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Multnomah County Department of Community Justice

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Human Resources Manager 2

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Job Description:

Job #:  9621-28

Closing Date/Time:  4/23/27, 11:59pm

Salary:  $38.97 - $58.45 Hourly, $6,780.52 - $10,170.80 Monthly, $81,366.24 - $122,049.60 Annually 


Are you a Human Resources professional interested in using your collaboration and leadership skills to guide and support a team of highly-skilled, self-directed Human Resources Analysts?  The Human Resources team plays a vital role in the Department of Community Justice's mission, "Community Safety through Positive Change", by providing strategic and comprehensive services to attract, develop, and sustain a diverse and talented workforce.

As the Human Resources Manager for the Department of Community Justice, you may: 
  • Provide consultation services to department employees on a wide range of human resources and employee relations issues including labor relations, workforce planning, staffing and performance management. 
  • Build collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders including elected officials, executive leadership, line management, employees and unions. 
  • Supervise and lead a staff of eleven (11) professional HR staff members and 1-2 on-call employees to ensure County and departmental goals and objectives are met. 
  • Interpret and advise on department and/or County policies and procedures including drafting new or revised policies. 
  • Promote and execute department specific HR programs and activities.
  • Act as a highly effective communicator in bridging multi-directional information-sharing between Department and County Leadership and the Human Resources Team.
  • Manage HR business operations: budget and administrative compliance.

The successful candidate will possess the following abilities: 
  • Strong management/supervisory skills, including the ability to collaborate.
  • Solid employee relations/conflict resolution skills. 
  • Outstanding organizational development skills. 
  • Customer service orientation. 
  • Creative problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills. 
  • Knowledge in assessment, design and delivery of HR systems. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to grasp and apply complex policies and employment laws. 
  • Ability to survey and anticipate forthcoming barriers or impacts of multi-faceted HR related events or projects.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills. 
The Department of Community Justice has almost 700 regular, temporary and on-call employees that are represented by three collective bargaining agreements. 

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Benefits help you manage now -- and plan ahead

We offer a comprehensive array of benefits in support of your physical, emotional and financial well-being. Family members, including eligible spouses, domestic partners and children, are covered under most of our benefits programs. Benefits vary depending on position and full-time or part-time status.Health insurance (medical, vision, Rx and dental):

  • We cover most of the cost of health care premiums for our full-time employees; part-time employees have a larger share of the cost
  • Select from several plan options offering flexibility when choosing a doctor, dentist or hospital
  • Most plans include alternative care, complementary care, vision and hearing

Retiree coverage:
Continued health insurance for eligible employees upon retirement

Paid leave:

  • Vacation: Typically new employees receive 12 vacation days a year; amount varies based on position and increases with years of service
  • Holidays: A generous number of holidays per year; varies by position
  • Sick leave: 12 days of sick leave per year (for full-time) with no maximum accrual
  • Paid parental leave: Eligible employees receive six weeks of paid parental leave
  • Other leaves: Judicial leave, military leave, bereavement leave

Retirement pension:

  • Qualify for a defined benefit pension after five years of vesting
  • We pick up the employee's share of the retirement contribution (6% of subject wages)
  • See the PERS website for more information: www.pers.state.or.us

Deferred compensation:

  • Employees may participate in a 457(b) deferred compensation plan, similar to a 401(k), through convenient payroll deductions
  • Both pre-tax and post-tax (Roth) plan options are available

Life insurance:

  • We provide life insurance at no cost to employees
  • Employee may purchase additional insurance at discounted group rates

Disability and long-term care insurance:

  • Employees are automatically enrolled in a county-paid long-term disability program
  • We offer short-term disability coverage
  • Employees in many positions can purchase long-term care insurance at discounted group rates

Flexible spending accounts:

  • Option to set aside pre-tax money to cover eligible health and dependent child care expenses.

Flexible work schedules:
Depending on assignment, we offer a variety of flexible work schedules to meet employee needs.

Bus pass program: 
All regular employees have access to free public transportation throughout the Portland metropolitan area, including TriMet, MAX, Portland Streetcar and C-TRAN local routes.

Wellness program: 
We offer a comprehensive wellness program to support, connect, and encourage employees who are actively developing the personal habits necessary to thrive. Some highlights:

  • Health club discounts and on-site fitness centers
  • Option to receive individualized health coaching and assessment tools through health providers
  • Encouragement and resources to help you make healthy lifestyle choices
  • Employee-led wellness campaigns and challenges to continuously improve our culture of healthy behaviors

This is a general description of the benefits offered through employment with Multnomah County, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. In the event of any incorrect information, applicable laws, rules, collective bargaining agreements or official plan documents will prevail.

For more information:
Multnomah County Benefits Office

Amount of Pay:

Other Qualifications:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with major coursework in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, or other related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of Human Resources professional-level experience, which included experience as a manager/supervisor of a team.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation, which includes being fingerprinted on the first day of employment.

Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

  • Experience working in the public sector.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment.
  • SPHR, SHRM-SCP and/or IPMA-HR certification.

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.


The Application Packet::

  • A completed online application.
  • Answers to supplemental questions.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

  1. Application / Supplemental Questions review to identify minimally qualified candidates.  We may conduct an addition, more thorough review to identify the most qualified candidates.
  2. Exam (Oral or Written), if applicable
  3. Consideration of top candidates (Interview)
  4. Background Investigation, including being fingerprinted on the first day of employment.

Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference for this recruitment. Review our veterans' preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply. The recruiter as listed on the job announcement must receive all required documentation by the closing date of the recruitment.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.

Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.


Type of Position: This salaried executive position is not eligible for overtime.

Shawntia Otero, Recruiter / HR Analyst Sr
Department of Community Justice
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd Suite 250, Portland, OR 97214

Minimum Education:


Total Years of Relevant Experience:



Administrative Support Functions, Leadership/Managerial Supervisory






Community Corrections, Other



Application Deadline: