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Human Resources Manager

First Transit has been purchased by Transdev and will be the employer for this job posting. We are the leading integrator and operator of multiple modes of transportation. With a combined presence in 43 US states, plus DC and Puerto Rico, we have lots of opportunities for growth! You can find additional job opportunities and locations directly at


About the Position

Join our team in Longmont, CO! The Human Resources Manager (HRM) is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management regarding background check and drug screening issues, onboarding, and assigned human resource operation-related issues. Below is a partial list of additional job duties. Our salary range for this position is $55-70K/year, with the potential for a bonus. 

  • Liaison with location management and regional HR and management teams, providing guidance with respect to pre-employment record checks, onboarding, and contractual requirements when appropriate or as needed.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with the assigned region (i.e. critical calls with TA Specialists or as needed with the regional management team) to identify areas of opportunity and provide training and updates to location-based management and regional management teams.
  • Identifies training needs for business units, facilitate and maintains pre-employment screening and onboarding training material (i.e. Ban the Box updates, hiring standards, Form I-9/E-verify management, etc.) HRS will help coach on compliance issues and company standards.
  • HRS ensures hiring standards align with federal, state, location and or contractual standards are administered within FGA and legal guidelines. Ensure adjudication is recorded appropriately.
  • Responsible for daily review and audit of completed pre-employment screening (HireRight, state MVR/criminal record, fingerprints, etc.), and appeal process adverse action/appeal process is appropriately managed.
  • Quality Assurance Checks of monthly new hire, transfer, and termination payroll records to ensure compliance with all background check, drug and alcohol, and E-Verify requirements. Prepare analysis reports and documents as required.
  • Work with appropriate personnel in regard to employee relation issues (i.e. conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations, provide written feedback, summary, recommendations, and analysis to management). Provide written investigation report and update system as required.
  • Provide support and assistance for regional staff during job fairs, new business start-ups, etc. Interviews candidates, extend job offers, order background checks, track applicants, and manage the onboarding process and I-9/E-Verify process.

Qualifications for an Operations Manager:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years prior Human Resources experience. Transportation experience is preferred but not required. 
  • Must be able to work with minimal instruction, but willing to accept and take direction.
  • Exceptional detail orientation & time management skills
  • Ability to use diplomacy and tact in dealing with the client, peers and field management, and external partners.
  • Ability to conduct internal investigations and close out investigations appropriately
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to provide excellent customer service is a must.
  • Ability to listen to employee concerns, and act on those concerns appropriately.
  • Prior experience processing or working with background results/EEO/FCRA regulations preferred.
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & Outlook) products.
  • Willingness to be a positive and proactive team member. Ensuring a team-oriented approach to success.
  • Evidence of building solid relationships with superiors and peers.
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Federal and State/Local regulations across all levels in the organization and to external networks.
  • Ability to interpret and train on corporate pre-employment and hiring requirements across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to make recommendations surrounding the background check process
  • Ability to assist regional management with HR related topics and investigations.
  • Willingness to learn and be coached.

First for a Reason


We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 

Community Service & Impact 

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others. 


We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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55566 - Longmont
811 South Sherman Street, Unit D, Longmont, Colorado, USA, 80501
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    First Transit
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    Full Time
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