Posted 12/17/19

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Assists with development and coordination of human resources practices and policies, and administers a human resources management program under the direction of the Director of Administration. May manage administrative and internal projects including research and policy analysis. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The essential functions of this position must be performed at CAPCOG offices therefore the position is not eligible for telecommuting on a regular basis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential duties and functions may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Processes personnel actions and reviews completed personnel actions to ensure conformity with CAPCOG practices and state and federal regulations.
  • Administers agency health benefits, 401(k) retirement, compensation assessments, employee leave, and other employee benefit programs.
  • Tracks and interprets state and federal human resources laws and regulations and monitors agency compliance.
  • Assists to develop, plan, and review, human resources policies and procedures.
  • Maintains and reviews human resources systems, files, and records.
  • Prepares and revises job descriptions and job postings, and conducts job description audits. 
  • Assists program divisions in recruiting; evaluates applications; and refers qualified applicants to the appropriate hiring manager.
  • Assists in managing personnel policies including interpretation, compliance, reviews/updates, and periodic clarifications as needed.
  • Coordinates employment of temporary employees.
  • May assist with research, data compilation, and analysis of information related to administrative aspects of agency programs.
  • May assist with special administrative projects.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field required. HR certification PHR or SHRM-CP preferred.

Experience

Minimum of three years’ office experience in an administrative human resources role performing related functions is required. Experience working in a governmental entity is preferred. Education and experience may be substituted one another.

Knowledge

  • General office management practices.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management such as employment, compensation, classification, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development; and of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing personnel activities.
  • Federal and state regulations and laws as well as related legal practices and policies for human resource management including FMLA, FLSA, and EEO.
  • Personnel management concepts including teambuilding, training, performance evaluation, and best practices in human resources.
  • Strong computer and written communications style.

Skills and Abilities

  • Effective communications skills including ability to foster two-way communication in stressful or challenging situations.
  • Comprehend information and ideas presented orally and in writing.
  • Recognize issues, problems, and challenges.
  • Maintain confidential and sensitive information; and to develop and analyze human resources processes.
  • Use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or procedures comply with applicable laws, regulations, and standards.

Position Specific Competencies

  • Implementation – performs all baseline job duties including quantity and quality of work.
  • Interpersonal Understanding – Works effectively with colleagues, subordinates, and supervisors from all backgrounds and levels.
  • Judgment – Demonstrates critical thinking based upon in-depth data gathering, corroborating information, considering others’ input, and ethics.
  • Planning, Organizing, Executing – Shows ability to think through an issue at a broad level, break it down into smaller parts, bring together the necessary resources, and then implement.

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Position Type

Regular / Full Time

Salary

$45,000 - $52,000 depending on qualifications

Location

6800 Burleson Road #165 Building 310, Austin, TX 78744, USA