The Human Resources Department provides a broad spectrum of services, support and expertise for Missoula County departments in the areas of human resource administration and labor relations. The department works with elected officials, managers, supervisors, county employees, county appointed boards and the public.
The scope of responsibilities and the authority to act vested in the Human Resources Department are delegated by the Board of County Commissioners. The Human Resources Department develops, revises and administers human resources policies and procedures for adoption by the Board of County Commissioners. The department acts in accordance with and facilitates compliance with federal, state and local employment and labor relations laws, regulations and ordinances. Human Resources participates in the negotiation and administration of ten collective bargaining agreements with the Chief Operating Officer, who serves as the county’s designated authorized representative under 39-31-301, MCA.