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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
16 hours ago


Valley Metro is seeking a Senior Human Resources Generalist to join the HR Team.   Position performs advanced-level professional work across multiple human resource functions including but not limited to classification and compensation, employee relations, recruitment, employee benefits, succession planning, employee engagement, and training. Independently conducts projects/studies or provides team project leadership for professional or technical staff.

Incumbent will embrace Valley Metro’s Core Values of Whatever It Takes, Team Player and Positive Customer Care/Service. 


The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. 

Performs advanced-level professional human resources duties and serves as cross-functional HR business partner.
Provides counsel, direction, and information to executives, management, supervisors, and employees pertaining to area(s) of assignment.  
Plans, organizes, researches, and evaluates programs and participates in activities related to classification and compensation, recruitment/staffing, employee benefits, human resources compliance, succession planning, employee relations and employee engagement, human resource information systems, and training.
Coordinates and helps execute the strategic objectives of the human resources department; assists in developing goals, objectives, and performance metrics; evaluates programs and projects and recommends policy and procedure changes to improve effectiveness.
Collects and analyzes statistical data; prepares a variety of correspondence, documents, and compliance reports; presents findings and recommendations; implements approved actions.
Participates in compensation research and administration to ensure internal and external equity; conducts position classification, wage, and salary surveys; performs position audits, organizes, researches, and analyzes data and informational sources for classification definitions and makes recommendations for appropriate allocations of positions.
Assists in the strategic planning and administration of agency's benefits and wellness programs, responsible for the formulation, implementation evaluation and monitoring of benefits.
Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May provide input into the department's budget process.
Collaborates with supervisors and managers on personnel matters including policy understanding and adherence, employee discipline, termination, and performance improvement; recommends and approves courses of action; drafts disciplinary documentation or reviews management disciplinary documentation.
Supports the HR team with Oracle HCM system and may instruct others in system procedures.  
Confers with management to assess needs, solve problems, explain services, and interpret policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
Participates in development and delivery of agency performance management process; assists managers and supervisors with drafting language and setting performance standards.
Assists and advises departments in recruitment and selection of employees. Develops or assists in the development of recruitment strategies and materials, selection instruments and techniques, qualifications sought, selection criteria, scoring techniques, participants in the process.
May develop and present training to support new-hire orientation, emerging leader or other specific human resource topics as needed.  
Attend meetings outside of normal working hours.
Performs other duties of similar nature and level as assigned.

Knowledge of:
Project management principles
Principles and practices of human resource management and administration
HR metrics and lean management principles
Research and data analysis methods and techniques
Principles and practices of recruitment, selection, benefits, classification, compensation, and employee relations
Report writing techniques in order to prepare accurate, comprehensive and detailed reports
Principles of conflict management and resolution
Applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations
Computer software programs required to operate effectively (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Human Resource Information Systems)
Skill in:
Interpreting, applying, and explaining applicable laws, codes, and regulations
Independently performing complex professional personnel work in the area(s) to which assigned
Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
Demonstrating a consultative approach to problem solving, ensuring compliance to organization practices and state and federal employment laws
Multiple human resources disciplines 
Making effective oral presentations to large and small groups
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials
Developing and implementing HR programs and projects
Presenting ideas clearly, accurately, logically, and persuasively, both orally and in writing
Using computers and related software applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Human Resource Information Systems)
Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with staff, coworkers, and the public



Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field and five (5) years of full-time professional experience in human resources with experience spanning multiple human resource disciplines; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed above. 

Licenses and Certifications:  
Certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute or Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is desirable
Background Investigation:
Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59372810
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Human Resources Generalist
  • Company Name: Valley Metro
  • Industry: Transportation / Shipping
  • Job Function: HR Generalist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $67,100.00 - $100,651.00 (Yearly Salary)

Valley Metro is the regional public transportation agency providing coordinated transit services to residents of metro Phoenix. From regional bus, light rail and paratransit service to alternative commuter solutions, Valley Metro’s core mission is to develop and operate a network of transit services. Mission Valley Metro exists to connect communities and enhance lives. What we do We plan, build, operate and maintain a safe, regional, multi-modal transportation system.

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