Job Description

Title: HRIS Support Specialist (Hourly)

State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist I

Hiring Range: $26.62 - $43.25/ hourly

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Dept of Transportation

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The position you are applying for is an Hourly/Wage position. Hourly (wage) employees may not work more than an average of 29 hours a week and cannot exceed 1500 hours the wage employment year (5/1 - 4/30). This position does not include health insurance, retirement or paid leave benefits.

What drives you? Whether it's knowing the work you do makes a difference, having a great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation and championing change, or simply working with a great group of people who are committed to professionalism. At the Virginia Department of Transportation, we have something for you. Are you ready to be VDOT's next HRIS Support Specialist ?

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking a Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Support Specialist (Hourly) to provide customer and systems support for VDOT’s Human Resource information systems and services. This position is located in Richmond, Virginia.

The primary responsibility of the incumbent is to provide customer and systems support for VDOT's Human Resource Information Systems and services. The position provides accurate data entry, content management, and other needed administrative support. This role helps when needed in performing structured testing and analysis of HR systems in development. Also, explores and communicates improvement opportunities for systems and related support processes. This includes support for systems access, functionality, some training/related content and processes, and may include internal/external stakeholders.

VDOT is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the state’s roads, bridges, tunnels and ferry systems. Through the Commonwealth Transportation Board, VDOT also provides funding for airports, rail and public transportation. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, employing just over 7,000 employees across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT’s employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.

VDOT employees have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. We encourage all those who apply to review these values and ethics. If you share our values, we invite you to apply. Your success in our organization depends upon sharing these values and keeping this Code of Ethics.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Skill in data entry and administration.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be customer service-driven.

  • Knowledge of Human Resources and HRIS technology solutions.

  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of data, systems, and records.

  • Skill in supporting and managing customer inquiries through issue resolution, training, and reporting for a wide array of HR Systems and Agency data sources.

  • Ability to prioritize demands and communicate effectively with various customers and system stakeholders.


Additional Considerations

  • A combination of training, experience or education in Human Resources, Information Systems or related field is desired.


Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.

VDOT is an emergency operation agency. Positions physically working within district boundaries, including those that administratively report to Central Office, may be assigned to emergency response duties at the discretion of the District Engineer or Administrator

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

The position you are applying for is an Hourly/Wage position. Hourly (wage) employees may not work more than an average of 29 hours a week and cannot exceed 1500 hours the wage employment year (5/1 - 4/30). This position does not include health insurance, retirement or paid leave benefits.

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days.


Contact Information

Name: Logan Sanchez

Phone: (804) 807-3482



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Richmond, VA USA

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