Hernando County, Florida



Hernando County, Florida is a rapidly growing local unit of government established in 1843. Ideally located north of Tampa, Hernando County is one of the fastest-growing counties in the State of Florida. Known as Florida’s Adventure Coast, Hernando County provides the perfect balance of recreational opportunities and natural resources, with easy accessibility to metropolitan areas. Hernando County prides itself on being a place where both community and commerce thrive.

The purpose of the position is to develop, plan, direct, and supervise professional human resources administration including talent acquisition and retention, employee classification and compensation, employee and labor management relations, employee development, performance management, employee benefits, wellness, and training. This position is also responsible for the overall administration of the workers compensation, safety, property, liability, and risk management programming. Work requires the exercise of considerable latitude, independent judgment, and initiative within the framework of delegated authority and responsibility.

• Develop, direct, and administer all aspects of comprehensive human resource related activities, risk management, workers compensation policies, projects, and programs.

• Plans, organizes, and directs professional, technical staff engaged in the administration of a comprehensive employee relations program to include position classification, compensation administration, recruitment, placement, promotion, employee development and training, benefits, labor relations and audits.

• Formulates human resources policies, regulations, and procedures. Research and evaluate legal changes and trends that impact human resources, governmental organizations, and employment law; and makes recommendations regarding updates and changes as necessary.

• Conduct and direct collective bargaining and related proceedings by leading negotiation preparations, formulating strategy and analyzing union proposals and market trends. Serve as the primary negotiator and update County Administrator, Board of County Commissioners, and departments regarding negotiations status.

• Acts as resource and advisor regarding all areas of human resource management practices, communication, and conflict mediation techniques.

• Supervise and participate in the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements, administrative policies, rules and regulations to administrators, director, supervisors, and employees. Provides consultative advice, direction, and technical expertise on complex human resources issues.

• Direct and participate in the hiring, training, evaluation, and termination of personnel.

• Perform or direct the performance of a variety of professional human resources duties involving recruitment, selection, testing, classification analysis, compensation and policy implementation and benefits administration; advise departments concerning human resources matters.

The successful candidate will have the following education, experience, and credentials:

Education Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Business Management, or another related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Experience Ten (10) years of progressively responsible human resources management experience with public sector administration, with at least five (5) years in a supervisory leadership capacity. Experience with Neogov software preferred. Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
Licenses, Certifications or Registrations Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License and be insurable by current insurance carrier.

CLRP, IPMA-SCP, or SHRM-SCP, or other industry recognized high-performance leadership programs preferred.

The anticipated hiring range for the position is $115,500 to $125,000 (annually), depending on experience, education, and qualifications.

Hernando County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
• Medical coverage and dependent coverage.
• Dental coverage
• Vision coverage
• Life Insurance
• Florida Retirement System
• Voluntary 457(b) Retirement Plan
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Paid Holidays (12)

Please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hernandocofl/jobs/3859145/human-resources-director?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Initial review of application materials begins on February 1, 2023.

For additional information regarding Hernando County, the complete job description and this opportunity please visit: https://www.hernandocounty.us/home

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