Human Resources Specialist

Permanent Full-time, Non-exempt; 40 hrs/wk

$26.00/hr to $30.00/hr DOE – $500 Sign-On Bonus

Primary Duties:

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.