GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs professional and technical duties, often of a confidential nature, in the administration of the various areas of the County's Human Resources /Labor Relations office, including employment, union contract administration, benefit administration, labor relations, training and research; works under the general supervision of the Human Resources Director or designee.
STATEMENT OF TASKS:
Maintains and follows employment procedures including preparing job announcements, receiving and screening employment applications and scheduling interviews and new employee orientation in compliance with County guidelines, state and federal laws;
Answers routine questions regarding County policies and Union contracts from employees, supervisors, retirees department heads and elected officials;
Administers health and welfare benefit programs including: processing changes, payments (AP/AR), preparing related communications, etc.
Conducts investigations on questionable insurance claims and prepares written reports;
Conducts new hire orientation and assures accurate information is provided by maintaining the manual;
Maintains accurate records including employee and retiree personnel and benefit files;
Reviews job analysis requests and prepares written analyses;
Responds to survey and other informational requests from outside agencies;
Prepares recruitment advertising using appropriate media;
Conducts salary surveys and compiles statistical material as required;
Assists in the maintenance of job descriptions; Participates in the labor relations process including attending negotiation meetings, research, writing proposals and other related duties as assigned;
Attends grievance hearings, maintains grievance log, researches and investigates grievances and prepares drafts of grievance answers as assigned;
Assists in the preparation of job descriptions for new positions ensuring uniformity within the County classification system;
Develops and maintains salary schedules;
Assists in designing and implementing personnel forms;
Performs research and prepares reports as directed, including design and administration of various training programs;
Performs training functions as directed.