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Program Description

  Recruitment and Selection

The Recruitment and Selection team is responsible for attracting, hiring, promoting, and retaining candidates for County departments and agencies that result in a highly-skilled, competent, and diverse workforce. The team engages in a wide variety of outreach activities designed to ensure quality and diversity in the candidate population including recruitment planning, guidance, and advisory services to departments and agencies on selection and hiring. In addition, the team conducts new employee orientation; administers reductions-in-force; designs and administers public safety promotional examinations and other employment tests; administers the County's internship, fellowship, and volunteer programs; manages the County's Disability Employment Initiatives; and provides selection guidelines training on interviewing and selecting employees.

Program Contacts

Contact Jennifer Shovlin of the Office of Human Resources at 240.777.5039 or Corey Orlosky of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2762 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Average satisfaction score (1-5) of departments with pools of candidates for positions, based on a survey of hiring managers4.
Average number of days to fill a vacant County position8283755050

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved157418610.40
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-575090.00
FY19 Recommended151667710.40