To provide all employees with competent and effective policy and H.R. assistance/guidance that is consistent with the needs of the County. To support the development of an exemplary work place where the values shared by all employees will enable the County to become a customer focused organization. To ensure an interactive relationship between the Human Resources Department, and the Elected Officials, Department Heads, and County Employees. To promote collaborative work place relationships based upon the principles of mutual trust, respect and professional integrity. To promote a work place free of conflict and to facilitate those with differences in a manner sensitive to the legitimate interests of all employees and the County’s operations.