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Human Resources Analyst (Recruiter)

Posted: 11/20/2022



AC Transit has an exciting opportunity with our Talent Acquisition (TA) Team. We are seeking to hire a regular full-time Human Resources Analyst (Recruiter) with professional experience in the areas of staffing, recruitment, and other areas within HR. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in effectively managing recruitments, developing and/or selecting appropriate tests for screening candidates, conducting job analysis; experience performing complex statistical analysis and preparing presentations using appropriate software; experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, strong customer service orientation, focused on providing excellent service to the public and District staff; excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing in a business environment; and ability to effectively handle multiple assignments simultaneously.


This is an excellent opportunity to work for the largest bus agency in California, make a difference in our local community and promote AC Transit as a great employer of the East Bay. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an outstanding benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and 457 savings plan.


Representative Functions


  • Screens applicants for minimum qualifications based on applications, supplemental questionnaires, and other required documentation.
  • Organizes recruitments, including resume searches, strategic planning, placement of advertising and promotional announcements, development of examination plans, writing of job. 
  • Develops employment selection tests, writes test items, uses test item banks, performs item analysis and other statistical analyses for validation studies, and modifies tests based on analysis.
  • Administers employment selection tests, trains evaluators and interview panels, reviews scoring, and explains tests and examination results and procedures to applicants.
  • Establishes and maintains confidential files and records, and performs administrative tasks such as data entry, and the writing and distribution of correspondence and other documents.
  • Provides advice, expertise, and guidance to management in regard to unit(s) of assignment.
  • Conducts job analysis studies including job-audits and position description questionnaires, and makes recommendations based on analysis of results. 
  • Takes on special projects as assigned, including HRIS projects, onboarding and other HR related projects.
  • Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications


Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field, from an accredited college or university.
Experience:  A minimum of three (3) years in a Human Resources department at the professional level, performing functions in recruitment and selection; classification and compensation; HR Information Systems; employee relations, benefits administration, or AA/EEO.  Additional education, such as a graduate degree in one of the above disciplines from an accredited college or university may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.
Desirable Qualifications: A self-starter with a generalist background and/or strong recruitment background/experience. Willingness to work as part of a team and learn quickly. Professional demeanor and excellent customer service. Public sector experience is not required, only solid HR experience. Willingness to do what is needed to get the job done and move the District forward in our company goals. This position requires the incumbent to occasionally travel to District facilities, with the flexibility to work early mornings, late afternoons/evenings, and or on the weekends as needed for events at various District locations and in the community. Union experience is desirable but not required. 


Additional Information

Must maintain the physical condition necessary to: (1) perform tasks in an office setting operating a personal computer, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment; and (2) possess physical mobility in order to and within the various District facilities.

The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation.

Vaccination Requirement for Candidates Seeking Employment: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has implemented a requirement that requires all candidates for District employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including variants, prior to being employed by the District, subject to limited exceptions. AC Transit adopted this vaccination policy as an emergency public health response to mitigate the negative public health consequences associated with increased incidence and test positivity rates and the prevalence of new virus variants, including increased hospitalizations, intensive care unit admissions, and deaths.

As such, candidates seeking District employment will be required to: (1) be fully vaccinated (two weeks after completion of the entire recommended COVID-19 vaccination series) and (2) submit a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card prior to their start date, unless a reasonable accommodation request for a medical or religious exemption has been approved.  

Benefits: The transit professionals who call AC Transit home represent the rich cultural diversity of the Bay Area. For more than 60 years, we have been an equal opportunity employer honoring religion, ethnic background, national origin, gender, gender expression, genetic information, disabilities, age, and veteran status.  We are not only an inclusive employer but also offer a comprehensive benefits package rooted in choice, flexibility, and affordability. Most Benefits are effective the first of the month following your hire date. Employees and eligible dependents have access to the following benefits*:
  • Medical - Choice of two Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs):  Kaiser Permanente and Health Net. $10.00 office visit co-pays; $5.00 - $35.00 prescription co-pays.
  • Dental – MetLife Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) $50 annual deductible per person/$150 per family; $3,000 per person annual maximum; preventative care covered at 100%; basic and major care covered at 90%; $4,000 lifetime maximum orthodontia covered at 50%. 
  • Vision - Vision Service Plan - $10.00 copay; eligible for an exam, lenses, frames or contact lenses every 12 months – based on the last date of service. $200 frame allowance or $120 allowance for contact lenses. 
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance 
  • Employee paid Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Retirement – employees automatically participate in a lifetime defined benefit plan and have the option to contribute to a 457 deferred compensation plan via payroll deductions.  All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016 may be in the District’s Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA).  As such, employee may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of the pension.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care, Dependent Care, Parking, Transit
  • AC Transit contributes up to $50.00/month towards an employee’s FSA Transit costs
  • Free AC Transit Bus Pass
  • Federal Credit Union
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Personal Time Off
  • Nine (9) paid holidays; 2 paid floating holidays; 1 paid birthday holiday
  • Tuition Reimbursement – up to $2500 per fiscal year on approved courses
  • Wellness Program
*AC Transit benefits are negotiated and subject to change based on collective bargaining agreements.

Pension: All AC Transit employees participate in a lifetime defined benefit pension. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA).  As such, he/she may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.

ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.
The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.
In accordance with federal requirements, all job applicants selected for appointments in a safety sensitive position are subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. A final job applicant will be tested for five prohibited drugs: Cocaine, PCP, Amphetamines, Marijuana and Opiates. During employment, employees holding safety sensitive positions are subject to random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing. Additionally, in the event of an absence of more than 90 days from a safety sensitive position, pre-employment drug testing will be performed.
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