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HR Manager

Highlands County Board of County Commissioners
Sebring, Florida
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This is a professional position responsible for all phases of the County’s Human Resources functions and programs, including Equal Opportunity Employment, immigration regulation compliance, employee relations, ADA compliance, health and other employee benefits and unemployment claims.


The following statements describe the principal functions of the job and its scope of responsibility but should not be considered an all-inclusive list of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
• Ascertains full compliance with regulatory guidelines concerning employee relations.
• Receives, investigates and advises solutions for Human Resource problems.
• Conducts labor market surveys and time and motion studies to ensure proper job classifications and pay grade assignment.
Manages employee personnel records.
Manages annual trainings for employee development.
• Coordinates Board payroll process with Clerk staff.
• Manages recruiting process for regular and temporary positions.
• Supervisors, directs, and assists with employee applicant process, interview process, in-processing, orientation and employee benefits.
• Ensures employer compliance with immigration laws.
• Assures transition of Human Resource employee services to the Risk Management Coordinator, when applicable (lawsuit, accident, etc).

• Coordinates unemployment claims responses and represents the Board of County Commissioners in unemployment claims appeals when appropriate.

• Chairs the Employee Awareness Committee meetings.

• Assists the Human Resources Generalist with the administrative functions of the Insurance Committee.

• Coordinates employee years of service recognition, employee of the quarter and performance related rewards programs, if budgeted.

• Directs ADA, EEO and HIPPA compliance activity for the Board, including investigations of complaints and suggestions from applicants, employees and the general public regarding employment practices, allegations of discriminatory treatment and accommodation of disabilities within a Board Department in addition acts as HIPAA Privacy Officer.

• Completes employee performance evaluations, disciplinary, administrative and personnel documentation as needed.

• Prepares annual departmental budget, reviews and maintains budget for proper expenditures.

Responds productively to change and performs all other related tasks as required and as directed.
• Maintains a professional and safe unit and work area adhering to established safety policies and the image desired for the organization.
• Follows consistently the Board policies and procedures.


• Knowledge of Human Resources practices, procedures and methods.
• Knowledge of accepted principles and practices of Human Resources administration.
• Knowledge of current laws, regulations and policies regarding: American with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Worker’s Compensation, Equal Employment Opportunity, HIPAA, title VI and Title VII, Labor Relations practices and immigrant employment.

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including public speaking and preparing written reports and memorandum.
• Skill in interviewing and evaluating applicants.

• Ability to use good judgement, tact and discretion in dealing with sensitive medical issues and when confronted with a human relations problem.
• Skill in maintaining effective office operations and ability to make decisions in accordance with departmental rules, regulations and policy.
• Ability to operate a variety of office equipment and utilize computer software programs, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), financial and payroll software and timekeeping software.

• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, supervisors, directors, elected officials, vendors, and the general public.


Must be able to remain in a stationary position for 50% of the time. Must be able to inspect and assess daily email and postal mail correspondence. Frequently operates various types of office equipment to include, but not limited to a computer and copy machine. Occasionally ascend/descends stairs. The individual in this position frequently communicates with the public, vendors and co-workers. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Frequently moves materials and office equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. Constantly works in an indoor environment. Rarely works in inclement outdoor weather conditions. Rarely operates motor vehicles for up to four (4) hours continuously or intermittently. Must be able to frequently position self to reach files and other items located on high and low shelves or the floor.






Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Management, Public Administration, Business or related field of study and a minimum of three (3) years of experience and training in Human Resources related work.


Must possess and maintain valid Florida Driver’s License. Florida Public Human Resources Association (FPHRA) certification or equivalent preferred.


Disaster Essential.



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Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-08

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Sebring, Florida

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Human Resources Manager
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Median Salary: $110,120

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