Human Resources Specialist
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Workforce Planning and Employment:
- Supporting the hiring process, which includes coordinating job posts, reviewing resumes, and initial screening
- Posting job ads and organizing resumes and job applications
- Writing job descriptions and conducting and analyzing compensation
- Scheduling job interviews and assisting in interview process
- Informing job applicants of job duties, responsibilities, benefits, schedules, working conditions, promotion opportunities, etc.
- Preparing new employee files, overseeing the completion of compensation and benefit documentation
- Orienting new employees to the organization (setting up a designated log-in, workstation, email address, etc.)
- Conducting benefit enrollment process ensuring new hire paperwork is completed and processed
- Serving as a point person for all new employee questions
- Preparing or updating employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting, and terminating
- Explaining human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees
- Coordinating any employment relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations
- Processing all personnel action forms and ensuring proper approval
Staff Management Support:
- Maintain annual performance reviews to current standards, roll out and manage performance review process, goal setting, and merit increase process. Train all staff on SMART goals
- Provide ongoing communication to employees regarding plan changes, health providers and initiatives, and deferred income and saving plan education and enrollment
- Procure and oversee temporary staffing services agreements
- Provide supervisors and staff with guidance in the interpretation of personnel policies
- Work with all staff to develop training based on organizational goals and compliance
- Make recommendations for and lead initiatives in engagement, wellness, morale, and retention
- Provide information and education for maintaining safety standards
- Assist in the development and implementation of employee reward and recognition programs
- Maintaining current HR files and databases
- Updating and maintaining employee benefits, employment status, and similar records
- Maintaining records related to grievances, performance reviews, and disciplinary actions
- Performing file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained
- Completing termination paperwork and assisting with exist interviews
Facilities and Miscellaneous:
- Office Administration - Provide ergonomic assessments and equipment as needed and training (i.e., safety, ergonomics, injury and illness).
- Manage mail, key/security support, safe moves, maintenance, and staff supplies. Improve employee offerings regarding, vending machines, and supplies provided/needed to improve employee experiences while on location.
- Support maintenance vendors and overall maintenance needs
- Perform all other duties as assigned
- Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or related field,
- Minimum 3 years demonstrated progressive experience in HR management and implementation
- Proactively lead, collaborate, and deliver results in a multi-service environment and to ensure a high-performance, culture
- Demonstrated skills in policy development, training, interviewing and selection
- Knowledge of State and Federal employment law
- Knowledge of and use of process improvement tools
- Business partner to supervisors on staffing and Accounting staff to streamline processes and systems
Travel as needed for conferences/meetings
This position is a Level III (L3) in SDWP’s career path (levels 0-8). The salary range for (L3) is $55,000 - $75,000. New employees typically start at the lower end of this range, but salary is commensurate with experience, related skills and education. SDWP offers a competitive benefits package, generous PTO and 11 paid holidays.
No phone calls accepted, Principals only.
Employees are under an independent, merit-based personnel system and are not employees of the federal, state or local government. SDWP is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.