Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Assistant

Job Name: Human Resources Assistant

SALARY: $19.10 per hour

This candidate is responsible for providing administrative support to the Human Resources Director by performing a variety of HR Administrative functions. This includes providing great customer service to employees with HR related questions.

Some of the responsibilities for this position are:

  • Conducts orientation for new employees
  • Accurately maintains and updates the human resources information system (HRIS) including proper documentation
  • Maintains human resources files and records. Audits HR files and records to ensure all are collected and filed appropriately
  • Answers FAQ from employees regarding policies, benefits, leaves etc. Refers more complex questions to the appropriate management
  • Reports new hires, terminations, and changes to the broker and any benefit vendors. Actively participates in open enrollment and the reporting of benefit changes
  • Responsible for completing, processing, and following up on different human resources benefits. For example, FMLA, PFL, light duty program, Workers’ Compensation, unemployment, and employment verification
  • Acts as liaison with doctors’ office for Managed Care Program for work related injuries.
  • Completes and maintains employee list of staff eligible for and participating in the retirement plan
  • Creates and runs reports from the HRIS. Prepares and composes letters, memos, and reports.
  • Back up to the receptionist to cover breaks and lunches.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent computer and HRIS database skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations with professionalism and diplomacy
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

Education and Experience

  • Associate degree in related field required
  • Two years of experience in administration of HR/HRIS functions