Human Resources Specialist
Permanent Full-time, Non-exempt; 40 hrs/wk
$26.00/hr to $30.00/hr DOE – $500 Sign-On Bonus
- Human Resource Duties including
- annual compliance tracking for funders,
- personnel file maintenance,
- employee benefit reconciliation’s and processing,
- corporate and program training coordination and compliance tracking,
- completes worker’s compensation claims and assist staff in completing related incident reports,
- maintain current with Human Resource laws and requirements, and
- lead staff appreciation activities.
- Assists employees required to obtain Qualified Addiction Professional certification in applying for provisional or permanent status. Tracks expiration of both and notifies employees 6 months prior to expiration.
- Provide training and oversight on HR related policies and procedures
- Continued involvement in and refinement of the recruitment process, including generating job descriptions, posting advertisements, and managing the hiring process
- Participate in performance evaluation processes
- Composure and confidentiality required to handle disciplinary and grievance issues
- Administrative duties, including upkeep of employee records (attendance, EEO data, etc.)
- Compliance with all policies and legal requirements
- Perceptive nature, careful monitoring of working conditions to ensure legal compliance
- Ability to help develop, implement, support, and review all HR department initiatives, policies, procedures, and systems
- Assists employees required to obtain a Medicaid Provider ID in applying. Tracks status of the application and notifies leadership when ID is obtained.
- Maintains agency training system, assigns required training to new employees, and tracks training requirements for existing employees.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong working knowledge of HR functions and procedures (e.g. pay and benefits, recruitment, training, and development).
- Commitment to staying current on the understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, knowledge of HRMS is a plus
- Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
- Aptitude for critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision making
- Strength of character, ethics, commitment, and reliability
- A bachelor’s degree in business administration or a relevant field
- An associate’s degree in business administration or a relevant field and successful work experience in human resources, administration or similar functions equaling two years may substitute for the bachelor’s degree
- Any combination of post-secondary education and/ or experience in the fields of human resources, business administration, or a related fields equaling four years may substitute for the bachelor’s degree
- HR credentials a plus but not required
- Must pass a criminal background check and have a current valid Alaska driver’s license.