Personnel Officer 1
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by State of Nevada
Personnel Officer's plan, organize and administer personnel services such as employee relations, selection, training and payroll in an assigned agency.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) provides services in support of protecting our citizens and visitors by promoting safer communities through prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, education and enforcement. Currently, the Department has approximately 1600 employees.The DPS Human Resources office is looking for a human resource professional who is knowledgeable, motivated, and a self-starter. The selected candidate will supervise three staff members, manage the Las Vegas HR office, which includes recruitment and selection, as well as employee onboarding processes. Additional duties include providing advice to employees; preparing and presenting information on various HR topics; contributing to the continuous improvement of HR practices; serving as a consultant and partnering with management staff to resolve and address issues related to workplace relations and performance management; accurately interpreting and applying state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, as well as policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities include managing and assisting in resolving employee concerns or grievances through review and discussions with employees and senior management on effective/reasonable resolution options; assisting in the preparation of grievance responses; assisting in addressing complaints; and occasionally interacting with employee representatives/attorneys. The ideal candidate understands HR practices, is well-organized, professional, diplomatic and approachable, has supervisory experience, analytical skills necessary to assess situations and identify potential solutions; enjoys working with people of diverse background; has great verbal and written communication skills; can accurately gather facts and present information; has problem-solving skills to handle complex HR matters; excellent interpersonal skills and strategic business insight.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from an accredited four year college or university in personnel management, business administration, public administration or related area and three years of progressively responsible professional personnel management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience Special Requirements A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.