Director of Compensation

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority


LA Metro is seeking a strong human resources professional with broad compensation and classification expertise to serve as the Director of its Compensation Program. 

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro, serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.

The Director of Compensation will need to be an analytical thinker who can focus on providing value to Metro and its 9,000+ employees.  More information about this position can be found at Metro offers its employees competitive salaries, an attractive benefits package, exciting challenges and growth opportunities.

Candidates may apply online or submit their materials to  Ms. Blanco-Sanchez can also answer any questions you may have about this career opportunity.



Compensation Program Manager
City of Seattle, WA

The City of Seattle is seeking a strong leader and seasoned compensation and classification professional to lead their technically adept Compensation and HR Data Teams, part of the City’s high-functioning Human Resources Department. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a strategic, forward thinking thought leader and people manager. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Compensation Program Manager (CPM) will possess: an understanding of how job specification analyses and compensation structures frame, define, and drive HR programs and promote equity; strong analytical and quantitative skills with solid knowledge and experience in compensation theory, job evaluation methodology, database applications and HRIS systems, FLSA, state and federal regulations impacting pay and recordkeeping, and the collection, analysis and determination of market salary and compensation data; experience working with Labor Relations and providing reliable data to ensure the integrity of contract negotiations; organizational and project management skills to manage multiple projects from concept to finish; and, the ability to communicate in both written and spoken formats to a variety of audiences, in a clear, persuasive, and appropriate to the topic and situation, manner.

Location: Seattle, Washington
Salary: $94,816 - $142,213
Final filing date: Open Until Filled


If you are interested and qualified, please contact Pam Derby, Sr. Executive Recruiter at or 916-471.3126 



Manager Compensation

Location: Waco, TX

The Compensation Manager serves as the tactical leader for the compensation function.  This position is responsible for leading compensation-related projects that ensures exempt, non-exempt, and driver pay remain competitive with the external market, creating and enforcing policies and procedures that ensure all compensation practices are consistent with applicable Federal and State laws, and managing daily initiatives, questions, and communications.

  • Manage the administration of direct compensation (executive, exempt and non-exempt cash compensation programs) for all business units including the processing, recording and reporting of compensation-related actions.
  • Plan, develop, and/or participate in area and industry surveys.  Analyzes results of surveys and develops specific recommendations for review by management.
  • Plan, develop and implement new and revised compensation programs, policies, procedures, in order to be responsive to the company's goals and competitive practices.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revisions as well as new plans which are cost effective and consistent with compensation trends and company objectives; coordinates implementation and provides guidance to corporate and division staff.
  • Communicate approved compensation plan changes by preparing announcement material, e-mails, booklets, and other media directed to company leadership, division/field leadership, and Human Resources.  Conducts meetings to communicate changes.
  • Assure thorough audits, reports and personal contact that company compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.
  • Assure that existing and new compensation programs are adaptable to standardized computer and reporting systems.
  • Provide advice to corporate and division staff on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluation including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.
  • Keep apprised of federal, state, and local compensation laws and regulations in order to ensure company compliance.


  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in business, HR, Accounting/Finance, or related field.
  • Have 5 years of compensation or related experience.
  • Have strong MS Office skills including Word and Excel. PowerPoint will be useful; PeopleSoft experience preferred.
  • Must have executive compensation experience.
  • Have knowledge of driver compensation, payroll programs and systems.
  • Have supervisory experience.
  • Have knowledge of federal/state laws and government regulations as they apply to compensation base and incentive compensation required.

If you are interested and qualified, please send a “Word” copy of your resume/CV and salary requirements to the address below.  When applying, please indicate the job and the location in the subject line of your e-mail. 

Jericho HR Group

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