Gwinnett County Government
Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
6 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$103,482.00 - $139,700.00
Min Experience
7-10 Years
Min Education
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Human Resources


The Compensation Division Director will be responsible for evaluating compensation across the organization. This includes developing the strategy, design, and implementation of a comprehensive compensation plan that can grow and develop with the organization. Incumbent will be expected to provide expert guidance in classification, compensation, including salary and total rewards, provide benchmarking, market trends, design and modeling, analytics and reporting to assist County leadership with aligning organizational structures to efficiently pursue County goals. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for facilitating compensation surveys, market adjustment calculations, provide proposals to support business cases and working to ensure equity and competitive compensation packages for recruitment and retention of existing employees. This position will oversee the Compensation Division, managing a team of subject matter experts and overseeing all deliverables.


Essential Duties

  • Partner with internal HR management who support County departments, Benefits Division and HRIS as well as County and departmental leadership to observe current compensation structure and make recommendations for equitable, competitive, sustainable compensation plan to support strategic goals of being the public sector employer of choice.
  • Stay current with industry standards, market trends and organizational structure to ensure development of class specs and salary meet organizational needs.
  • Consult with internal HR management who support County departments, and departmental leadership on budgetary items. Conduct needs assessments to determine appropriate class specs and compliance requirements.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage a team.
  • Oversee the design and maintenance of the County's compensation plan.
  • Develop, maintain and generate reporting for County leadership to make decisions about staffing and compensation.

Other Job Requirements/Information

  • This job is eligible for a hybrid telework schedule after an initial probationary period and individual approval. 

The grade for this position is 204. Salary will be dependent on education and experience.
Effective 4/11/2023, this position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business management, human resources, or another related field AND
  • Eight years of progressively responsible experience in compensation administration, including two years of management experience;
  • Experience in classification and compensation, job audits, and surveys.  
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, and strategic planning skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong project management, quantitative, and analytical skills;
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations related to human resources;
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above will also be considered.
  • Valid Driver's License in State of residency.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in business management, business administration, human resources, finance or another related field.
  • Experience in compensation plan design and development. 
Job ID: 73503678
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