Human Resources Specialist

Professional Transporation Inc Evansville , IN 47712

Posted 1 week ago

Be a Part of the Nation's Largest Rail Crew Transportation Company!

About PTI "Where the RIGHT way is the SAFE way":

Professional Transportation, Inc. has been providing crew transportation services for railroads since 1980 and has an industry reputation for providing quality, reliable, and safe crew transportation services. Much like a shuttle service, PTI receives around-the-clock requests from our railroad customers to pick up and drop off train crews. PTI dispatchers match up drivers with these trips and the drivers safely transport the crews to their destinations. Taking place thousands of times a day, these trips can range from a few miles to a few hundred miles.

Human Resources Specialist

Provides support and assistance to the Human Resources Managers and Human Resources Director through activities related to Human Resources programs and procedures. This position requires confidentiality, prioritizing and organization.

Job Description:


  • Assist in hiring process by coordinating job postings, reviewing resumes, and performing telephone interviews and reference checks as requested.

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with college and university placement offices and faculty as a source to generate qualified applicants.

  • Coordinate internal and external recruiting efforts as needed. Meet with partners to develop specific recruiting strategies, and maintain records on recruiting activities as required.

  • Attend or host open interview events both locally and nationally.


  • Conduct employee training classes

  • Develop and update new or current courses

  • Attend outside training opportunities and developmental programs to improve skill sets

Unemployment/Wage Audits

  • Respond timely to unemployment claims by using our database management system.

  • Accurately provide documentation to our database management system to fight claims in all states for all business units.

  • Work with Managers to ensure appropriate defense/offense in unemployment hearings.

  • Complete wage audits as requested.


  • Act as administrative liaison between HR and Payroll

  • Update time clock punches as needed and send reporting to managers weekly

  • Respond timely to appropriate requests for information related to pay, employment verifications, etc.


  • Coordinate updates to the company's Policy & Procedures, employee handbook, training, and other employee and recruiting documents.

  • Assist with various research projects and/or special projects.

  • Aid in the implementation and management of the company's HRIS/ATS systems.

Quality & Continuous Improvement

  • Personally commit to quality in all aspects of work.

  • Provide "World Class Customer Service" for internal and external customers.

  • Participate in and promote the established Quality Improvement Process (QIP) for continuous improvement.

  • Participate on teams to research, measure and correct problems and to strive for process improvement.

  • Communicate and exemplify the Company's Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Values, and Philosophy.

  • Attend at least ten (10) hours of training annually to continue development of work-related skills.

  • This does not necessarily list all responsibilities, duties, requirements or efforts associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, the company reserves the right to review and modify the functions, duties and requirements of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed as circumstances or business needs require.

Job Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED; Some college coursework.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Human Resources preferred


  • 2+ years related experience; human resources experience preferred

Other Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrate the ability to problem solve and handle sensitive and confidential situations and information.

  • Demonstrate a strong customer-centered service philosophy.

  • Maintain a professional, well-groomed personal appearance.

  • Demonstrate a friendly and outgoing personality with a courteous and professional presence.

  • Possess strong verbal, written, and active listening skills.

  • Ability to consistently meet and exceed daily goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills while effectively handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced business environment with competing priorities.

  • Demonstrate strong detail orientation.

  • Demonstrate strong follow-up and follow-through skills.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong interpersonal abilities to deal effectively with customers and business contacts at all levels.

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with databases and with Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Ability to work independently, without constant supervision.

  • Possess a working knowledge of basic office equipment, such as printers, copiers, faxes, scanners.

  • Must possess and continually maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Insurance

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • 401K

  • Drug Free Work Force

  • On The Job Training

  • Discounted Cellphone Plans


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