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Employee and Labor Relations

Section Commander Captain Reginald O. Hosey

The Employee and Labor Relations Section is comprised of  Human Resources Information System Unit (HRIS), Career Development Unit, Personnel Services Unit. and Off- Duty Services.  Employee and Labor Relations is an important part of the Human Resources Division.  Personnel assigned to this section are tasked with the overall responsibility for all promotional processes, Transfer Review Boards, and the Master Deputy program. They also oversee the daily operation of all off-duty related employment. In addition, they are responsible for the proper handling and storage of information on paid and non-paid agency employees.  Another integral responsibility for this section is organizing and facilitating bargaining sessions between the Sheriff’s Labor Management Team and the FOP Lodge #93

Human Resources Information System Unit (HRIS)

Manager Susan Vandewater

In 2016 the Human Resources Information System Unit (HRIS) was added to the Human Resources Division. This unit’s main focus is to classify the sworn and civilian pay grades.  HRIS conducts extensive internal and external pay studies to ensure the agency employees are receiving competitive pay. This unit also assists our Career Development Unit in writing agency job descriptions to determine the appropriate pay for each job description. The HRIS Unit is responsible to have an up to date record of all agency employees sworn, civilian, volunteers and retired deputies. This unit also needs to know where all positions are located and who currently resides at those positions.

Career Development Unit

Supervisor Solimar Miranda

The Career Development Unit promotes and encourages growth, development, and professionalism to increase an employee’s potential for individual success within the agency. This unit facilitates the promotional process for Lieutenants, Sergeants, Corporals, Communications and career pathing candidates. The Career Development Unit creates and modifies all agency job descriptions and makes sure they are reviewed and up to date.  Career Development also post all job vacancies internally and to the public. This unit also facilitates all agency structural interviews and the Transfer Review Board (TRB). This unit provides career counseling and assists all agency employees with resume building, interview techniques and employee exit interviews.

Personnel Services Unit

Supervisor Judy Solomons

Personnel Services handles every aspect of an employee’s personnel file, including personal information, work assignment and matters related to pay.  In addition, they are responsible for maintaining and tracking all employee transfers, pay increases, file maintenance, position management and keeping the employee informed of all personnel issues.  They handle every phase of proposed pay increases from costing the proposals to the actual implementation of the increases.  This is done for all groups in the agency to include the bargaining unit, sworn management, civilians and school crossing guards. The Personnel Services Unit oversees the daily operations of Off-Duty Services, which liaisons with off-duty employers and agency employees.  Off-Duty Services reconciles the equipment usage reimbursement accounts and reviews data reports to confirm compliance with agency policy.