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HR Manager- First Group

Company: First Group
Location: Tempe
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

First things First: Who are we? First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. About the Position The HR Manager manages the day-to-day functions of the Human Resources department at the RPTA location. They are a key business partner with the General Manager. The HR Manager is responsible for recruiting, new hire orientation, employee relations, and leave administration.

  • Coordinates all recruitment-related activities at the location in partnership with the central talent acquisition team s overall recruitment strategy, including but not limited to, monitoring/managing candidates within the ATS, pro-actively communicating open positions, local career events/job fairs, screening candidates, conducting interviews and hiring.
  • Conducts EEO/Employee Relations/Employee Complaint investigations. Advise management on the proper administration of follow-up and discipline.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal employment laws and First Transit policies in conjunction with Location Management Team.
  • Provides the first line of communications on employee relations issues, keeping Region HR informed of and/or working under their direction to address and resolve issues that have the potential to become complex and present a risk to employees and/or the company.
  • Oversees the request, approval, and processing of employee actions for the location.
  • Responds to routine questions regarding employee relations, compensation, benefits, or leave of absence, works with the region and/or corporate functional specialists to resolve more complex issues.
  • Reviews and maintains appropriate employment records and systems for the location
  • Process terminations and conduct exit interviews.
  • Process employee requests for leave of absence and works with LOA vendor; Coordinate requests with FMLA, STD, and LTD plans. Coordinate employees' return to work & fit for duty with manager
  • Conducts onboarding orientation for new employees. Qualifications
    • 5 years of experience in an HR Manager role is required.
    • Union experience required at least 3 years
    • Preferred experience in using ADP, ATS systems, and First Advantage
    • Former experience in transportation industry highly preferred
    • General knowledge of employment practices
    • A team player mentality with the ability to build relationships with all levels of employees
    • A high degree of professionalism in handling confidential information
    • Excellent communication skills, proficient MS Word and Excel skills First for a Reason Benefits We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. Diversity & Inclusion Because we re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. Professional Advancement Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. Community Service & Impact Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you ll have a positive impact on others. Our Divisions About First America First is the largest passenger transportation company in North America, we provide passenger transport and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts, and the general public in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operation is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, and employs more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces. Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit! #LI-BW1#LI-managementWe aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

Keywords: First Group, Tempe , HR Manager- First Group, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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