The sub-department ensures the smooth execution of central administrative tasks. It is less visible to the public. Its special role results from its cross-departmental functions in all areas of county administration.
The sub-department is subdivided into three branch offices: the County Council Office, Foreign Relations and Central Administrative Tasks, Organisation, IT and Personnel. European Affairs has also been part of the sub-department's remit since 2003.
Branch Office 101 - County Council Office and Central Administrative Tasks prepares the meetings of the committees and of the county council, organises all elections and events such as the New Year's reception or visits by delegations from the district partnerships and carries out the tasks of the European Envoy.
Branch Office 102 - Organisation and IT supervises all IT equipment and ensures best possible work processes.
Branch Office 103 - Personnel supervises all personnel, organises training and further education and is responsible for personnel matters such as wages, salaries and allowances.
County Council and Central Administrative Tasks Office (GT 101)
The County Council office prepares the committee and county council meetings and ensures that the necessary consultation documents from the specialist departments come together and are sent to the 103 councillors in good time. The minutes of the meetings are also recorded here.
In addition, the office organises all elections for the county - European, federal, state, regional and county elections.
The partnerships and friendships of the county with the Upper Galilee region in Israel, Yichang City in China, Bergamo province in Italy, Zwickau county and Pest county in Hungary are also managed from here.
Central administration tasks
The central administrative tasks connected to the county council office include caretaker services, in-house printing, post office and registry. The administration of official vehicles and drivers as well as room and key management is also carried out from here. In addition, the county council office is the point of contact for canteen matters and Internet support.
Organisation, IT (GT 102)
The business part Organisation, EDV supports the individual departments of the District Office with internal services.
The main focus is on the following tasks:
In the area of organization
- Personnel requirement reviews, replacement procedures
- Organizational investigations, developments, consultations
- Job evaluations, job planning
- Spatial planning
- Comparison rings, benchmarking
- Company suggestion scheme
In the area of EDP
- EDV user service, user support
- Planning and use of information technology
- Network and server management
- Procurement of hardware and software
- Collaboration with local data centers
- EDP training courses
Personal (GT 103)
The Human Resources department looks after and advises the approximately 2000 employees of the county administration in all labour law matters. The Human Resources office is responsible for ensuring that the sub-departments are optimally and promptly staffed, and for ensuring that remuneration and salaries are paid on time. The various training and internship positions are also allocated here. Other important tasks of the Human Resources office include internal training, human resources development, time recording, applicant management, occupational health and safety, occupational safety, aid and support, human resources cost controlling, the staffing plan and participation in organisation/personnel comparison committees.