Bargaining Unit: At Will
Salary Code: Band D
FLSA Designation: Exempt
Revision Date: 07/01/19
Under general direction of the Deputy General Manager of Finance and Administration, plans, directs, organizes, and supervises professional, technical, and administrative staff. Reviews the activities and operations of the Human Resources and Administration Departments including, classification and compensation, recruitment and selection, safety, workers’ compensation, risk management, employee training and development, employee benefits, administrative services, central files, records management, and office inventory; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides effective administrative support. This is an “at-will management” position in which the incumbent serves at the discretion of the General Manager.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
The information listed below is meant to serve as examples of the job duties and responsibilities for positions in this classification. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed.
- Assumes responsibility for the administration and implementation of human resources programs and services. Develops and implements new policies, procedures, and programs, to improve human resources operations and maintain compliance with new regulations and laws.
- Plans, organizes, assigns, directs, reviews, and supervises the work of staff engaged in human resources and administrative services activities.
- Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates the performance of assigned staff, provides and coordinates staff training, conducts performance evaluations, implements disciplinary procedures, maintains standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the department.
- Monitors the development of annual District-wide supervisor development and training program to meet District objectives.
- Supervises the administration of recruitment, classification and compensation activities, including recruitment, examination, and selection; classification studies of positions, allocation of positions, creation and revision of class descriptions.
- Administers the preparation of the Department’s annual budget; establishes short- and long-term budget priorities and funding requirements.
- Oversees the development and administration of employee benefits to include health, dental, vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Section 125, Life Insurance, Workers’ Compensation, and Employee Assistant Programs and recommends changes; consults with brokers and actuaries; recommends options to District management.
- Participates in salary and fringe benefit surveys of private and public agencies in order to maintain a competitive and equitable compensation and benefits program.
- Reviews legislative activities and advises management on policy and/or operational changes.
- Prepares and reviews contracts and contract proposals.
- Develops and revises applicable policies, procedures, and guidelines.
- Performs research and analysis of related subjects; and provides written and oral presentations.
- Serves as a member of the District’s management team during labor negotiations and supports the activities of staff in Memorandum of Understanding negotiations, meet and confer, grievance and dispute resolution procedures with employee organizations, and other labor relations processes.
- Provides analysis on negotiation issues and makes presentations to District management.
- Conducts a variety of investigations, including grievance processing, disciplinary actions, and discrimination complaints.
- Maintains and ensures compliance of the District’s Conflict of Interest Code.
- Oversees the administration of the District’s responsibility under the Federal Department of Transportation (D.O.T) drug and alcohol testing programs.
- Performs other duties as required.
Education and Experience
Any combination of equivalent education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge required by the position. A typical way of acquiring the knowledge would be:
A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business or Public Administration, or a related field, and five (5) years of increasingly responsible human resources generalist duties or managerial experience, including human resources administration, two (2) years of which must have included supervisory experience or demonstration of leadership in managing both projects and/or staff.
Seven (7) years of experience in performing human resources generalist duties or managerial experience and demonstration of leadership in managing both projects and/or staff.
- Principles and practices of human resources administration, including labor relations, recruitment and equal employment opportunity, recruitment and selection, salary and benefits administration, and classification.
- Federal and State laws and regulations affecting personnel work.
- Principles and practices associated with employee development and training.
- Principles and practices of management, supervision, and budgeting.
- Principles and practices of risk assessment and management.
- Office practices and procedures, including filing systems and records management.
- Word processing and spreadsheet software applications.
- The use of a personal computer.
- Interpret and apply Federal, State, local Laws and Regulations; including, District and departmental policies and procedures.
- Exercise leadership, authority and management tactfully and effectively.
- Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
- Examine budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports and related documents.
- Manage confidential information appropriately.
- Represent District policies, programs, and services effectively with employees, contractors, representatives, of other agencies and the public.
- Select, motivate, and evaluate staff and provide for their training and professional development.
- Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, and related software to perform required duties.
- Display and maintain the highest degree of integrity, loyalty, accountability, and good judgment.
- Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels as well as the public.
- Possess physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the job.
- Work hours other than normal work schedule.
- Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the District’s automobile insurance provider.