Essential Job Functions

Serves as a strategic resource to Departments and Offices; partners with leadership to align human resources operations with business objectives. Provides guidance to both management and staff regarding recruiting, compensation, training, and performance management. Supervises the day-to-day administration of human resources policies and procedures.

  • Serves as a strategic resource for Departments and Offices regarding recruitment solutions, employee retention, performance management, workforce planning, employee relations, training needs, and compensation; collaborates with appropriate Human Resources staff to develop strategy and achieve business goals.
  • Supervises human resources functions and services including the employment and new hire processes; oversees the vacancy announcements, screening of employment applications, interviewing and selection process, and background process.
  • Actively leads projects by establishing action plans; researches necessary and appropriate resources.
  • Conducts organizational and talent assessments; collaborates with appropriate leadership to develop talent strategy and build workforce capability.
  • Provides consultation and interpretation to County staff related to County policies and procedures; ensures compliance with County-wide and departmental policies, State and Federal laws.
  • Manages and administers the unemployment program.
  • Analyzes metrics and employee related data to identify trends and develop solutions; compiles reports per departmental and outside agency requests.
  • Provides analysis of data including hiring, terminations, turnover, and vacancy statistics to management.
  • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identifies resource needs, reviews with appropriate management staff, and implements improvements.
  • Establishes and fosters effective working relationships and strong business partnerships.
  • Supervises the process of employment verifications; ensuring completed verifications follow El Paso County policies and procedures.
  • Establishes, maintains and archives personnel files for all County employees.
  • Provides responsible staff assistance to leadership.
  • Provides support and assistance to other Human Resources staff; informs and communicates with Human Resources staff on all related matters.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or a related field preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years human resources experience required.
  • Minimum two (2) years supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and evaluate various methodology and associated data.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail with the ability to determine appropriate workflow and to complete all task within deadlines.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook) Software and HRIS systems.
  • Extensive Excel knowledge required.
  • Must be customer service oriented and possess strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, County staff, elected officials and the general public.
  • Ability to exercise tact and courtesy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be honest, truthful, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity.
  • Must be able to handle difficult situations with diplomacy in a professional manner.
  • Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle record check.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License. 
Work Conditions

Duties are primarily performed in an office environment; some travel may be required. 

This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position. 
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT:     For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.
Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).              

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