Rice County Human Resources Department

Find Rice County Minnesota human resources departments. HR departments provide information on management of human resources, payroll, personnel, staffing, careers, employment, jobs and hiring.


Faribault Human Resources 208 1st Avenue Northwest Faribault MN 55021 507-333-0354


About Rice County Human Resources Departments

Rice County Human Resources Departments are offices at the Federal, Minnesota State, Rice County, or local level of government that is responsible for attracting, developing, and retaining qualified employees in Rice County, MN. HR Offices in Rice County attract, develop and retain qualified government employees. They also implement and enforce personnel rules and policies, maintain employee records, enforce compliance with labor and employment laws, and manages labor relations. The Human Resources Department is also responsible for Rice County government employee payroll and benefits.

You may contact the HR Department for questions about:
  • Rice County government jobs and employment
  • Compensation, payroll, and benefits
  • Civil Service exams in Rice County, MN
  • Government office holiday schedule
  • Rice County government employee forms and applications
Rice County Government Jobs

Rice County Human Resources Departments coordinate the recruitment process, in cooperation with other departments, in order to fill open Rice County jobs and ensure that the organization's procedures and rules for hiring are followed. Human Resources Departments play a central role in creating and updating job descriptions, posting job announcements, both internally and externally, and reviewing submitted application materials. Human Resources also makes arrangements for interviewing and testing candidates, as well as conducting Rice County background checks, drug tests, and verifying employee credentials.

Employee Training

HR Departments develop training plans that encompass training for new Rice County employees and ongoing training and professional development for existing staff. The Rice County Office of Human Resources also ensures that mandated licenses and certifications, such as Minnesota CDL licensing, are maintained and updated as needed.

Rice County Government Employee Payroll & Benefits

The Rice County Department of Human Resources is responsible for processing payroll and administering government employee benefits, including health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement benefits. Rice County payroll and benefits administration also entails tracking employee use of leave time, including sick, vacation, and personal leave, and determining employee eligibility for various benefits. Human Resources in Rice County may also serve as a liaison to health insurance companies and other companies contracted for the provision of employee benefits.

Labor Relations

The Human Resources Department spearheads the process for negotiating contracts with employee unions in Rice County. Human Resources Departments ensure that statutory timelines for opening negotiations and rules for considering contract provisions are followed. During labor negotiations, the Rice County Human Resources Department usually works in consultation with labor attorneys, affected departments, and the organization's chief executive. The Human Resources Department may also be responsible for presenting proposed contracts to Rice County legislative bodies for their consideration. As part of Rice County labor relations, Human Resources Departments may also mediate labor-management disputes or play a role in processing union grievances.