Human Resources Manager
Valley Transit is seeking a Human Resources Manager. This position is responsible for a wide variety of human resources-related activities and programs in an organization of approximately 60 employees. Activities include recruitment and selection, employee benefits, administration of various state and federal mandates, employee and labor relations activities, classification, compensation, human resources policies and procedures, HR Information Systems, and related duties that may be assigned. This position reports to and works closely with the General Manager. This position also works closely with department heads and other members of the Administration Department.
A bachelor’s degree in human resource management, industrial relations, public administration, or a related field is preferred. Experience in the public sector and a unionized environment is also a plus. Consideration will be given for levels of responsibility in previous work experience.
The salary range for this position is $38.97 – $51.04 per hour.
Valley Transit provides “employee-only” fully paid premiums for medical, dental, life and long-term disability through the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB). Qualifying dependents may be enrolled at the employee’s expense, these premiums are determined annually subject to the Employer Contribution Cap and Employer Pooling Assistance. A $24,000 Basic Life insurance policy is provided through the Washington Counties Insurance Fund. Employer and employee contributions are made to the State of Washington Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Employees have the option to enroll in the State of Washington Department of Retirement System’s deferred Compensation program. Employees also have the option to enroll in additional benefits which include Employee-Paid Long-Term Disability, Employee-Paid Flexible Benefits through American Family Life Assurance Company (AFLAC) and additional Employee-Paid Life Insurance coverage through MetLife.
Valley Transit grants annual paid vacation to regular full-time employees which starts at 8 hours per month and increases with continuous employment. All Employees are eligible to accrue Washington Paid Sick Leave at a rate of 1 hour for every 40 hours worked, in addition, full-time employees will accrue Valley Transit Paid Sick Leave at a rate of .02115 per eligible paid hour. Employees will also receive six (6) paid Holidays and three (3) paid Floating Holidays each calendar year. The number of paid Floating Holidays increases with continuous employment.
This position is open until filled with first consideration given to applications received by March 15, 2024.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
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