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Human Resources & Payroll Specialist

Posted: 04/12/2019

Human Resources & Payroll Specialist
Trail Drive Management Corp. – Dickies Arena of Fort Worth, TX
Dickies Arena will be a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The arena will be owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp (TDMC). The state-of-the-art arena, scheduled to open in November 2019, will host concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and will be the new home to Fort Worth Stock Show rodeo performances.
Classification: Non-exempt Full-Time
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Reports to: HR & Payroll Manager        
Job Description
The Human Resources & Payroll Specialist will be responsible for a wide range of human resources operations for the agency, including all aspects of day-to-day payroll administration, personnel recordkeeping, and assisting with benefits administration. This position works closely with the Human Resources team and Finance and Accounting teams in the coordination of consistent and effective application of policies, procedures and practices of the Human Resources department.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, State and Local requirements.
  • Assist with all aspects of recruitment, hiring, onboarding, new hire processing and employee retention.
  • Stay up to date on new requirements and regulations; advise management on needed actions.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism, ethics and confidentiality.
  • Develop and maintain vendor relationship.
  • Support all business initiatives which require support from HR & Payroll.
  • Participate in Dickies Arena meetings and events as required and appropriate.
  • Promote a unified, team-oriented atmosphere in all communications and actions.
  • Professional in appearance, demeanor, and delivers excellent customer service internally/externally.
  • Review federal and state tax reports in a timely fashion.
  • Organize, manage, coordinate and direct the operations and functions of personnel recordkeeping.
  • Serve as contact for inquiries and issues related to payroll and benefits.
  • Provide monthly information to employees and managers on payroll matters and benefit plans.
  • Assist with administration of benefit plans, including medical, life, dental, vision, etc.
  • Assist with facilitating annual benefit open enrollment.
  • Maintain benefits records by initiating new hire benefits, processing changes, and reconciling benefits accounts by reviewing billing statements.
  • Assist with operations of the 401k retirement plan by working closely with the third-party administrator and record keeper to ensure accurate administration of the plan. Work closely with investment advisor and auditors when needed.
  • Assist with short term disability, long term disability, and unemployment administration.
  • Assist with FMLA and ADA administration.
Physical demands
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee will frequently operate a computer and other office devices such as calculators, telephones, copy machines, faxes and printers. Employee will constantly move about inside and outside various areas of the facility before/during/after events to interact with internal/external clients and supervise the work of employees during events. Employee must constantly communicate via telephone, email and in-person with others and exchange accurate information. Employee may occasionally be required due to business demands and event operations to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. As business, maintenance, operations or emergency situations require, employee may sporadically assist in lifting/moving 100 lbs. or more.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some nights and weekends required.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • An Associate degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • At least three (3) years payroll experience.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong process and procedure knowledge for continuous process improvements.
  • Demonstrated drive for excellence in operational support and customer service.
  • Effectively deal with deadlines and pressure situations.
  • Handle information in a confidential manner.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to working well with others.
  • Work independently with minimum supervision and maximum accountability.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening.
  • Represent the Agency in a wide variety of capacities.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.