Unitrans: Human Resources Assistant

Contact Information

Name: Jenna Wetzel and Jack Breault

Phone: 530-752-0923

Email: hrm@unitrans.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Unitrans website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $11.25/hour

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: yes

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 5-10 hours/week (including some weekends)

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-2141-2017

Last Date to Apply: May 18, 2017


Responsible for assisting the Human Resources Manager in retention and recruitment events, scheduling, mandatory meetings, special projects, and administrative tasks. Unitrans is an equal opportunity employer.




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  1. Assistant to the Human Resources Manager and Coordinators on various projects. (85%)

    1. Assist the Human Resources Manager and Retention Coordinator in planning employee events and activities such as employee appreciation week, employee breakfast, and other group activities.

    2. Assist the Human Resources manager and Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator in promoting hiring through the use of flyers and other media.

    3. Assist the Human Resources Manager and the General Manager on special projects as the need arises.

  2. Keep employee boxes in dispatch up to date with current employee numbers. (5%)

    1. Obtain a list of current employees every quarter

    2. For each employee, ensure that a box out at dispatch is labeled with his/her employee number.

  3. Mandatory Meeting and Scheduling (10%)

    1. Prepare the check in/check out sheet of all employees required to attend the meeting in advance

    2. Set up the room for the meeting

    3. Check in employees as they arrive to the meeting

    4. Help distribute employee glassware as needed

    5. Assist the Human Resources Manager with scheduling of employees (Priority)

    6. Collaborate with the Payroll Manager to develop a document containing the times employees should be time carded for these events

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  1. Must be able to exercise a high degree of independent responsibility.

  2. Must be able to work in groups as both a leader and a team member.

  3. Must be highly motivated and able to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

  4. Must be able to communicate along all lines of authority.

  5. Must be able to work with people in a professional and amiable manner.

  6. Ability and willingness to learn a well-developed knowledge of Unitrans policies, procedures, and hiring practices.

  7. Ability to think creatively and innovatively.

  8. Comfortable and responsible with handling money.

  9. Ability to effectively interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities.


Supplemental Questions

  1. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  2. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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