The Sheboygan County Human Resources Department will create an environment which promotes positive employee relations, encourages equal opportunity and provides quality customer service.

The responsibilities of the Human Resources Department include:

  • Personnel Policies
    • Develop and propose county-wide policies
    • Manage and ensure enforcement of policy administration
  • Employee Relations Management
    • Advise supervisors regarding employee discipline
    • Assist in the development of Performance Improvement Plan
    • Ensure thorough and professional investigations are completed
  • Employee Benefit
    • Administer health and dental insurance self-funded programs
    • Maintain plan documents
    • Manage Section 125 plan
    • Administer life insurance, retirement, deferred compensation, and long-term disability plans
    • Manage workers' compensation claims
    • Oversee Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
    • Investigate and recommend changes and improvements
  • Position Administration
    • Assist departments with table of organization changes
    • Maintain current job descriptions
    • Maintain organizational charts for all departments  
    • Coordinate position evaluation reviews
    • Manage employee evaluation process
    • Encourage departmental succession planning
  • Labor Relations
    • Negotiations of agreements with collective bargaining units
    • Investigation and resolution of union grievances
    • Represent the County's position before arbitrators
    • Distribute, monitor and interpret collective bargaining agreements
    • Meet with employee groups to address issues and obtain input
  • Employee Selection and Recruitment
    • Advertise for vacant positions when needed
    • Coordinate recruitment and selection efforts
    • Administer background checks, substance screening and pre-employment physical exams
    • Orient new employees to county employment to include policy, benefits and new hire processes
  • Personnel Records
    • Maintain personnel and medical files for all employees
    • Comply with Federal and State privacy laws
  • Equal Opportunity
    • Ensure compliance with Federal and State equal opportunity laws
    • Monitor compliance with ADA guidelines
    • Prepare and submit County EEO/Affirmative Action plan
  • Training
    • Develop and implement county-wide training program
  • Safety and Loss Control
    • Provide support to Loss Control Committee when necessary
    • Coordinate county-wide safety programs and annual training
  • Salary Administration
    • Ensure that approved pay schedules are managed appropriately
    • Manage Merit Pay and Longevity Pay programs
    • Develop compensation plans for all employees

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