Skip Navigation

Job Design and Assessment Specialist, Human Resources - Lakeland

Apply Job Req. ID 9747BR Date Posted 08/06/2019 Location Lakeland, Florida
The purpose of this position is to utilize the principles and standards of I/O Psychology in the areas of job design, selection, performance measurement, and leadership assessment to provide customized support and consultation to individual business areas. This role will tailor the application and use of Selection and Performance Measurement (SPM) tools and processes to meet specific business area needs by identifying the appropriate tools to apply, learning about the business area and the context in which the tools will be used, understanding the connectivity of job design to selection and assessment, developing job-specific customizations of content as needed, and identifying opportunities for process and tool improvements based on usage and trends.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Experience in developing assessment tools or experience working in Human Resources or related field
  • Knowledge of job analysis and selection and performance evaluation principles, theory, and methodologies and how to apply it to create successful business solutions
  • Knowledge of basic HR concepts
  • Knowledge of basic statistical analysis and research design
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and the Internet
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Human relations skills
  • Persuasion skills
  • Analytical Thinking and Decision Making
  • Agility, Flexibility, and Resourcefulness
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Research skills
  • Training skills
  • Willingness to travel, including overnight stays
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with work in selection and/or performance evaluation development in large scale and/or retail environments
  • Knowledge of Publix’s business areas, retail and support operations
  • Knowledge of Publix’s current processes with regards to selection and performance evaluations
  • Knowledge of Publix’s structured writing methodologies
Potential Annual Pay with Bonus 59,215 - 89,115 Frequency of Pay Monthly Hours of Work Minimum 45 hours per week Travel Frequency 10% Year End Bonus One month’s pay (pro-rated in the first year) if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check.
Address 3300 Publix Corporate Parkway City Lakeland Region FL between Orlando and Tampa Benefits Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
▪ An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
▪ 401(k) retirement savings plan
▪ Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
▪ Group dental plan
▪ Group vision plan
▪ Sick pay
▪ Long-term disability insurance
▪ Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
▪ Tuition reimbursement
▪ Vacation pay
▪ Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
▪ Paycheck direct deposit
▪ Credit union
▪ Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
▪ 6 paid holidays (Associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval)
New Years Day
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day

Watch Our Jobs

Not seeing the right job? Leave us your information and receive alerts when new opportunities are available! Check out our latest openings to see if there’s a place for you at Publix!

These alerts will only be sent for corporate, I/S, manufacturing, distribution, and pharmacy jobs. To see our openings at a store, please go here.

Interested InSelect a category and/or location and click “Add.”

  • Human Resources, Lakeland, Florida, United StatesRemove



  • How does Publix make shopping a pleasure with more than 1,170 stores? With help and guidance from our corporate offices. From Research & Analysis to Real Estate to Buyers to Marketing to HR, Publix corporate associates make up the internal support system for our stores.
  • With 10 manufacturing facilities in the Southeast, Publix manufactures a great deal of the products we sell in our stores, which means we have a great team of people in our manufacturing department.
  • Our distribution team is responsible for getting the products our customers want to the stores nearest to them. Our eight distribution centers are almost always running, thanks to our supervisors, technicians, forklift drivers, order checkers and countless others.
  • Specialty equipment and machinery are the backbone of manufacturing and distribution at Publix. More than 750 industrial maintenance (IM) associates ensure that these systems run safely and efficiently. They maintain, diagnose, and repair all kinds of industrial machines— from refrigeration to assembly lines, and robotic systems to electrical components.
  • Publix pharmacies fill billions of prescriptions each year. But being a Publix Pharmacy associate is about more than filling prescriptions. From conducting health screenings and medication therapy management in our traditional retail settings to making bedside deliveries at our hospital locations, Publix pharmacists fill many important needs.
  • At Publix, technology reaches into every part of the company including manufacturing, distribution, and retail. Our more than 1,200 information technology (IT) associates help translate customer needs into tech solutions via our hundreds of applications.
  • Learn about the many retail career opportunities available with Publix, the largest and fastest-growing employee-owned supermarket chain in the U.S., with over 1,100 stores in six states throughout the Southeast. Publix believes in its employees, which means promoting from within is extremely common and why a job with Publix often becomes a long-term career.