Metra’s Human Resources Department’s mission is to recruit and retain qualified employees in a diverse workforce; treat all employees fairly; facilitate training and professional development for career growth; effectively manage and administer compensation; negotiate and administer flexible benefit programs that provide quality and value; administer medical leaves and related services; promote wellness; provide confidential and efficient records administration; ensure that Metra’s policies and procedures comply with all laws governing employment, benefits and other ancillary services; and foster an environment of trust and mutual respect with employees as well as internal and external partners. Human Resources is staffed with 30 employees.
Reporting directly to the Deputy Executive Director, Administration, plans, directs and controls the overall operations of the Human Resources department to ensure that all functions of HR Operations, HR Administration, and EEO are performed in an accurate, timely, and effective manner; oversees the development of departmental and divisional objectives, policies and procedures, and monitors performance to ensure compliance.
Ethics Statement:Chief Human Resources Officer has leadership responsibilities that require compliance with all Metra policies as they relate to Code of Ethics; conflicts of interest, gratuities, revolving door prohibition confidentiality of information and compliance with federal and state ethics laws. Additionally, the Chief Human Resources Officer will foster a culture of transparency and act to ensure that employees under his/her purview perform their job functions with honesty and integrity. Strong business ethics must form the basis for all relationships with employees, customers, partners, competitors, suppliers and contractual entities.