|Date Opened||1/11/2023 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||2/10/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Department||FIRE & RESCUE|
|Job Type||Open and Competitive|
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is comprised of approximately 700 employees and 800+ active operational and administrative volunteers. The Department is a growing organization that serves a large and diverse population located 30 miles northwest of Washington, DC. We provide a full range of emergency and non-emergency services to approximately 425,000 citizens within a 520-square-mile area. Additional information about the Department can be found at www.loudoun.gov/fire.
We seek to hire a highly motivated, effective, and diverse workforce to meet the needs of the County's citizens and visitors and support the Department's core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism, and Service. Loudoun County offers a meaningful career, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information can be found at www.loudoun.gov/benefits.
The Department is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Human Resources Manager. The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Chief of Human Resources and serves as one of the Department's liaisons with County Human Resources with oversight of four major functional areas, which are: employee relations, recruitment, workforce planning, and payroll. The incumbent provides guidance to Department managers, and others, while serving as a subject matter expert in assigned programmatic area; oversees the handling of employee relations matters, including disciplinary actions, requests for reasonable accommodations, and complaints; utilizes knowledge of HR policies and procedures to advise management on policies, procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and best practices; may manage contracts; and actively mitigates HR risk in consultation with County Human Resources. The incumbent interacts with County Human Resources and Risk Management to manage Americans with Disabilities (ADA) requests; oversees the recruitment and selection process to include the development of job descriptions, job advertisements/recruitment, and outreach, etc.; develops strategies and programs to promote diversity; oversees annual performance appraisals for the Department; provides ongoing needs analysis and budget forecasting for division; plan, supervise, and evaluate work of subordinate staff; coordinate and conduct employee training, as needed/directed; and, manage personnel records using various software program (e.g., Laserfiche, Oracle ERP, Orion, etc.).
The position requires thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of Human Resources Management; position analysis and classification; recruitment and selection; employee relations; employment law (ADA, FMLA, FLSA, EEO, etc.) and practices; HRIS; MS Office software; management principles and practices (including finance and budget). Candidates must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing; make presentations and facilitate discussions; establish effective relationships with diverse populations including, but not limited to, employees, officials, and the public; manage complex projects with countywide impact; conduct analytical evaluations and prepare recommendations and use various computer programs.
Hiring salary commensurate with experience.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field; five (5) years of related work experience, including one year of lead/supervisory level experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Local government and public safety experience preferred. PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record (driving records may be reviewed annually for continued qualification). DMV, criminal, and credit background checks are required. Positions in public safety agencies may require fingerprinting and polygraph examination.
The selection process includes an application and resume review, and in-person interview(s).