Job Description

Title: Human Resource Manager

State Role Title: Human Resource Manager II

Hiring Range: $86,123 - $139,950

Pay Band: 6

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Culpeper District Complex

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Join the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), where HR professionals thrive through use of innovative strategies, connection with our communities, and our commitment to excellence. As the HR Manager, you will provide strategic leadership and direction for district human resources operations, provide critical advice and play a key role in building partnerships with VDOT leaders at all levels of the organization on a broad range of complex and sensitive human resources issues and support district operations in achieving local performance measures and objectives that support statewide goals. You will be responsible for planning, coordinating, communicating and implementing the delivery of HR programs with internal and external customers.

​This opportunity is based in the Culpeper District, which rests primarily in the Piedmont foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with access to Shenandoah National Park and the Skyline Drive and has numerous cultural, historical, and recreational sites to help you balance work and personal life. The Culpeper District is comprised of nine counties and covers approximately 3,650 square miles and is home to more than 435,000 people. It is largely rural with denser population centers in Warrenton, Culpeper, and Charlottesville.

As a member of the Human Resources team, you will contribute to the growth of a successful and dynamic District by managing a team of HR professionals engaged in a variety of activities in support of approximately 490 full-time and another 25 part-time employees. Operational oversight responsibilities include management consultation and policy guidance on a wide range of topics, talent acquisition, performance management, compensation management, benefits administration, workforce development, and employee relations. Upon learning the business of VDOT and understanding the needs of your customers, the selected candidate will quickly assume responsibility for these operations and develop partnerships with other District HR Managers in support of emerging technological, program and process improvements and supporting efforts that drive change and increased effectiveness for the Culpeper District.

Minimum Qualifications

• Experience implementing organizational change initiatives.
• Experience in supervising professional and administrative human resources staff.
• Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of HR program administration.
• Ability to work with management, teams and employees at all levels with an organization.
• Skill in administering comprehensive HR programs to include talent acquisition, total rewards, workforce development and succession planning, employee relations and performance management.
• Extensive knowledge of state, federal HR laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Experience in providing strategic leadership to management.
• Skill in analyzing complex business issues and challenges and developing solutions.

Additional Considerations

• SPHR, CCP, program or project management certification desired.
• Experience working in a large-scale organization with a diverse workforce.
• Skill in using an automated human resources information system.
• A combination of training, experience, or education in Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field desired.
• Experience working in a matrix reporting environment.
• Prior experience administering a comprehensive human resources management program or a combination of functional areas.
• Experience performing strategic management over multiple HR program areas.

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.

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

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and/or resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility. ​

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance, benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short- and Long-Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.​

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.​

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: to review them and if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.​

Fingerprint-based background checks, references, work history, and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. H1B VISA Sponsorship is not available. 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.​

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” at

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth’s telework policy.​
This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

Contact Information

Name: Jill Guice

Phone: 571-641-0729



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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Culpeper, VA USA

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Job Posted:
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Job Type
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