County of Lancaster
The Deputy Director, Human Resources works under general supervision of the Director, Human Resources and has independent responsibilities within the Human Resources Department. Primary responsibilities include employee relations, assisting management with employee disciplinary matters, labor relations including union grievances and contract compliance, unemployment compensation, developing and facilitating training, and maintaining the County of Lancaster Policy and Procedure Manual.
This position reports directly to the Director of Human Resources. This position may also have direct supervision of select Human Resources staff.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
-Counsel with supervisors/department heads/elected officials on human resources and employee related matters and provide recommendations.
-Review all submitted corrective action and performance improvement plan documents and report concerns to HR Director and Department head and follow-up as directed.
-Assist Director with employee complaints/investigations as needed.
-Develop and facilitate County training programs, including but not limited to, supervisor training, anti-harassment training.
-Unemployment Compensation reporting and appeals to include in-person hearings to defend the County’s position.
-In conjunction with the Director, performs labor relations to include processing grievances to include meeting with Business Agents to reach agreement, providing guidance on contract interpretation to management, member of the bargaining team for union contracts.
-Under general direction of the Director, maintains the County Policy and Procedure Manual to include recommending and developing policy changes, and communicating changes county wide as necessary.
OTHER SPECIFIC TASKS OR DUTIES
Assure required legal postings are displayed at each County location
Special projects as assigned by the director.
-Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field with three years of human resources experience or a combination of education and experience to include at least five years of progressively responsible human resources experience
-General knowledge of EEOC, Title VII, local, state, and federal human resources related law
-Labor relations experience, preferable in a government environment
-Demonstrated skill developing and facilitating training
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
-Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
-Intermediate skill level with HRIS system, PeopleSoft preferred
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to maintain confidentiality
-Ability to independently juggle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
-Ability to work and communicate with employees at all levels of the organization, including management and elected officials
-Ability to effectively and efficiently research, analyze and utilize HR information
-Ability to travel to all County of Lancaster locations with own transportation.
PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM CP/SCP Preferred
Background information required for this position includes a criminal background check and driver’s license history check.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Position is typical office or administrative work that requires occasional stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, and grasping. Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time. Able to work with standard file cabinets to retrieve and return files. Requires occasional lifting of 10 to 15. Frequent communication is required including talking and hearing. Requires use of a computer for long periods of time which involves repetitive motion of the wrist, hands and/or fingers and close visual acuity.
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