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:
    • Credit union banking
    • Deferred compensation
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Optional insurance products

Human Resources also maintains all official personnel records for the employees of the County of Gloucester.

Additional Responsibilities

The Human Resources Department is also responsible for:

  • Assisting employees in understanding their fringe benefits (Aflac, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Section 125 Plan, Health Insurance)
  • Coordinating the Public Employees Charitable Campaign (GCPECC) in conjunction with the United Way of Gloucester County
  • Counseling and disciplining employees concerning work related issues
  • Evaluating, monitoring and implementing all county personnel policies and procedures
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Health Benefits
  • Managing and coordinating the County Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • NJ Family Leave Act
  • Section 125 IRS Code Compliance Program
  • Unemployment compensation

Ensuring Compliance

The County ensures compliance with all New Jersey Civil Service Commission (NJ Administrative Code 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, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (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.

Additional Legal Compliance

The County also complies with:

  • Age Discrimination In Employment Act of 1967
  • All Title VII Mandates (Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Sexual Harassment
  • Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
  • Federal Health Portability and Accountability Act
  • NJ Administrative Code
  • NJ Law Against Discrimination
  • NJ Right to Know Act
  • Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health Act (PEOSHA)

Participating Unions

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