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Human Resources Advisor (Benefits)

Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Job Description
Posting Title Human Resources Advisor (Benefits)
Job Requisition Number COA079443
Position Number 115848
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Aviation - Human Resources
Minimum Qualifications

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field plus four (4) years of human resources experience in human resources.

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

Licenses or Certifications:


Notes to Applicants

Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver’s license, proof of insurability, and no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) based on Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information:

A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., “see resume” or “see Linked In Profile”). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application.

Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview.

Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work

Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check and security threat assessment.

Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.

This position will require a Technical knowledge skills assessment and computer skills assessment in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified.

Overtime may be required with or without notice.

Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak English.

Utilize eyes for long periods of time in operating computers, & office equipment.
Reasonable dexterity of hands and fingers to operate and/or manipulate computer keyboard & other office equipment to include equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and coordination.
Verbally and effectively communicate utilizing face-to-face contact and telephones.
Walk moderate distances.
Stand for moderate periods of time.
Sit for long/high periods of time to perform various computer / administrative tasks.
Lift, carry, push, and/or pull documents/boxes weighing up to 20 lbs.
Reach and bend arms to perform duties such as filing.
Reach and stretch arms above shoulders.
Bend and stoop for moderate periods of time.
Seldom kneel, squat, and climb.
Twist neck / head / body in different directions to reach/pick up/see items.
Possess the physical and mental capacity to safely operate motor vehicle during daytime and / or night time when necessary.
Utilize ears to hear and respond to various discussions/information.
Pay Range

$24.59 – $31.91

  • Core Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work.
Job Close Date  01/17/2019
Type of Posting External
Department Aviation
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Professional
Location 2716 Spirit of Texas Drive
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge in Workers Compensation
  • Work experience with FMLA
  • Work experience in ADA
  • Work experience with Return to Work programs
  • Recent work experience Wellness Programs 
    (prefer knowledge and work experience within the last three years)
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
1. Plans, designs, develops, implements, and evaluates major human resources programs.
2. Provides advice and counsel to management and other employee groups on a broad range of human resources issues and decisions.
3. Implements human resources programs, procedures, processes and strategies.
4. Identifies, analyze, and recommends solutions for various human resources problems, monitoring implementation of agreed upon actions until the problem has been resolved.
5. Advises and influences management in making sound human resources related decisions.
6. Analyzes morale indicators and other personnel measurements such as but not limited to surveys, turnover, and grievances, and present recommendations for corrective action programs when needed.
7. Provides training to managers and supervisors on human resources topics and procedures.
8. Develops and maintains current knowledge in the assigned human resources areas and in the operations of the City and/or its Departments.
9. Develops and maintains knowledge and skill in the use of the computerized tools, databases, and communications techniques used in human resources within the City of Austin municipal government.
10. Answers questions from other city employees and the public.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
Provide leadership for groups including other professionals and support staff in the area of Human Resources
May manage entire program or programs.
May lead group of human resources professionals.
Provide direction, guidance and mentor less experienced human resources personnel.
Provide training to managers and others on human resources issues.
Participate in hiring and assignment decisions of human resources professionals and/or support staff.
Periodically act as a team leader to special task forces or teams.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must 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 assigned human resources areas.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing personnel activities.
  • Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures.
  • 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 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 Human Resources 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 Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.

City 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.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDSAIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIVinfection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

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