Place of Business:
City of Austin - Austin Water
- Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field, plus four (4) years of HR experience.
- One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:
- Experience in employee complaint resolution and in conducting workplace investigations regarding discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, employee conduct, and/or retaliation
- Experience in conflict resolution strategies, including de-escalation, facilitating crucial conversations, mediation, and/or alternative dispute resolution
- Experience developing and updating policies and procedures, and implementing process improvements
- Knowledge and experience with laws and programs related to FMLA, ADA, Title VII, and Worker’s Compensation
- Knowledge and experience with City of Austin Personnel Policies and Municipal Civil Service Rules
- Experience developing and delivering workplace training on human resources topics
- Current PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP or IPMA-SCP certification
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
1. Collaborates and serves as strategic partner with senior leaders and management on HR programmatic analysis, implementation, and administration providing operational oversight, advice, and analytical support.
2. Manages and resolves complex HR-related issues and provides solutions to programs and processes, monitoring implementation of agreed upon actions until the problem has been resolved.
3. Advises and influences management in making sound HR-related decisions.
4. Serves as subject matter expert in providing advice and counsel to management and employee groups on a broad range of HR issues and with applicable regulations, programs, policies, and procedures.
5. Interprets and provides guidance on, and interpretation of, applicable systems, policies, procedures, strategies, process work flows, and regulations; and monitors compliance with policies, regulations, laws, and program objectives.
6. Identifies, analyzes, and recommends solutions for various HR problems using morale indicators and other personnel measurements, such as, but not limited to, surveys, turnover, and grievances; and presents recommendations for corrective action programs when needed.
7. Provides training to managers and supervisors on HR topics and procedures.
8. Researches, gathers, analyzes, and evaluates data and information; monitors program trends; reviews and performs quality checks of program-related data; and develops and maintains management reporting to support decision making and policy development.
9. Monitors and maintains system data, files, records, and reporting; transmits program data files to vendors; and develops, monitors, and implements information tracking systems.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others.
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$27.61 – $35.83, Commensurate