Compensation Manager

Texas Department Of Transportation Austin , TX 78719

Posted 6 months ago

The essential duties for this job include:

  • Manages staff in providing statewide HR program support and consultation to internal and external customers.

  • Oversees Department's position management, compensation, and classification functions including Executive and Management Compensation, job analysis, salary surveys, project/program activities and promotion/reclassification issues.

  • Oversees the maintenance of system and employee data in PeopleSoft, interfaces, and Standardized Payroll/Personnel Reporting System (SPRS).

  • Ensures Department compliance with the State Classification Plan in accordance with the Position Classification Act and other applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

  • Builds strong relationships with business partners and internal leadership to ensure best practices in providing customer support.

  • Develops staff through mentorship, internal and external professional development, and one-on-one coaching.

  • Develops and interprets Department human resources policy.

  • Ensures compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to functional area.

  • Analyzes proposed state and federal legislation for impact on existing Department operations and policy.

  • Represents the Department on compensation and classification issues and advises departmental executives and staff regarding compensation and job classification issues. Performs other duties as assigned.


The required competencies for this job include:

  • Federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines governing the human resources field; and equal employment opportunity guidelines

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state regulations impacting pay and time recordkeeping

  • The State Position Classification Act and Plan; and legislative process.

  • Supervising professional and technical staff; and developing and coaching staff

  • Delegates both routine and important tasks and decisions; shares authority but has ultimate accountability

  • Compensation, classification, position management, payroll and timekeeping

  • Researching, interpreting, developing, and implementing policies, procedures, and state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Information systems, processes and procedures

  • Presenting information and training

  • Maintaining effective working relationships with others

  • Maintaining a safe working environment


This job requires the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline

Work Experience

This job requires the following:

  • 6 years in compensation and human resources experience

  • (Experience can be satisfied by full-time or prorated part-time equivalent)

  • Must have two (2) years supervisory/managerial experience. Project leader or lead worker experience may substitute for supervisory/managerial experience.

  • Related graduate level education may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis.

  • Certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR); Certified Professional/Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources, Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or equivalent may be substituted for (2) years of required human resources work experience.

Licenses and Certifications

  • HR or Compensation Certification preferred.

  • Valid Driver's License (required)

Conditions of Employment

Conditions for this Position: Standards of Employment


Resumes are accepted for additional information, but you must complete the online State of Texas application to include a summary of your work experience. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.

Applicant Information

Applicant Information

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.

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Compensation Manager

Texas Department Of Transportation