Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary Grade: H1P

Salary Range: $115,170 – $143,936 – $172,702

External/Internal: EXTERNAL

Open Until Filled openings may be closed at any time without notice.

At Will**

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)

Basic Function

Plans, directs, and oversees the activities of a unit within the Human Resources (HR) Department, such as Recruitment, Compensation, Employment and HR Records, and Workforce Well-Being Services Programs.

Example Of Duties

Directs the activities within assigned units, such as recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, workforce well-being services programs, Employment Office and HR Records, and other mandated programs

Directs the development, interpretation, application, and adherence to established human resources policies and procedures and appropriate governmental laws and regulations

Advises management and staff on Human Resources issues and resolutions of related problems

Establishes and monitors long-range goals, budgets, schedules, and strategies

Reviews and coordinates units′ annual activities and budget based on departmental goals and objectives

Directs a continuing study of all human resources policies, programs, and practices to keep apprised of current and new developments, and recommends changes when necessary

Represents department before the Board of Directors, public agencies, community groups, committees, and professional organizations

Directs the preparation and maintenance of reports; presents reports to management, Board of Directors, committees, outside agencies, and the media

Develops and secures funding for special projects, such as audits, staffing studies, and training grants

Oversees the development and implementation of mandated training programs

May participate in union-management contract negotiations

Interfaces with other Metro departments and outside agencies to resolve problems

Assists in selecting consultants and contract personnel/vendors

Complies with Metro′s efficient and effective bill paying standard to ensure project and cost center invoices are paid in a timely manner

Oversees, monitors, and adheres to department/unit budget, goals, and schedules which comply with agency-wide fiscal responsibility

Develops and delivers quality projects from inception to close-out on time and within scope and budget

Supervises, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned staff

Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency′s safety vision and goals; and maintaining accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees

Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, or a related field; Master’s Degree in a related field preferred.


Five years of relevant management-level experience in one or more human resources functions; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity.

These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help

support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

Experience developing and implementing Human Resources Information Systems Management solutions.

Experience performing complex classification and compensation activities related to developing, implementing, and maintaining an agency’s compensation system.

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job related essential functions

Relevant HR certification for the area of responsibility, such as PHR (Professional in Human Resources), CCP (Certified Compensation

Professional), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Oracle certification, or other applicable certification etc., preferred


Current theories, principles, and practices of human resources management, including recruitment and selection, compensation, employee well-being, staff development, and training

Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public sector agency

EEO and affirmative action principles and goals

Budgeting and grant principles

Modern management theory

Skill in

Planning, organizing, and directing the work of a specific area of HR

Establishing and implementing policies and procedures

Determining strategies to achieve goals and ways to evaluate work accomplishments

Developing long-term plans and programs

Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes

Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions

Communicating effectively orally and in writing

Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence

Interacting professionally and working effectively with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives

Supervising, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff

Mediating, negotiating, and resolving disputes


Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data

Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements

Plan financial and staffing needs

Make financial decisions within a budget

Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro’s website at and complete an online Employment Application. METRO Headquarters, Employment


One Gateway Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JG)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.