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Transdev HR/Payroll Clerk-Lorton, VA-$17/hour in Lorton, Virginia


Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

Under moderate supervision, HR/Payroll Clerk is responsible for providing support to department activities with specific responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of preliminary and final payroll reports, time sheets, spreadsheets, and funds distribution; responding to inquiries and/or requests for data and/or reports; and providing timely and accurate payroll production. Additionally, this individual must demonstrate knowledge in functional areas of Human Resources including recruitment and staffing. The payroll clerk screens online timecards for calculating, coding, or other errors. They process garnishments, resolve payroll issues, and provide outstanding service to all employees at all times. The individual in this position reports to, and works closely with the Senior Human Resources Generalist or HR Manager.


  • Maintains a wide variety of payroll information (e.g. direct deposits, pre-notes, W-4s, leave balances, salary, levies, garnishments, voluntary and involuntary contributions, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines.

  • Compiles and transmits payroll to ADP (such as hours worked, insurance, and union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records) and enters data or computes and posts wages, and reconciles errors, to maintain payroll records

  • Ensures that all employees are paid on time and that their paychecks are accurate

  • Resolves discrepancies with payroll and/or documentation (e.g. payroll, withholding versus W4, leaves of absence, separating employees, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring accuracy of records and employee payments.

  • Records data concerning transfer of employees between departments

  • Prepares periodic reports of accruals

  • Prepares and issues paychecks

  • Assists with filing, answering of phones, preparing employee files, and administrative tasks as assigned.

  • Assists with the employee life cycle process to include: application, pre-interview investigation and screening, hiring, new employee setup, payroll, leave of absence, and resignation/termination processing.

  • Provides support for HR staff when needed, and handles other duties as assigned.

  • Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • High school diploma required

  • Some college coursework in Business, Human Resources, or related field preferred

Experience Required:

  • 2-3 years of relevant professional human resources/payroll experience

  • At least 2 years general office experience required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be detail oriented and have proven organizational skills

  • Thorough knowledge of ADP

  • 10-key calculator and other basic office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, etc.

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • Ability to work as a member of a team

  • Must be computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

  • Must be able to interact and communicate with diverse employee populations at all levels of the organization

  • Must be able to demonstrate poise, tactfulness, and diplomacy and have a high level of interpersonal skills in order to handle sensitive and confidential situations

  • Must possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Must undergo a pre-employment drug test

  • Must be willing to undergo a criminal and employment background check High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required

  • Must submit to drug testing and a background check

  • Will be tested on tools related to job requirements

Physical Requirements:

  • The work environment is indoors, in a typical office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to manipulate, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, balance, and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally list and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to focus.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2019-11272

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Reference 491

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services