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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 FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Number of people hired1,4491,3691,4001,4001,400
Percent of vacancies filled within target duration40%40%45%
Average hiring manager satisfaction rating with pools of candidates (scale of 1-5)
Percent of new hires who are racial minorities (compared to county labor force: 56%)54%57%56%

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved158927310.40
Add: Applicant Tracking System5100000.00
Reduce: Applicant Tracking System - Council rejection-5100000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-95100.00
FY21 Approved157976310.40