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HR Compliance & Risk Mgr - 90247777 - Washington

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

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Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The HR Compliance and Risk Manager is responsible for mitigating operational risk by managing a best-in-class HR Compliance Program including project design, implementation, communication and audit methodology, to ensure compliance with federal, state, local laws and Amtrak’ policies.



  • Partners with HR Compliance leaders and Amtrak’s Law Department to identify employment law changes and updates
  • Implements changes in policy and practice to ensure compliance
  • Ensures that appropriate HR risk controls are developed and implemented
  • Conducts periodic audits, documents findings and partners with stakeholders to remedy deficiencies
  • Oversees and manages the creation and administration of HR policies and procedures, including Intranet maintenance
  • Acts as contact for external and internal audits and advances Amtrak’s position relative to external audit challenges
  • Scans environment to identify potential compliance failures and recommends mitigation strategies
  • Manages Amtrak’s Affirmative Action Program including monitoring the Amtrak workforce for potential underrepresentation and partners with key stakeholders to develop actionoriented plans for remediation
  • Partners with Corporate Communications to ensure accurate and appropriate compliance messaging
  • Investigates internal disputes, including complaints of harassment and discrimination, using best-practice investigatory procedures.
  • Prepares polished and effective investigative reports.


  • 9 years’ experience in HR compliance-related roles
  • 5 years’ demonstrated experience in analyzing employment-related regulations
  • 2 years’ demonstrated experience in investigating EEO related complaints



  • Knowledge of employment laws and ability to understand regulations
  • Expertise in analyzing data, drawing conclusions
  • Experience managing large projects through implementation
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Maintains business relationships and builds consensus
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel



  • Project management certification
  • PHR or SPHR
  • Masters’ degree

Experience completing and / or implementing Affirmative Action Plans


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:38723
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Human Capital 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Human Capital || Corporate

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