Compliance Coordinator

Naperville, IL

The Compliance Coordinator is part of the Human Resources Operations team managing Department of Transportation programs for all Southern Company Gas business units. You’ll have an opportunity to develop business partnerships and skills to plan, develop and implement innovative solutions for compliance across the business. Be part of a supportive and inclusive work environment that values teamwork.

As our Compliance Coordinator, a typical day might include:

  • Monitor the Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) regulations including confirming of Commercial Motor Vehicle driver credentials.

  • Meeting the drug testing requirements outlined by DOT-FMCSA and DOT-PHMSA regulations and ensuring the Southern Company Gas employees are tested in accordance with regulations and company policy.

  • Assist the business in the Company’s Affirmative Action Program good faith efforts.

  • Collaborate with external vendors including Third Party Administrator (TPA) for drug and alcohol testing, Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) vendor, Medical Review Officer (MRO), Substance Abuse Professionals (SAP), Compliance vendors.

This might be the job for you if:

  • You're a strong communicator who possesses a body of knowledge on a variety of FMCSA, PHMSA, EEO-1 and OFCCP subjects and prides themself on delivering exceptional results.

  • You enjoy partnering with internal and external stakeholders.

  • You’re easily adaptable and have a can-do attitude to support projects.

  • You have an established skillset for managing multiple tasks and influencing at all levels of the organization in delivering achievable and measurable results.

  • You’d like an opportunity to build transferrable skills and grow with the organization.

  • You can develop and build a career in compliance.

  • Your role will be pivotal in maintaining the company’s compliance with Federal regulations and contributing to a safe culture and supporting overall HR operation.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Human Resources


  • High School Diploma/GED with 3+ years of experience in Human Resources

  • 3-5 years of Human Resources experience in a generalist or specialist capacity would be highly desirable.

Specific Skills and Knowledge

  • Mathematical and analytical proficiency

  • Good critical thinking skills

  • Attention to detail and consistency in organizational excellence for compliance within government databases and company recordkeeping.

  • Demonstrate an ability to prepare written and electronic reports in a clear and concise manner.

  • Good management capacity include relationship building capability to help achieve department objectives.

  • Motivated, with good communication both oral and written and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to successfully implement time management skills with competing priorities.

  • Ability to interact effectively with others (external vendor relationships and internal manager and employee interactions)

  • Possess computer skills intermediate to advanced (i.e., Word, Excel, MS Outlook, Microsoft Teams)

  • Comfort level with Microsoft Office Technology including FLOW and Forms


  • Possess a strong working knowledge of (DOT, DOL, USCIS, DHS, FTC – FCRA) programs as they impact a workforce.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Office environment, travel requirements should be infrequent (0-10%)

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of over four million U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to a supply of clean, safe, reliable and affordable natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Identification: 4980

Job Category: Human Resources

Job Schedule: Full time

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