Director's Office


 Director's Office Overview


Main Contact : 414-278-4148 




Director's Office:


Key Benefits:

  • It maintains position

  • The Office directs human resource programs; assigns projects and coordinates the work of the other bureaus in DHR; 

  • Presents departmental recommendations to the Civil Service Commission and the County Board's Personnel Committee;

  • Analyzes and reports on legislation affecting human resources; and analyzes, develops and implements new approaches to human resources administration.


In addition:

  • It maintains position control and payroll records;

  • Maintains employee personnel records and unemployment compensation files;

  • Processes filling of vacant positions;

  • Maintains salary provisions;

  • Prepares changes to County ordinances reflecting various personnel actions;

  • Investigates requests for pay increases;

  • Reallocations; and

  • Changes in compensation policies and practices.


  • Finally: This bureau forecasts and identifies the County's human resources requirements, and develops the recruitment and training strategies necessary to meet them.



Responsibilities Include:

  • Assessment of Countywide recruitment and training needs and priorities, administration and implementation of the County's Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity programs to maintain a diverse workforce;and the development of reports necessary to comply with State and Federal law, County Ordinances and the Federal Court Orders.

  • The responsibilities with respect to Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO) also include providing workforce statistics and reports to the County Board, State & Federal Government and responding to and investigating complaints of discrimination from County employees.





Milwaukee County is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is actively seeking qualified applicants for various positions throughout County government. Milwaukee County does not discriminate based on age, ancestry/national origin, arrest/conviction record, color, creed, disability, marital status, military membership, race, sex or sexual orientation.


If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-4143

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