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Human Resources Director

Dawson County Government

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Job Title:  Human Resources Director
Department:  Dawson County Human Resources
Salary:  $70,549 Annually
Status:  Full-Time/Salary/Exempt


Job Summary:
This position is responsible, under administrative direction from the County Manager, to plan, organize, and direct the County’s Human Resources Department.  This position is responsible for the overall operation of the Human Resources Department and the establishment and direction of departmental and payroll policy and procedures, consistent with the role of Human Resources as a strategic partner with other County departments.

Job Requirements:
Applicant must possess knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business/Public Administration or a related field and three years of progressively responsible related experience OR any combination of education, training and experience with sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with two to three years’ experience or service.  Applicant must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills along with exceptional interpersonal communication, data entry and organizational skills.  Applicant must have leadership experience and the ability to communicate and work together with departments and external agencies.  Experience with onboarding processes and Risk Management preferred.  Incumbent should be skilled in operating modern office equipment and knowledgeable in office procedures, administrative methods and be Microsoft Office proficient. The applicant must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and be able to pass a background check and a drug screening.

To apply, please go to our website at and apply online.  Paper applications are also available online or may be picked up in the Human Resources Department.  Paper applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM; or emailed to  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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