 - $121,254.64 Annually
Jan 29, 2022
Feb 19, 2022
Full Time
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Leads human resources operations for a 1,200 employee behavioral health organization. Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Administrative Operations, the HR manager works with the senior management teams and participates in strategic planning efforts for CSB. Implements strategic initiatives related to human resources, workforce planning, and succession planning. Oversees all human resources day to day activities at the CSB, including recruitment, staffing, payroll, diversity, employee relations, special program coordination, performance management, and staff training. Analyzes human resources business processes and makes recommendations for improvement. Works with managers to determine how human resources can best support their programs. Provides interpretation of county policies and procedures, as well as federal, state, and local laws to employees and management. Counsels employees and management on employee relations issues. Conducts and/or participates in investigations and writes investigative reports. Manages a staff of HR assistants and professionals. Develops and delivers training classes on human resources issues, career development, management, and supervision topics. Works on special projects, as assigned.

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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.)
  • Provides supervision over professional level personnel in human resources function;
  • Serves as a member of senior management department teams and participates in strategic planning efforts;
  • Analyzes human resources business processes and makes recommendations for improvement;
  • Interprets county policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local laws;
  • Counsels employees and managers on employee relations issues.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an-all inclusive list.)
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to human resources;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software to prepare documents and to store, manipulate, analyze, and present information;
  • Ability to lead assigned employees, including delegating and reviewing work assignments, providing coaching and guidance, monitoring and evaluating performance, and supporting training and development planning;
  • Ability to supervise and train staff.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
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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 four years of professional-level human resources experience.


The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background, Child Protective Services Registry, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire.

This position is emergency/essential services personnel. (Required to report for duty during inclement weather and/or other emergencies.)

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 will still be subject to the 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.


  • Master's degree in human resources or a related field
  • Professional HR certification
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in variety of HR functions
  • Experience working in a public sector and/or healthcare environment
  • Experience supervising a team of professional- and administrative-level staff
  • Proficiency with MS Office and HRIS
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing; travel to various work sites; and use a computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.

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.

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