Welcome to the King County Human Resources Division
2012 Human Resources Workplan
Human Resources is a strategic partner in building a highly skilled, diverse and motivated team of employees, working together to meet our customers’ needs.
We provide the foundation of support in recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining a quality workforce capable of meeting residents’ needs now and in the future.
Inclusive We value diversity of ideas and strive to be inclusive in every aspect of our work; we treat others and our teammates with mutual respect and dignity
Knowledgeable We are continuously improving our skills and abilities to meet the needs of our customers today and tomorrow
Strategic We are continuously thinking ahead, anticipating the needs of tomorrow’s workforce
Ethical We act with integrity, doing the right thing by our customers
Innovative We look to improve every aspect of our operations to increase value to the customer
Customer Focused We pride ourselves in delivering timely, compassionate, proactive service
2012 Enterprise Priorities and Actions
Hire Well We will support transparent, timely, consistent recruitment processes, and strive to hire for the skills needed today and for the foreseeable future.
Develop Employees We will build the workforce of tomorrow by investing in the workforce of today.
Reward, Recognize, and Compensate Employees We will have a sustainable compensation package that rewards productivity and excellent public service while recognizing the varying needs of our workforce.
Improve the Health & Safety of Employees We will increase the productivity of our workforce by creating an environment supportive of employees’ health and safety.
Transform Human Resources into a Strategic Partner with Operations We will rebrand and transform HR services to meet operational needs; we will simplify our work processes to add value to the customer; we will clarify roles and responsibilities of HRD v. HR within agencies; we will create a nimble, fluid, engaged workforce of HR partners.