Transdev Human Resources Generalist in Dorchester, Massachusetts


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. Assists unit leadership in understanding and communication of HR policies and procedures, and handling compliance issues.


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

  • Interprets and assists with the understanding of human resource policies and procedures.

  • Develops and revises job descriptions.

  • Coordinates the hiring process including outreach and sourcing activities, candidate screening, conducting reference and background screenings, hiring, and new employee set-up.

  • Assists with the administration and tracking of benefits and leaves of absences.

  • Assists with processing unemployment claims.

  • Ensures all personnel records are accurately maintained including maintenance of proper records and documentation of required training, certifications, and compliance. Responds to requests for personnel records.

  • Provides administrative support to the unit management staff.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information.

  • 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 benefits administration 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 including fingerprinting.

Physical Requirements:

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

  • 90% 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.

Requisition ID 2018-8109

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 607

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services