Human Resources Advisor Senior- Employment & Compensation

City Of AustinAustin Texas16d ago

  • Human Resources Advisor Senior- Employment & CompensationJob Requisition NumberCOA079919Position Number103905Job TypeFull-TimeDivision NamePolice Headquarters Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field, plus four (4) years of HR experience.

  • One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.





Notes to ApplicantsThis position will be responsible for providing guidance and oversight to Managers and Supervisors related to employment practices, employment law and compensation.

This position will directly report to the Human Resources Supervisor.

Regarding your application:

•A detailed and complete Employment Application is required in order to evaluate the applicant’s qualifications, minimum and preferred, as noted on the job posting.

•The Employment Application must include employment dates (month and year) and will be used to determine salary for the top candidate.

•The Employment Application must include all experience (work and/or volunteer) related to this posting.

•Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application

•The Application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., “See resume” is not acceptable).

•A resume and cover letter are required, but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online Employment Application (required).

•An assessment may be used during the interview process.

•This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation (CBI).

Pay Range$27.61 – $35.83

Commensurate

HoursMonday-Friday 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Hours may vary depending on work demands and business needs.

Job Close Date 

04/14/2019Type of PostingExternalDepartmentPoliceRegular/TemporaryRegularGrant Funded or Pooled PositionNot ApplicableCategoryProfessionalLocation715 E. 8th Street, Austin, TexasPreferred Qualifications•Experience managing high volume full cycle talent acquisition for a variety of positions. 

•At least four years of full time experience in employment and compensation.

•Experience in developing and implementing best practices and managing vacancies.

•Experience analyzing compensation data to assure equitable pay practices in accordance with established policies and procedures.

•Experience with reclassifications, wage adjustments and pay range reviews. 

•Working knowledge of Employment laws. 

•Experience reviewing and crafting interview questions. 

•Experience in Banner HRIS or a Human Resources Information System.

Duties, Functions and ResponsibilitiesEssential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.


  1. Collaborates and serves as strategic partner with senior leaders and management on HR programmatic analysis, implementation, and administration providing operational oversight, advice, and analytical support.

  2. Manages and resolves complex HR-related issues and provides solutions to programs and processes, monitoring implementation of agreed upon actions until the problem has been resolved.

  3. Advises and influences management in making sound HR-related decisions.

  4. Serves as subject matter expert in providing advice and counsel to management and employee groups on a broad range of HR issues and with applicable regulations, programs, policies, and procedures.

  5. Interprets and provides guidance on, and interpretation of, applicable systems, policies, procedures, strategies, process work flows, and regulations; and monitors compliance with policies, regulations, laws, and program objectives.

  6. Identifies, analyzes, and recommends solutions for various HR problems using morale indicators and other personnel measurements, such as, but not limited to, surveys, turnover, and grievances; and presents recommendations for corrective action programs when needed.

  7. Provides training to managers and supervisors on HR topics and procedures.

  8. Researches, gathers, analyzes, and evaluates data and information; monitors program trends; reviews and performs quality checks of program-related data; and develops and maintains management reporting to support decision making and policy development.

  9. Monitors and maintains system data, files, records, and reporting; transmits program data files to vendors; and develops, monitors, and implements information tracking systems.


Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. 

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesMust possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing personnel activities.

  • Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures.

  • Knowledge and practices of HR program administration and management.

  • Knowledge of practices and methods of coaching and leading the work of others.

  • Knowledge of principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.

  • Knowledge of customer service principles.

  • Skill in overseeing the maintenance of HR program/process documentation, data, schedules, records, and files.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.

  • Skill in using computers and related software.

  • Skill in data analysis and problem solving.

  • Skill in planning and organizing.

  • Ability to coordinate deadlines, prioritize work demands and assign/monitor work performed.

  • Ability to handle hostility, conflict, and uncertain situations.

  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.

  • Ability to train others.

  • Ability to develop and maintain knowledge in assigned specialized HR areas.

  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public.

Criminal Background InvestigationThis position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.EEO/ADACity of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee withinthe department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.