• Find preferred job with Jobstinger
  • ID
    #51375743
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Iowa Department of Administrative Services
  • Date
    2024-04-02
  • Deadline
    2024-06-01
 
Full-time

Employee Relations PartnerPrint (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa/jobs/newprint/4452399) ApplyEmployee Relations PartnerSalary $47,008.00 - $79,643.20 AnnuallyLocation Ames - 50010 - Story County, IAJob TypeFull-timeJob Number24-03330Agency645 Iowa Department of TransportationOpening Date04/01/2024Closing Date4/11/2024 11:59 PM CentralLinkedIn Tag#LI-POSTPoint of ContactJenny Veale - Jenny.Veale@iowadot.us

Description

Benefits

Questions

Job DescriptionOnly applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.Do you like to analyze problems and come to a solution? Are you objective and great at maintaining confidentiality? If so, join the Human Resource Bureau at the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) on our Employee Relations Team!As an Employee Relations Partner, you will join a dynamic HR team and contribute your experience and knowledge toward fulfilling our Mission -Making Lives Better Through Transportation. Through your behaviors and actions, you will demonstrate the IDOT’s Core Values:Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exceptionalongside your IDOT teammates. Join us as we work to make a difference in our employees’ lives! This position is required to be in the office. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

Providing support, consultation, and resolution guidance for employees and leaders in the agency

Interpreting and developing policies/procedures related to employee relations

Analyzing workplace environment complaints and recommending appropriate resolutions

Conducting investigations, which involve interviewing and documenting employee observations

Preparing presentations and providing training on key employee relations issues based on agency goals and HR strategy

Serving as the agency coordinator for unemployment

To excel in this position, you will need:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills you can easily adapt to a variety of audiences to ensure comprehension

Ability to problem solve through a variety of topics and situations

Commitment to producing high-quality, detailed work

Understanding of how to analyze and use data

Ability to manage individuals through stressful situations

Passion for providing exceptional customer service

The Employee Relations team is eager to find someone who can be empathetic while also prioritizing and maintaining a strong focus on integrity as this team handles confidential information, tasks, and situations. We are searching for someone who enjoys a small but dedicated team, and who is deeply committed to teamwork and collaboration. While in our search, we also want you to know what we, as a department, offer to you, as an employee:

Competitive pay and benefits package including health, dental, flexible spending, and life insurance

Insurance benefits start first of the month following 30 days of employment. 2024 health and dental insurance premiums can be found here (https://das.iowa.gov/media/3577/download?inline=) .

Opportunities for professional growth and development.

Paid time off effective immediately - biweekly vacation, separate sick leave, accruals rollover on a yearly basis, and 9 paid holidays per year.

Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package with employer match

Optional 401A plan with employer contributions.

Employee Discount Programs from variety of vendors (vision, cellular, fitness, recreation, season passes, travel, counseling; legal, financial).

We encourage you to view more about the State of Iowa Employee benefits and costs at the State of Iowa Employee Benefits Website (https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/employee-and-retiree-benefits/employees) !So, if getting to be a part of a team that works to build and maintain a positive work environment through employee relations sounds like something you would enjoy, apply today! You have the freedom to flourish in Iowa – Apply today!If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing any screening, interviewing, pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please direct your request to the Affirmative Action & Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO) Officer at: aa-eeo@iowadot.usReasonable accommodation such as: interpreter, translator, written materials, modified equipment / devices, ADA access, etc. This does not include scheduling needs.Minimum Qualification RequirementsApplicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree.

A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience in technical or professional human resources work, where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work equals one year of full-time experience.

Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes three years of full-time work performing technical human resources work.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/classandpay/JobClassDescriptions/HumanResourcesProfessional1-00756.pdf) Additional Qualification Requirements524 Personnel6 months’ experience in providing human resource consultation and direction for an organization. Experience should also be in one or more of the following areas: developing agency personnel policies, approving personnel transactions, negotiating labor contracts, training personnel, recruiting and retention of personnel.Why Choose the State of Iowa?At the heart of our commitment to excellence is a dedication to our most valuable asset – our employees. Discover the outstanding benefits that set us apart as an employer of choice.Our Robust Benefits Package Includes:Competitive Compensation:Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects directly on your skills and expertise.Keep in mind, your wage is just one part of your total compensation. Unlock the complete value of your employment with the State of Iowa by using our user-friendlyTotal Compensation Calculator (https://das.iowa.gov/media/3773/download?inline) .Gain insights into your comprehensive annual compensation, including salary and State-provided benefits.Health and Wellness:Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the State of Iowa covers 90% of the premiums, providing you and your loved ones with excellent coverage at a remarkably low cost.Retirement Planning:We are proud to offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS). A defined benefit plan, IPERS benefits are guaranteed for life, meaning once you retire, you will receive the same monthly benefit for the remainder of your life (once vested). We invest in your long-term financial well-being, so you can retire with peace of mind.Click here to learn more about IPERS (https://ipers.org/members) .Paid Time Off:Life is unpredictable, and at the State of Iowa, we understand the importance of work-life balance. Our leave policies, including paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave with unlimited accrual, ensure you have the flexibility you need for personal and family matters.Professional Development:Elevate your career with continuous learning opportunities. We support your growth through training programs, workshops, and tuition reimbursement.Employee Assistance Program (EAP):We care about your well-being beyond the workplace. Access confidential counseling, resources, and support through our Employee Assistance Program.Diversity and Inclusion:Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces all backgrounds and perspectives. We believe diversity is a strength that drives innovation.Join Us - Elevate Your Career:Ready to elevate your career with the State of Iowa?Click here (https://iowa.attract.neogov.com/recruitment/p/benefits) to explore more about our unparalleled benefits and discover what makes us unique. Your success is our priority!01 Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability? Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

Yes - I understand and agree.

No

02

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

03

Do you have a Bachelor's Degree (or higher degree)?

Yes

No

04

Are you a current employee of the Executive Branch and do you have three years of full-time work performing technical human resources work? Qualifying executive branch experience includes time spent as a Human Resources Associate (00772), Human Resources Technical Specialist (00771), or a Human Resources Technical Assistant (00770).

Yes

No

05

Do you have a combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience in technical or professional human resources work, where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work equals one year of full-time experience? Human resources technical work includes full-time work where your primary duties and the majority of your time is spent performing work in areas such as payroll, employment, position classification, compensation, collective bargaining administration, worker's compensation, employee discipline, and employee benefit administration.

Yes

No

06

Does your application demonstrate that you have 6 months' experience in providing human resource consultation and direction for an organization? Experience should also be in one or more of the following areas: developing agency personnel policies, approving personnel transactions, negotiating labor contracts, training personnel, recruiting and retention of personnel.

Yes

No

Required Question

AgencyState of IowaAgency645 Iowa Department of TransportationAddress800 Lincoln WayAmes, Iowa, 50010Websitehttps://iowadot.gov/careers/ApplyPlease verify your email addressVerify Email

Report job