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Human Resources Business Partner

Hall County

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Human Resources Business Partner




HR Business Partner (HRBP) serves as the strategic partner, consultant, and advisor to leaders in designated departments regarding core HR processes, and the alignment of business objectives, system strategies, and people strategies.  This role ensures that business outcomes are achieved through effective change management support, data informed solutions, and people strategies.  The HRBP advises departments on all human resources organizational development areas that would influence productivity or employee engagement.    


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents)


Consults with departments in providing HR guidance where appropriate.

Analyzes trends and metrics to develop solutions, employee programs, and policies.

Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues through effective, objective, and thorough investigations.

Provides performance management guidance to department management, inclusive of coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions.

Demonstrates an ability to identify organizational issues and design, develop, and facilitate a diverse range of organizational development interventions (E.g. mentoring, team building, group facilitation, organization structure and design, etc.) to improve performance.

Serves as a subject matter expert in all of the organizational areas of human resources (E.g. talent acquisition, benefits administration, employee relations, compliance, compensation, organizational development, talent development, training, etc.).

Owns implementation and execution of HR initiatives within the assigned areas; designs and implements engagement activities based upon the results of engagement tools (E.g. surveys, etc.).

Serves as consultant and adviser to leaders in the effective management of their workforce through implementing performance management, organizational design, change management, talent assessments, leadership development, and succession planning programs.

Identifies training needs based on interactions with leaders of responsible areas and makes recommendations for identified training needs; identifies vulnerabilities and translates trends and metrics into meaningful insights and action plans.

Regular and predictable attendance is required.

Performs other related duties as required.



Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Personnel Management, Business, Public Administration, or related field required; must possess a minimum of five to seven years of progressive HR experience, which includes knowledge in all areas of human resources.

Must have experience in the Microsoft Office suite of programs (E.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Experience working and navigating in HRIS systems required.

Prior experience in local government (city, county, state) highly preferred.  Must also have experience working in a high volume Human Resources department.

Licenses and Certifications:



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of principles and practices of Public Personnel Administration.

Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws including Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations.

Knowledge of research and report preparation, statistical techniques, and procedures.

Knowledge of principles of municipal organization and procedures.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department officials, and the public.

Ability to diplomatically manage unique circumstances, while exhibiting a calm and focused demeanor.

Ability to work well under pressure, and administer multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.



Physical Ability: Essential functions of this position continuously require the ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing); operate a computer and other office machinery, such as a calculator, copier, and printer. Incumbents must continuously be able to think analytically; handle stress and emotion, concentrate on tasks, remember names and other details; examine and observe details; make decisions, and adjust to change. Incumbents must also continuously direct others; meet deadlines; stay organized; use math/calculations and use a keyboard/type.

Essential Functions frequently require the ability to move about inside the office; and move/transport items up to 10lbs.

Essential functions occasionally require the ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine and legs, and twisting at the waist, hips or knees; reach overhead; push or pull; and repetitively use hands/arms/legs. Incumbents in this position are occasionally required to be on-call and work irregular hours. 

Sensory Requirements:  Essential functions regularly require the ability to use effective verbal and written communication; and use of hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation to use equipment.

Environmental Factors: Essential functions of this position continuously require the ability to either work with others or work alone. 


This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major respon¬≠sibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specifica¬≠tion. 



Salary Range:$61,294.59 To 77,280.78 Annually



How to Apply:

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Closing Date:  Open until filled


Contact:    Jo-Ann House
                 2875 Browns Bridge Road
                 Gainesville, GA 30504-5635
        | 770-531-6712

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