NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible administrative work managing the Staffing Services Section of the County's Human Resources Division.
Work involves responsibility for planning, assigning and coordinating the recruitment and selection process and ensuring that selection procedures are used which will provide the best services to departments in compliance with equal employment, federal and state requirements, and professional selection standards. Work includes supervising the activities of subordinate analysts, para-professionals and clerical personnel participating in assigned recruitment and selection activities. Employee receives administrative direction, but has broad latitude for exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance of work assignments. Work is reviewed through completed tasks, reports and consultations.
Directs each stage of the recruitment and selection process, including advertising of vacancies, application intake, examination, review and rating, certification of eligibles, establishment of registers and correspondence to applicants.
Plans, assigns and coordinates the activities of analysts and support staff involved in recruitment, examination and selection.
Researches avenues for recruitment in other geographic areas, technical schools, high schools, colleges and other sources.
Analyzes labor market trends in order to determine occupational labor shortages, and projects short and long range recruitment needs.
Maintains updated knowledge of professional publications in various occupational areas in order to determine appropriate recruiting sources.
Researches and interprets federal and state legislation and guidelines on the selection process and implements new systems in order to bring the County's selection procedures into compliance.
Meets with department, division and office heads to discuss specific recruitment needs.
Analyzes recruitment difficulties for specific positions and works cooperatively with the Compensation and Records Section on resolutions.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public human resources recruitment, examination and selection.
Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory requirements pertaining to public human resources recruitment and selection.
Thorough knowledge of the principles of management and their application to public human resources administration.
Considerable knowledge of the standards of recruitment, examination, validation of test results and selection.
Considerable knowledge of the standard practices in the fields of local government human resources management.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, supervision and organization.
Ability to initiate and install complex recruitment examination programs and to evaluate their effectiveness.
Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting office policies and procedures.
Ability to plan, direct and supervise the work of a staff of professional, paraprofessional and clerical employees.
Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, human resources management or closely related field; six (6) years progressively responsible experience in human resources administration work in recruitment and selection; including four (4) years supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Location: Human Resources
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E5/94