18 days old

Human Resources Business Partner Senior

Marion County
Salem, Oregon 97301


Provides specific consultation and technical services to county departments in the area of human resources regarding complex issues; serves as a technical expertise to department heads, managers, supervisors, employees and other agencies; performs other related duties as required.


  • Participates as a lead business partner within the Human Resources (HR) Program:  Is assigned at least one of the "big three" primary, largest and complex departments in the county.
  • Provides employee relations consultation, guidance and support in following up on complex policy and contract interpretation questions, providing recommendations as needed and following up on HR process oversight questions/concerns (recruitment, HR processing, performance evaluations, ADA, protected leave, compensation and classifications, discipline, due process, grievances, etc.)
  • Researches complex HR questions, participating in CORE team and other teams as needed. Researches and prepares analysis on legislation, regulations and law changes and impact on HR systems and practice. Provides assistance to departments with progressive discipline, due process and/or layoff procedures as assigned.
  • Conducts investigations, inquiries, and assessments of employment related issues as needed; analyzes data, prepares reports, presents information to groups. Prepares investigative reports; and makes effective recommendations for action.
  • Participates in collective bargaining negotiations, grievances, arbitrations, as assigned as an HR advisor. Serves on task forces, committees and interview panels as needed.
  • Participates in and provides leadership trainings as well as other trainings as assigned by CHRO.Provides back up coverage to other business partners in their absence.  Provides support to specialists as needed.  Assists the CHRO with special projects as needed.




  1. Graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major course work in human resources, business or public administration, organizational behavior or development or directly related field; AND
  2. Four (4) years of increasingly responsible, specialized, complex, human resources professional level experience related to the position; OR
  3. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.

Preference Points will be awarded to:

  • Candidates who are HRCI certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
  • Candidates with experience in a public sector environment.
  • Candidates with labor relations/negotiations experience.


Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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Marion County
Salem, Oregon 97301

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