HR Manager Job at Morgan County, Morgan, UT

  • Morgan County
  • Morgan, UT

Job Description

The Human Resource Manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resource Department. This role involves managing organizational needs and designing, implementing, and evaluating programs to support the professional development and continuous learning of team members, particularly emerging leaders. The Manager provides strategic direction in compensation, benefits, human resource information systems, employee relations, and compliance with county, federal, and state laws. The Manager ensures all employee-related functions align with Morgan County Government policies, ethical business practices, and regulatory requirements.


  1. Managing county staffing needs including on-boarding, off-boarding of employees, benefits enrollment, creating and posting of open position, working with Country departments for interviewing, hiring, performance management, termination of staff.
  2. Processing and reconciliation of payroll, benefits enrollment deductions, and contributions.
  3. Develops strategic partnerships with County organizations to identify solutions that meet their Human Resources needs.
  4. Perform high-level policy development and implementation.
  5. Conducts salary recommendations, position analysis and pay equity reviews county-wide.
  6. Evaluates, classifies positions, and develop/maintain job descriptions county-wide.
  7. Coordinate intergovernmental relations with local, state, and federal government agencies affecting the department.
  8. Compiles and analyzes data necessary to prepare and present reports to help leaders make decisions for workforce management and planning.
  9. Display punctuality, professionalism in dress and manner, and maintain a well-organized work area.
  10. Works as an organizational change agent in identifying and implementing human resources best practices.
  11. Actively contribute to creating and maintaining a positive work culture by promoting teamwork, effective communication, and mutual respect among colleagues.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Social or Behavioral Science, Business Administration, Public Health, or a closely related field required, plus 3-5 years of HR experience, with at least 1 year in a supervisory or administrative role.
  • 1-3 years of payroll processing experience required.
  • Work experience in the public employer sector required.
  • Senior Professional in Human Resource Certification (SPHR) or SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) desired.
  • Equivalent combinations of related education and experience will be considered, though education cannot substitute for the required supervisory experience.


  • Expertise in public administration principles, practices, and leadership, including personnel management and supervision.
  • Benefit and payroll systems experience such as Caselle, Applicant Pro, Utah retirement system (URS), benefit enrollment systems direct or through an online enrollment platform.
  • Position classification and compensation methods and techniques.
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the County Personnel Management Act
  • Ability to develop, implement, and enhance departmental policies and procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with public speaking and public meeting facilitation abilities.
  • Capacity to work under pressure, handle high-stress situations, and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Strong business and HR acumen with a demonstrated understanding of metrics.
  • Ability to achieve competent or higher ratings in performance evaluations, demonstrating knowledge of office policies, systems, and services, maintaining a competent volume and speed of work, adapting to new duties and situations, being resourceful, and taking responsibility.


The physical demands of this position and work environment characteristics described are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by an employee while successfully performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear; normally sits at a desk; walks, stands, or stoops, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity; and works for sustained periods of time maintaining concentrated attention to detail.

Occasionally lifts, carries, pushes, pulls, or otherwise moves objects weighing up to 30 pounds.

Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of the specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description is subject to change by the County as the needs of the County and requirements of the job change . Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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