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Human Resources Director

Company: North County Transit District
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

DESCRIPTIONThe Human Resources Director is responsible for managing, and overseeing all aspects of human resources activities in general personnel management including, compensation, benefits, employer/employee relations, labor relations and negotiations, recruitment and selection, classification, workers' compensation, training, employee and organizational development, and the drug and alcohol program. Ensures human resources functions are conducted in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.Distinguishing CharacteristicsThe position is distinguished by its overall responsibility for the management of the Human Resources Department to ensure that District-wide personnel and organizational development needs are fulfilled with the highest levels of service and support. Emphasis is placed upon successful and effective collaboration across the District to promote the ongoing development of a first-class Human Resources Department. S/he works closely with closely with all Divisions within the District, interacting with staff at all levels. The individual in this position is designated as a Confidential Employee as s/he will be privy to highly confidential and sensitive information on internal District matters pertaining to the decision-making process on matters relating to potential and current litigation, labor relations and/or personnel and employment, and other items of general legal and/or liability concerns. This position is designated as "at-will" in accordance with the NCTD Employee Handbook.Supervision Received and ExercisedThis position reports to the Chief Operations Officer - Operations Support Services and is responsible for the direct supervision of department staff. This position provides advice and counsel and/or guidance to the work of other managers relative to human resources matters. This position is expected to participate in the sharing of expert knowledge and as a vital member of various project teams that may be instituted.Working ConditionsNormal working conditions for this position are in both an office and field setting. Business travel may be required periodically between District sites, governmental agencies, consultant's facilities, and other locations as required. Due to the nature of transit operations, job duties necessitate working beyond normal office hours to accommodate staff needs which include evening, nights, weekends, and holidays. EXAMPLES OF DUTIESDuties may include, but are not limited to, the following:QUALIFICATIONSExperience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in human resources, business administration, industrial psychology, organizational behavior, or related field required.
  • Minimum ten (10) years human resources experience, including experience in a unionized environment.
  • Minimum five (5) years of management and supervisory experience.
  • Previous public sector and/or transit experience desirable.A combination of experience/skills and education to fulfill the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position may be considered.Certificates/Licenses
    • Certification by the Human Resources Certification Institute preferred. (Professional in Human Resources - PHR or Senior Professional in Human Resources - SPHR).
    • Possession of and the ability to maintain a California driver's license, Class C, and a satisfactory driving record for the last five years.
    • Maintain compliance with the District's policy regarding Conflict of Interest and Ethics.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain access to Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton.General Requirements
      • Expert knowledge of federal and state employment regulations, EEO guidelines, recruiting and selection practices, and principles and theories of human resource management.
      • Strong knowledge of labor relations rules and regulations.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle difficult situations with diplomacy and tact.
      • Expertise in multiple areas and demonstrated use of high-level discretion and judgment in execution of duties required.
      • Ability to manage and maintain simultaneous, transitional, and emerging priorities. Ability to makes decisions, solve problems, resolve conflicts, exercise resourcefulness, and prioritize tasks to meet a variety of demands.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to prepare and deliver clear and concise reports.
      • Ability to establish cooperative working relations with NCTD personnel at all organizational levels.
      • Demonstrated proficiency in computer software programs, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with enterprise resource planning systems plus. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONPhysical Requirements The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to use the phone and computer for extended periods, manual dexterity to complete clerical functions, work with office equipment, and periodic lifting of equipment up to 25 pounds is required. Ability to hear, see and to communicate verbally to exchange information. Ability to physically travel between District locations and other destinations, work in evenings when required, work in hazardous conditions, and negotiate a variety of different and irregular terrain as is typical along a railway right of way. May be subject to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals. Ability to walk, climb, balance, bend, carry, push, reach, sit, and stand.Machines / Tools / Equipment
        • Ability to operate a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite programs.
        • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including a fax and scanner machine, copy machine, and telephone.
        • Ability to carry and operate a mobile on-call device.Application Information: All applicants must complete and submit an online application at www.gonctd.com/careers. A job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Salary based upon experience, not to exceed midpoint of stated range. NCTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: North County Transit District, Oceanside , Human Resources Director, Human Resources , Oceanside, California

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