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Employee Relations Manager

Clark County, Vancouver, WA

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/31/2019

Clark County is seeking a Human Resources leader with proven ability to work proactively and collaboratively in our dynamic organization. This position is responsible for the employee and labor relations functions and contributes to the strategic direction of workforce management at the County.

This position is responsible for labor and employee relations management, working with a team of experienced Human Resources professionals to support employees and County departments and deliver high quality services. Direct responsibility for employee and labor relations for specific department may be required. This position is also responsible for managing the county’s staffing and training programs. The successful candidate will serve as member of the HR management team, leading initiatives in support of the mission and goals of the department and the County.

The Clark County HR department has a staff of 12 serving an employee population of approximately 1,700. This position reports to the Human Resources Director and supervises staff. The department reports directly to the County Manager and enjoys a high degree of autonomy and visibility.

This position is open until filled. A first review of applications will begin after Friday January 18.
The position requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field and minimum five years of supervisory experience in human resources with labor relations responsibilities. The degree must have been conferred by an institution of higher education, and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

The ideal candidate will have experience spanning multiple human resources disciplines including labor and employee relations, contract negotiations, staffing, classification, compensation, performance management and workforce planning. Supervisory experience in unionized environments is required; public sector experience is desirable.

Other key skills and attributes will include:

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships with management, employees, and labor groups
Excellent writing, research, analytical, and computer skills
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
A proactive, results-oriented style and approach; conflict resolution skills
Management of various HR programs

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