The primary objectives of the HR Specialist are providing support for the Human Resources Department in the areas of Benefits, Employee Relations, Recruitment and more.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Effectively communicating with employees, serving as a point of contact for general HR inquiries.
Participates in all areas of HR including (but not limited to)
Recruitment- some full cycle recruitment, screening applicants, passive sourcing, scheduling candidate interviews, processing background checks and various employee on-boarding tasks.
Benefits- assist with communications and employee support, open enrollment, projects and reporting needs.
Employee Relations- coordination of various employee activities, support performance management and employee/manager counseling situations, process termination paperwork and communications, manage personnel documents.
Payroll/HRIS- performs various tasks using HRIS system (entering employee data and terminations, populating various reports, etc.), managing various HR reporting
General- Provide overall support to HR Team, support federal and state compliance in all offices, assist with various projects as assigned, department expense reports, employment verification
ADP Workforce Now
ADP Self Service
Windows XP Operating Systems
Oracle HR applications
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
3-5 years' experience working in various areas of an HR department required.
1-2 years' experience working in an HRIS required; Experience with Oracle or ADP preferred.
Knowledge of general employment law, regulations and HR principles including FMLA, ADA, FLSA, EEO/AAP, Worker's Compensation, etc required.
Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to work individually and within a group
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
Must be able to successfully pass all applicable background screening tests.
Location: U.S. in Houston, TX