Transdev Human Resources Generalist in Forestville, Maryland


Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

The Human Resources Generalist assists unit leadership in understanding and communication of HR policies and procedures, and handling compliance issues.

Minimum salary $45,000


  • Consults with operations management on human resource issues related to hiring, compensation, training and development, disciplinary actions and terminations

  • Assists with the understanding of human resource policies and procedures

  • Handles compliance issues

  • Coordinates the hiring process including candidate screening, hiring, new employee set-up, payroll, and leaves of absence

  • Serves as the liaison between the unit and the Regional Human Resource Director

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

  • Maintains a wide variety of payroll information (e.g. direct deposits, pre-notes, W-4s, leave balances, salary, levies, garnishments, voluntary and involuntary contributions, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines.

  • Compiles and transmits payroll to ADP (such as hours worked, insurance, and union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records) and enters data or computes and posts wages, and reconciles errors, to maintain payroll records

  • Ensures that all employees are paid on time and that their paychecks are accurate

  • Resolves discrepancies with payroll and/or documentation (e.g. payroll, withholding versus W4, leaves of absence, separating employees, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring accuracy of records and employee payments.

  • Records data concerning transfer of employees between departments

  • Prepares periodic reports of accruals

  • Prepares and issues paychecks

  • Assists with filing, answering of phones, preparing employee files, and administrative tasks as assigned.

  • Assists with the employee life cycle process to include: application, pre-interview investigation and screening, hiring, new employee setup, payroll, leave of absence, and resignation/termination processing.

Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field preferred

Experience :

  • 2 to 4 years of relevant human resource experience, including recruiting, selection, and employee relations, required

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Understanding of employment laws and regulations

  • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret instructions, policies, and procedures

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong presentation skills

  • HRIS, ADP, and investigative experience preferred

Travel requirement (as a percent): Frequent travel to meet the needs of the business

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities

  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Job Locations US-MD-Forestville

Posted Date 3 weeks ago

Requisition ID 2017-7200

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Reference 124

Company/Division Transdev Services