Wayne County Government
  • Personnel/Human Resources - P/HR
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Full Time


Wayne County is seeking a dynamic, strategic-minded and technology savvy individual to support the Labor Relations and Dispute Resolution Division within the Department of Personnel/Human Resources. Wayne County currently has approximately 3500 employees and works with 18 locals and maintains 13 collective bargaining agreements. The Chief Labor Relations Manager is responsible for planning, implementation and administration of assigned labor relations programs ensuring adherence to the terms of the collective bargaining agreements. Directly supports the labor strategy and activities related to preparing for labor negotiations; serves as a Wayne County negotiator during collective bargaining. Supports all other aspects of labor/management relations; providing specific expertise in areas including but not limited to, contract administration/interpretation, grievance processing/resolution, discipline and discharge activities, arbitrations, and litigation.


This is an appointed position and is mandated by County Charter, the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the County Executive and reports directly to the Director of Labor Relations. Eligible candidates will be knowledgeable in civil service, unemployment laws, benefits, compensation, organizational design, communication, negotiation, EEOC and other employment regulation and compliance; have at minimum 4-10 years of experience in the above mentioned areas; a Juris Doctorate is Preferred, or a Master's Degree in Industrial Relations or closely related field is sufficient depending upon years of experience. Salary is commensurate with experience and will be in the range of $80,000.00 – $90,000.00 annually. Wayne County also offers an excellent benefit package to its employees.

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