Assists department managers/supervisors in all aspects of the hiring and recruiting process, including posting jobs in Taleo; reviewing, interviewing, and selecting applicants; qualifying candidates, making job offers; ensuring all paperwork associated with on-boarding new hires is complete (i.e. salary analysis, background check, physical, NEO, training, certification and/or licensing requirements, and other applicable paperwork related to on-boarding a new hire.
Coordinates employee benefits and assists employees with online benefits enrollment in medical, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation, and other benefits offered by Dallas County (i.e. DART, etc.).
Assists with the resolution of employee benefits issues with central HR. Coordinates the reporting of workers compensation injuries and associated leave, if applicable, including first report of injury, FMLA, LOA, Vacation, Sick, Light Duty, TMLA, Return to Work, Time and Attendance reporting, as well as safety issues and request for ergonomic studies.
Assists with the resolution of workers compensation and safety issues with central HR. Assists managers and supervisors with performance management, including review of disciplinary actions resulting from employee termination or record of counseling.
Resolves complex employee relations issues by conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations.
May research and evaluates training needs for the departments (customer service, supervisor/management training, etc.) and communicates, coordinates, and schedules the training needs of the department with management, central HR, and other resources, if applicable, and conduct or assist in conducting training.
Maintains in-depth knowledge or legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
Partners with the legal department as needed.
Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
Provide guidance and input on departments restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
Education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a job related field of study.
Three (3) years of professional human resources experience as an HR generalist or one (1) year in each of the following areas: recruitment and selection, compensation, employee relations, or risk management/benefits. An HR certification is required as a PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.
Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on education and experience
Internal Number: IRC#005637
About Dallas County
Who are we?Dallas County is the second most populated county in Texas.. With more than 6500 employees we are continually recruiting to hire employees each year.What do we do?Dallas County’s purpose is to make a difference in the community, and it’s our employees who make that happen. Working primarily within justice administration, health and social services, juvenile services, transportation, and law enforcement, they serve in positions as diverse as clerk, administrative assistant, accountant, attorney, physician, nurse, case worker, engineer, IT professional, maintenance technician, mechanic, heavy equipment operator, law enforcement officer, teacher, trainer, supervisor, and manager, to name only a few.What do we have to offer you?Challenging opportunities, a diverse & dynamic work environment, plus a full range of exceptional benefits; including competitive pay, professional development and more.Our invitation to you…Join us. Make a difference. Every day.
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