Human Resources Manager
Surry County is seeking a Human Resources Manager in the Human Resources Department. Work will be performed under the supervision of the County Administrator and will include the following typical tasks:
Manages and coordinates County-wide human resources functions including employee relations, employment, compensation, workforce development, benefits, and employee services and related work as apparent or assigned.
This leader manages all functions of Human Resources including the development, administration, and maintenance of policies and procedures. Coordinates oversight of employee relations, employee development, record management, recruitment and selection, performance evaluation, position classification, compensation, and employee benefits. Serves as advisor to management. Investigates personnel related matters and oversees the employee grievance process. Creates and implements approved employee relations policies to help increase employees’ job satisfaction and organization effectiveness. Devises procedures and practices for hiring new employees and management of staff. Establishes procedures for onboarding new hires and training them to meet the needs of the organization. Communicates with employees about compensation, benefits, and other facets of their employment. Responds to questions or complaints from employees in a timely fashion.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field required; Master’s Degree is preferred. Strong experience leading programs related to employee training, recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits administration, payroll, HRIS/HRMS and LMS implementation and management, and other HR functions. Strong experience with development and administration of personnel policies required. SHRM, HRCI, IPMA-HR or similar human resources certification; SHRM-SCP, SPHR, or IPMA-SCP certification preferred. Excellent communication, team leadership, skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software required. Proficiency in writing, editing, and proofing formal business documents is also required. Valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.