The Human Resources Department creates, encourages, and maintains an environment that supports, develops and sustains the wellbeing of RCTC’s employees. This is accomplished by being a knowledgeable, approachable, and professional resource in providing quality services in the areas of employee relations, benefits, recruitment and retention, organizational development, compensation, and human resource information management. Human Resources develops and communicates sound policies and procedures that balance the needs of employees and the needs of the Commission while ensuring compliance with federal and state law. RCTC implements human resource best practices and innovative solutions while providing a high quality service, efficiency, employee growth and enrichment. The Human Resources Department maintains a dedicated focus on customer service and continuous improvement and is committed to fostering an environment that sustains RCTC’s collaborative and entrepreneurial culture.

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Thank you for your interest in Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC).

Due to the volume of applications received, we are not able to confirm receipt or current status of individual applications by phone. We make every effort to confirm the receipt of applications via email, when possible.

We appreciate your interest in RCTC and wish you every success.

Salary Range: $8,205 – 11,077 per month
Application Deadline: Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: 
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in human resources management, business or public administration, or a related field; or comparable equivalent, AND five (5) years of progressively responsible human resources management experience. Experience working in a public agency and administering public employee retirement benefits preferred.

Licenses/Certifications: One or more of the following professional HR certifications, or eligibility to obtain; SHRM-SCP, SHRM-CP, SPHR, PHR, IPMA-SCP or IPMA-CP.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region-wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities. RCTC is a small agency with a staffing component of 51 full time positions that support a governing board of 33 elected officials and one governor’s appointee throughout Riverside County.


GENERAL DESCRIPTIONUnder administrative direction, reports to Executive Director, oversees human resources programs, including recruitment, classification, compensation, benefits administration, organization and employee training and development, legal compliance and reporting practices, workers’ compensation administration, leave of absence administration, workplace safety, and employee relations, discipline, grievances, and personnel policies and procedures; provides consulting services to RCTC management and staff related to all aspects of human resources programs and activities; recommends and implements policies, procedures, and practices; coordinates assigned activities with those of other departments, divisions, and programs; and performs other duties as required.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only):

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.  See larger list of job functions by reviewing the full job description.   

  • Manages employee training and development; ensures compliance with regulatory and mandatory training, ensures safety training occurs per RCTC’s policys.
  • Supports employee relations activities. Provides direction, counsel, and/or advice on the interpretation of human resources policies, procedures, and administration. Advises and coaches staff and/or managers on issues to assist in developing and/or improving staff/manager performance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and project management.
  • Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of transit programs and operational needs of the assigned programs.
  • Principles and practices of budget development and administration, contract administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs.
  • Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to the operations of assigned programs.
  • Record keeping principles and procedures.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for effectively representing RCTC in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.

ABILITY TO:

  • Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient services.
  • Manage and monitor complex programs and projects, on-time and within budget.
  • Plan, organize, assign, review, and evaluate the work of staff; train staff in work procedures.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize and present technical information and data in an effective manner.
  • Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
  • Effectively represent the department and RCTC in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS:  Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various RCTC meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.

This is primarily a sedentary classification and the employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the general public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $750/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration.

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HOW TO APPLY


RCTC accepts applications for employment only for currently posted/open positions.

Please review the job announcement to confirm any supplemental questions or specific requirements pertinent to that recruitment. Applications received after the posted recruitment deadline will not be considered for the position.

Submitting an RCTC Employment Application, resume, and applicable documents can be done through the following methods:

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It is the policy of RCTC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, RCTC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.