Divisions

Administration Division


The Administration Division directs and coordinates oversight of the activities necessary to administer the County’s human resources policies and operations, including:
  • Budget Formulation and Expenditure Analysis
  • Human Capital Management
  • Human Resources Policy Guidance, Interpretation and Advice
  • Information Technology
  • Labor Negotiations
  • Legislation
  • Oversight of the Disability Leave and Return to Work Programs
  • Payroll Management
  • Procurement
The Division also provides centralized coordination and policy guidance for operating programs within the Agency, along with advising the County Executive, County Council and other County agencies on personnel policy and employment law.

Recruitment, Examination & Classification (REC) Division


The Recruitment, Examination and Classification Division supports a merit-based employment program for the County government through services including:
  
  • Classification and Compensation
  • Applicant Screening and Examination
  • Oversight of the Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program
  • Recruitment and Staffing
  • Test Development Administration

Public Safety Investigations (PSI) Division


The Public Safety Investigations Division conducts comprehensive background investigations required for all civilian and sworn applicants for the County’s 5 public safety agencies: Police, Sheriff, Fire/EMS, the Department of Corrections, and the Office of Homeland Security.

Employee Services & Labor Relations (ESLR) Division


The Employee Services and Labor Relations Division provides a variety of human resource services to address the needs of County employees. The Division's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting with the interpretation of the County's Personnel Law, Personnel Procedures and labor agreements
  • Handling grievances
  • Overseeing the disciplinary process, performance management, and training and career development, including New Employee Orientation
  • Updating personnel policies and procedures
  • Processing personnel actions
  • Compiling annual statistical reports

Benefits Administration Division


The Benefits Administration Division administers and manages health benefit programs for County employees and retirees including:
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription
  • Vision

Pensions & Investments Division


The Pensions and Investments Division is responsible for the supervision and management of the retirement related programs for the County, including administrative oversight of the pension plans’ funds under investment and providing financial education seminars to assist employees in making informed decisions about their retirement options.