Human Resources Partner or Sr. Human Resources Partner

Johnson County’s Department of Human Resources is looking for a dynamic Human Resources Partner or Sr. Human Resources Partner (depending upon experience and background) to join our team.  The successful candidate will provide HR Generalist support to our varied business units in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, compensation and
classification, employee development, general HR administration and special projects.  First review of applications will begin on December 9, 2019. 

The HR/Sr. HR Partner:

  • Screens, recruits, and interviews applicants for employment and administers employment tests if appropriate. Researches and recommends effective recruitment sources and advertising.  Utilizes social media and other innovative recruitment tools.  Ensures recruitment and employment activities comply with government regulations and county policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the implementation and communication of policies and programs.  Maintains confidentiality of all information.
  • Assists managers and employees in resolving employee relations concerns.  This may include meeting with employees, interpreting policy and procedure, counseling managers and recommending actions to address and resolve issues.  Encourages problem resolutions through chain of command.  Facilitates exit interviews, dispute procedures and unemployment claims.
  • Assists the Learning and Development Team to coordinate, organize, and ensure delivery of employee training events and programs.
  • Assists with the coordination and administration of compensation programs ensuring compliance with county policies and procedures.  Under supervision studies, researches and analyzes jobs within the county and prepares draft job descriptions and evaluates jobs, recommends appropriate pay grade and prepares documentation of the evaluation.  Assists in the administration of performance appraisals.  Responds to salary surveys.  Acts as first level contact for customer questions regarding compensation questions.

HR Partner Job Requirements

One or more years of experience in Human Resources.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Management, Industrial/Psychology, Business or Public Administration, or closely related field of study.    

Experience in a public sector capacity and a master’s degree are preferred.  PHR/SPHR/IPMA-SCP certification or other relevant Human Resources certification also preferred. 

Experience can substitute for education. 

Sr. HR Partner Job Requirements

Two years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources at a professional level, including experience that demonstrates proficiency in at least two of the following areas:  employment, classification and compensation, HRMS; employee or labor relations; organizational learning and development, benefits, performance rewards and employee recognition.  

Requires a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Management, Industrial/Psychology, Business or Public Administration, or closely related field of study.    

Experience in a public sector capacity and a master’s degree are preferred.  PHR/SPHR/IPMA-SCP certification or other relevant Human Resources certification also preferred. 

Experience can substitute for education.  Education can substitute for experience.

How to apply:

Apply for this career opportunity at:  Johnson County KS – HR Partner/Sr Partner

It is the policy of the Johnson County Government not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex or gender, religion or creed, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, ancestry or national origin, military status or membership or service in the military.  The County prohibits and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination by employees and elected and appointed officials against any employee or applicant for employment.  In addition, the County prohibits discrimination based on political affiliation or belief.

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