What drives you?
At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.
Job Class: Human Resources Technician 1 / Human Resources Technician 2
Working Title: Human Resources Technician 1/ Human Resources Technician 2
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 11/17/2021
Closing Date: 11/24/2021
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Transportation Dept / Transportation-Confidential
Division/Unit: District 7 – Mankato / Human Resources
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday – Friday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: HR Tech 1: $18.16 – $25.24/hourly; $37,918 – $52,701/annually HR Tech 2: $18.99 – $27.53/hourly; $39,651 – $57,483/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 217 – Confidential/Unrep
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
NOTE: This posting represents a multi-level posting. If the position is not filled by a qualified applicant at the Human Resources Technician 2 position, the position will be filled at the Human Resources Technician 1 level.
The purpose of this position is to provide technical para-professional Human Resources and administrative assistance to the professional human resources and management staff of District 7.
Duties include providing consultation and guidance in the areas of recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, records management, performance management and labor relations/contract interpretation, defining, planning, tracking, and managing assigned HR projects.
Human Resources Technician 1:
One (1) year of experience performing a variety of program support functions such as human resources or payroll.
Human Resources Technician 2:
Two (2) years of technical human resources experience that demonstrates all the following:
Ability to problem solve and make decisions sufficient to perform job duties effectively.
Utilizing HR information systems (HRIS) to enter wages or other transactions.
Reading comprehension sufficient to understand and correctly apply written material (e.g., collective bargaining agreements, personnel policies, and procedures) to business processes.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, sufficient to respond to employee inquiries, explain policies/procedures, conduct training and new employee orientation, and develop informational materials.
Human relations and customer service skills sufficient to interact effectively with a variety of clientele in a direct, yet courteous, tactful, and effective manner.
Computer software skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook) sufficient to prepare and/or edit reports, compile, and review reports, create informational materials, create employee and applicant letters and memoranda, etc.
Ability to perform basic math and statistical calculations sufficient to calculate salary, severance, vacation accrual, etc.
Knowledge and experience applying employment contract language, and personnel rules.
Experience with collective bargained contracts sufficient to answer employee questions pertaining to bargaining unit contracts.
Experience with SEMA4
Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
An individual with a disability may be qualified to perform the function if an accommodation would enable this person to perform the job in a different way, and the accommodation does not impose and undue hardship.
The duties of this job are primarily performed in an office environment:
The employee is regularly required to handle files and documents and perform data entry;
The employee must be able to communicate and converse with others;
The employee must move about an office environment;
The employee will occasionally be required to retrieve/replace articles and documents stored above eye and below knee levels;
The employee must frequently transport up to 10 pounds.
This position requires successful completion of the following:
Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and criminal history check. It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
SEMA4 Records Check
Criminal History Check
Driver's License Check
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.
How to Apply
Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Jill Brandt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 507/380-0643.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the MnDOT Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: E-mail: ADArequest.firstname.lastname@example.org; or by calling Janet Miller at 651/366-4720; or using MN Relay 711.
The MnDOT Reasonable Accommodation policy can be found at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/policy/hr/hr009.html.