Job Title: Human Resources Specialist V - VI Open Date: December 27, 2021
Salary Group/Class No. B22/B24 Close Date: Until Filled
Current Status: Open Posting Number: 466-2022-003
Number of Positions: 1 WorkinTexas.com No. 15012528
Monthly Salary: Commensurate w/Experience Part-Time: No
Work Location: 2601 North Lamar Blvd. Austin, Texas (with some remote flexibility) Position Type: External
Travel Required: NA FLSA Eligible: Exempt

Applications Accepted By:

Mail:

Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner

Human Resources 2601 N. Lamar Blvd

Austin, TX 78705

E-mail:
Personnel@occc.texas.gov
Attention: Human Resources
Job Description

Performs advanced (senior-level) human resources management work. Work involves directing, administering, and monitoring the human resources management program and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.  Serves as the backup payroll administrator and safety officer. May participate in risk management, records management, purchasing, and property management activities. Work also involves developing and implementing communications to inform employees, consumers, and stakeholders regarding pertinent issues. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs related work as assigned.

Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinates, administers, and monitors human resources programs such as employment, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development.
  • Oversees and manages the maintenance of human resources systems and records, the analysis of human resources, and reporting procedures.
  • Plans and coordinates human resources programs and activities.
  • Advises management on the administration of operating plans and policies for human resources activities.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of human resources policies and recommends improvements.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation and maintenance of human resources reports.
  • Interprets and provides advice and assistance on state and federal human resources-related laws and regulations.
  • Serves as Safety Officer and ensures compliance.
  • May supervise the work of others.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate on the application how the following qualifications are met:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Major course work in human resources or business management, business or public administration, organization development or related field is preferred. May substitute four years of progressive human resources experience for required education.
Two (2) years of experience in human resources management work.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification as Profession in Human Resource (PHR) or Senior Profession in Human Resources;
Experience with the Texas Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management;
  • Knowledge of human resources programs such as employment, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organization development;
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations related to human resources issues;
  • Skill in conducting interviews and prescreening applicants against job criteria;
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing, and in problem solving;
  • Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.
  • Ability to evaluate and relate policies and procedures to cases in question;
  • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information;
  • Ability to conduct investigations;
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to supervise the work of others.
  • Physical Requirements
  • The position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer service.
General

Classroom instruction and on-the-job training is utilized to develop proficiency in examination and to develop knowledge of applicable statutes, rules, regulations, and examination procedures.

All information obtained regarding the status of regulated financial service providers is subject to strict confidentiality. Employees are restricted from having certain loans or financial connections with licensed lenders, may not hold a substantial ownership interest in any licensee, and may not be related to any officer, employee, or consultant of any financial trade association. Employees must manage their personal finances in a manner to avoid conflicts of interest with the agency’s regulated industries. Employees must file an annual ethics disclosure statement with the agency. Must have reliable transportation. Applicants will be required to sign a release authorizing the agency to obtain information regarding the applicant's credit history, police and criminal history information, and educational information.

Males born on or after January 1, 1960, between 18 and 25 years of age, will be required to present proof of Selective Service registration on the first day of employment or proof of exemption from Selective Service registration requirement.  All offers of employment are contingent on the candidate having legal authorization to work in the United States.  Failure to present such authorization within the time specified by the U. S. Department of Labor will result in the offer being rescinded.

How to Apply

Submit a State of Texas application via mail or in person to: Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Human Resources, 2601 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78705; or via fax to 512.936.7610. Applications MUST include a complete work history. Applications may be downloaded from www.occc.texas.gov. Résumés submitted without a State of Texas application will not be considered.

State of Texas Employment Application: .pdf 

For directions click here or to request physical accommodation, contact Human Resources at 512.936.7666 or personnel@occc.texas.gov.

Interviews will be conducted by appointment following pre-screen of applications. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of their selection or non-selection.  The Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner is an equal opportunity employer.