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Manager, Compensation

Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129
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Manager, Compensation

Human Resources   

Charlestown, MA   


The MWRA is seeking a Manager, Compensation to manage the Authority's compensation functions, including implementation of programs, day-to-day administration and the development of a MWRA strategy with regards to total compensation during collective bargaining. The work includes formulating, recommending and managing the implementation of total compensation strategies and data collection and maintenance programs, policies and procedures; managing the section's functions to ensure that all programs meet current and future employee and agency needs and comply with applicable state and federal laws; managing the Position Control Register and all proposed changes including all approvals and preparing materials for the Board meetings; manages all job descriptions and all proposed changes; managing all processing of personnel actions and implements contract changes in the HR/PR System; evaluating the adequacy and appropriateness of existing levels and types of compensation and recommends adjustments as may be required; evaluating new and modified non-union positions according to the Authority's classification system in order to maintain a consistent application of the system; overseeing job audits to assess responsibilities of Authority positions and recommends changes to position grade levels as appropriate; overseeing the development of wage and salary proposals for collective bargaining negotiations and provides costing and other assistance as needed to the Labor Relations section; conducting salary surveys for the Authority and recommends changes to the Authority's salary structure based on survey information; reviewing all positions for correct application of the Fair Labor Standards Act, positions requisitions and hiring packages for consistency with collective bargaining agreements and salary guidelines; oversees responses to all public information requests and legal requests with electronic and hard copy information; overseeing special projects and initiatives such as conducting assigned research, report preparation, writing and editing departmental policies and procedures and managing the Authority-wide implementation of resulting programs; and participating in all Management Information Systems (MIS) development projects.

Salary Range:      $100,000 - $115,000 

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.



The position requires a four-(4) year college program in human resources, public management or related field, eight (8) to ten (10) years experience in applying compensation principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations, of which at least three (3) years are in a supervisory and/or managerial capacity and a valid driver’s license.  Public sector experience and an advanced degree are strongly preferred.


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