29 days old
2018-06-202018-07-20

Human Resources Specialist or Human Resources Advisor (Employee Relations)

The City of Austin
Austin, Texas 78704
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The position will serve with the City of Austin Public Works Department, Human Resources Employee Relations Team. This role is responsible for investigating complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and other critical employee relations issues.  This position is being posted at Multiple Levels and may be filled as a Human Resources Advisor or Specialist.

This position will provide training, advice and guidance to employees, supervisors, managers, and executives across the department on complex employee relations matters, including interpretation and application of policy, procedure and MCS rules. Additionally, this position will provide oversight for workers’ compensation and FMLA administration and will help resolve complex claims and cases.

This position may also provide back-up support in other areas of Human Resources, including talent acquisition, compensation, etc.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a related field plus two (2) years of human resources experience in the assigned area of specialization. One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resources
  • PHRSPHRSHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification
  • Experience conducting formal investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and other policy violations and writing investigation reports
  • Experience advising and supporting supervisors and managers to successfully manage employee behavior and performance issues, including experience researching and drafting formal disciplinary action documents.
  • Experience integrating employee protections and benefits, including employer provided leave benefits, Workers’ Compensation and FMLA, and facilitating requests for accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Experience partnering with management to develop and document policies and procedures
  • Experience developing and delivering training to managers, supervisors and employees
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint software applications
  • Class “C” Texas driver license

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Austin, Texas 78704

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