San Joaquin Regional Transit District

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District, the Regional Transit Provider for San Joaquin County, provides public transit services in the Stockton Metropolitan Area, as well as Intercity, Interregional, and Rural Transit Services countywide.

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Job Description 

Under policy direction, plans, organizes, manages, and implements comprehensive District-wide human resource management programs, including recruitment, selection, employment, classification and compensation, employee and labor relations, retirement, performance appraisal, benefits administration, development and training, workers’ compensation and other leaves of absence, return-to-work and other services; provides expert professional assistance and guidance to District management on human resources and employee relations matters; and performs related duties as assigned. This single position class is responsible for managing and integrating broad, comprehensive human resource management programs and services for the District to achieve effective use and development of staff, good morale and productivity, and effective communications between management and employees.

Theory, principles, practices and techniques of public personnel administration, including recruitment, testing, selection, equal employment opportunity, employee relations, leaves of absence classification and job analysis/job evaluation, compensation, benefits design and administration, employee and management development and performance planning and appraisal; principles and practices of labor management relations, including negotiation and contract administration techniques; federal, state and local laws, regulations and court decisions applicable to assigned areas of responsibility; principles, methods and techniques of strategic and business planning; state and federal laws applicable to the development and administration of a comprehensive employee and occupational safety program; principles, practices and legal requirements of risk management programs; principles and practices of internal consulting; organization and functions of a public board; trends and practices in human resource management; principles and practices of effective management and supervision; and District human resources policies and procedures and labor contract provisions.

Plan and manage a broad, centralized human resource management program; analyze and make sound recommendations on complex human resource management issues; understand, interpret, explain and apply District, state, and federal policy, law, regulation and court decisions governing the District’s human resource management program; present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively in public meetings; consult effectively with executives, other directors and managers to develop solutions to complex organizational and people management issues; represent the District effectively in negotiations and other dealings with employee and labor organizations on a variety of issues; evaluate human resource management practices and procedures and make sound recommendations for improvement; develop and implement appropriate procedures and controls; prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials; exercise sound, expert independent judgment within general policy guidelines; exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential personnel issues and employee situations; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of District management, employee organizations and their representatives, other governmental officials, employees and the public.

Job Requirements 

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in public or business administration, human resource management, psychology, or a closely related field; and at least four to ten years of progressively responsible human resource management experience, including labor management relations, at least two to five of which were in a supervisory or program management capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience with classification and compensation studies, and managing in a governmental/bargaining unit environment is preferred.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid Class C California driver's license. PHR or SPHR is preferred.

Apply by: Tue, 04/18/2017

To Apply, Contact:
(209) 467-6616