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Mission Statement

To foster excellence in people by providing quality human resources services to our employees, partners, and the community.

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Budget Overview

The total approved FY23 Operating Budget for the Office of Human Resources is $324,350,521, an increase of $7,250,682 or 2.29 percent from the FY22 Approved Budget of $317,099,839. Personnel Costs comprise 3.01 percent of the budget for 72 full-time position(s) and two part-time position(s), and a total of 74.50 FTEs. Total FTEs may include seasonal or temporary positions and may also reflect workforce charged to or from other departments or funds. Operating Expenses account for the remaining 96.99 percent of the FY23 budget.

The Office of Human Resources Budget is comprised of a General Fund component of $9,423,468 and a Employee Health Benefit Self Insurance Fund component of $314,927,053.

County Priority Outcomes

While this program area supports all eight of the County Result Areas, the following is emphasized:

  • Effective, Sustainable Government

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Program Performance Measures

Performance measures for this department are included below (where applicable), with multi-program measures displayed at the front of this section and program-specific measures shown with the relevant program. The FY22 estimates reflect funding based on the FY22 approved budget. The FY23 and FY24 figures are performance targets based on the FY23 approved budget and funding for comparable service levels in FY24.

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Initiatives

  • As part of the continued work to implement the OHR Strategic Plan, new positions have been added to OHR's budget to address gaps in service delivery, enhance the customer experience, address critical areas of improvement, and strengthen partnerships within the Human Resources Community.

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Innovations and Productivity Improvements

  • Created a comprehensive mental health resources information webpage for first responders in the County (Police, Fire/Rescue, Corrections, Sheriff's Office).
  • Launched MCG Delivers, a project-based program that challenged an assembled team to address a real world problem facing Montgomery County Government.
  • OMS Launched Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Disclosure System.

  • Improved police stress management office space to ensure compliance with COVID-19 related protocols for continuation of in-person mental health service delivery.
  • Implemented electronic health record system to streamline documentation and logistical tasks for improved service delivery.
  • Automated the Tuition Assistance Program application process to enhance and improve the time to review and approve applications.

  • Automated and streamlined the certification process for completing Continuing Education Units (CEU) for users, improved distribution time, and partially eliminated the manual process for licensure compliance.

  • Launched eMultilingual in March 2021, significantly reducing data entry for staff and expediting time to certify for employees and candidates.

  • Digitized public safety promotional records.

Program Descriptions

  Director's Office

The Director's Office provides services to the department: Executive management and recruitment; policy direction; strategic and financial planning; communications and public relations; and resources management. In addition, the Office provides consultation services on human resources matters to the County Executive and other department Directors. The Director's Office is responsible for...

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  Business Operations and Performance

The Business Operations and Performance Division is comprised of the Classification, Compensation, Workforce Performance, and Strategy and Innovation teams. The Classification and Compensation team reviews and evaluates the duties and responsibilities of individual positions and occupational classes in response to employee, department, and union requests to assure that positions are...

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  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 to...

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  EEO Compliance and Diversity Management

The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Diversity Management team ensures compliance with local, State, and Federal discrimination laws, as well as Montgomery County Personnel Regulations Section 5, related to EEO. The Division provides mandatory and customized training to employees and managers concerning equal employment and diversity management. The training also...

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  Health & Employee Welfare

The Health Insurance team manages and administers the County's health and welfare plans in accordance with County policy and local, State, and Federal laws. In addition to maintaining operations associated with annual open enrollment and program eligibility, the team provides customer service, communications, education, and counseling to County employees, participating...

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  Occupational Medical Services

The Occupational Medical Services team (OMS) (including Fire and Rescue Occupational Medical Services) provides multi-disciplinary occupational medical services, such as work-related medical and safety-hazard assessments to promote the health, wellness, and productivity of the County workforce. OMS also administers the County's drug and alcohol testing and centralized Family and Medical...

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  Training and Organizational Development

The Training and Organizational Development team provides training, workforce planning, and organizational effectiveness programs and activities that increase the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the County's workforce. The Team offers professional development opportunities to employees and managers through online learning and instructor-led classes, and designs performance improvement strategies and specialized...

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Budget Trends
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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.

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Budget Summary
TitleActual
FY21
Budget
FY22
Estimate
FY22
Approved
FY23
%Chg
Bud/App
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES
Salaries and Wages3979309.004722473.00 4306888.00 5151039.009.1
Employee Benefits1055534.001191427.00 1119349.00 1293081.008.5
County General Fund Personnel Costs5034843.005913900.00 5426237.00 6444120.009.0
Operating Expenses2365206.002289507.00 2488439.00 2979348.0030.1
County General Fund Expenditures7400049.008203407.00 7914676.00 9423468.0014.9
PERSONNEL
Full-Time61.0065.00 65.00 72.0010.8
Part-Time2.002.00 2.00 2.000.0
FTEs39.8043.80 43.80 49.2512.4
County General Fund Revenues0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
 
EMPLOYEE HEALTH SELF INSURANCE
EXPENDITURES
Salaries and Wages2346353.002412318.00 2144070.00 2599532.007.8
Employee Benefits565436.00688042.00 569939.00 723174.005.1
Employee Health Self Insurance Personnel Costs2911789.003100360.00 2714009.00 3322706.007.2
Operating Expenses268881858.00305796072.00 291358915.00 311604347.001.9
Employee Health Self Insurance Expenditures271793647.00308896432.00 294072924.00 314927053.002.0
PERSONNEL
Full-Time0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Part-Time0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
FTEs23.8523.85 23.85 25.255.9
REVENUES
Other Charges/Fees11322094.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Self Insurance Employee Health Income61833106.00265553498.00 260935796.00 269562262.001.5
Investment Income15323.001660.00 13570.00 81000.004779.5
Other Intergovernmental0.008419282.00 8301990.00 8622394.002.4
Medicaid/Medicare Reimbursement1005786.0034923652.00 33825780.00 36674630.005.0
Employee Health Self Insurance Revenues74176309.00308898092.00 303077136.00 314940286.002.0
 
GRANT FUND - MCG
EXPENDITURES
Salaries and Wages8090.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Employee Benefits0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Grant Fund - MCG Personnel Costs8090.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Operating Expenses35964.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Grant Fund - MCG Expenditures44054.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
PERSONNEL
Full-Time0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Part-Time0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
FTEs0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
REVENUES
Federal Grants44054.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Grant Fund - MCG Revenues44054.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
 
DEPARTMENT TOTALS
Total Expenditures279237750.00317099839.00 301987600.00 324350521.002.3
Total Full-Time Positions61.0065.00 65.00 72.0010.8
Total Part-Time Positions2.002.00 2.00 2.000.0
Total FTEs63.6567.65 67.65 74.5010.1
Total Revenues74220363.00308898092.00 303077136.00 314940286.002.0
FY23 Approved Changes
TitleExpendituresFTEs
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
FY22 ORIGINAL APPROPRIATION820340743.80
Changes (with service impacts)
Enhance: Applicant Tracking System [Recruitment and Selection]5300000.00
Enhance: Classification and Compensation Support [Business Operations and Performance]2366833.00
Add: Police Stress Management [Health & Employee Welfare]1405151.00
Enhance: OMS/FROMS Additional Support [Occupational Medical Services]910240.00
Enhance: Additional IT Support (General Fund) [Health & Employee Welfare]466770.45
Other Adjustments (with no service impacts)
Increase Cost: Annualization of FY22 Compensation Increases912580.00
Increase Cost: CPI Adjustment - OMS/FROMS Clinic Contract [Occupational Medical Services]650850.00
Increase Cost: FY23 Compensation Adjustment576150.00
Increase Cost: Printing and Mail Adjustment37320.00
Technical Adj: LEAP4MCG Program [Recruitment and Selection]01.00
Decrease Cost: Retirement Adjustment-425280.00
FY23 APPROVED942346849.25
 
EMPLOYEE HEALTH SELF INSURANCE
FY22 ORIGINAL APPROPRIATION30889643223.85
Changes (with service impacts)
Enhance: Additional IT Support (Employee Health Self Insurance Fund) [Health & Employee Welfare]425190.40
Enhance: Conversion of Contract Services to Permanent Staff [Health & Employee Welfare]358401.00
Other Adjustments (with no service impacts)
Increase Cost: Claims Expenditure Adjustment [Health & Employee Welfare]58551200.00
Increase Cost: Annualization of FY22 Compensation Increases528930.00
Increase Cost: FY23 Compensation Adjustment387630.00
Increase Cost: Retirement Adjustment54860.00
FY23 APPROVED31492705325.25
 
GRANT FUND - MCG
FY22 ORIGINAL APPROPRIATION00.00
FY23 APPROVED00.00
Program Summary
Program NameFY22 APPR
Expenditures
FY22 APPR
FTEs
FY23 APPR
Expenditures
FY23 APPR
FTEs
Business Operations and Performance10109047.00185998214.00
Director's Office352808324.40322076020.75
EEO Compliance and Diversity Management4388063.004443073.00
Health & Employee Welfare30720209214.3531319553315.85
Occupational Medical Services22062882.0024047573.00
Recruitment and Selection182670812.40232990213.40
Training and Organizational Development8869584.508952804.50
Total31709983967.6532435052174.50
Charges to Other Departments
Charged DepartmentCharged FundFY22
Total$
FY22
FTES
FY23
Total$
FY23
FTES
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
Fire and Rescue ServiceFire16128600.0017616890.00
NDA - Montgomery County Employee Retirement PlansEmployees Retirement Savings Plan (RSP)271520.20280140.20
NDA - Montgomery County Employee Retirement PlansRetirement Fund (ERS)1552990.401769440.55
NDA - Montgomery County Employee Retirement PlansNon-Appropriated Funds96900.00104040.00
Total18050010.6019770510.75
Funding Parameter Items ($000s)
TitleFY23FY24FY25FY26FY27FY28
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES
FY23 Approved9423.0000009423.0000009423.0000009423.0000009423.0000009423.000000
No inflation or compensation change is included in outyear projections.
Annualization of Positions Approved in FY230.000000149.000000149.000000149.000000149.000000149.000000
New positions in the FY23 budget are generally assumed to be filled at least two months after the fiscal year begins. Therefore, the above amounts reflect annualization of these positions in the outyears.
Elimination of One-Time Items Approved in FY230.000000-230.000000-230.000000-230.000000-230.000000-230.000000
Items recommended for one-time funding in FY23, including funding for the Applicant Tracking System, will be eliminated from the base in the outyears.
Labor Contracts0.000000221.000000221.000000221.000000221.000000221.000000
These figures represent the estimated annualized cost of general wage adjustments, service increments, and other negotiated items.
Subtotal Expenditures9423.0000009563.0000009563.0000009563.0000009563.0000009563.000000
 
EMPLOYEE HEALTH SELF INSURANCE
EXPENDITURES
FY23 Approved314927.000000314927.000000314927.000000314927.000000314927.000000314927.000000
No inflation or compensation change is included in outyear projections.
Annualization of Positions Approved in FY230.00000024.00000024.00000024.00000024.00000024.000000
New positions in the FY23 budget are generally assumed to be filled at least two months after the fiscal year begins. Therefore, the above amounts reflect annualization of these positions in the outyears.
Labor Contracts0.000000121.000000121.000000121.000000121.000000121.000000
These figures represent the estimated annualized cost of general wage adjustments, service increments, and other negotiated items.
Subtotal Expenditures314927.000000315072.000000315072.000000315072.000000315072.000000315072.000000