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Job: Director of Human Resources

Fremont County

Director of Human Resources

Fremont County

Job Description

Job Type: Full time, Salaried

Wage: $72,747/yr.

Location" Canon City, CO.

Job Description

Develops policy, directs and coordinates all aspects of human resource activities: employment, compensation, employee relations, benefits, training and employee services. Provides interdepartmental functional direction to the Elected Officials and Department Heads concerning Human Resource issues. Serves as a link between management and its employees. Oversees recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new employees. Plans, directs and coordinates administrative functions. Manages and directs the County's Compensation Management and Classification System to set salary ranges for all positions within the County. Analyzes wage/salary reports and data to determine a competitive compensation plan. Plans and oversees the administration of County employment benefits and manages the benefit's package in such a manner to contain cost over time. Researches and makes recommendations for changes to the benefit’s package to enable Elected Officials and or the County Manager to ensure competitiveness and cost containment. Develops methods for establishing County positions by assisting with the development of job descriptions. Conducts job analysis through desk audits. Develops method of classifying County positions and performs classification process. Develops, administers and monitors compliance for County policies involving Human Resources. After final compilation policies involving Human Resources are presented to the Board of County Commissioners for final approval and implementation. Writes directives and interprets County policy, rules, regulations, Federal and state laws regarding Human Resource issues as it relates to equal employment opportunity, compensation, leave and employee benefits, to ensure compliance with these policies, rules and regulations. Oversees the maintenance of the Official Personnel Files of all County employees to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws. Develops the County process as it relates to document placement in the personnel file, access to files and maintenance of the files. Develops and administers the selection process countywide to meet all "Fair and Equal" standards. Processes all Personnel Action Forms (PAF) involving promotion, demotion, resignation, retirement, termination, new hires and other actions as necessary. Ensures accuracy of information on the PAF and enters actions into the personnel/payroll system. Oversees and manages the County's Worker's Compensation Insurance Program. Oversees and manages the County’s Insurance Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, in a related field, from an accredited college or university; or six (6) to ten (10) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements/Information:

Valid Colorado driver's license required.

How to Apply:

Complete County Application by the closing date and time. Submit a hard copy to address or fax number above, or electronically at www.fremontco.com, follow the instructions on the Employment Opportunities link. Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration. Applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be the only candidates contacted.

Contact Fremont County Department of Human Resources for Employment Application

Human Resource Department

615 Macon Ave, Suite 106

Canon City, Colorado 81212

Phone: (719) 276-7411 Fax: (719) 276-7412

[email protected]

Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan. 

**Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee, time to time; the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Click “Visit” below for more detail on this specific job.

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Apply By: October 4, 2022

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