Human Resource Specialist
Variable to Dept Needs
4758 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19120 - Servicing Philadelphia and Delaware County Offices
The Human Resource Specialist performs a wide range of human resources functions. Their duties include recruiting, hiring and training new and existing employees. HR also help plan programs and processes designed to improve employee welfare. They provide employee compensation, maintain vital employee records and ensure the smooth operation of the HR department.
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience
Skills and Abilities
Three or more years’ experience
Working knowledge of HR functions and best practices
Knowledge of employment law and human resources responsibilities
Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
Full understanding of payroll practices
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Knowledge of computer applications and HR-specific software programs
Minimum Certifications, Registry, and/or Licenses Required
PHR or SPHR certification preferred
Duties and Responsibilities
Handles process of recruitment, including vetting candidates, assisting with interviews, and issuing employment contracts.
Supporting internal and external inquiries and requests related to the HR department.
Compiling and maintaining paper, digital, and electronic employee records, including holiday, leaves, and time off.
Documentation of employee compensation and benefits.
Supporting training programs, workshops, and seminars.
Entering employee data into computer database.
Coordinating logistics for new hire orientation.
Writing and submitting reports on general HR activities.
Write policies / employee handbook.
Ensure job descriptions are up to date and compliant with all local, state and federal regulations.
Create a compensation strategy for all employees based on market research and pay surveys; keeps the strategy up to date.
Investigate employee issues and conflicts and brings them to resolution.
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Overseeing HR events and meetings and coordinating management-employee communications.
Continuously learn the latest HR best practices to improve workplace efficiency.
Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation.
Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.
Represents at personnel-related hearings and investigations.