Position Description

Human Resources Specialist
Department Human Resources
Employment type Full time
Closing Date Open Until Filled
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Human Resources Specialist

The Transit Authority of River City is looking for an energetic, organized, detail oriented professional to fill the opening of Human Resources Specialist.   This critical role will assist in performing a variety of clerical, filing, and data entry duties involved in processing department paperwork, maintaining personnel files; responding to routine questions, and administering employment verifications.  Acts as support to the Human Resources Department.


  • Perform general office administrative tasks

  • Provide HR support 

  • Maintain personnel records

  • Process new hire paperwork

  • Assist with the hiring process

  • Serve as back up to HR Generalist

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • One year of experience working in a human resources environment or equivalent experience; a combination of experience and training may be substituted when competency in the position is demonstrated.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Experience using HR software or other database applications preferred.

  • Successful performance of pre-employment tests required.

  • Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Comprehensive/Affordable Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance (benefits begin the first of the month following date of hire)

  • Participation in County Employee Retirement System (CERS) after one year of service

  • Deferred Compensation Plan (403b, 457, Roth IRA options)

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Sick Leave and Vacation

  • Tuition Assistance for Eligible Employees

  • Professional Development

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • On-site Fitness Facilities


Transit Authority of River City (TARC) is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the community we serve. Applicants shall not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.

Reasonable accommodations may be made for those who are able to perform the essential duties of the position.

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