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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 to include 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 program, Position and Career Education program (PACE), Job Fairs; coordinates County transfers, demotions, promotions, noncompetitive reappointments, and 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 (wage equity, within grade salary requests, temporary promotion, promotion, and 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 Shantee Jackson 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 FY21Actual FY22Estimated FY23Target FY24Target FY25
Number of people hired8161,3641,4501,7502,050
Average number of days to fill a vacant County position90102706560
Percent of vacancies filled within target duration60%33%50%52%54%
Percent of new hires who are racial minorities (compared to County labor force: 57%)50%56%56%60%60%

Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved232990213.40
Enhance: FY23 Repurpose Department of Health and Human Services Positions for Recruitment and Selection Program Support2117842.00
Technical Adj: FTE Reconciliation00.50
Eliminate: Assessment Tool Contractual Funding-470000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2133181.00
FY24 Approved270800416.90