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Human Resources Manager

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

State application will only be accepted as submitted online through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to the 'Your Application' section while logged into your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Human Resources Manager
Role Title Human Resource Manager II - 19095
Job Open Date 09/20/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $79,402 - $105,000
Agency Dept of Transportation (501)
Agency Website http://vdot.jobs
Location Colonial Heights - 570
Sublocation
Position Number 12363
Job Posting Number 1029497
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 06
Job Description

Agency Overview: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state’s roads, bridges, tunnels and ferries. Through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, it also provides funding for airports, rail, and public transportation. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country covering 58,321 miles of interstate, primary, secondary and frontage roads. VDOT has about 7,500 employees making it one of the largest state agencies in Virginia delivering a program that exceeds $5 Billion.

The Position: VDOT is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and innovative leader to join our team as a Human Resources Manager for the Richmond District. The Richmond District is responsible for approximately 18,700 lane miles of roads in central Virginia. This is the largest inventory of the nine districts and is approximately 15% of the state inventory – interstate – 1,323 lane miles, primary – 3,439 lane miles and secondary – 13,932 lane miles.

Approximately 890 people work in the district office, four residencies, 27 area headquarters and the Central Region Transportation Operations Center (TOC).

The Richmond District serves the following 14 counties: Amelia, Brunswick, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico*, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhatan and Prince George.

This position oversees, manages and develops a professional Human Resources staff of 8 exempt and nonexempt staff, that provides consultation to all levels of management and employees on a broad scope of Human Resources programs including total rewards, classification, talent acquisition, organizational design and structure, employee relations and performance management. As Human Resources Manager, you will be responsible for developing, planning, implementing and evaluating human resource programs and services that provide consistency within the organization and ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. You will collaborate with district leaders to ensure program alignment with VDOT’s mission and business plan and serve as a management resource to ensure compliance with established practices. You will work closely with peers in Civil Rights, Payroll, Safety and Workforce Development.

This position will be filled with an applicant who can maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding personnel actions, data and management decisions.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of human resources management principles and practices across functional Human Resources program areas such as recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee relations, organization and job design. Knowledge of Federal and state regulations related to human resources functions. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and coordinate the work of a professional staff and manage delivery of programs through others. Ability to develop strategies to improve customer service, program efficiency and effectiveness. Demonstrated experience consulting with senior level management regarding human resource matters and providing quality customer service to all levels of employees. Extensive analytical skills with ability to research and work through complex issues; strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze data and reach conclusions which are logical and legally supportable, and counsel and advise managers and employees in the resolution of Human Resources issues.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Business Administration or equivalent training and experience preferred. Professional certification in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP). Experience working in large, complex public entity with diverse employee populations. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast paced work environment. Strong change management skills applied to workforce issues.

Special Requirements

This position requires a DMV driver record check and a fingerprint based criminal history background check.

This position requires occasional in-state and overnight travel on a limited basis.

Special Instructions to Applicants

State application will only be accepted as submitted online through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to the ‘Your Application’ section while logged into your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Contact Information

Name Yvette D. Baker
Phone 804-225-4207
Fax
Email yvette.baker@VDOT.virginia.gov
Address

Virginia Department of Transportation
1221 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Sponsorship means the filing of an employment-based temporary or permanent visa process to enable the applicant to work for this agency. Do you now or will you in the future require the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to sponsor you for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Have you served or are you currently serving in AmeriCorps or Peace Corps? If so, please explain how your experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have experience applying human resources principles and practices to complete tasks involving EEO/ADA/FLSA/FMLA, Classification and Compensation, Recruitment, Leave and Benefits, Grievance Procedure, and Performance Appraisal?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * If you answered yes to having experience applying human resources principles and practices to completing tasks involving EEO/ADA/FLSA/FMLA, Classification and Compensation, Recruitment, Leave and Benefits, Grievance Procedure, and Performance Appraisal, please describe your experience and specify where you obtained the experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Do you have a bachelor’s degree in related field such as business management, business administration, counseling, human resources, social services, workforce development or closely related academic discipline from an accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have experience managing employee relations for a designated group of workers?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have experience communicating change initiatives to the workforce?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter