Human Resource Specialist

The Human Resources Specialist may be responsible for one or more functional area of Human Resources, with duties which may include the following:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and participate in recruiting efforts, including marketing, job fairs, interviews, hiring decisions, job offers, background screening, and scheduling orientation.
  • Conduct new hire orientation and ongoing developmental training programs.
  • Administer the requests and fulfilment of temporary employment orders.
  • Lead and summarize employee investigations.
  • Oversee all facets of company sponsored events, including the creation of proposals, site-selection, vendor reviews, contract negotiation, event flow, space requirements, catering, and analysis of effectiveness.
  • Maintain, adhere to, and report on budget for employee and community events.
  • Develop relationships within the community, including those with charitable organizations, school systems, and peer competitors and promote volunteerism/charitable donations.
  • Monitor and increase employee engagement, including use of surveys, incentives, events, and employee communications.
  • Create and maintain company calendar of events, contests/drawings, ticket sales & distribution and employee discounts.
  • Administer employee leave programs, including FMLA leaves and leaves of absence, in accordance with applicable laws and policies.
  • Administer and communicate employee benefit programs in compliance with governmental requirements.
  • Administer and maintain employee corrective action system.
  • Oversee worker's compensation claims and compliance with OSHA reporting requirements.
  • Maintain employee data, including title, department, hierarchy, pay rates, and demographic information and provide monthly reporting.
  • Oversee time worked and attendance of hourly employees. Communicate with supervisors as needed. Ensure compliance with wage and hour laws.
  • Process payroll, including tax rates, employee withholdings, and garnishments.
  • Maintain and report key performance indicators, analyze trends, and recommend improvements.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of human resources.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts, as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results with efficiency and effectiveness
  • Must maintain high degree of confidentiality
  • Proficient in MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical reasoning and problem solving capabilities
  • Knowledge of environmental ISO14001 preferred