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HR Compliance Specialist II

Company: TA / Petro
Location: Westlake
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

There's never been a better time to join TravelCenters of America! For 50 years, millions of professional truck drivers and motorists have called our travel centers home, depending on us daily for fuel, food, truck maintenance and essential services.Driven by a passionate team, TA is focused on growing its network of travel centers, implementing cutting edge technology and embarking on innovative alternative energy and sustainability initiatives.From our locations across the country, to our corporate headquarters in Westlake, Ohio, every team member is a stakeholder in TA's success. This environment offers endless career opportunities for those interested in sharing their ideas, growing with the company and shaping TA's future.Job -Summary
The HR Compliance Specialist II ("Specialist II") serves as a compliance partner on the requirements for pay, time and attendance, leave of absence, equal employment, discrimination, harassment, I-9 and E-Verify, and other local, state, and federal laws and regulations. The Specialist II is expected to support HR compliance functions, policies and procedures, controls, assessing for HR and employment-related risks, and all related monitoring. The Specialist II is expected to work closely with inhouse and external counsel to research legal and regulatory requirements in a multi-state environment, assess related HR risks, and develop action plans in collaboration with and support of Human Resources and Field Operations.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the HR Compliance team in overseeing all aspects of HR compliance including policies and procedures, education and training, controls, risk assessments, and monitoring and auditing.
  • Review flagged background check reports and evaluate the facts and circumstances. Make determination, with the assistance of HR senior leaders and the legal team as needed, as to whether the background report results preclude a team member from employment at TA. -
  • Follow I-9 and E-Verify procedures, monitor for compliance with I-9 and E-Verify requirements, and complete tasks coordinated through TA's Applicant Tracking System, and assist in coordinating and conducting I-9 audits.
  • Perform data input and modifications in the HRIS system (e.g., name changes, address changes, start date changes). -
  • Attend classes, seminars, and other types of training and education to stay knowledgeable and current on local, state, and federal laws and regulations, and best practices for HR Compliance.

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Human Resources or related field preferred.
    • 3+ years Human Resources experience required.
    • Corporate Compliance and Ethics experience a plus.
    • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, documentation, and written and verbal communication skills.
    • Familiarity with a broad range of HR concepts and employment laws, including FMLA, DOL, ADA, and equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws.
    • Highly collaborative and organized; team player.
    • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products and HRIS applications.
    • Ability and willingness to respond to team member concerns quickly and accurately.
    • Ability to maintain confidential team member records, and confidential compliance work.With us, you'll enjoy:Competitive wages and annual bonus opportunityMedical, dental, vision and life insurance401(k) with a company matchPaid vacation and holidaysTuition reimbursementA wide variety of discounts on technology, travel, food and fuelOpportunity for growth and advancement with company paid trainingFor a more comprehensive list of benefits, please visit travel centers serve thousands every day; not one traveler is the same and our team must reflect that. We can "return every traveler to the road better than they came" only by understanding and celebrating individualism. TravelCenters of America is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, familial status, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, handicap, military service or Veteran status, genetic information or membership in any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. At TravelCenters of America, we invite everyone to make themselves at home.Working Conditions / Physical RequirementsIn this role, the employee is continuously sitting and typing, frequently talking and using eye and hand coordination and may also be required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Standing, walking, bending over, and repetitive use of legs are done occasionally. All performed with or without a reasonable accommodation.DisclaimerThis job description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties. TA Operating LLC reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either the incumbent or TA Operating LLC may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

Keywords: TA / Petro, Cleveland , HR Compliance Specialist II, Human Resources , Westlake, Ohio

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