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Human Resources Supervisor

Human Resources Supervisor 

Join First Transit as we invest in an exciting future. You’ll enjoy a career full of variety, while being responsible for organizational development, policies and programs covering employment, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, recruiting and retention, and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our Human Resources Supervisor assists and supports management team/leadership team with full cycle recruiting and other HR duties.

Our Human Resources Supervisors Will Enjoy:

  • Team-oriented Environment
  • A comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.

Human Resources Supervisors major responsibilities:

  • Work with location management and region human resources personnel to develop recruitment strategies that meet location needs. 
  • Under the direction and guidance of region HR conduct investigations into employee related matters where appropriate, while keeping appropriate management informed and maintaining confidentiality. 
  • Provide appropriate recommendations to General Manager and location management regarding disciplinary related matters. Write disciplinary memos, as needed and in accordance with the CBA. 
  • Conduct interviews and on- board new employees while ensuring company hiring standards are met and in compliance with state and federal guidelines. 
  • Update HR related reports, complete employee change requests and process paperwork accordingly.
  • Administer employee leave/FMLA requests in according with company guidelines. 
  • Administer the security and integrity of personnel files. Coordinate with the Safety Manager to ensure files are kept within company, state and federal guidelines. 
  • Assist in planning location events. 
  • Files papers and documents in appropriate employee files. Ensure all paperwork utilized at the facility is up to date, to include applications, interview outlines, I-9 forms, etc. 
  • Conducts exit interviews and process terminations appropriately. Ensure all involuntary terminations are reviewed with location General Manager and region HR. 
  • Participate in union contract negotiations, as needed. 
  • Ensures offers of employment are extended utilizing the appropriate offer letter. 
  • Work with Safety Manager to process background, drug screens, and E-verify in compliance with company, state and federal guidelines. 
  • Research, identify and establish business relationships with recruiting sources and the local community, attend company job fairs, as appropriate. 
  • Provide employees with benefit statements, and reconciles benefit statements. Ensure employees receive benefit enrollment materials. 
  • Updates HR spreadsheet with employee change request and processes paperwork. 
  • Respond to inquiries from employees, location management, Corporate employees, and outside vendors.
  • Provide appropriate documentation and follow-up. 
  • Ensures compliance with company policy and procedures. Maintain compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines. 
  • Makes photocopies, faxes documents, prepares correspondence, and performs other clerical functions. 
  • Assists region HR management with projects. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Region Human Resources Supervisor requirements:

  • Minimum 2-4 years Human Resources experience 
  • Must be able to work with minimal instruction, but willing to accept and take direction. 
  • Prior experience with the use of modern business applications and skills. (Knowledge of internet applications, networks, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel). 
  • Ability to recommend appropriate course of action with employee concerns, make independent decisions, set priorities, measure progress, implement rewards or recommend discipline as required. 
  • Ability to use diplomacy and tact in dealing with the client, peers and subordinates. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent desire to provide excellent customer service is a must. 
  • Ability to listen to employee concerns, and act on those concerns appropriately.

First for a Reason   


We offer competitive compensation and benefits 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. 

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

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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55506 - Phoenix
405 North 79th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 85043
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    First Transit
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