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Human Resources Managers
District Of Columbia

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Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.

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Currently Employed: 1,400

Projected Annual Job Openings: 40

Typical Hourly Wage: $53.09 - $74.75

Typical Annual Salary: $110,400 - $155,500

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: 5 years or more

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Negotiate bargaining agreements and help interpret labor contracts.
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.
  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.
  • Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.
  • Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners
  • Surveillance video or audio recorders

Technology:
  • Accounting software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Human resources software
  • Time accounting software
  • Word processing software

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