Administers policies relating to all phases of human resources activities by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Maintains knowledge of regional legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
Works with managers to identify specific hiring needs of each location and assist with all hiring efforts.
Interfaces with the Front-Line Manager in the applicant identification, interview, and selection process when filling vacant positions.
Promotes Human Capital Management Systems implementation, training, and maintenance involving Applicant Tracking System, Performance Management System, Learning Management System, Succession Planning, and Career Development.
Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and 401(K) plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
Trains management in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.
Administers benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, 401(K), vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
Assists Corporate Legal Counsel with Risk Management and Worker Compensation issues.
Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL 60% TO 70% OR AS REQUIRED TO DELIVER HUMAN RESOURCES TRAINING AND TO RESPOND TO EMPLOYMENT ISSUES AS THEY ARISE THROUGHOUT THEIR RESPECTIVE REGION.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Prefer prior experience in Railroad Human Resources Management.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.