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The Human Resources Division offers a broad range of services to Harris County Departments and employees.    As an Employer of Choice, Human Resources & Risk Management assists with employment/career opportunities, professional training development, employee relations matters, and much more. 

Understanding that Harris County Employees are our greatest asset, the Human Resources Division is responsible for Recruitment/Employment, Training and Development, Employee Relations and HR Compliance.  Our Human Resources Division handles job postings and applications of potential employees as well as focuses on the training and development of current County employees. The Division also assists with reviewing and responding to claims for unemployment, administering the County's grievance procedure and ensuring compliance with the ADA, FMLA, EEOC and other applicable state and federal laws and regulations.


Employee Spotlight 

Tomas Manrique

The Domestic Relations Office, Legal Services Division proudly recognizes Tomas Manrique as a stellar Child Support Officer. He is an individual who exceeds expectations and works hard for the children of Harris County and beyond. During Mr. Manrique' s eight years of service with Legal Services, he has served in various roles, such as a Filing Officer, Constable Contact Liaison, backup to the Financial Specialist, Employee Liaison and Enforcement Officer-Locate Specialist.  He also serves as a subject matter expert in Financial and Locate. He assists the attorneys with certified pay records and service updates prior to court dockets.  He works closely with Harris County Precinct 1 to serve difficult to find Non-Custodial Parents and assist with the execution of warrants.  Mr. Manrique possesses a wealth of knowledge, with twenty-eight years of experience in the legal field.  Mr. Manrique often collaborates with management to discuss innovative ways to maximize production and work more efficiently.

 Additionally, Mr. Manrique took the initiative to assist the office with service, reissues, and reviews of all pending capias cases to ensure accuracy and up-to-date data for the Constables. Mr. Manrique contributes to the success of the FOCAS program service rate production measure.  His production level is one that excels, and he consistently delivers a quality work product.  He willingly accepts other work assigned by management and is quick to volunteer to assist his colleagues with Spanish-speaking customers whenever needed.  Mr. Manrique is a dedicated and hard-working employee. During COVID's challenging times when the majority of staff worked remotely, we could count on his presence in the office, day after day. His commitment to his colleagues and his work motivated the office to great success during unprecedented times. He maintains an approachable attitude when assisting staff, encouraging their questions, and giving well-informed answers. He is motivated to do his very best and never hesitates to help others learn and advance in their career. He is eager to contribute even more to the DRO and its mission.  Mr. Manrique is a true asset to Harris County and Legal Services.


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LAST AMENDED JANUARY 5, 2021 – These policies and procedures govern your employment with Harris County. Please read them carefully. 
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All County Employees Now Eligible to Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste at No Cost to the Employee through County Program
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Americans with Disabilities (ADA)
Harris County has an internal grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by the United States Department of Justice regulations
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