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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, Senior Fellow, Position and Career Education Program (PACE), Multilingual, Job Fairs and coordinates County transfers, demotions, promotions, noncompetitive reappointments, retiree rehiring; manages the County's Disability and Veteran Employment Initiatives; provides selection guidelines training on interviewing and selecting employees; community and employee briefing trainings on the County's employment process and interview/resume preparation; reviews and validates all County compensation (such as, wage equity, within grade salary requests, temporary promotion, promotion, demotion salary requests), develops candidate qualification templates (minimum qualifications/preferred criteria), and validates candidate qualifications; and facilitates priority consideration placements.

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 FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of people hired1,3691,3821,1731,3081,345
Percent of vacancies filled within target duration40%51%70%80%85%
Average number of days to fill a vacant County position104108898479
Percent of new hires who are racial minorities (compared to county labor force: 56%)57%57%56%56%56%

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved157976310.40
Re-align: Disability Employment Initiative1888512.00
Shift: Community Grants Moved from Community Grants Non Departmental Account to OHR's Base Budget for The Ivymount School, Inc400000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.180940.00
FY22 Approved182670812.40