The Pitkin County Human Resources team is growing and we are thrilled to announce the addition of Business Partners to our talented team of HR gurus. Creating an environment where passion prevails, partnerships thrive, and people excel is our number one priority. If this lights your professional fire then you have landed on an exceptional opportunity.
Reporting to the Deputy Director of Human Resources, our Business Partners will execute a broad spectrum of tactical and strategic human resource management disciplines. These key positions will excel at developing partnerships and credibility throughout assigned business units – providing trusted counsel and perspective on human capital management.
This position will be responsible for supporting the Aspen Airport, Public Works, Public Health and Human Services from recruitment through off boarding and everything in between.
Bachelor’s Degree; AND five years of professional level human resource management experience which includes three years in a generalist capacity; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Technical expertise within the HR body of knowledge required. Skillful verbal and written communication talent required. PHR and/or SHRM-CP designation highly desired.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
All human resource management functional areas within the HR body of knowledge.
Principles and practices of human resource management administration.
Federal, State, and local laws, codes, rules, statutes, and regulations governing employment.
Recruitment, retention, and employee relations theory and practices.
Disability management and return-to-work processes.
Workers’ compensation claims management principles, concepts, and tracking systems.
Applicable federal and state laws governing leave management administration including HIPPA, FMLA,
ADA/ADAAA, USERRA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, etc.
Principles and practices of mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
Recording keeping and database management practices and procedures.
Knowledge of (Job Class Standard):
County policies and procedures.
State and Federal laws and regulations governing work performed.
Record keeping and records management rules and standards.
Building deep, trusting relationships; developing partnerships and credibility.
Coaching and conflict resolution.
Organizational and prioritization skills sufficient to meet deadlines and workloard pressures.
Applying critical thinking and logic to solve problems and accomplish tasks.
Understanding, interpreting, and communicating complicated policies, procedures, and protocols.
Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of statistical data and materials.
Analyzing, interpreting, applying, and explaining complex laws, rules, technical material, policies and procedures.
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials.
Balancing employee advocacy with business outcomes and professional human resource management practices.
Group/public speaking and presentations.
Operating a computer to include standard software and some specialized software.
Skill in (Job Class Standard):
Handling multiple tasks simultaneously, under pressure, and in emergency and stressful situations.
Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.
Utilizing standard personal computer software programs and specialized state and County software.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed in a standard office environment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: A Housing Stipend and Relocation Package available for out of area recruits.
About Pitkin County (Aspen, CO)
Pitkin County is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Aspen, Colorado. We are a resort community that strives on skiing, hiking, world-class culinary and music. We are surrounded by plenty of natural beauty. Our organization is small but diverse and we operate everything from the Airport to the Solid Waste Center for the County. We have about 17,000 year-round residents and about 275 employees who support our locals. Come see what Pitkin County is all about!