Under general direction of a Human Resources Manager, the incumbent will coordinate activities for various human resources programs, while exercising frequent discretionary authority with infrequent instruction and supervision. The incumbent will serve as a representative to the HR Division displaying courtesy, tact, consideration, teamwork and professionalism in all interactions with other members of the HCSO, other County constituents and the general public.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates various human resources programs, including but not limited to: health & wellness training, vaccinations, drug & alcohol random testing, financial wellness & 457 savings plan(s), commendations, promotions Coordinates **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Sheriff's Office annual health fair Coordinates administration of wellness training courses including, but not limited to EAP, CPT, AED, Fire/Safety, Sexual Harassment, etc. Responds to Safety inquiries and act as Safety Liaison with HRRM relating to Safety issues and protocol Maintains Bulletin Board with government regulation notices Coordinates all activities associated with Promotions and Commendation programs Participates as HR Representative in Commendations committee Maintains the Certified badging inventory Prepares correspondence and analytical reporting of various programs supported Maintains materials and supplies inventories of items needed for programs supported Performs other special projects and/or duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or business related field and a minimum of three years (3) of professional experience in Human Resources;
Associates Degree in Human Resources or business related field, along with a minimum of five (5) years of professional administrative experience in an HR environment;
High School Diploma or G.E.D. and seven (7) years of progressively, professional administrative experience in an HR environment Pass pre-employment HCSO Administrative Staff Skills Test* with a minimum overall score of 85% and score a typing speed of 35 W.P.M with 85% accuracy. Must have a good driving record and the ability to drive a county vehicle to various HCSO sites when necessary Knowledge of Employment laws and practices and of administration of HR programs Knowledge of Human Resources software Critical Evaluation skills Proficient in the use of standard office software programs such as MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Strong communications skills - both written and verbal and excellent interpersonal skills Database management and record keeping skills Exhibit a high level of confidentiality Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner with minimal supervision Ability to plan, prioritize and balance the work of several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment Ability to work collaboratively with various levels of the organization as well as the public Valid Driver's license and auto liability insurance
*Qualified candidates will receive an e-mail request with instructions to take the HCSO Administrative Staff Skills test. Candidates that fail to take the test within the allowed time frame (5 business days from notice) will be disqualified.
The HCSO Administrative Skills Test score can only be taken once, every six (6) months. Existing test scores will automatically upload when applying to any position that requires this test.
Current HCSO employees will be given preferred consideration if deemed qualified.
Meeting minimum qualifications will not guarantee an interview or a selection for hire.
40 Hours a Week Monday - Friday Overtime, Early mornings, Evenings, Weekends and Holidays as required.
Based on 26 Pay Periods
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Sheriff's Office employees are exposed to confidential and law enforcement sensitive information. A thorough background investigation is required to properly evaluate the suitability of applicants for employment. It is essential that you provide accurate information in all aspects of the process. The process will end for applicants who fail to provide truthful information.
The following documents will be required for background investigation, to expedite the recruitment process make sure to upload/attach copies of these documents to your application:
Proof of citizenship or proof of authorization to work and reside in the U.S.
(birth or naturalization certificate, permanent residency card)
State issued Driver's License and copy of auto liability insurance
Social Security Card
Proof of education (copy of High School Diploma or G.E.D., copy of college transcripts - If hired a sealed official copy of college transcripts will be required)
Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive group health and related benefits plan as well as defined benefit retirement plan.
The following list of benefits is offered
to employees in regular
Medical Dental Vision Wellness Life Insurance Long-term disability Employee Assistance Program 10 days of vacation each year for the first five (5) years of service. Accrual rates increase based on years of service. 10 county holidays plus one (1) floating holiday Professional development opportunities Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan Healthcare Reimbursement Account 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
The following benefits are also available to regular (full-time) employment and may be available to part-time employees:
Retirement pension (TCDRS) Flexible schedules (varies by department) Transportation Assistance (Metro RideSponsor Program)
In accordance with the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Personnel Regulations, Group Health and related benefits are subject to amendment or discontinuance at any time. Commissioners Court reserves the right to make benefit modifications on the County's behalf as needed.
For plan details, visit the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. benefits website:
Which of the following best describes your highest level of education completed?
High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
Associates Degree (or at least 60 credited college hours)
Master's Degree or Higher
None of the above
Which of the following best describes your verifiable experience as a Human Resources professional?
Less than one year
One year to less than two
Two to less than three years
Three to less than four years
Four to less than five years
Five to less than six years
Six to less than seven years
Seven years or more
Please describe the areas of Human Resources in which you have worked. Include your duties and responsibility in each area. Type N/A if you don't have this experience
Do you have experience working or coordinating Human Resources programs or services such as Employee Assistance, Service Awards, Promotions, Commendations, Health Fairs, etc.?
If yes, please describe these programs and your role in coordinating these programs/events. Type N/A if not applicable
Which of the following programs have you used proficiently while at work or school?
Other Adobe Products (Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)
None of the above
Employees of the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Sheriff's Office (HCSO) are exposed to confidential and law enforcement sensitive information. A thorough background investigation is required to properly evaluate the suitability of applicants for employment. For this reason it is essential that you provide accurate information in all aspects of the process. The process will end for applicants who fail to provide truthful information. The following questions address information required to start the pre-qualifying requirements of the recruitment process. All information obtained herein will be used for purposes of initiating a background investigation only. Additional questionnaires will be required at later stages of the application process. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability.
I have read the above statement and understand that by submitting this application I agree to be subject to a background investigation including but not limited to education, employment, driving record, criminal history, financial responsibility, or any such areas of investigation deemed reasonable and justifiable for purpose of employment with the HCSO.
Please provide your full name (Last Name, First Name, Middle Name (no initials)
Please provide your date of birth.
Please Provide your Social Security Number (SSN)
Which of the following citizenship status applies to you?
United States Citizen (Born or Naturalized)
Permanent Resident (Legally authorized to live and work in the United States)
None of the above
Please provide your place of birth (city, county, state and country)
Do you have a valid Driver's License or State issued I.D.? NOTE: A Texas issued driver's license or I.D. card is required prior to start date.
State issued I.D. card
None of the above
Please provide your current driver's license number, state and expiration date. If you do not have a driver's license please enter N/A.
Did you ever serve in the United States military?
Which branch of the military? Type N/A if not applicable
Did you receive an honorable discharge? (Copy of DD-214 is required with the application)
Have you ever been employed with a law enforcement agency or correctional facility in any position?
Never been employed at a law enforcement agency or correctional facility
If yes, please list of ALL Law Enforcement and/or Correctional facilities where you have worked (provide name of facility, address and years employed). Type N/A if not applicable
If you have worked at a law enforcement agency or correctional facility, have you ever been terminated, resigned in lieu of termination, or resigned while under investigation?
If yes, please explain (provide details): Type N/A if not applicable
Have you ever had any of the following Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) certifications?
None of the above
Please enter your TCOLE PID Number below. Type N/A if not applicable.
Do you have social networking, instant messaging or other internet based profiles?
If yes, please list your screen names and service providers:
List all your e-mail addresses below:
Have you ever.... Please select all that apply.
Been Convicted of a felony?
Been accused/charged with a felony that was dismissed, received deferred adjudication and/or probation?
Been convicted of a Class A misdemeanor, or the equivalent?
Been convicted of a Class B misdemeanor, or the equivalent within the last 10 years?
Been convicted of a Class B misdemeanor, or the equivalent over 10 years ago from today's date?
Been accused/charged with a Class B misdemeanor or equivalent that was dismissed, received deferred adjudication and/or probation?
Been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces?
None of the above
Please explain your answer below. Include type of offense, date charged and date of discharge.
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Sheriff's Office (HCSO) strongly discourages any body art, tattoos, brands, intentional scarring, body or facial piercing, or mutilation. Disclosure of having any visible body art, tattoos, etc. is required though it does not automatically disqualifies you. Any body art, tattoos, brands, intentional scarring, body or facial piercing shall be covered or concealed while on duty or representing the HCSO in any official capacity. Do you have any body art, tattoos, brands, intentional scarring, body or facial piercings?
If you answered yes, are any of the body art, tattoos, brands, intentional scarring, body or facial piercing located on: (Select all that apply) NOTE: To expedite the background process if selected, pictures of your visible tattoos are welcome, you can attach to the application if desired.
Behind the ears
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Sheriff's Office has a strict policy on drug usage. If selected you will be required to take a a pre-employment drug screening. All HCSO employees are also subject to random drug testing during the course of their employment. Please answer the following drug use related questions truthfully, admittance of past drug use will not necessary prevent you from future employment with the HCSO.
I acknowledge the HCSO has a strict drug use policy and that I will be subjected to a drug screening at some point in the recruitment process.
Have you ever sold/distributed illegal substances? (e.g. marijuana, prescription drugs, crack, meth, etc.)
If you answered yes, please explain what kind of illegal substance you sold/distributed and the date you last did. If you answered never, please type N/A.
Have you used any form of marijuana within the last two years from today's date?
If yes, please explain and provide the date (day, month and year) of the last time you used marijuana. Type N/A if not applicable.
How many times have you used a prescription drug not prescribed to you?
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2 or 3 times
4 or 5 times
6 or 7 times
8 or 9 times
10 or more times
When was the last possible date that you used a prescription drug not prescribed to you? Provide specific date or at least month and year Type N/A if not applicable
Have you ever used any of the following drugs? (Select all that apply)
Speed (Crystal meth, meth, crank, etc.)
Other illegal substances
None of the above
If yes, please list the substance used and last possible date (day, month, year) you used any form of illegal drugs. Type N/A if not applicable
Have you ever been an officer, a member or made a contribution to an organization that advocates or practices the commission of acts of force or violence to discourage others from exercising their rights under the United States Constitution or rights granted by law?
If yes, please explain your involvement and provide name of organization, location, your position and how long have you been /were you a member in that organization. Type N/A if not applicable
An Applicant must be willing to accept any assignment or shift within the Sheriff's Office, to include working on weekends and holidays, as well as additional shifts as needed. Are you willing to work any shift or hours assigned to you?
Submitting a complete application is key to a successful recruitment. Please read the following requirements carefully and ensure you have provided/documented all required information. 1) Complete employment history is required to be eligible for consideration. Your application's Employment History section must include all work history for the past 7 years or all available work history if you have been working less than 7 years. Begin with your current (or most recent) job. Include full-time, part-time, temporary, seasonal, military assignments and unpaid internships. Periods of unemployment between jobs should also be listed. Type Unemployed in the employer's box and list the dates you were unemployed. 2) Complete education history is required. The Education History section must list all High Schools attended, as well as all Colleges or Universities if applicable. List name of school, location (city and state), and dates attended. SUBMITTING AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION WILL CAUSE DELAYS IN PROCESSING YOUR APPLICATION OR EVEN DISQUALIFICATION.
I have reviewed my application and verified I have completed all required Employment History on this application.
I have reviewed my application and verified I have completed all required Education History on this application.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.
1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 240
Houston, Texas, 77002
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