P&C Business Partner

$64,298 - $90,018 yearly
  • Adams County Government
  • Remote (Hybrid/Onsite)
  • Jan 14, 2022
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

What Success Looks Like In This Job

Performs a variety of professional, technical, and analytical work in the areas of employee relations, talent development, teambuilding, mediation, performance management and other human resources related areas. The People and Culture Business Partner also coordinates with departments to implement services, policies and programs that will support a high- performance workforce; is responsible for developing collaborative working relationships with internal client groups to deliver human resources value-added solutions; and partners with others at all levels throughout the organization on organizational strategies and programs to support the County mission and vision. Acts as a single point of contact for the Department/Business unit assigned.

At Adams County, we value workplace flexibility. This role offers both hybrid-remote working arrangements as well as flexible scheduling options. 

 Adams County is committed to the health and safety of its employees and citizens.  As such, we are strongly encouraging all candidates considering Adams County as a potential employer to obtain their COVID vaccination prior to your start date. If a candidate chooses not to get the COVID vaccine, Adams County will require all unvaccinated new employees to be tested for COVID frequently to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for all.
Adams County is an equal opportunity employer.  If candidates believe they need an accommodation, based on a sincerely held religious belief or a disability, in order to complete the application process or to perform the essential functions of a position, they should contact Cindy Bero (cbero@adcogov.org) for more information regarding the interactive process.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Acts as an internal consultant, by providing responsible, professional, and technical support and guidance to assigned client groups, (and others as needed), on HR issues including employee relations, disciplinary action, coaching needs, recruitment, training, and policy development/interpretation.
  • Counsels business leadership on matters of employee behavior and performance as well as policy interpretation; routinely provides assistance to leadership with drafting performance plans and disciplinary documentation.
  • Reviews corrective and disciplinary action documents; helps to prepare and schedule disciplinary or investigatory meetings; and coaches and trains leadership on disciplinary issues and performance improvement plans
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations matters by facilitating open conversations and/or conflict resolution techniques between managers/supervisors and employees
  • Conducts effective, thorough and objective employee relations investigations; prepares reports summarizing findings; and makes recommendations for appropriate action.
  • Provide coaching to employees in assigned client groups to improve work relationships, increase productivity, and build trust and employee morale.
  • Assists the recruitment team and assigned client groups in the recruitment process by coaching and training, participating in interviews, attending job fairs, and working with managers to implement policies and strategies to support the selection of qualified candidates in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the development of retention strategies and participates, leads, and/or organizes projects associated with retention.
  • Assists in the delivery and facilitation of new hire orientation, employee recognition events, cultural enhancement activities, organizational effectiveness events and special projects.
  • Collaborates with others to maintain job descriptions for the assigned client groups; works with the compensation team when job descriptions or status of positions change. 
  • Assists with the strategic initiatives of the People and Culture Services Department including performance management, process improvements, and streamlining processes.
  • Maintain compliance with pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Performs special studies, projects, and tasks as assigned and required.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.


  • Knowledge of and highly skilled in state of the art principles and practices of human resources administration.
  • Knowledge of and highly skilled in basic principles for job evaluation and analysis. Knowledge of and highly skilled in Microsoft computer-based software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to implement techniques of recruiting, testing, and selecting applicants for employment.
  • Knowledge of and highly skilled in navigating a variety of employee relation situations
  • Knowledge of and highly skilled in understanding wage and salary/benefit administration principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret, understand, explain and follow pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Ability to gather, organize, and analyze statistical data.
  • Ability to participate in developing operational reports and recommendations. Skilled in communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Superior change management skill
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to promote positive working relationships. Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality

Qualifications for Success

Experience: Minimum three (3) years of progressive and diversified Human Resources experience, including a minimum of 1 year directly related employee relations experience.

Education and Training:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources Management or a related field preferred.

A combination of education and equivalent work experience may also be considered. We will consider one year of relevant work experience for each year of education (example: four-year degree would be considered four years of experience).


License or certificate:

Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid Colorado Driver's License and insurance.

SPHR/PHR, SHRM CP/SHRM SCP or any other relevant certification desired.

Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.

More Qualifications for Success

This position will require some travel between locations. The locations are all located within Adams County, Colorado. Candidate should have the ability and means to travel as needed for the position.