What does Human Resources do?
The Human Resources Department serves as a balance between employment and management. Wages and benefits are recommended to the Commission each year by the Human Resources Director and coordinated through payroll. Performance management records are kept and managed by HR. The Human Resources Department initiates all new hiring, departmental transfers, and orientation of new employees. It also obtains exit interviews from employees leaving employment. Training of supervisors, department heads and employees is also a part of the HR training of responsibility.
HR MISSION STATEMENT
THE HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT WILL STRIVE TO BE EFFECTIVE BUSINESS PARTNERS. WE WILL SEEK ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL COMPETENCE WHILE MAINTAINING A PROFESSIONAL APPROACH WITH EVERY OPPORTUNITY PRESENT TO US. WE WILL CONTINUE REPRESENTING THE EMPLOYEES OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, WHILE MAINTAINING A TRUST LINK WITH DEPARTMENT LEADERS.
WE WILL KEEP THE COUNTY’S OBJECTIVE OF BEING AN ’EMPLOYER OF CHOICE’ AS A PRIORITY IN EVERY DECISION WE MAKE.