Human Resources Manager

Williamson County
Full Time $76,732 - $81,925 Per year TX 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown, TX 78626, United States


Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Human Resources, responsible for providing HR services including hiring, administering pay/leave, and enforcing Williamson County policies and procedures. Serves as the primary HRIS administrator and manages the HR Generalist Team.


  • Manages the HR Generalist Team and ensures accuracy and legal compliance of operations including preparing/maintaining process documentation
  • Functions as Human Resources Information System (HRIS) liaison; ensures accuracy and functionality of all HR systems used by the HR Generalist Team
  • Research and compiles data into reports and forms for team and management utilization
  • Administers talent acquisition processes to include open requisitions, posting vacancies, processing applicants, coordination of pre-employment testing, and on-boarding
  • Guides managers and employees through workforce questions/concerns
  • Performs personnel management, including hiring, termination, employee recognition, disciplinary action, and training
  • Conducts annual performance evaluations and makes pay decisions
  • Develops strong working relationships with supported departments
  • Assists employees with changes, retirement, and employment separation processes
  • Partners with payroll on employment records and timekeeping issues
  • Builds new employee record in HRIS and approves workflow entries submitted by department liaison ensuring adherence to compensation policies
  • Coordinates system implementations, testing, enhancements, and other technical projects
  • Performs internal audits of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Workers Compensation, and life events; assists the Auditor’s Office with HR-related audits when needed
  • Processes and maintains all employee files in an electronic document repository system
  • Processes FMLA requests and required documentation to ensure compliance with County policy and FMLA law
  • Responds to Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) unemployment claims
  • Processes Workers Compensation (WC) claims online with carrier and meets quarterly with adjusters
  • Maintains constant communication with departments regarding WC claims and return to work status
  • Assists with annual open enrollment including enrollment assistance and wellness fair
  • Serves on cross-functional HR team and projects for the improvement of the organization
  • Utilizes job analysis questionnaire for positions and prepares job descriptions
  • Prepares court agenda items related to position changes and merit
  • Attends all meetings and trainings, as required
  • Performs special duties as assigned


  • Reports directly to – Senior Director of Human Resources 
  • Direct Reports – Yes 


  • Position involves prolonged sitting at a workstation, reaching, walking, twisting, bending, repetitive motions, and standing


  • Work is primarily indoors in an air-conditioned environment


  • Work outside of the normal office hours (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) may be required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and six (6) years of related Human Resources experience with four (4) years of HR generalist experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three (3) years of demonstrated lead or supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of employee relations and employment laws
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite


Required within thirty (30) days of employment

  • Valid driver’s license


  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification or The Society for Human Resources Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • Working knowledge of Oracle, Kronos, and/or Laserfiche
  • Prior experience working in a public sector environment


Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:

  • Criminal background check: Yes
  • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes
  • Drug screening: Yes
  • Physical exam: No
  • Psychological exam: No
  • Additional: No

A Williamson County online application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be received before the position is closed. Positions are open until filled, subject to close at any time after five (5) business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown, TX 78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at .  
Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).  If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.



Williamson County is a tobacco free workplace. The use of tobacco products (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, chew, etc.) and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) (e.g., vapor, e-cigarettes, etc.) is prohibited on all Williamson County premises. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.