Human Resources Specialist

Location: Clarksville, TN
Company: City of Clarksville
Employment: Salary
Posted: Jul 20, 2021

Minimum Requirements

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
Associate's degree in human resources, business, or a related field, and five years human resources experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:

Basic human resources principles and practices;

Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;

English grammar and business writing;

Mathematical principles;

Basic accounting practices;

Record maintenance techniques;

Computers and related software applications;

Customer service principles.

SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:

Maintaining records and files;

Preparing and presenting information to employee groups;

Gathering, compiling, and organizing information;

Performing mathematical calculations;

Composing and drafting business correspondence;

Maintaining confidentiality;

Providing customer service;

Using computers and related software applications;

Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking; hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Job Description

CLASS SUMMARY:
This is the first of three levels in the Human Resources series. Incumbents coordinate the activities and functions of an assigned human resources function, such as staffing or benefits. Responsibilities may include reviewing, compiling, and analyzing operational data; analyzing service offerings and programs and recommending changes; implementing and performing daily processes and procedures; and informing employees, candidates, and other constituents of service offers, processes and procedures, and changes to programs.


***PLEASE NOTE: THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR A MOTIVATED, DYNAMIC, EXPERIENCED HR SPECIALIST TO JOIN OUR TEAM! THE IDEAL INCUMBENT WILL POSSESS EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS, EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS, TECHNOLOGICAL SAAVY, THE ABILITY TO MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIALITY AS NEEDED, AND BE ABLE TO EFFECTIVELY MUTILTASK. PREVIOUS ACCOUNTING, ADMINISTRATIVE/OFFICE MANAGEMENT, BENEFITS, AS WELL AS, PREVIOUS HUMAN RESOURCES EXPERIENCE ARE STRONGLY PREFERRED. HRCI AND/OR SHRM CERTIFICATION(S) ARE A PLUS. AN ATTACHED RESUME, IN ADDITION TO A COMPLETED APPLICATION, IS PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED. SALARY DETERMINATION WILL BE BASED UPON EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2021, OR UNTIL FILLED, AND MAY BE REMOVED AFTER JULY 21, 2021, WITHOUT NOTICE. INTERVIEWS FOR THIS POSITION ARE INTENDED TO START CIRCA JULY 21, 2021, OR SHORTLY THEREAFTER.***


Example of Duties:

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

Coordinates the activities and functions of an assigned human resources function, which includes recommending program changes. coordinating programs, enrolling program participants, preparing annual projections, and recommending vendors.

Participates in staffing duties, which includes informing candidates of hiring information, following-up with candidates, and performing related duties.

Answers questions related to employee benefits and responds to and resolves complaints regarding employee benefits.

Prepares and maintains a variety of operational records and reports; reconciles and verifies information as necessary; prepares and distributes billings.

Communicates benefit updates, changes, offers, processes, procedures, program changes, and reminders to employees and retirees.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


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