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Title: Human Resources Generalist
Company: Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 135950
At Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA), a Human Resource Generalist acts as a business partner on human resource matters including, but not limited to, workforce planning, recruiting, performance management, employee relations, training, and special projects. They lead the administration and implementation of human resources policies and procedures and their dissemination through employee literature, communications, and/or meetings. They prepare reports in conformance with legislated requirements or organizational needs. They are an active and visible person within the agency.

The Human Resources Team at TARTA addresses traditional HR needs and supports long-term employment at TARTA and agency values: community, diversity & inclusion, integrity, safety, and continuous improvement.

  • Communicate, implement, and interpret HR policies and practices to ensure fair and consistent administration. Observe and analyze the execution of practices, identity problem areas, and facilitate change.

  • Overall accountability for recruiting, hiring practices, and performance.

  • Strengthen employee relations by actively listening and appropriately responding to employee concerns in a timely manner and by initiating proactive and effective processes.

  • Provide effective advice and counseling to supervisors on all matters involving employee relations.

  • Contribute to employee engagement through active listening, employee recognition, and employee events.

  • Manage Affirmative Action Plan and all required updates, reporting and documentation.

  • Lead local onboarding and manage documentation requirements for new hires including all necessary paperwork to ensure compliance with corporate, federal, and state requirements.

  • Manage and process unemployment claims and related documentation.

  • Create an environment that fosters loyalty, learning, trust, diversity and inclusion, and equal opportunity.

  • Demonstrate initiative, resilience, project management skills, and an attention to detail while maintaining a high degree of accuracy in a high volume, fast paced, dynamic team environment.

  • Communicate, collaborate, and network with all levels of employees, HR colleagues and management.

  • Ensure the integrity and quality of all information produced.

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of a first-in-class wellness program that touches the workforce proactively and brings value to the transformational direction of the agency.

  • Represent the agency’s needs in HR planning and discussions.

  • Lead implementation of agency HR programs, policies, and communications.

  • Performs other related duties as required; all job descriptions are subject to change.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources management or related degree, and/or 3+ years of experience in HR (or combination of education and experience)

  • Good working knowledge of HR and employment law

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Intermediate to advanced skill with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Values well-being, integrity, community involvement, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy

  • Experience working with sensitive and confidential information with a high degree of integrity and judgment

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Extensive use of computer and keyboard and viewing of computer screen is required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required of this job include vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is typical of a busy office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) Statement: Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. TARTA does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: The first review of applications and resumes is slated for Monday, October 18, 2021. This position will close on Monday, October 25, 2021.

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