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Human Resources Mission Statement

Human Resources is dedicated to the design and delivery of efficient, effective and strategic HR programs and services.


Laws & Regulations

Washoe County Department of Human Resources follows the Merit Personnel System.  Learn more about what employment laws and regulations and the Merit Personal System in Governance.  


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John Listinsky  Director of HR/LR 775 328-2089
Elaine Anagnostou  Office Support Specialist 775 328-2083
Carla Arribillaga  HR Analyst 775 328-2096
Nora Boisselle  HR Specialist 775 328-2091
Esmeralda Contreras  HR Analyst 775 328-2086
Jim German  HR Administration Manager 775 328-2082
Kristie Harmon  Benefits Specialist 775 328-2079
Kathy Hart  Workforce Development Manager 775 328-2093
Karen Jeffers  HR Analyst 775 328-2078
Patricia Knight  Senior HR Analyst 775 328-2087
Cathie Korson  HR Analyst 775 328-2092
Ramona Martino  HR Specialist 775 328-2090
Indu Moore  HR Analyst 775 328-2095
Julie Paholke  HR Analyst 775 328-6383
Sue Sabourin  Benefits Manager 775 328-2088
Vicki Scott  HR Specialist 775 328-2099
Joanne Yori  Administrative Assistant  775 328-2083

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Human Resources Services

The following is a general description of Human Resource functions and is not inclusive of all responsibilities of the Human Resources Department.

HR Administration

The Administrative Function supports the human capital budgeting activities; ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws; conduct workforce planning programs; support and enhance County diversity efforts; administer alternate staffing programs; and research, interpret, maintain, and develop County/employee agreements, ordinances, and Countywide human resource policies.

Benefit Administration

Benefits Administration coordinates, manages and supports the health and wellness, medical and financial benefits available to Washoe County employees and retirees. 

Employee Services

The Technical Services Team handles Classification and Compensation Plans, contract, code and policy administration, employee relations and personnel payroll services.  In addition, the team provides development and technical support and training for SAP Application. 

Labor Relations

Washoe County has 11 labor association representing employees in the workforce.  Please visit Labor Relations for detailed information about the Associations and their contracts.

Labor Relations handles all contract issues and/or progressive discipline.

Talent Management

The Talent Management Team is committed to providing qualified candidates in a timely manner to Washoe County departments. Pursuant to NRS, Washoe County is a Merit System, which requires candidates to compete to demonstrate their merit and fitness for positions and requires an open competitive recruitment process, using valid selection/testing instruments. Best practices are used to recruit highly qualified candidates.  Human Resources provides equal employment opportunity based upon federal requirements specified in the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection. 

The Recruitment and Selection Team handles all Washoe County recruitments, testing and coordination with departments.

The Talent Management Team provides Strategic Workforce Planning, Individual Development Plans, Learning and Performance, and all related training.  

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WASHOE COUNTY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, AGE, DISABILITY OR NATIONAL ORIGIN IN THE ACTIVITIES AND/OR SERVICES WHICH IT PROVIDES. EOE

 Thank you for visiting the Washoe County HR Website.

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