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Scope of Service

The Department of Human Resources ensures positions in County Government are filled by the most qualified, capable and committed employees available and to develop a environment that is able to effectively support both internal and external stakeholders.Wayne County P/HR provides many services through its six (6) Divisions.

Talent Management Division

  • Examinations: Conducts examinations and recruits applicants in order to fill vacant positions.
  • Classifications: Allocates employment positions; reviews reclassification requests and appeals; maintains and publishes the pay plan.
  • Certification: Fills vacant positions from job applicant eligibility lists and processes employee transactions such as transfers and promotions.

HR Strategy & Informatics Division

  • Provides organizational development (OD) through position & compensation development and organizational effectiveness (OE) by providing tools, information and analysis that drives data-driven decision making, strategy and employee performance.

Labor & Employee Relations Division

  • Responsible for negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) with Wayne County employee organizations, provides CBA interpretation, grievance administration, EEO compliance and investigation processing.

Employee Engagement Division

  • Provides organizational development (OD) through training and performance management, as well as, employee engagement through effective, 2-way, communication methods that focus on workplace engagement, education and empowerment.

Administration Division

  • Responsible for employee records, HRIS upkeep and timekeeping functions. Applies wage and salary provisions of collective bargaining agreements; records personnel transactions; and assists other departments with personnel matters.

Civil Service Commission

  • Made up of a three-member body appointed by the CEO and governed by the Civil Service Rules, the Civil Service Commission hears employee appeals of examinations and certain disciplinary matters.

Commitment Statements

Customer Service

  • We will be considerate of the employees' needs as we provide an accurate and timely response to their request in a respectful, courteous and professional manner.


  • We will exhibit professionalism through our attire and language in the work environment.


  • We will accept ownership by assigning, monitoring and ensuring that tasks are accomplished with urgency and accuracy.


  • We will deliver information in a detailed format that uses plain language and is delivered in a method aligned to the intended outcome and perception.


  • We will consistently do the right thing- even when it's hard.

The Department of Personnel/Human Resources' office hours are Monday- Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.