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Human Resources Director

Human Resources Director

McKenzie County Human Resources

Human Resources is currently accepting applications for a full time Director


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or related field
  • 5-10 years of previous human resource, supervisory or equivalent experience
  • Creative problem-solving skills to gather information and solve practical problems
  • Modern office practices, procedures, equipment, record keeping, and computer software
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously
  • In-depth knowledge of FLSA, EEOC, ADA, FMLA, and DOL


  • Manage a comprehensive human resource program
  • Supervise HR staff including scheduling, assignments, training, counseling, and evaluating.
  • Develop and/or implement policies and procedures, forms, work methods, job priorities to be followed, and coordinate all Departmental work.
  • Manage, oversee, and resolve complex employee relation issues, conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations
  • Direct ADA and FMLA processing
  • Prepare and manage departmental and project budgets; forecast staffing, equipment, and material expenses
  • Ensure compliance of/with federal, state and local laws, regulations, code and standards
  • Attend and present at Board of County Commissioner meetings and department head meetings
  • Advise Department Heads regarding appropriate disciplinary actions according to policy

Salary Range: $79,429 to $97,924 per year, DOEPosition open until filled

McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including:

Health Insurance – Health & Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life
Insurance – Retirement – Optional Deferred Comp Plan
Vacation – Sick Leave – Paid Holidays

Submit complete application by mail, email, or hand deliver to:

McKenzie County Human Resources
201 5th Street NW, Suite 700
Watford City, ND 58854

An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.

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