Human Resources

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  • Serve as HR Advisor on matters relating to competitive recruitment, skills based assessment, and ensure employment practices, laws, and guidelines are administered and applicable to local, state, and federal laws.
  • Oversee all HR functions for the City including FMLA, ADA, EEO, turnover, and retention.
  • Oversee program administration of post-offer employment physicals, drug screening, vaccinations, testing, background and reference checking, development and placement employment advertising and temporary/contract personnel.
  • Conduct employee orientation and on-boarding.
  • Ensure new employees complete employment paperwork.

Benefits Administration

  • Identify ways to enhance benefits/control costs.
  • Manage the plan documents of the benefit program.
  • Assist employees with benefit payment issues.
  • Education of benefits to help employees appreciate and understand benefit program.
  • Ensure compliance with Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
  • Meet COBRA regulatory requirements.
  • Manage/oversee miscellaneous benefits available to City employees including the Employee Assistance Program, tuition reimbursement and leave.

Employee Relations

  • Serve as liaison to coordinate EAP referrals, employee communication, and workplace conflict issues.
  • Provide support and counsel to supervisors on handling disciplinary action (including guidance on written progressive disciplinary materials.)
  • Handling conflict resolution through one-on-one coaching, mediation, consultation, facilitation, and training.
  • Assisting with FMLA compliance and responding to FMLA questions and concerns.
  • Providing advise and guidance on how to handle difficult situations such as problems with coworkers and/or supervisors, work performance issues, communication difficulties, personal concerns that affect work, or mistreatment.
  • Explaining employee rights and responsibilities.
  • Handling and investigating complaints.
  • Coordinating and facilitating Peer Review Process.
  • Providing advocacy when appropriate.

Safety/Workers Compensation

  • Administration of Worker's Compensation claims reporting and claims management.
  1. Mitzi Carter

    Human Resources Manager