What We Do

Human Resources offers a multitude of services to the employees of the county government including recruiting and vetting of applicants, placement and orientation of new hires, and other employment actions such as transfers, promotions, and terminations. Furthermore, Human Resources oversees employee health benefits administration, connects employees to life insurance and pension benefits, administers leaves of absences, processes tuition reimbursement requests, encourages participation in the Employee Assistance Program, promotes participation in optional benefits such as the credit union banking, deferred compensation, optional insurance products, and flexible spending accounts. Human Resources also maintains all official personnel records for the employees of the County of Gloucester.

The County ensures compliance with all New Jersey Civil Service Commission (N.J.A.C.4A Civil Service) mandates. These mandates/codes include new hiring procedures, tests for job vacancies and promotions. This code also deals with discipline, leaves of absence, EEOC and paid leave entitlements.

The Safety/Insurance Coordinator and Staff monitor and direct all activities that deal with worker's safety and worker's compensation. The implementation of workplace safety guidelines and policies are directed through the Human Resources Department in conjunction with the Safety Staff. 

The County also Complies With:

  • All Title VII Mandates (Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991)
  • EEO / Sexual Harassment 
  • Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • Age Discrimination In Employment Act of 1967 
  • NJ Law Against Discrimination
  • Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990
  • NJ Right to Know Act 
  • PEOSHA (Public Employee Occupational Safety & Health Act) 
  • Federal Health Portability & Accountability Act 
  • NJ Administrative Code
  • The Human Resources Department is also Responsible for:
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Evaluating, monitoring and implementing all county personnel policies and procedures
  • Counseling and disciplining employees concerning work related issues
  • Assisting employees in understanding their fringe benefits (AFLAC, IRS Section 125 Plan, Health Insurance) 
  • Coordinating the Public Employees Charitable Campaign (GCPECC) in conjunction with the United Way of Gloucester County
  • Managing and coordinating the County Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Section 125 IRS Code Compliance Program
  • Health Benefits
  • NJ Family Leave Act
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Participating Unions:

  • CWA Local #1085 (Communications Workers of America)
  • FOP #97  (Fraternal Order of Police)
  • FOP #165
  • FOP #199 
  • PBA Local #122 (Police Benevolent Association)
  • Assistant Prosecutor's Association 
  • Teamsters Local #331