Benefits & Leave Coordinator (Human Resources Specialist III - IV)

Job #: 2023-73

  • TWC Job #: 15967175
  • Opening Date: 5/02/2023
  • Travel Required: NA
  • Monthly Salary: $4,583.34-$5,416.67/mo
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B18 – B20
  • Class: 1733 - 1735
  • Status: Open

Benefits & Leave Coordinator – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for an experienced Benefits & Leave Coordinator (Human Resources Specialist III-IV) to work in the Human Resources Division.

Who We Are

The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol Complex in Austin.

What You’ll Do

This is a job that performs human resources management work involving employee benefits, leave administration, and policy and procedures.

What You’ll Earn

The salary is $4,583.34 - $5,416.67 a month ($55,000.08 - $65,000.04 a year).

Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more: https://www.ers.texas.gov/Active-Employees/Health-Benefits

What You Need to Get Hired

  • Three (3) to four (4) years of experience in human resources administration or a related staff services function (i.e., benefits administration, leave accounting, employee relations, and policies and procedures).
  • Experience working with employee benefits and leave administration.
  • Experience administering Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Sick/Family Leave Pool and Sick/Family Leave Donations programs.
  • Proven ability to provide advice and counsel to employees and management on issues, rules, and policies related to benefits, timekeeping, and other human resources management programs.
  • Proven ability to handle complex issues and develops solutions by following procedures and applying policy.

Other Things We’ll be Looking For            

  • Experience in planning, developing, revising, and implementing human resources policies, procedures, and forms.
  • Experience working with Centralized Accounting and Personnel/Payroll System (CAPPS) and Employee Retirement System (ERS) Online.
  • Experience with planning, designing, and conducting human resources training.

Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply

It’s a great job for an experienced professional who likes to perform human resource management in the areas of benefits and leave. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.

Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis. Salary and position level will be based on experience and demonstrated skills.

Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), or Society for Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification may substitute for two (2) years of experience; or

A Human Resources Certificate from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE) may substitute for one (1) year of experience.

Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.

Veterans
Veterans, Reservists, or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.


How to Apply

Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-8315 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

Contact Human Resources

(512) 463-5873

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