GENERAL INFORMATION: The Human Resource Administrator is directly responsible for the planning and administration of all human resource activities and functions such as recruitment and selection, employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, and compliance with contracts, policies, and State and Federal labor and employment laws.
Core Job duties:
Conduct employee recruitment and selection activities.
Represent the District in meetings and activities related to administering a self-insured benefits trust.
Develop in-depth knowledge of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and assist in its interpretation. Participate in Labor Management meetings. Research information as requested.
Assemble compensation and salary reports, salary surveys; provide information to Manager and supervisors.
Develop an in depth knowledge of the District's employee benefits package. Provide timely and accurate responses to employee requests for information and resources.
Develop and administer the District's Employee Wellness Program.
Develop knowledge of the Public Employees Retirement System and the District Deferred Compensation plans. Provide assistance to employees when needed.
Prepare, process, and manage documentation related to significant employee events.
Work collaboratively with supervisors to provide assistance and resources in a variety of employment related situations.
Advise manager and supervisors regarding human resource best practices, policies, and employee engagement principles, as well as local, state, and federal employment laws.
Provide intellectually sound and well-reasoned answers, recommendations, and solutions for identified human resource related issues and questions.
Complete special projects and other duties as assigned to meet goals.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, PHR or SPHR SHRM Certification, or other recognized professional designation is preferred.
Minimum three years' experience in the Human Resources field, preferably in the public sector.
Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with employees, union representatives, and consultants such as insurance brokers and attorneys.
Ability to exercise independent judgment when appropriate, and seek input from other subject matter experts to ensure issues are addressed correctly and lawfully.
This position requires a self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and/or with limited direction.
Must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment and consistently demonstrate collaborative, respectful, and productive work habits.
Ability to exercise discretion when involved in or having access to confidential or sensitive information.
Ability to understand complex documents, such as insurance policies and contracts related to employment benefits.
Strong problem solving, research, organizational, and analytical skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and meet established deadlines.
Well-reasoned decision making with a high attention to detail regarding organization, planning, work flow, and project prioritization to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and accurately.
Excellent computer skills using Microsoft products and District specific software programs.
Satisfactory completion of high school education or equivalent.
Current Washington State driver's license and acceptable driving record.
- Safety: Demonstrates that safety is the top priority when performing any job duty or task and prioritizes personal safety and the safety of co-workers and the public.
- Productivity: Must be able to demonstrate completion of assigned tasks through work product and documentation. This will include evidence that clearly shows work was completed on time and with above average quality.
- Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual respect with all co-workers.
- Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts when redirected and develops methods to achieve results while still remaining accountable to deadlines.
- Professionalism: Interact daily with others in a professional manner. Treats others with respect while performing with integrity, honesty and professionalism.
- Communication: Participate constructively in open communications within and between departments while helping to resolve issues and difficult situations in ways that reduce conflict and maintain good working relationships.
- Performance: Continually seek to improve work performance and take an active part in generating a mutually supportive environment.
- Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of work and acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Working conditions and physical requirements:
Work is performed in an office setting with long periods of sitting and/or standing. The individual routinely performs work under time pressure to complete tasks and meet schedules. Travel is necessary between work locations and to attend meetings.