Current Opportunities


Title: Director of Human Resources

Company: Jefferson County Commission

Job Summary:

The Director of Human Resources directs the day-to-day planning, organizing, directing and coordination of the program activities of the Jefferson County Commission’s Human Resource Department, including Employee Services, Recruitment & Selection, Organizational Development, and Affirmative Action/Employee Relations. The Director sets overall policy and long-range and short-range strategic goals and objectives within the Jefferson County Commission, and assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of professional and clerical staff members. The Director develops operating policies and procedures, ensures resources are available to achieve work plans, resolves complex business issues, and establishes management practices and processes that ensure the accomplishment of performance standards.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND

Specific Experience:

  1. Held role with progressive exposure to human resources or related field

  2. Held managerial role within human resources or related field

Experience managing a work team or unit

  1. Managed a work team or unit (10 or more people)

  2. Experience as a manager (i.e., supervisory experience)

  3. Responsible for setting goals and making key decisions at a team or unit level

  4. Worked with a budget for a team or unit

  5. Responsible for evaluating the performance of those within a team or unit

Experience supporting the implementation and monitoring of work unit strategy

  1. Contributed to a concrete substantial change effort

  2. Developed and implemented a strategic initiative

  3. Responsible for managing and delivering results on a high level project at the team or unit level (i.e., more than individual level objectives)

Experience interacting with key internal and external stakeholders

  1. Experience working in a high stress environment involving multiple constituents

  2. Responsible for a function that delivers services to internal and external customers

  3. Held roles involving forging positive interpersonal working relationships

  4. Responsible for the development and growth of multiple others (e.g., coaching activities, formal mentoring)

  5. Responsible for delivering complex communications to multiple parties (verbal and/or written)

Experience working in environments that require adherence to high professional and ethical standards

  1. Exposure to essential work tasks and/or processes in non-profit or government, or in a private organization that has constraints resembling those in the public sector  

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND

Degree Preference

  1. Possesses a degree in Business or Public Administration, Psychology, Personnel Management or related field

Specific Experience

  1. Experience or exposure to at least three major program areas (of Employee Services, Affirmative Action & Employee Relations, Recruitment & Section, Organizational Development)

Experience managing a work team or unit

  1. Engaged in guiding the development of others (e.g., identifying formal programs, pinpointing stretch assignments, crafting development plans that integrate with daily activities)

  2. Held roles in which they have delegated important responsibilities to others

Experience supporting the implementation and monitoring of work unit strategy

  1. Responsible for guiding the implementation of an innovative solution (e.g., organizational process, product)

Experience interacting with key internal and external stakeholders

  1. Held roles in which they were responsible for resolving conflicts and driving consensus

  2. Responsible for completing a negotiation at work

Experience working in environments that require adherence to high professional and ethical standards

  1. Demonstrates a track record of ethical professional behavior

  2. Demonstrates a track record of understanding and respecting the practices, customs, and values of people from different backgrounds, perspectives, and cultures

 

Response Instruction: To find out more details about this position, please visit www.jobsquest.org

*Posted 2/20/2017


Title: Payroll and Benefits Manager

Company: Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company, Inc.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for all payroll functions. Processes weekly and bi-weekly payroll for 470 total employees. Understands and interprets union contract as it pertains to time, attendance, and payroll functions. Works with Payroll Company with issues that may arise. Responsible for all benefit functions. Enrolls employees, process changes, starts, and terminates all benefits. Handles all billing and reconciles and pays all benefit bills. Acts as liaison between employees and benefit providers. Answers questions pertaining to payroll and benefits to all employees. Enters new hires, transfers, and terminates employees in time and attendance system. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Competency

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions. Project Management - Coordinates projects. Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs. Interpersonal - Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information. Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions. Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment. Ethics - Treats people with respect. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions. Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Makes timely decisions. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university is required. 1-3 years’ experience is preferred but not required.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Payroll systems; Internet software and Human Resource systems.

Certificates and Licenses

No certifications needed

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk.

Response Instructions: Please email resume to slawley@pwadc.com

*Posted 2/09/2017


Title: Asset Management Trainer

Company: Navigate Affordable Housing Partners

Job Summary:

Navigate Housing is a major player in the affordable housing industry with offices in Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia and Connecticut. This position is based in Birmingham, AL. Historically, Navigate is one of the federal government’s largest contractors in the affordable housing industry.

The Asset Management Trainer is responsible for coordinating and implementing training as it relates to Navigate’s lines of business, including its work as a Performance Based Contract Administrator (PBCA) for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to perform compliance and monitoring of multifamily housing operations.

Navigate utilizes the latest resources and technology available as well as the most progressive team of employees to accomplish our goals.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Conduct technical training on topics relevant to Navigate’s lines of business (including PBCA work) and any related statutory and/or regulatory changes
Research and prepare training tools and materials (print and electronic) that comply with the terms of the appropriate Navigate contracts and agreements, the appropriate federal, local and state regulations governing, and Navigate standards
Develop evaluation procedures that measure the effectiveness of the various training programs
Travel regularly to conduct customer training, attend and participate in conferences, and assist other Navigate offices


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of general operations and procedures of affordable housing programs.
Obtain and maintain relevant professional certifications and designations as required
Ability to communicate orally in a clear and concise manner and effectively present information to staff and all external customers.
Ability to conduct detailed research, analyze and interpret data.
Ability to operate computers and manipulate standard presentation, word processing, and spreadsheet software including a general familiarity with the internet.
Ability to deal with stressful situations with calmness and courtesy at all times.


Physical Requirements

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines;
Must be able to move or carry objects or materials weighing up to 25 pounds;
Must have visual/hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communications in the English language, including the ability to communicate directly and over the telephone and be understood.
Ability to work in adverse and/or hazardous conditions such as noise, odors, hazardous materials, heat/cold, toxic materials, dust/dirt, etc.
Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity which may include:
a. Driving and getting in/out of a vehicle numerous times a day.
b. Prolonged sitting in an office environment


Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree preferred with major coursework in public or business administration, education, or a related area. Three to five years’ experience in property management, training, in an educational setting, real estate, property management, affordable housing (preferably Section 8), or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Navigate Housing Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers an excellent benefits package. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. The successful candidate must pass a post offer criminal background check, motor vehicle records check, a physical including drug screening, possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to be insured under all corporate insurance policies. Salary is commensurate with training and experience.

Response Instruction: Response Instruction: To find out more details about this position , please visit our website: www.navigatehousing.com. Click on “Join Navigate” - look to the left of the page and double click on “Careers”.

*Posted 2/08/2017 


Title: HR Director

Company: Ram Tool Construction Supply Company

Job Summary:

Talent Connections, LLC (www.talentconnections.net) is a leading professional services firm and has specialized in recruitment services - including HR search, contract recruiting, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), HR consulting and Executive Search. Our firm has been retained to identify an HR Director for Ram Tool Construction Supply Company headquartered in Birmingham, AL.
Qualified applicants who meet the requirements listed below should submit their resume and salary requirement to Allison Auld for immediate consideration. All resume submissions will remain confidential. No phone calls or agencies please.

Click here to email Allison Auld your resume

About Ram Tool:
Ram Tool Construction Supply Company , a family-owned service company for general contractors, subcontractors and all other buyers of construction supplies who value getting the job done efficiently. Since 1967, Ram Tool has worked to continually provide our customers with service that is unparalleled in our industry. With more than $34 million in inventory, 35 branches and more than 1 million square feet of warehouse space throughout the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Texas, Ram Tool is a one-stop shop for all construction supply needs.

The Opportunity:
This hands-on HR Director must have a passion for building best practices and processes for this start up HR opportunity. They must be able to provide consultative direction and advice to management and employees on those HR best practices. This role requires a high level of human resources support, advice and assistance to management and employees on recruiting, organizational development, total rewards, employee relations and performance management. This position requires someone who is customer focused, action and detail-oriented, able to multi-task and work in an extremely fast-paced environment. Must be a strong individual contributor and team-player with a positive and flexible attitude. This leadership position reports to the President and manages several direct reports.


Responsibilities:
Provides strategic leadership of short- and long-term goals using thoughtful techniques in the communication of the company’s mission and core values to implement positive change and/or create organizational structure within the organization
Executes innovative programs that drive business performance improvements and desired outcomes
Works closely with management to improve employee work relationships, engagement, retention and performance
Develops recruitment strategy and employee selection process through the utilizing standard recruitment and employment practices and processes. Regularly monitors employee retention, new hires, and other related recruitment metrics
Identifies workforce planning issues and partners with managers to address issues with focused solutions. Provides guidance and input on restructures, and succession/replacement management
Ensures budgets and schedules are within company requirements with significant organizational responsibility for the overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, expense priority management, and recommendation and implementation changes of current methods
Collaborates with managers in the establishment of clear and concise development plans to ensure succession planning and the advancement of future leaders within the organization
Regularly interacts and collaborates with executives, senior management and human resources vendors. These interactions frequently require special skills such as negotiating or influencing in matters of significance to the organization
Continue the implementation of Cornerstone on Demand

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree
7-10 years of progressive Human Resources experience
Preferred experience in a multi-site manufacturing, supply-chain, transportation and/or services environment
Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in effectively managing staff and teams with experience developing roles and responsibilities, coaching staff to fulfill organizational objectives
Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and experience in reporting requirements associated with Human Resources
Excellent customer service skills with an emphasis on serving the organization and ability to push back when necessary
Exceptional interpersonal communication and diplomacy skills required
Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook
Knowledge of ADP and Cornerstone on Demand helpful
SHRM-SCP or SPHR certification desired

We appreciate your time! Feel free to forward this email to colleagues in your professional network that may be interested in this exciting opportunity.
Regards,

Allison Auld
Director, Talent Delivery
Talent Connections, LLC

About Talent Connections:
Talent Connections, LLC recognized both locally and nationally as leaders in the Human Resources profession and making connections for professionals for over 16 years Talent Connections has been honored by being recognized two years in a row on the prestigious Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in the U.S. Talent Connections is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with a practice in Jacksonville, FL, Houston, TX and Augusta, GA. Please visit us at www.talentconnections.net.

*Posted 2/2/2017


 

Title: Associate Resources Specialist-Employee Relations

Company: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

Job Summary:

Associate Resources is responsible for providing programs, services, coaching and education to influence open communication, encourage associate engagement, promote work-life balance and ensure fair and equitable treatment in accordance with company policy and regulatory compliance. Associate Resources ensures through advising and coaching managers and associates that all actions affecting employment relationships, associate assistance, complaints or inquiries are performed within company policy and regulatory constraints.  The department enhances a corporate culture that emphasizes concern for associates while promoting a commitment to cost efficient, customer oriented delivery of services.

Primary Responsibilities

Monitors and ensures through coaching and education of managers and associates that actions affecting employment relationships, including pre-employment drug screening, associate assistance, discipline, termination, or associate complaints or inquiries regarding any and all aspects of their employment are performed within company policy and regulatory constraints.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Knowledge of Corporate Operating Policies and/or Compliance Procedures

  • Knowledge of applicable employment and labor laws

  • Experience in a position requiring the ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities

  • Demonstrated experience in a position exercising independent judgment to make sound decisions and solve problems

  • Experience in a position interacting with all levels of staff

  • Experience in a position interpreting and communicating information orally and written

  • Experience in a position requiring the ability to resolve conflict

  • Experience in a position working with highly confidential information

  • Experience in a position utilizing excellent communication skills to communicate highly sensitive information

  • Knowledge of Performance Management principles preferred

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred

  • Experience in a position making formal presentations is preferred

  • Knowledge of FMLA is preferred

  • Knowledge of ADA laws is preferred

  • Project management experience is highly desirable

  • Previous investigational interviewing experience is preferred

  • Previous experience in a HR Generalist or Employee Relations role is highly desirable

Response Instruction: Apply on our website: https://www.bcbsal.jobs/

*Posted 2/01/2017


Title: HR Generalist

Company: Healthcare Business Solutions, LLC

Job Summary:

HBS Human Resources serves as a strategic partner in developing the Company's overall Talent Management Strategy. Human Resources provides a full range of centralized, comprehensive services and functions including recruitment and selection, associate relations, associate health, learning and development and essential compensation and benefits communications.


Primary Responsibilities

The HR Generalist is accountable for planning, organizing and implementing the recruitment, benefits and compensation, and associate resources issues for HBS and its subsidiaries. Providing programs, services, and counseling that ensures open communications and assumes fair and equitable treatment in accordance with Company policy and regulatory compliance programs.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a position developing, interpreting, and communication information both orally and written
  • Experience in a position managing multiple projects with various priorities
  • Experience in a position using independent judgment and making effective decisions
  • Experience in a position providing consultative and problem resolution to customers
  • Knowledge of applicable employment laws preferred
  • Ability to travel occasionally as required for the job
  • Experience recruiting and interviewing
  • Experience coaching or counseling associates
  • Working knowledge of compensation and benefits processes and guidelines
  • Human Resource Management System ( HRMS) software application experience preferred
  • Experience working with employee relations issues preferred
  • Experience in technical recruiting desired
  • Experience developing and implementing recruiting strategies preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable employment laws preferred

Terms and Agreements

By submitting a job application, I attest that all information to the best of my knowledge is true and accurate. Furthermore, I understand that any information provided by me throughout the job application process is subject to verification including, but not limited to work experience, education, assessment (test) and interviews.
Our Company provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Response Instruction: http://www.hbsllc.com/careers/

*Posted 1/26/2017


Title: HR Manager - Payroll

Company: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Department Overview:

Compensation and Benefits is responsible for all associate payrolls and the administration of associate benefit plans. Compensation and Benefit Specialists are available to our associates to answer questions they may have regarding payroll, tax withholding, and benefits such as health, dental, life insurance, family and medical leave, and retirement plans.

Primary Responsibilities

The incumbent is responsible for the implementation, administration, and maintenance of the company’s compensation and employee benefit programs; including processing and distribution of all payrolls; time administration; payroll tax reporting and deposits; group, fringe and retirement benefits.  In addition, the incumbent is accountable for reporting and reconciliation of payroll and benefit data in the corporate general ledger.

Responsibilities also include government and regulatory reporting; as well as coordination and oversight of the systems and tools which support related business functions. The Payroll Manager is charged with making the best use of all available resources; both human and technical. The use of performance management is essential to motivating associates and leading to the successful outcome of all performance objectives.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, HR Management or business related field

  • Minimum five years experience working with payroll, benefits, accounting or related field

  • Experience in a position requiring interpretation and application of laws, regulations or policies

  • Experience in a position which required developing, interpreting and communicating information; both oral and written

  • Experience in a position exercising independent judgment and complex decision making

  • Experience in a role requiring the application of analytical thinking to research, design, and implement new processes, programs and systems

  • Experience interacting with all levels of associates and management

  • Experience in a position addressing sensitive situations with confidentiality and diplomacy

  • Proficient with MS Office

  • Working knowledge of relational database systems is required

  • Familiarity with PeopleSoft operation system preferred

  • Previous management experience preferred

Terms and Agreements

By submitting a job application, I attest that all information to the best of my knowledge is true and accurate. Furthermore, I understand that any information provided by me throughout the job application process is subject to verification including, but not limited to work experience, education, assessment (test) and interviews.  

Our Company provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups. 

Response Instruction: To apply for this position visit www.bcbsal.jobs

*Posted 1/23/2017


Title: Sr. Payroll & Compensation Specialist

Company: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Department Overview:

Compensation and Benefits is responsible for all associate payrolls and the administration of associate benefit plans. Compensation and Benefit Specialists are available to our associates to answer questions they may have regarding payroll, tax withholding, and benefits such as health, dental, life insurance, family and medical leave, and retirement plans.

Primary Responsibilities

The incumbent will serve as the lead in managing and evaluating executive compensation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to processing executive payroll and compensation, researching and analyzing compensation trends and pay practices, general ledger account reconciliations, tax reporting and research of applicable regulations for wages, tax law, etc.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Minimum of one (1) year of direct, related on-the-job experience in payroll, accounting, auditing or related field

  • Ability to present information, reports and recommendations in a clear and concise manner

  • Experience using problem solving skills to make sound decisions in unclear situations

  • Demonstrated use of effective interpersonal skills in partnering with all levels of associates, managers and senior level executives

  • Experience in a position requiring the ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities

  • Experience with statistical data analysis is preferred

Terms and Agreements

By submitting a job application, I attest that all information to the best of my knowledge is true and accurate. Furthermore, I understand that any information provided by me throughout the job application process is subject to verification including, but not limited to work experience, education, assessment (test) and interviews.  

Our Company provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups. 

Response Instruction: To apply for this position visit www.bcbsal.jobs

*Posted 1/23/2017


Title: Organizational Development Project Manager & Analyst

Company: HealthSouth

Job Summary: 

HealthSouth’s corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, has recently announced a brand new position on our Human Resources team. This is a great opportunity to work for a company that has a strong commitment to its employees. HealthSouth offers productive careers with an emphasis on work-life balance, continuing education programs and development and training programs to help employees thrive and achieve their career potential.

HealthSouth’s OD Project Managers are responsible for development projects and programs supporting enterprise-wide employee selection, on-boarding, performance management, development, succession planning, engagement, and retention. Responsibilities include needs assessment, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of sustainable training and performance improvement programs and interventions.

The primary responsibilities of this OD Project Manager position include talent management analytics and our employee engagement survey. We are looking for an experienced individual with skill and passion for data-based decision making and the desire to grow and develop within our OD department.

The ideal candidate for this OD Project Manager and Analyst role will have a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational psychology or a related field with proficiency in research design, survey administration, multivariate statistics, statistical and database software (e.g., Minitab, SPSS, R, Excel, Access), and survey software (e.g., Survey Monkey, Qualtrics).

Qualifications:

License or Certification:
- CPLP preferred
- PHR preferred 
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
- Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Psychology, Management or related field
- Master's preferred
- Minimum 3 years work experience with 1 year experience in providing end-to-end solutions
- Experience in Healthcare a plus

Essential Job Functions:
- Provides technical support for OD including but not limited to surveys, LMS, SharePoint, data management, analysis, and reporting.
- Serves as liaison for vendor products and services as they relate to the position’s responsibilities, holding vendors accountable for commitments and obligations.
- Applies a systematic process for analyzing human performance gaps and closing them.
- Delivers engaging and effective informal and formal learning solutions in a variety of methods and technologies to address learning needs.
- Uses metrics and analytics to measure the impact of solutions.
- Builds an organization’s culture, capability, capacity, and engagement through people development strategies.
- Applies a systematic process to improve others¿ ability to set goals, take action, and maximize strengths.
- Captures, distributes, and archives intellectual capital to encourage knowledge-sharing and collaboration.
- Applies a systematic process to shift individuals, teams, and organizations from current state to desired state.
- Creates and adheres to the budget for area of responsibility.
- Executes goals and drives projects to implementation, evaluation, and sustainability on time and within budget. Accomplishes quality and quantity work in a timely manner.
- Builds trust, networks, partners with others, influences stakeholders, and demonstrates emotional intelligence.

How to Apply: Please visit http://rolp.co/ZtLdb to apply for this opportunity

Personal Contact Information: David.Marshall@healthsouth.com or 205-970-5880

*Posted 1/23/2017