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11 | Human Resources Director
Title:11 | Human Resources Director
Department:Human Resources

AQz1Eh8gTybGAAAAAElFTkSuQmCCThe Ware County Human Resources Department's mission is to afford high quality, cost-effective personnel management, training, administration and services for all departments without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, in accordance with applicable laws, personnel regulations and county policies and procedures. The Department achieves this by serving as a strategic player with department personnel and providing quality leadership, technical assistance and accurate information. Continuous focus on process improvement helps us to realize our mission goals. The Human Resources staff models respectful and ethical behavior, provides a welcoming and positive work environment, encourages diversity, and creates value-added training and professional development opportunities, while applying adaptive innovations as the needs of our workforce change.

All questions or comments regarding position announcements may be directed to:

Mr. Scott Moye, County Manager
800 Church Street | Suite 202 | Waycross, Ga. 31501
(912)-287-4300 Office

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Account #: 128174
Authorization Date: June 17, 2008
11 | Human Resources Director [20180046]
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Purpose of Job | This position is responsible for directing the activities of the Human Resources Department.


Minimum Qualifications

A. Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED required. Customer service experience a plus. A comparable amount of training, education, or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.


B. Certifications:

Valid Georgia driver’s license required.


C. Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing required. Ability to work effectively with co-workers and the public required.


D. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Baccalaureate degree in Personnel Administration, or Human Resources Management; with five years of progressively responsible technical, personnel and supervisory experience administering a comprehensive human resources program; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid driver's license is desired.


E. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

F. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.


Essential Functions

  • Prepares, maintains, administers and distributes personnel policies for the county, including grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures.


  • Manages human resource processes, including preparing job advertisements, screening applicants for departmental positions, orienting employees, signing new-hires for payroll purposes, and preparing and maintaining all personnel records.


  • Enrolls employees in insurance and benefit programs, answers policy questions, and reviews monthly statements for accuracy.


  • Supervises the filing of accident claims, files workers' compensation claims, and maintains related records.


  • Enrolls employees in the retirement system, files for retirement on behalf of employees, and

answers questions pertaining to the retirement system for employees.


  • Prepares various monthly, quarterly and annual reports using payroll and benefit data for submission to state and federal authorities.


  • Assists all county employees with resolving personnel-related problems; processes employee grievances and complaints.


  • Represents the county at workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, and other hearings and legal proceedings.


  • Performs such general office tasks as answering the phone, preparing copies of records, completing surveys, typing materials, and ordering supplies.


  • Processes employees for random drug screens.


  • Reviews paperwork pertaining to newly hired personnel.


  • Drafts a variety of correspondence and reports; maintains all personnel-related files. Prepares Human Resource Department annual budget.


  • Serves as coordinator for employee involvement in various community projects.


  • Assists other departmental personnel as necessary.


  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



The County Manager will assign work in terms of very general instructions. Completed work is reviewed for the nature and propriety of the final results.



Guidelines include county ordinances, state and federal laws governing payroll and human resource functions, and departmental policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.



This position consists of administrative and supervisory tasks in managing personnel related processes.



The purpose of this position is to manage the human resource function for the county government. Successful performance helps ensure the efficiency of county payroll and human resource processes and the adherence of county operations to federal and state requirements.



Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, employment applicants, attorney’s, auditors, elected officials, insurance company employees and the general public.



Contacts are typically to exchange information, provide services, resolve problems, and motivate personnel.



This position has direct supervision of Human Resource Assistant.



Essential Physical Skills | Acceptable eyesight and hearing (with or without correction), moderate to heavy (up to 50 pounds) lifting, walking, running, bending, sitting, standing. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.


Environmental Conditions | Works inside and outside in various weather conditions.


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