• Sr. Compliance Specialist, Human Resources

    Office Location US-AZ-Phoenix
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    Human Resources
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  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of environmental professionals who specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, and regulatory compliance.  We are seeking a Sr. Compliance Specialist.  The ideal candidate will be a supportive team member with strong interpersonal skills.  Our Human Resources department is focused on serving our internal customers and ensuring their success.

    What you will accomplish


    • Serves as the subject matter expert for HR and Compliance and Compensation
    • Evaluates current HR practices and policies. Identifies gaps and inefficiencies and provides solutions
    • Ensures employment policies are aligned with appropriate multi-state and federal laws and regulations. Ensures proper execution of policies
    • Exercises judgment and makes effective decisions when interpreting employment policies and regulations.
    • Serves as a main point of contact for all employee handbook-related inquiries and issues
    • Maintains current knowledge of evolving HR and policy legislations and make recommendations
    • Ensure that compensation practices are in compliance with current legislation
    • Knowledge of prevailing pay rates is a plus
    • Conduct ongoing research into emerging trends, issues and best practices
    • Development and ongoing administration of AAP’s and Outreach program
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.


    Experience and qualifications for success

    Preferences will be given to candidates with the following:

    • PHR or SPHR Certification preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to HR and Compensation
    • Experience formatting and editing handbooks
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization. Ability to build internal and external relationships and provide excellent customer service.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Superior organizational skills.
    • Excellent attention to details.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Highly adaptable
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
    • Must be able to work under time constraints and deadlines
    • Proven working experience as a compensation/compliance specialist


    • Preferred Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with Major Area of Concentration in Business or HR
    • 5+ Years and Prior experience in HR, and/or Compliance/Employment Law and Compensation



    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please email accomodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


    EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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