Goverment Jobs
Published
September 14, 2019
Location
Fairfax (ej26), Virginia
Category
Job Type

Description

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Performs full-performance, professional human resources work to include a variety of HR duties.Exercises considerable independent judgment operates with a high degree of autonomy to troubleshoot and solve complex issues and apply systemic solutions to human capital business problems. Serves as the program lead for all workforce planning, employee relations and performance management issues, and as such must advise senior Park Authority leadership and individual employees on complex regulatory and workplace concerns.Provides strategic services, support, and counsel to the Park Authority's employees. Supports other human resource programs and initiatives, to include the development and implementation of human resources policies, programs and services, position management, employee development and training, employee communications, safety and risk management, human capital project management, and countywide liaison functions. Performs related work as required for the benefit of the department.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list ofposition duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Provides managers with guidance on employment, employee relations and other HR issues;
  • Makes recommendations and revisions to departmental HR policies & procedures;
  • Gathers, tracks and analyzes HR metrics, reports, and plans;
  • Manages on-boarding, exit interviews, and other HR-related departmental programs;
  • May supervise clerical and/or paraprofessional personnel in HR-related matters.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of human resources administration and management principles and practices;
  • Ability to perform a variety of increasingly complex work in human resources;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software to prepare documents andstore, manipulate, analyze and present information;
  • Ability to train and supervise staff.
Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in human resource management, public administration, or a related field; plustwo years of professional-level human resources experience.

Clickhereto learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to"

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working as an entry level human resources generalist. ? Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • HR Certification a plus (PHR, SHRM-CP, IPMA-CP).
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with human resources information systems.
  • Experience providing consultation on employee relations issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels.
  • Attention to detail, problems solving skills and ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sedentary with walking and lifting less than 5 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

Merit Positions

Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • LiveWell Program
  • Flexible Spending Programs
  • Paid Leave (annual, sick, parental, volunteer activity, and more!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Child Care Center
  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Continuous Learning Opportunities

For additional details please visit the County's benefits webpage.

Non-Merit Positions

  1. Non-Merit Benefit Eligible: scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year.
    • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
    • Flexible Spending Program
    • Deferred Compensation
  2. Temporary: scheduled to work a maximum of 900 hours in a calendar year.
    • No benefits
01
What is the highest level of education that you have completed?

  • Less than 12th grade
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctorate degree
02
Please indicate all major(s) or minor(s) for your completed degree(s). Check all that apply.

  • Human resource management
  • Public administration
  • Business management
  • Business administration
  • Other (related field)
  • Other (non-related field)
  • Not applicable
03
If you selected "Other (related field)" or "Other (non-related fields)" for the previous question, please list the discipline of your degree. If this question does not pertain to you, or you do not have a degree, enter "Not applicable".

    04
    If you answered "Some college" for the highest level of education completed, please indicate the number of quarter or semester hours you have completed towards a related degree.

    • Less than 45 quarter hours
    • 45 to less than 90 quarter hours
    • 90 to less than 135 quarter hours
    • 135 to less than 180 quarter hours
    • 180 or more quarter hours
    • Less than 30 semester hours
    • 30 to less than 60 semester hours
    • 60 to less than 90 semester hours
    • 90 to less than 120 semester hours
    • 120 or more semester hours
    • Not applicable
    05
    How many years of full-time equivalent professional experience in human resources do you possess?

    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five to less than six years
    • Six years or more
    06
    Please indicate in which of the following human resources areas you have experience in. Check all that apply.

    • Recruitment
    • Employee relations
    • Workers' compensation
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • Performance management
    • Payroll
    • Workforce Planning
    • None of the above
    07
    How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have providing workforce development consultation?

    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five years or more
    08
    How many years of full-time equivalent experience do you have with referrals to the Employee Assistance, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and representation before the Civil Service Commission?

    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five years or more
    09
    How many full-time equivalent years of experience do you have providing consultation on employee relations issues?

    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five years or more
    10
    How many years of professional level experience do you have consulting on performance management and career development?

    • None
    • Less than one year
    • One to less than two years
    • Two to less than three years
    • Three to less than four years
    • Four to less than five years
    • Five years or more
    11
    Please indicate which professional Human Resources certification(s) do you have. Check all that apply.

    • SHRM-CP
    • SHRM-SCP
    • PHR
    • SPHR
    • IPMA-CP
    • Other
    • None of the above
    12
    If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please list the certification(s) below. If this question does not pertain to you, enter "N/A".

      13
      Please indicate your level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

      • Beginner (Basic knowledge of creating a worksheet; performing calculations in a worksheet; modifying and formatting a worksheet; printing workbook contents)
      • Intermediate (Knowledge of inserting and modifying graphic objects in a worksheet; customizing and enhancing workbooks; analyzing data using Pivot Tables, Slicers, and Pivot Charts)
      • Advanced (Extensive knowledge of increasing productivity and improving efficiency by streamlining workflow; collaborating with others using workbooks; auditing worksheets; analyzing data; working with multiple workbooks; importing and exporting data, using Excel with the web)
      • None of the above
      14
      Please indicate your level of proficiency with Microsoft Word.

      • Beginner (Basic knowledge of creating, editing, formatting, and saving simple documents; inserting simple tables; and proofreading documents for accuracy)
      • Intermediate (Knowledge of common commands such as creating a title; using, modifying, and creating styles; setting up the ruler; indenting paragraphs, using tabs and tables; inserting captions, footnotes, endnotes, special characters, or hard page breaks; using page numbering; creating headers and footers; inserting graphics; inserting an equation, adding comments and tracking changes.)
      • Advanced (Extensive knowledge of almost all function of program including mail merge, macros, creating a table of contents, creating bookmarks and cross-referencing.)
      • None of the above

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