Job Description

The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for providing administrative support to the HR department.  This role collaborates with cross-functional teams and leaders to provide HR services.
The HR Specialist will actively engage in staffing, organizational development and talent management and will utilize HR functional expertise to align critical human resources principles with business objectives.

  • This role is designed to support HR strategies for a portion of a division or client groups under direction of the HR Director. The role actively engages in coaching and direct employee interaction and employee relations issues. This role will provide support of HR initiatives and help resolve diverse business issues.
  • Objectives include comparing HR laws to current policies and procedures, drafting templates for HR documents and working with other department members to oversee the hiring and onboarding process for company employees.
  • This HR position is exposed to all human resources procedures and assists with tasks throughout all areas of the HR department. In addition to recruiting and placing new employees, the HR Specialist assists with guiding employees through various human resource processes, answering any questions they may have about policies.
  • The role will also assist with administering benefits, processing payroll and handling any problems or questions. The position also has an active role in ensuring all human resource functions are complying with local, state and federal regulations.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems
  • Provide counseling on policies and procedures
  • Be actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process
  • Create and implement effective onboarding plans
  • Develop training and development programs
  • Assist in performance management processes
  • Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Maintain employee records according to policy and legal requirements
  • Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance
  • Maintain visibility and accessibility to all employees on all shifts.
  • Increase the overall performance of the organization by creating strong partnerships with client groups.
  • Leverages Organizational Development and change management tools.
  • Implements initiatives in partnership with division leaders.
  • Coordinates compensation & reward systems
  • Partners in investigations and documents findings.
  • Coaches and councils’ employees and management on multiple topics, including career planning and development.


  • Proven experience as HR Specialist or other HR position
  • Knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development.)
  • Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRIS
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
  • Strong ethics and reliability
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team-oriented setting.

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