Administration Division

The Administration Division directs and coordinates oversight of the activities necessary to administer the County’s human resources policies and operations, including:

  • Budget Formulation and Expenditure Analysis
  • Human Capital Management
  • Human Resources Policy Guidance, Interpretation and Advice
  • Information Technology
  • Labor Negotiations
  • Legislation
  • Oversight of the Disability Leave and Return to Work Programs
  • Payroll Management
  • Procurement


The Division also provides centralized coordination and policy guidance for operating programs within the Agency, along with advising the County Executive, County Council and other County agencies on personnel policy and employment law.

Office of Talent Management and Acquisition (OTMA)

The Office of Talent Management and Acquisition (OTMA) is dedicated to recruiting, engaging, developing, retaining and advancing a diverse workforce of right-fit talent for the County. As a steward and facilitator of the talent strategy, OTMA provides employees and supervisors with a wide range of resources, including talent sourcing and streamlined, automated and innovative recruiting and hiring processes.

 OTMA has five (5) major program areas:

  1. Background and Compliance - administers and manages the County’s employment suitability programs to include:
    1. Public Safety Investigations 
    2. Pre-employment Background Screenings
    3. Pre-employment Medical Examinations
    4. Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Program
  2. Classification and Compensation – manages the County’s position classification and salary/wage program.
  3. Entrance and Promotional Examinations – administers and manages proficiency and promotional examinations for public safety and administrative positions.
  4. Talent Acquisition – manages recruitment and hiring for County agencies.
  5. Youth@Work and Summer Youth Enrichment Program – manages the County Executive’s Summer Youth Enrichment Program providing job readiness training and paid summer employment at government, nonprofit and business worksites.  

Employee Services & Labor Relations (ESLR) Division

The Employee Services and Labor Relations Division provides a variety of human resource services to address the needs of County employees. The Division's responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting with the interpretation of the County's personnel law, personnel procedures, and labor agreements 
  • Providing advice and guidance on matters involving corrective action, progressive discipline, performance management, and employee conduct
  • Overseeing collective bargaining and labor disputes
  • Managing employee grievances and the appeal process 
  • Facilitating voluntary mediation 
  • Monitoring Language Access
  • Occupational Medical Services
  • Employee Leave Administration 
  • Policy Development and Interpretation 

Benefits Administration Division

The Benefits Administration Division administers and manages health benefit programs for County employees and retirees including:

  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • Voluntary Benefits
    • Enhanced Critical Illness 
    • Group Accident Insurance 
    • Whole Life Insurance 
    • Supplemental Dental
    • Legal Resources 
    • Legal Shield 


 The Division also manages the following Leave Programs:

  • Family Medical Leave (FML)
  • County Family Medical Leave (County FML)
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Disability Leave

Pensions and Investments Division

The Pensions and Investments Division is responsible for the supervision and management of the retirement related programs for the County, including administrative oversight of the pension plans’ funds under investment and providing financial education seminars to assist employees in making informed decisions about their retirement options.


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Suite 159
Largo, MD 20774


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