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

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 Benefits
    • 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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