Montgomery County is seeking an executive level manager to serve as the Division Chief for Labor-Management and Employee Relations in the Office of Human Resources (OHR). The incumbent will manage a primary function of the department and recommend high level policies and procedures subject to department, County Executive, and/or Council approval. The Manager II will direct a team of HR professionals in the consultation and resolution of employee and labor relations inquiries and issues. This position works with liaisons, department leaders, and employees and their representatives to promote fair treatment and the consistent and lawful application of County Code, policies, and federal/state laws. This role plans and advises the County management officials on all aspects of collective bargaining and directs the preparation, development and interpretation of bargaining goals, contractlanguage, labor agreements, policies and procedures. The Chief Labor and Employee Relations Manager oversees the resolution and processing of grievances, unfair labor practices, and other types of labor-management disputes.
Experience: Seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in employee and labor relations, three years of which were in a supervisory or executive capacity.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.