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Personnel Officer

Anne Arundel County Government, located on the scenic Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, MD is searching for a seasoned executive to lead the Anne Arundel County Office of Personnel. 
Anne Arundel County employs over 4,000 permanent employees in more than 200 classifications, including law enforcement, EMS/fire services, public works and numerous other governmental service and support agencies.  Anne Arundel County is committed to hiring and supporting a highly competent, diverse and engaged workforce.
The Personnel Officer is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the County Executive and reports to the Chief Administrative Officer. The Personnel Officer is responsible for the direct administrative management of the County‚Äôs Office of Personnel including the departmental budget.  The Personnel Officer directs and manages multiple and significant programs related to recruitment, employee services, labor relations to include negotiations with 13 labor unions, health benefits, pension plans, payroll and records management. 
Successful candidates shall be skilled in personnel administration, and at the time of appointment must have a minimum of five years of experience in personnel administration in an executive capacity with thorough knowledge of public personnel administration.  The successful candidate shall have a four-year degree in human resources, public administration or a similar field, supplemented by advanced course work or degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in recruitment of a diverse workforce, labor contract negotiations, are SHRM certified or possess similar relevant certification and have experience working in a government setting.
Anne Arundel County Government offers an excellent benefit package and salary commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and responsibilities.
Please submit resume, cover letter and salary history to:
Office of Personnel
2660 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD. 21401
ATTN: Jackie Atkinson
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