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The Administration Division of the Department of Real Estate & Asset Management (D.R.E.A.M.) is responsible for human resources, financial and administrative management, performance improvement and strategy management, safety training and contract administration to further the department's mission to provide safe, comfortable, and energy efficient facilities for customers and employees.

Responsibilities include:

Program Objectives:

  • Manage and provide oversight of the general and capital funds
  • Facilitate contract administration services
  • Provide human resource services for all departmental employees and is the liaison to Central Personnel
  • Coordinate performance improvement and change management activities
  • Coordinate internal staff safety and professional development training
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Financial and Administrative Management

This section coordinates and processes accounts payables/receivables required to finalize the payment of the procurement of goods and services in an efficient, effective and timely manner. This unit also coordinates and manages activities pertaining to over 1,800 utility accounts for County buildings including, natural gas, electricity and water.

Human Resources

This section coordinates and manages a wide range of professional human resources functions including processing payroll and leave, employee orientation, professional development training and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Several additional critical functions involve coordination with Central Personnel in the provisions of centralized employee recruitment, examination and certification; coordination of employee disciplinary actions and responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The unit participates with Central Personnel to conduct a wide variety of other personnel transactions, such as wage and salary administration, appointments, promotions, transfers, separations, leaves of absence and many other functions involving personnel administration and management.

Performance Improvement & Strategy Management

This section coordinates performance improvement and change management activities throughout the department. This includes the collection, analysis and interpretation of performance outcome data and coordinates with the various work unit strategies to improve customer service and operational performance. This includes the identification and use of best practices and SMART technology to leverage scarce resources to support cost-efficient and effective service delivery to County Departments/Agencies/Offices.

Safety

This section involves coordination of employee safety education and training. The unit works with managers, supervisors, employees and County Departments in partnership with Risk Management to create and implement policies and practices to protect employer property and keep employees safe. These safety policies outline the expectations of managers, supervisors and employees with regard to safety. Safety policies cover topics such as accident investigation reporting and procedures, hazard mitigation along with basic employee and workplace safety.