Human Resources Business Partner

San Antonio, TX, US, 78701

Position Open Until Filled

$96,160/annual Minimum Starting Base Pay* + KPI Bonuses + Competitive Benefits

Qualifications may warrant greater starting base pay within the full pay range.  Individual base pay is determined by experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training.



PHYSICAL OFFICE LOCATION: PEC Headquarters – 201 South Avenue F, Johnson City, TX 78636


Hybrid work options available    


Position Summary

This position is responsible for working in conjunction with the business leaders to advance the strategic initiatives of the Cooperative.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a liaison with Human Resources staff members to support their needs and ensure alignment with the business objectives
  • Respond to Human Resources inquiries and resolve issues
  • Monitor, review and update policies to ensure alignment with current legislation and best practices
  • Provide advisory service to employees and ensure that they are fully aware of their rights and entitlements
  • Ensure that human resources issues are handled fairly and consistently and in compliance with legal and Cooperative requirements
  • Support and develop recruitment campaigns, ensuring the best placement in job boards to attract qualified candidates
  • Support the organization with grievance, disciplinary and investigations
  • Attend human resources related hearings
  • Drive core business practices and objectives to align with the strategic direction of the Cooperative
  • Keep regular management information on budget and overall performance
  • Work in partnership with organizations on performance management, employee relations, resourcing, staff and management development
  • Assist management in workforce planning and the development of their teams through job evaluations and team duty assessments
  • Maintain awareness of headcount and budget requirements
  • Provide consistent, accurate and solution oriented human resources support to managers, supervisors and employees.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the human resources business strategy that supports the Cooperatives strategic objectives
  • Develop relationships with peers, employees, vendors and business partners to understand and support human resources business strategies
  • Serve as a resource for Cooperative employees and management
  • Conduct return on investment analyses and develop reports on how human resources processes and programs impact the Cooperative
  • Analyze compensation actions to ensure compliance with regulatory and Cooperative policies and requirements
  • Attend Cooperative meetings to stay abreast of human resources issues that affect employees and business operations
  • Ensure that job descriptions accurately reflect the essential duties and responsibilities
  • Assist the Compensation Department with market research data to appropriate grade jobs
  • Lead and conduct fact finding interviews and investigations, summarize notes and prepare written reports that contain recommendations for corrective action
  • Anticipate and plan for long-term human resources needs and trends in partnership with management
  • Lead human resource change initiatives and process improvement efforts
  • Work collaboratively with other human resources staff to ensure that the business receives timely support
  • Maintain customer focus skills and build relationships that enhance the strategic alliance with customers
  • Develop, review, implement and document internal procedures
  • Ensure ethical, legal and consistent compliance with Cooperative policies, practices and procedures
  • Conduct needs assessments to determine individual, department and organizational goals and objectives
  • Ensure adherence to the Cooperative’s policies, practices, procedures and statutory requirements
  • Conduct Exit Interviews and provide quarterly reports to management
  • Utilize comparative data to review, analyze and make recommendations for human resources best practices
  • Coordinate activities with other departments

• Maintain the security of confidential information

• Stay abreast of advances in technology

• Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance

• Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities

May be required to lead a group to resolve an issue or manage processes and programs


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Knowledge of prevailing human resources practices
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations, i.e., Worker’s Compensation, Department of Labor, FMLA , ADAAA, FLSA and EEO
  • Knowledge of all areas of human resources
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Skilled in the techniques of persuasion
  • Skilled in managing changing priorities
  • Ability to work without day to day supervision
  • Ability to interface across organizational boundaries
  • Ability to research issues and develop recommendations based on prevailing practices
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to prepare and conduct presentations
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems


Minimum Qualifications - (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensing)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Directly related experience may substitute for education
  • Six years of Human Resources experience in an advisory capacity
  • Three years supervisory experience
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License


Physical Demands and Work Environment
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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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