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Senior EEO Compliance Specialist - 90261992 - Washington

Date: Nov 6, 2019

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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?

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:


The Senior EEO Compliance Specialist investigates and resolves workplace disputes (including complaints of discrimination and harassment), as well as complaints of discrimination filed by Amtrak customers. Other key responsibilities include providing guidance and training to managers and agreement-covered employees on Amtrak’s Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and assisting with HR Compliance projects and initiatives. The Senior EEO Compliance Specialist reports to Manager, HR Compliance & Risk Management.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


• Investigates complex and sensitive internal disputes, including complaints of discrimination and harassment, using best practice investigatory procedures.


• Prepares effective investigative plans. Collects and analyzes witness statements and documentary evidence and makes credibility determinations.  Prepares thoughtful and thorough investigative reports and recommendations for corrective action.


• Advises and assists managers and other internal stakeholders on EEO related matters.


• Educates managers and employees, through one on one interactions and formal trainings, on prevention of workplace harassment.


• Builds internal professional relationships to effectuate HR Compliance initiatives and policies

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a combination of education, training, and relevant experience.


• 3 years of relevant experience, including working in EEO, Law, Employee Relations, and/or Human Resources.


• Ability to work independently and ensure investigations are completed within appropriate timelines.

 

• Ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to changing priorities.


• Must be able to travel.


• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


• Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.


• Customer service focus and strong interpersonal skills.


• Ability to analyze situations and take appropriate action to ensure resolution.


• Good judgement, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.


• Excellent computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


• 5+ years of relevant experience, including working in EEO, Law, Employee Relations,
  and/or Human Resources.


• S/PHR and/or SHRM S/CP Certification


• Experience in unionized environment

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: 


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:41645
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
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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