The person in this position will be responsible for planning, managing and implementing all county- wide personnel functions, employee relations and employee benefit programs. Some of the major functions of this position include providing supervision, direction and technical advice to human resources management staff (Human Resources, Council on Aging and Veterans’ Services) as other departmental representatives; overseeing the preparing and maintaining of personnel records, files and other confidential personnel information; coordinating and supervising policy development; managing the employee performance evaluation process; supervising the county-wide recruitment and selection process; and managing the county’s classification and pay plan. This position also assists and advises the County Manager, Management Team and departmental officials on personnel- related matters.
The hiring range for this position is $61,450 – $77,807. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in personnel management, organizational psychology, business or public administration, or related field and 6 years of professional experience in personnel management. Desired qualifications: Human Resources experience working in a County Human Resources department in North Carolina, supervisory experience and IPMA-CP or SPHR certified. Halifax County requires each department head reside within the county borders by the completion of their nine-month probationary period.
An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR-1107), cover letter outlining related qualifications and resume of educational and professional experience are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.
Submit Materials To:
Dia H. Denton, County Manager
Halifax County Manager’s Office
10 North King Street (Historic Courthouse)
Post Office Box 38
Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0038
Halifax County Employment Application can be found at Jobs • Halifax County, NC • CivicEngage (halifaxnc.com)
Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.