Director, Human Resources

Bryan County, Georgia

Historic Bryan County is located along Georgia’s beautiful coastal region and is one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia. The location of Bryan County is unique in that it is the only county in Georgia to be separated by a military installation. Fort Stewart Military Reservation bisects the county to create northern and southern sections.  The county is known for a wonderful climate, which has helped to attract many industries that have contributed to Bryan’s thriving and vibrant economy with a median household income above the Georgia average. Bryan County’s historical back-ground, family-friendly atmosphere, growing economy, immediate proximity to Savannah, and excellent educational system help to make it the perfect place to settle for those seeking opportunity and cultural fulfillment. 


Bryan County seeks a professional and ethical Human Resources Director who is a dedicated team player and has a proven Human Resources record of success in leadership and management of human resources functions within a public/governmental agency or private sector organizations. The successful candidate should be a seasoned, self-confident person who can immediately provide quality HR services to a variety of service departments in a timely manner and is able to handle workforce problems with diplomacy and tact.  The Human Resources Director coordinates the services, policies and programs of the Human Resources Department; reports to the County Administrator; serves on the executive management team; and assists and advises department heads with Human Resources issues. This position also serves as Assistant to the County Administrator for projects as assigned and oversight of the Customer Services division of the County.   


Minimum qualifications for the Director, Human Resources include:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master’s degree preferred) in human resources management, organizational development, public administration, business administration or related degree is required;
  • Five years of progressively responsible human resources experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job is required. 
  • Supervisory experience required and SHRM and/or HRCI certification is highly desired. 


Compensation & Benefits include:


The starting salary for the Director, Human Resources will be based upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate; starting salary is expected to be in the range of $80,000-$95,000.  The County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:  Health insurance, Retirement, Paid Time Off and Negotiable relocation expenses. 


Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references, and salary history not later than 5:00 pm (ET) November 26, 2018 to:, any questions should be directed to Lisa Ward, Vice president, The Mercer Group, Inc. at 706-983-9326.


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