Human Resources Specialist
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(Which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Responds to telephone, walk-in and correspondence inquiries related to area of assignment within Human Resources Department.
- Creates, inputs, maintains, updates a variety of confidential files and human resources information database file systems.
- Coordinates and processes applications, status changes, terminations, leaves of absences, benefit changes, etc.
- Maintains, audits, collects, monitors or initiates payments as authorized.
- Coordinates, schedules, and processes requests for medical examinations, pre-employment testing, interviews, training, drug-free workplace testing, etc.
- Utilizes word processing to compose correspondence, memos, reports, minutes, examinations, purchase orders, etc.
- Coordinates travel arrangements, maintains office inventory of materials and supplies.
- Knowledge of computer hardware, software and peripherals related to area of assignment.
- Knowledge of record keeping and file maintenance methods, practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of general office equipment and practices.
- Knowledge of customer service and public relations practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of City’s Human Resources Department policies and procedures.
- Skill in accurately entering and retrieving information into Human Resources Informational Databases.
- Skill in utilizing written communication in the composition of written correspondence, memos, reports, announcements, etc.
- Skill in utilizing verbal communication when conveying accurate information in response to inquiries and complaints.
- Skill in maintaining confidential employee and applicant files or requests.
- Skill in effectively handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED and two (2) years of general office, personnel administration, or benefits administration experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision: October 2001